Self catering holiday cottages in Littledean, Gloucestershire, England

The village of Littledean in West Gloucestershire could be a perfect base for a cottage holiday for those who enjoy walking and getting out and enjoying outdoor activities in the countryside. Sitting astride two hills surrounded by forest with unsurpassed spectacular views over the Severn Vale and its Estuary, Littledean forms one of the gateways to the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley with its network of enticing forest tracks and paths. As a consequence Littledean is a perfect place for walkers, cyclists, mountain bikers and wildlife lovers alike to begin to explore. 

Conveniently situated just outside of the lush Forest of Dean by hills and woodlands, Littledean is extremely well located for exploring some stunningly naturally beautiful areas reputed for their walking and hiking opportunities including the Cotswold Hills and the Malvern Hills, all of which can be reached within an hour’s drive.  Bath, Stonehenge and Stratford-upon-Avon are also within reach.


Facts about Cottage Breaks in Littledean

The village hosts two thriving pubs one of which has an Indian Restaurant within and the other excellent pub food.  There is a Post Office and General Store and a lovely Tea Room.

Littledean has been a settlement since at least 1130AD when it was recorded in the Domesday Book. To the west, lies Littledean Hall which was originally a Saxon hall, although it has been rebuilt and the current house dates back to 1612. The remains of a Roman temple are situated in the grounds.The village itself is probably best known for the historical attraction of Littledean jail. This Grade II listed building was built in 1791 and is an unorthodox attraction which is reputed to be very haunted, definitely not for the faint hearted!

We hope you’ve enjoyed our hints and tips on what this area of Gloucestershire has to offer for self-catering breaks. We aim to highlight the top attractions on offer but recommend that you do your own research on your own particular interests before travelling. For more information and advice on local attractions we recommend asking cottage owners, many of whom are experts when it comes to their local areas. For those who enjoy walking, hiking, mountain biking, wildlife watching and horse-riding, the area in and around Littledean could be an absolute paradise.

In terms of finding a great place to stay, whether you are dreaming of holidaying in a barn conversion, a large country house or a romantic cottage for 2, we hope you find the perfect place to stay on Country Cottages Online in or near to Littledean.

Featured Self catering country cottages near Littledean, Gloucestershire, England:

Harmony Cottage, Lydney, Gloucestershire, England

5 bedroom Large Country House, Cotswolds.

sleeps 1 - 9 guests
1 - 9
5 bedrooms
5
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Grade II listed country cottage with 5 bedrooms situated in the heart of the Forest of Dean and benefiting from a games room, a private hot tub and beautiful gardens.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £1600


Late availability: from 03 January to 05 January 20

Honeysuckle Cottage, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Heart of England.

sleeps 1 - 3 guests
1 - 3
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome
3
4 star

Set in a conservation area and a designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within the Cotswolds, this charming terraced stone cottage is pet friendly with a pretty south facing courtyard garden.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £245


Late availability: from 15 December to 18 December 19

Stanway House, Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire, England

8 bedroom Large Country House, Cotswolds.

sleeps 8 - 18 guests
8 - 18
8 bedrooms
8
6 bathrooms
6
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Lovely large stone-built holiday cottage with 8 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and country views, ideal for large groups of friends or family, with a lovely rural location only 2 miles from Stow-on-the-Wold in the Cotswolds.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room.

Weekly Price from: £1590
Next availability:
from 16 December to 20 December 19 from 06 January to 10 January 20

South Hill Farmhouse, Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire, England

11 bedroom Large Country House, Cotswolds.

sleeps 10 - 22 guests
10 - 22
11 bedrooms
11
8 bathrooms
8
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Large Cotswold holiday house in Stow on the Wold, ideal for big groups of friends or family, with 11 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, sociable living spaces, a games room and a big garden.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £3443
Next availability:
from 05 January to 15 January 20 from 18 January to 24 January 20

Broadway House, Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire, England

7 bedroom Barn Conversion, Cotswolds.

sleeps 1 - 16 guests
1 - 16
7 bedrooms
7
6 bathrooms
6
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Fantastic large self-catering house which is both family-friendly and dog-friendly, offering a high standard of accommodation as well as countryside views in a rural location just 2 miles from Stow on the Wold in the Cotswolds.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room.

Weekly Price from: £1390
Next availability:
from 16 December to 20 December 19 from 06 January to 31 January 20

We have no cottages within Littledean itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Littledean. For more options please take a look at our search assistant or to widen your search, why not take a look at available Last Minute Cottages in England