Renowned for its rolling hills, charming villages, and quintessential English beauty, this area of outstanding natural beauty is the perfect destination for a rejuvenating retreat and beautifully relaxing Cotswold weekend breaks.

Here’s how to plan your idyllic getaway, complete with tips on what to do, where to eat, and what to pack.

Quick Guide To Cotswold Weekend Breaks

Planning a weekend break with a hot tub is easy with StayCotswold, simply apply the hot tub filter to your property search and we will only show you cottages that offer a weekend break with hot tub.

Choosing Your Cottage

When searching for the perfect accommodation, you’ll find a variety of options for Cotswold weekend breaks. If you’ve already decided to opt for a weekend break with a hot tub then you’ve already made the first decision when it comes to choosing the perfect cottage. All of our cosy cottages, countryside homes and modern barn conversions come equipped with luxurious amenities, ensuring a comfortable stay. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply need a break from the daily grind, a private hot tub can elevate your experience. If you are planning a last minute break or wondering if there are any “cheap hot tub breaks for 2 near me” you can view our late availability section and again filter on hot tubs.

Relaxing Country Walks

Bourton on the water, the Cotswold Way and the Thames Path

The Cotswolds is a walker’s paradise, with trails that cater to all levels. If it is a relaxing Cotswold weekend break that you are looking for you could start your day with a leisurely stroll through the picturesque villages of Bibury or Bourton-on-the-Water. For slightly more strenuous walks, the Cotswold Way offers stunning views over the countryside, and stretches from Chipping Campden to Bath. Walking in the fresh air and beautiful scenery is sure to calm your mind and rejuvenate your spirit.

Dining and Farmers Markets

Sampling local cuisine is a must on your Cotswold weekend break. The region boasts an array of delightful pubs, cafes, and fine dining restaurants. Enjoy a traditional Sunday roast at a local pub or indulge in gourmet dishes at a Michelin-starred restaurant. Farmers markets are also a highlight, offering fresh produce, artisanal goods, and local specialties that you can take back to your Cotswold cottage and prepare a feast in the comfort of your holiday home. Markets in Cirencester and Stroud are particularly noteworthy and provide a fantastic opportunity to pick up some unique souvenirs.

A Sunday Roast, a Farmers market produce and a Coffee and cake

Relaxation at the Cottage

After a day of exploring, nothing beats unwinding in your cottage’s hot tub. Weekend breaks with a hot tub are perfect for soaking away stress under the stars. Don’t forget to pack your dressing gown and flip flops for the short walk to your hot tub. To make for a truly relaxing Cotswold weekend break consider bringing along a good book or a board game to enjoy some quiet time.

Two hot tubs in two StayCotswold holiday cottages

Packing Essentials

To ensure your Cotswold weekend break is as relaxing as possible, packing the right items is crucial. Here’s a handy list:

  • Swimmers: A must for enjoying your hot tub.
  • Bathrobe and Sliders/Flip Flops: Perfect for moving to and from the hot tub comfortably.
  • Cosy Clothes: Bring warm, comfortable clothing for lounging around the cottage.
  • Good Book: A gripping novel or a collection of short stories can be perfect companions for quiet evenings.
  • Board Games: Classic games like Scrabble or Monopoly can provide hours of entertainment.
  • Walking Boots: Essential for exploring the countryside.
  • Bag For Life: Handy for carrying your farmers market finds.

Additional Cotswold Weekend Break Tips

  • Plan Ahead: Make reservations for dining and activities where possible to avoid disappointment.
  • Stay Connected: Check if your cottage has Wi-Fi if you need to stay connected, but consider a digital detox for a truly relaxing Cotswold weekend break.
  • Local Attractions: Research local attractions such as gardens, historical sites, and museums that might interest you. Take a look at our collection of Things to Do in the Cotswolds articles
  • Relax and Unwind: Remember, the goal of your trip is relaxation. Don’t over-schedule your days. Leave plenty of time for unwinding in the cottage and enjoying your weekend break with hot tub.

Planning your Cotswold weekend breaks with a hot tub ensures a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. Whether you’re looking for cheap hot tub breaks for 2 near me or a luxurious getaway, the Cotswolds offers something for

Hot Tub Accommodation for Cotswold Weekend Breaks