Gloucestershire is a county that is full of history and English heritage and Cottage Holidays in Gloucestershire are a great way to experience this superb county of England. Within it lie the famous Cotswolds for people to see and explore as they wish and there is also the ancient Forest of Dean which is one of the oldest in the whole of Britain.
However apart form natural history there are also many important events which have taken place in this county such as William the Conqueror first issuing the decree to make the Doomsday Book. As well as William the 1st the Cathedral also has links with many Norman Kings of old and wherever your cottage is you will never be further than a short drive away from this impressive part of history.
When going on Cottage Holidays in Gloucestershire the twelfth century Castle of Berkeley is also well worth a visit since it has now been made into a magnificent stately home packed full of stunning art work, from paintings to pottery, and there are also beautiful treasures and antique furniture to be seen.
Another place which should be visited is Cheltenham which is an old fashioned town which is a great place to spend a day enjoying the sights and going into the many shops that now line the streets. When you have had enough of the sights and attractions then get on the bikes, or put on your walking shoes and get out and about and explore the amazing countryside. The great rivers of Avon and Severn also run through the county where people can row down or sit on the banks eating a picnic and watching the water flow gently by.
Cottage Holidays in Gloucestershire are a very good way to spend a few days or weeks in a relaxing and peaceful environment, looking after yourself and nobody else while escaping from the stress of normal life back home. Groups of all ages and sizes can stay at the beautiful cottages and enjoy the sights and experiences available around them in the county while staying for as long as they want.
There is so much to do and see within Gloucestershire, while still being able to relax and enjoy the holiday which is what makes Gloucestershire such a great holiday destination. You can also find fantastic self catering holiday cottages that have swimming pools, private hot tubs and tennis courts, can there be anything better than that?