Gloucestershire is situated in the South West of England and consists of part of the Cotswolds, part of the fertile valley of the River Severn and the whole of the Forest of Dean. This historic county is mentioned in The Anglo Saxon Chronicles dating back to the tenth century. Dotted across the county are quaint market towns and unspoilt villages and this diversity make Gloucestershire a wonderful place for a holiday. Self Catering Cottages in Gloucestershire provide excellent accommodation from which to go out and explore this fascinating area.
The cottages can sleep mainly from two to six people, but there are some larger ones for group getaways, and are available to rent all year round. They come in various architectural styles from the traditional to the modern and contemporary, and they often retain a unique charm you can only get from a cottage holiday. They are located in the countryside, in woodlands and in towns and villages, and you can choose the area you would most like to stay within.
Self Catering Cottages in Gloucestershire are always very reasonably priced and provide great value for money, which with todays savvy conscious consumers is very important. Lots of the cottages are pet friendly, but it always a good idea to check when booking to be on the safe side.
Gloucestershire is a county with lots to see and do, and that is why it is one of the most popular areas for holidaymakers. Cycling, horse riding, golf and walking are popular activities here. For the walker there is the long distance path of the Cotswold Way and the Five Valleys woodland, and this is a great place to come and spend some time while you are away.
The Forest of Dean is an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty and there is a fantastic choice of outdoor leisure pursuits here. You can try the water based sports including white water rafting, canoeing and kayaking on the River Wye or Severn. Or if you are a land lover then you can simply explore the Forest and check out the great forest trails and tracks for a long walk.
You can also visit beautiful villages and small towns located in the Forest such as Coleford and Cinderford. The Regency town of Cheltenham and the Georgian city of Bath feature restaurants, pubs, theatres and shops. There are picturesque villages such as Tetbury, which is the home of Prince Charles and has a quaint high street with lots of antique shops, country inns and tearooms.
Self Catering Cottages in Gloucestershire provide all the comfort and luxury you would expect, to make this a fantastic holiday. You can have a short romantic break with your partner or come with a group of friends. Everyone will have a good time and will thoroughly enjoy themselves. This is a holiday where you can relax, unwind and enjoy an affordable holiday in one of the best loved areas of the UK.