The Cotswolds is one of the most quintessential regions of England, dotted with hundreds of honey-coloured cottages, there are no shortage of cosy cottage rentals for you to enjoy.
The Coach House – Kyre, Worcestershire
Let’s start off with something a little different, a studio coach house in the grounds of a beautiful 16th century house in the Worcestershire village of Kyre. The property is very private and rural, set down a quarter of a mile track and surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens.
Guests can enjoy a south facing deck overlooking the gardens, the perfect place to take your cup of tea on a summer’s morning. The coach House sleeps two guests, ideal for a romantic getaway. It is set up in an open plan studio style with a kitchen, dining and sitting room with a sleeping area and separate shower room. Light the wood burning stove on a winter’s evening before making dinner in the fully equipped kitchen.
Up to two well-behaved dogs are allowed, perfect for country walks across nearby footpaths and bridleways.
Prices start at £419 per 3 nights stay.
Felltree Cottage – Broadwell, Gloucestershire
This sweet, mid terrace cottage has been constructed with original Cotswold Stone, featuring much of the original interior including flagstone flooring, inglenook fireplace and exposed beams. The property has been tastefully modernised and offers a good size garden to enjoy on sunny days.
The cosy sitting room with wood burning stove is the perfect place to curl up with a book or a glass of win in the evenings. The middle floor contains a bathroom and small bedroom, the third floor is home to a stunning master bedroom with walls adorned by exposed wooden beams.
Prices start at £481 per 3 nights
Harrowby End – Ebrington, Gloucestershire
Harrowby End is a charming 18th century thatched cottage, the Grade II listed stone cottage was completely renovated in 2020, leaving a wonderful holiday cottage to be enjoyed. The cottage radiates cosyness with an open plan ground floor, complete with traditional inglenook fireplace, exposed stone and wooden beams.
The kitchen is compact but fully equipped, despite there being an award-winning pub restaurant a stone’s throw from the front door. Upstairs you will find a king-size bedroom with sumptuous linens and a spacious shower room, complete with fluffy towels.
Prices start at £485 per 3 nights
Jasmine Cottage – Near Burford, Oxfordshire
Over 300 years old, stepping into Jasmine Cottage transports you into times gone by. The cottage is tucked away in the quiet, unspoilt village of Windrush in Oxfordshire, a great location to visit some of the most beautiful Cotswold towns such as Burford and Bourton on the Water.
The cottage is surrounded by National Trust land, perfect for long dog walks and adventures. Antique furniture sits within these historic walls, light floods into the hallway, complete with flagstone floors, a great place to leave muddy boots and winter coats. The sitting room is surrounded by exposed beams, with two mullion windows and a cosy window seat.
There are two bedrooms and one bathroom, the cottage sleeps up to 3 guests.
Prices start at £510 per 3 nights
Corner Thatch – Abbotts Moreton, Worcestershire
Corner Thatch is a delightfully unique Grade II listed cottage in a picturesque Worcestershire village. Much of the period features remain, including exposed timber beams, leaded windows, slate tiled floors and a brick fireplace with a bread oven. This old post office was originally built in the 17th century
There is a ground floor twin room with a wet room shower, making it an ideal place to enjoy if you have mobility issues. There is a beautiful master bedroom upstairs with a comfy double bed below the eaves with a spacious en-suite bathroom.
There is a pretty south-facing garden with a patio area, garden furniture, and outdoor dining area.
Prices start at £457 per 3 nights
Kitchen Garden Cottage – Barton-on-the-Heath, Gloucestershire
This 1850s cottage is the perfect mix of old and new, with beautiful exposed beams combined with modern decor and amenities. There is a generous open plan living area downstairs with a good size kitchen with large sofas and cosy wood burning stove.
Both bedrooms are spacious with a luxurious roll top bath in the family bathroom, there is a separate shower room on the ground floor with underfloor heating.
There is a welcoming courtyard to the side of the house with vintage garden furniture, a BBQ, and views across the countryside.
Prices start at £561 per 3 nights stay
The Dovecote – Pauntley, Gloucestershire
Located in the grounds of Elizabethan Pauntley Court, the Dovecote is one of the most beautiful cottages to stay in the Cotswolds, dating back to the 1300s and still boasting many of the original features.
Pauntley Court is oozing in history, being the birthplace of Dick Whittington who become Lord Mayor of London four times, making this cottage stay all the more interesting. Guests have privileged access to the formal gardens which include a walled garden, cloister garden, sunken garden with an ornamental pong, as well as a ruin garden, all laid out in an Elizabethan style.
The cottage has two double bedrooms and a host of facilities that you may not expect from a cottage stay, including use of the hard surface tennis court in the grounds of Pauntley Court as well as massage and beauty treatments that can be provided on-site by a qualified therapist.
Prices start at £509
Long Cover – Kyre, Worcestershire
This charming detached cottage is surrounded by tranquil farmland, half a mile from the nearest road so offers a peaceful escape for those looking to get away from it all.
The kitchen is warmed by a beautiful blue Aga, the original oak staircase leads up to the first floor with a double bedroom, single bedroom and toilet, there is a second double bedroom on the ground floor along with a bathroom and separate shower.
Up to three well behaved dogs are welcome to enjoy the extensive shared gardens as well as seven acres of grounds.
Prices start at £587 per 3 nights