The Cotswolds is home to some of the most gorgeous countryside in the UK. If you haven’t visited before, we’re sure you’ll fall in love with the quaint villages and their the iconic honey-coloured stone cottages. Naturally, walking is a popular activity with many people being drawn to complete all, or sections of, the Cotswold Way. However that’s far from the only reason to visit. This Area of Outstanding Beauty is stunning all year around, has plenty of lovely tearooms and a delicious choice of fresh, local produce. If you’re looking to stay for a few days this area has some fantastic cottages; from chapel conversions to cosy hideaways for two. Here’s a selection of the prettiest cottages in the Cotswolds.
Lovely Compton Abdale Cottage
Set within a hamlet, this spacious cottage sleeps two people. The property boasts a paved terrace with countryside views, a barbecue set, and a well stocked bookcase. The surrounding area offers an abundance of walking routes as well as the National Trust Roman Villa and Stowell Park Estate.
Superb Longborough Cottage
This charming cottage sleeps 6 and welcomes up to two dogs. The property is well equipped with parking, a stereo speaker dock and a large open fire. Nearby, guests will find two historic towns, plenty of countryside walks and a farm park.
Exquisite Cotswolds Cottage
This pretty cottage on the edge of the Cotswolds sleeps 6. It offers a large garden, an iPod dock and a selection of DVDs and books. From this cottage guests will be close to The Swan pub, a selection of other lovely towns and villages as well as Bicester Designer Village Outlet Centre.
Tasteful Broadwell Cottage
Within the village of Broadwell this cottage sleeps 2 people. Guests will enjoy an enclosed garden with private terrace and countryside views as well as a wood burning stove and barbecue. Local amenities include independent shops, a farm shop and a pub.
Lovely Bourton On The Hill Cottage
This quaint cottage sleeps 2. It comes complete with a large, private garden, two south-facing patios and off-road parking. Nearby guests will find an award-winning pub, the house and gardens of Sezincote and plenty of excellent country walks.