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:

Honeysuckle Cottage, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Heart of England.

sleeps 1 - 3 guests
1 - 3
2 bedrooms
1 bathrooms
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome
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 05 April to 08 April 20

Upper Court, Kemerton, Gloucestershire, England

12 bedroom Cottage Complex, Cotswolds.

sleeps 2 - 28 guests
2 - 28
12 bedrooms
9 bathrooms
dog-friendly cottage

A collection of five Cotswold country cottages with charm and character located in extensive gardens within the grounds of an impressive Georgian Manor House.

Special features: free internet access, pool (outdoor, covered from Sept to May), tennis court, games room.

Weekly Price from: £2100
Next availability:
from 30 March to 16 April 20 from 19 April to 01 May 20

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

11 bedroom Large Country House, Cotswolds.

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

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 14 June to 19 June 20 from 22 June to 26 June 20

The Anchor, Lydbrook, Gloucestershire, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, Wye Valley.

sleeps 14 - 20 guests
14 - 20
7 bedrooms
7 bathrooms
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome

Looking to rent a large holiday house in the Wye Valley? This 7 bedroom property in the Forest of Dean with its capacity to sleep up to 20 people, its pet-friendly policy, games room with table tennis, table football and pool table plus inviting warm bubbly private hot tub could be perfect for your group getaway.

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

Weekly Price from: £2500
Next availability:
from 30 March to 03 April 20 from 07 April to 10 April 20

Forest House, Coleford, Gloucestershire, England

11 bedroom Big Group Accommodation, The Forest of Dean.

sleeps 10 - 22 guests
10 - 22
11 bedrooms
10 bathrooms
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome

Large group holiday house on edge of Forest of Dean and close to the Wye Valley, complete with 11 bedrooms, hot tub, bar and large sociable living spaces.

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

Weekly Price from: £3250
Next availability:
from 31 March to 03 April 20 from 07 April to 09 April 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