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6 Most Beautiful Cotswold Cottages for 2023

6 Most Beautiful Cotswold Cottages for 2023

With a trip to the Cotswolds on most travellers’ wish lists, a stay in one of these eight stunning Cotswold cottages located in some of the prettiest villages in the Cotswolds will make your holiday even more special.

Imagine long countryside walks, pub lunches by an open fire and then back to one of these chocolate-box cottages to snuggle up with a loved one, watch a box set, play cards or catch up on some well-needed rest.

An added bonus is that most of the Cotswold cottages come with a welcome hamper, and several allow your four-legged friend to stay as well; after all, you can’t leave anyone behind, can you?

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Map of the Cotswold Cottages

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Inglenook Cottage – Broad Campden

Sleeps two + one dog

If you want to stay in a historic 300-year-old chocolate-box Cotswold cottage, this one is for you. Located one mile from the town of Chipping Campden and with local countryside walks straight from the property, this is a real gem.

With a fairytale thatched roof, open inglenook fireplace, original beams and a country kitchen, you will think you are in a picture book. Inglenook Cottage ticks all the boxes for your relaxing break in the Cotswolds.

Details, Rates and Availability for Inglenook Cottage

Jasmine Cottage – Windrush

Sleeps two + one dog

This beautiful 300-year-old Cotswold stone cottage is excellent for those who want to be surrounded by the countryside.

Jasmine cottage is five miles from the popular Cotswold village of Bourton-on-the-Water with its quaint tearooms and cosy pubs, not forgetting the river running through it.

The National Trust village of Sherbourne is a 2-mile walk from the cottage, and many other NT walks are in the area.

Details, Rates and Availability for Jasmin Cottage

The Old Smithy – Kingham

Sleeps two + one dog

Dating from the 16th century, this converted barn is the perfect bolthole for an Autumn escape. For non-drivers, the village of Kingham is on the London-Paddington line, making it accessible for all.

The Plough and Wild Rabbit, both with Michelin stars, are in Kingham.

The pretty Cotswold villages of Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water and Moreton-in-Marsh are all within a 10-minute drive from the cottage.

In the Area – Daylesford Organic Farm and Cookery School

Details, Rates and Availability for The Old Smithy

Bay Tree Cottage – Shipton-Under-Wychwood

Sleeps two + one dog

Bay Tree Cottage is located a few miles from the charming village of Burford, with its country walks and sensational views. Combine that with original beams and a stone fireplace complete with wood burning stove, and you have all you need in one place.

Local pubs and restaurants are all within walking distance of this charming Cotswold cottage.

Bay Tree Cottage is near Wychwood Wild Garden.

Details, Rates and Availability for Bay Tree Cottage

Keytes Cottage – Bourton-on-the-Hill

Sleeps four – no furry friends allowed

This 250-year-old Cotswold cottage has character and charm, with an inglenook fireplace and exposed beams. Keytes Cottage has stunning views of the Cotswold countryside that can be enjoyed from the bedrooms.

Famous Cotswold villages of Stow-on-the-Wold, Chipping Campden and Broadway are all within 15 minutes drive from the cottage.

In the area – Bourton House and Gardens

Details, Rates and Availability for Keytes Cottage

Field Cottage – Elmley Castle

Sleeps Two – no furry friends allowed

Located on the edge of the Cotswolds, Field Cottage is a picture-book stone thatched cottage centrally located to reach many nearby towns and villages.

With a wood-burning stove, exposed beams and furnished in a charming country style, this could be your perfect romantic bolthole in the Cotswolds.

In the area – Sudeley Castle makes a great day out.

Details, Rates and Availability for Field Cottage

If you stay in any of these cosy Cotswold cottages, let me know in the comments. I’d love to hear about your break!

Are you looking for something more quirky? Maybe in a different part of the UK?

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Donny

Saturday 17th of October 2020

Actually, I would love any of the cottages on your post during these uncertain times

Donny

Saturday 17th of October 2020

I do like The look of The Old Antique Shop.

WhereAngieWanders

Wednesday 21st of October 2020

That is one of my favourites as well. The old and new mixed together.

Linda (LD Holland)

Friday 16th of October 2020

I just love the idea of finding a cute Cotswold cottage to enjoy in the fall. They certainly do look like they came from a fairy tale. So great that you can find great food nearby. And even restaurants with Michelin ratings. Curling up by the fire with a book seems like the ideal way to spend a vacation in the Cotswold cottages.

Jay Artale

Friday 16th of October 2020

This is an area of england I’d love to explore more. And it’s so quintessentially English that a cottage is the perfect place to have as your temporary home base. It’s especially useful that you’ve found ones that a located close to towns. Having restaurants and shops on your doorstep is ideal

Sue

Thursday 15th of October 2020

Wow - these cottages look gorgeous & I always love the Cotswolds. It is so quintessentially English that every time I visit, I fall back in love with the area. You've collected some real gems here. I'll save this post for the next time I am headed that way!