Discover a selection of 3,000 holiday rentals in Cotswolds, 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 £ 79 per night, and cottages and cabins are popular options for a stay in Cotswolds. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Escape to holiday rentals in The Cotswolds

Welcome to The Cotswolds, a captivating slice of the UK strewn with rolling hills, characterful villages and stately homes. The region spans 5 counties and is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Spend your time visiting historic castles, wining and dining at farm-to-table restaurants and rambling in the countryside. Whether you're planning a romantic "staycation" or a fun-filled family getaway, holiday rentals in The Cotswolds showcase the region through a local lens.

History

Historic attractions near your holiday let in The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds was once the beating heart of England's medieval wool trade. Today, the chocolate-box village of Bibury offers a glimpse of the region's heyday, with the topsy-turvy stone cottages and flower-filled gardens of Arlington Row never failing to enchant. The scene is so picturesque that it even graces the front cover of British passports. If you love history, don't miss the chance to snap up stone cottages, converted barns and other characterful holiday rentals in The Cotswolds.

Outdoor activities

Outdoor activities near your holiday rental in The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds covers a sprawling 800-square-mile footprint and offers endless opportunities to enjoy the crisp country air. Serious ramblers take on the Cotswold Way, a 100-mile-long walking trail that winds through picture postcard-perfect villages, ancient ruins and historic battlefields. Whether you're into scenic strolls or multi-day hikes, self-contained holiday cottages provide an ideal base for exploring The Cotswolds on foot.

How to get around

Getting around from your holiday rental in The Cotswolds

With so much to see, do and experience, it's best to have a game plan in place when it comes to exploring The Cotswolds. Many of the region's towns and villages, including Cheltenham, Cirencester, Tewkesbury, Stroud and Witney, are easy to get around on foot. A car offers the freedom to explore The Cotswolds at your own pace. A set of wheels also unlocks access to rural holiday cottages, where you can wake up to serene views of emerald-green fields and grazing Cotswolds sheep.

Food & drink 

Bite into farm-fresh produce in The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds has well and truly earned its stripes on the British foodie circuit, with a bounty of local produce to enjoy. Across the region you'll find farm-to-table cafes, country pubs, colourful markets and even a constellation of Michelin-starred restaurants. With their spacious kitchens and sunny courtyards, holiday cottages in The Cotswolds are the perfect excuse to stock up on local produce and prepare your own meals. Staples include Tewkesbury mustard, Stinking Bishop washed-rind cheese, Bibury trout and fresh-baked Hobbs House bread.

Essential info

Key facts for your holiday rentals stay in The Cotswolds

  • Tipping isn't expected, though is always appreciated for stellar service – 10% is usual
  • Pack layers, as The Cotswolds can get chilly, even in the height of summer
  • Read up on the rules of "right of way" and roaming etiquette, before exploring The Cotswolds on foot
  • From sun-drenched garden BBQs to cosy nights by the fireplace, self-contained holiday rentals in The Cotswolds offer a truly local experience in the region's prettiest towns and villages

How many holiday rentals are available around Cotswolds?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,023 holiday lettings around Cotswolds. From 5 cottages to 5 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.