Set on a hillside and surrounded by naturally beautiful countryside, Wotton under Edge is an attractive market town with historical buildings and its own unique appeal. Located just 23 miles from the historical city of Bath, 20 miles from Cirencester and 32 miles from the elegant town of Cheltenham, Wotton under Edge is well located for discovering some wonderful places. A cottage holiday in this charming town could be an excellent choice for those looking to discover some of the best of Gloucestershire.
Hints and Tips on Cottage Holidays in Wotton-under-Edge
The Cotswolds Hills and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is accessible for day trips and the historical town of Cirencester is within relatively easy reach and highly recommended for a good day out. Further afield you can discover gems such as Painswick and Bourton on the Water which come highly recommended on account of their scenic qualities. The Cotswolds is a fantastic area for boutique shopping and for enjoying the finer things in life with coffee shops and quaint country inns galore.
There are plenty of attractions to visit too whilst on a cottage holiday in Gloucestershire. Choose from gems such as the National Trust’s Newark Park, a hunting lodge with wonderful woodland views where snowdrops and bluebells can be found in season and Berkeley Castle and Gardens. Families with children may enjoy a visit to Cattle Country Adventure Park in Berkeley where there are a range of family friendly attractions as well as a collection of animals and birds of prey.
Those who enjoy walking on a self-catering break may want to head for the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust’s Slimbridge site complete with information centre. Another hot spot for keen walkers is the National Trust’s Haresfield Beacon and Standish Wood. Here you can find a delectable mix of grasslands and woodlands and marvel at the fabulous views from the beacon. For free walks head for the Cotswold Way National Trail, an excellent very long walk which passes through Wotton under Edge itself.
However you choose to spend your time, you can be assured that this is a beautiful part of the country for a cottage holiday. We feature an excellent collection of cottages in the Cotswolds from romantic cottages to pet-friendly properties and large country houses, we trust that you will find something to suit your needs in Country Cottages Online’s collection.
Book a Wotton-under-Edge cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Gloucestershire on holiday.