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Holiday cottages near a train station

Posted: Wed, 18th May 2022
Brock Cottage, Bolthole Retreats

If you don’t own a car, or don’t want the hassle of driving through the traffic to get to the Cotswolds, don’t despair you can come to visit too… by train.

Imagine it’s Friday evening and you’re heading off for a weekend in the Cotswolds, or perhaps it’s the last day of term and the start of the school holidays. Ahead lies unknown traffic jams and delays… but not for you because you’re heading to the Cotswolds by train, flying past the queues and stroppy drivers with a G&T in hand and a smile on your face as you relax into the beginning of your break.

But wait, perhaps you’re picturing a cottage close enough to a train line to rattle the windows? Well, think again. Our cottages near a train station are as beautiful and quiet as those that are miles away. They just have the added convenience of being in walking distance of a local train station, but not so local that there aren’t many train services to choose from!

And if you’re worried that you won’t be able to bring the food you need for your stay, worry not. All our cottages near a train station will accept deliveries from the major supermarkets – just make sure you book a delivery time when you’re at the cottage.

10 holiday cottages near a train station

33 Percy Street

This lovely 1930s home sleeps six guests and has a striking, contemporary interior with a fabulous open-plan dining and kitchen area. It’s an easy, urban, 0.7-mile walk from Stratford-upon-Avon train station.

Apple Store Cottage

This romantic retreat sleeps two guests in one beautiful bedroom, with plenty of space to spread out both inside and in the delightful courtyard garden. The cottage is an easy 0.5-mile walk on village pavements to Charlbury train station.

Bay Tree Cottage

Beautiful Bay Tree is a stylish, mid-18th century cottage with a garden that sleeps up to six guests. It sits opposite St David’s Church and is just 0.4 miles along the quiet back street to Moreton-in-Marsh train station.


This lovely apartment within Eastnor House sleeps two guests and has buckets of 18th-century character. It’s within minutes of the town centre and an easy 0.8-mile walk along Townend (the high street) to Ledbury train station.

Brock Cottage

Bohemian Brock Cottage sleeps up to 14 guests and is hidden away down a country track next to a delightful nature reserve. It is a 20-minute walk to a great pub, 3.5 miles to Daylesford and just 1.7 miles to Kingham train station.

Brown’s Cottage

This luxury, three-storey townhouse in charming Charlbury has been beautifully restored and furnished and has plenty of original features, including a big open fireplace. It sleeps five guests and is just a half-mile walk to Charlbury train station.

Drying House

Part of a group of three properties just of historic Ledbury’s High Street, the Drying House is a reverse living, redbrick and timber cottage and is an easy 0.8 miles to Ledbury train station.

Lake Cottage

This gorgeous, Grade II listed home sleeps six and is in a stunning setting overlooking a lake, a few minutes’ walk to two excellent pubs and just 1.2 miles along a well-maintained cycle path from Stroud train station.


Grade II listed, elegant and beautifully furnished, Tachbrook sleeps four. It retains much of its mid-17th century charm and is in the heart of Charlbury with a pretty, secluded garden and parking. It’s an easy 0.5-mile walk to Charlbury train station.

The Barn

Sitting on a quiet courtyard off Ledbury’s medieval High Street, this is a cosy cottage sleeping four guests. It’s in the perfect location for exploring the Wye Valley, Forest of Dean and Herefordshire and is just 0.8 miles to Ledbury train station.

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