Escape to the Cotswolds…

Is it time to escape the doom and gloom, forget the stresses of modern life and head into the great British countryside to enjoy the solitude of the Cotswolds?

Enjoy the peace and quiet of some of our more secluded and rural properties, far from the madding crowd.

The Cotswolds are much quieter at this time of year, giving you the space to explore hidden Cotswold gems. Enjoy long countryside walks with your dog in the fresh air and retreat to one of our many large dog friendly Cotswold holiday cottages or barns. Rolling hills with spring lambs, quiet country roads and beautiful little towns and villages.

You could almost be stepping back in time! But don’t worry, if you want to, you can still stay connected with good wifi and smart TVs in many holiday cottages in the Cotswolds.


In addition to the beautiful countryside, there are many villages and small towns to visit and enjoy, many of which are recognisable from film and TV sets.

These beautiful places are quieter outside the peak summer months and you can enjoy the surroundings with little interruption, great for spring photography.

Examples like the beautiful town of Blockley, which is the home of fictional village of Kembleford, for Father Brown fans.

Arlington Row in Bibury has been used for many films, including Stardust and Bridget Jones Diary. Take a look at our film locations blog for more ideas.

Arlington Row


If you are unfamiliar with the area then you will find more information on Cotswold locations in our explore section or jump directly to properties in and around Burford, Cirencester, Lechlade, Stow or Oxfordshire.

StayCotswold offers fully furnished, luxury self-catering cottages across the Cotswolds.

With something suitable for everyone including large holiday homes to rent, family friendly holiday cottages or small romantic cottages all with luxury self-catering facilities.

As people turn their backs on foreign travel, explore the safer staycation option and consider the beautiful Cotswolds with StayCotswold.

Blockely Church