Discover a selection of 50 holiday rentals in Gloucestershire, GB that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 68 per night, and cottages and houses are popular options for a stay in Gloucestershire. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Travel to friendly Gloucestershire

Enjoy the history and other features of Gloucestershire. This city is welcoming and walkable, recognised for its local tours, restaurants and sightseeing. Take in top local attractions such as Cotswolds and Brecon Beacons National Park. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Gloucestershire

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Gloucestershire has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Puzzlewood (17.1 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Symonds Yat West Leisure Park (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Cotswold Farm Park (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • The Model Village (20.6 mi / 33.2 km)
  • Worcester Racecourse (22.9 mi / 36.9 km)
  • Oldfield Forge (24.1 mi / 38.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gloucestershire

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Gloucestershire. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cotswolds (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Pittville Park (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Minchinhampton Common (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre (11 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Forest of Dean (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Cirencester Roman Amphitheatre (15.5 mi / 25 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Gloucestershire

If you prefer to travel by train, Gloucester Station, Cheltenham Spa Station and Stroud Station are the main stations that serve the city.

What are the top holiday rentals in Gloucestershire?

Luxury villas, unique houseboats and quaint cottages — everyone's dream getaway is different. Whatever you're into, you're sure to find something that catches your eye among our top holiday rentals in Gloucestershire:

  • "Hook Cottage - Beautiful 4 Bedroom Cotswold Cottage In Chipping Campden": This Chipping Campden retreat offers 4 bedrooms and is highly rated among visitors. Amenities such as nearby birdwatching activities and cable/satellite TV services are on hand to make your stay a comfy one.
  • "Stunning Views From Cotswold Cottage": Put your luggage down and your feet up at this pick of the bunch in Minchinhampton. It features 2 bedrooms, nearby museums, a nearby golf course and more.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Gloucestershire holiday rental for you.

What are the best tiny house holiday rentals in Gloucestershire?

Punching far above its weight when it comes to charm and innovation, a tiny house holiday rental in Gloucestershire promises big adventure. Power down all your gadgets and switch your focus to nature at one of these fun-sized escapes:

  • Leave the world behind and disappear to "Canal - Side Architect - Designed Tiny House". This getaway in Cotswolds packs plenty of conveniences into its cosy space, such as nearby museums and a nearby waterfront.
  • "Tiny House, Peak District, Nr Buxton" in Peak District National Park is another top-rated choice. A kitchen and off-street parking options will help make your time here more comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Gloucestershire?

Often set in the middle of nature, log cabins offer a cosy retreat from the busyness of everyday life. If you're ready to switch off and take a break, take a look at these log cabins to rent in Gloucestershire:

  • Settle in at "Delightful Log Cabin" in Gloucester and during the day enjoy hiking and biking and horse riding and your evenings kicking back in your cosy cabin.
  • Alternatively, consider "Buckstone Log Cabin With Private Grounds Nestled Into The Natural Woodland". Try some mountain biking or fishing or just take it easy at this Staunton retreat.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in Gloucestershire?

There's nothing quite like taking the wheel and travelling to someplace new. If you're eager to get away and chill for a day or two, check out these popular weekend getaways in Gloucestershire:

  • Unpack your bags at "4 Bathrooms, Stunning Views, Great Location" in Marion Estates and make use of all its creature comforts. But a weekend away isn't only about unwinding. Venture out and discover cool nature sights such as Gloucester Folk Museum and Dragonfly Maze. Golf and cycling are some exciting activities you can try in the area too.
  • Alternatively, book a few nights or longer at "Enchanting Grade Ii Listed, Log Burner" in Bourton-on-the-Water. Here, you'll be perfectly placed to explore Somerford Lagoon and Dragonfly Maze. There are some cool activities to keep you on the go too, including hiking and biking and cycling.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Gloucestershire?

You'll find plenty of studio apartments in Gloucestershire. While they obviously can't compete in size with a mansion, they pack a mighty punch when it comes to convenience, character and location. Here are a few highly rated options.

  • Stay at "Rowan Studio, Cranham" and you'll be in the perfect position to tick off cultural sights like Richard Hagen and Gloucester Cathedral. An oven and a TV are some of the amenities at this apartment in Cranham.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Cosy Dog Friendly Self Contained Annexe" which comes with spa and beauty services, a washing machine and more. Located in West Country, sights like Everyman Theatre and Fosse Gallery Fine Art will appeal to your inner culture buff.

Can I find short term rentals in Gloucestershire?

Swap the cookie-cutter hotel experience for the space and privacy of your own digs. Even if you only have a few days to get away, you'll find short-term rentals in Gloucestershire that'll make you feel at home. Why not start with these?:

  • "4 Bathrooms, Stunning Views, Great Location" in Camelback East is calling your name. Spend your trip doing nothing but kicking back here or venture out and explore. Berkeley Castle and Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre are among the top things to discover nearby.
  • Come for the relaxed atmosphere at "Enchanting Grade Ii Listed, Log Burner", stay for the riveting sights scattered around it. This getaway in Bourton-on-the-Water puts you close to Cotswold Farm Park, Keith Harding's World of Mechanical Music and other hot spots.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Gloucestershire?

A romantic weekend getaway in Gloucestershire is sure to rekindle the passion. Light some candles, take your boo by the hand and let the sparks fly at one of these escapes:

  • Catch up on quality time and sweet snuggles at "Hook Cottage - Beautiful 4 Bedroom Cotswold Cottage In Chipping Campden" in Chipping Campden. A fireplace and shopping facilities are just two of the thoughtful touches you'll find here.
  • Another appealing option is "Stunning Views From Cotswold Cottage" in Minchinhampton. Enjoy perks here including a fireplace and winery tours, as well as each other's company.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in Gloucestershire?

A weekend holiday doesn't always have to mean escaping deep into nature. If you're eager to rent a holiday home for a weekend in Gloucestershire, the peaceful city of Deerhurst is a superb choice. Spend your Saturday exploring the local attractions and Sunday relaxing in one of the many cosy cafés or restaurants. The peaceful city of Upton St. Leonards is another fantastic spot for a short break.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in Gloucestershire?

If you're planning to take a getaway to remember, don't travel alone; take the whole gang. You'll have a lot more fun sharing your experiences with your friends and family. These holiday rentals in Gloucestershire are ideal for large groups:

  • "Camelback Mtn. One Bedroom/one Bath Casita": Featuring 4 bedrooms, this popular holiday rental in Camelback East has lots of room for you and all your friends and family. Amenities such as a garden and a firepit will keep everyone in your group happy.
  • "Arc Painswick - Private Swimming Pool": This retreat in Painswick has 9 bedrooms, so you won't have to leave anybody off your guest list. A swimming pool and a garden are some of its many highlights.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Gloucestershire?

Take your pick and dive right in. Here are a few superb house rentals in Gloucestershire where life is cooler by the pool:

  • Settle into "Quiet Edwardian Era House In The Cotswolds", where the first item on your agenda should be chilling by the pool. This retreat is located in Painswick and comes with a host of family-friendly amenities, including a smart TV and a garden.
  • Relax beside the water while the kids paddle around at "The Little House, Luxury Cotswolds Stunning Views". This option in South West England comes with a range of features to keep the family comfortable, such as towels and a garden.

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