Last-minute Valentine Cotswold weekend escapes
If you haven’t yet organised (or booked!) a romantic weekend away with your Valentine, it’s not too late! We have 8 gorgeous Cotswold cottages still available, from just £330 for the nights of Friday 15th and Saturday 16th February. Ideally located just 2 hours from London by car or 90 minutes by train, the Cotswolds is the perfect location for a short break. Filled with beautiful countryside, scenic walks, wonderful boutiques and some of the best pubs and restaurants in the UK – what better place to spend a relaxing, romantic weekend? Book now to avoid disappointment!
Oh, and if you have a little one or two coming with you, each cottage has at least 2 bedrooms + 6 out of the 8 cottages are dog friendly!
The Prince Rupert apartment in the grounds of Sudeley Castle is converted from the old forge, sleeping 3 guests in a double room and a single. It is named in memory of Prince Rupert, a nephew of Charles I who commanded the Royalist cavalry during the English Civil War and made Sudeley his headquarters. Winchcombe is quite literally on your doorstep, providing a host of amenities, must-sees and activities.
The Charles I apartment in the grounds of Sudeley Castle neighbours Prince Rupert, and also sleeps 3 guests in a double room and a single. It is named in memory of Charles I, who took refuge at Sudeley Castle after his failed siege of Gloucester during the English Civil War. Guests staying at Charles I can open their door and step straight into the beautiful town of Winchcombe, a great location for those who want to park up and explore the Cotswolds on foot!
Sleeping 4 in a double and either double or twin room, Milliner’s is a classic Cotswold barn conversion with bags of character, ideal for those in search of a quiet slice of traditional country life. Tucked away off a quiet country lane in the quaint village of Weston-sub-Edge, Milliner’s Barn is only 2 miles from the beautiful Cotswold market town of Chipping Campden. Ideal for those looking to curl up next to a log-burning fire and relax, the barn also benefits from a fantastic local within walking distance, The Seagrave Arms, an award-winning inn serving up tasty all-day dining options.
The Byres is an 18th century barn that sleeps 4 in a double and a twin, set in the heart of the picturesque Cotswold village of Elmley Castle. A recently renovated barn conversion, just three miles from Pershore with a pub within walking distance, The Byres offers beautiful views from the private garden, chance to spot deer and other wildlife, and is surrounded by superb walking countryside – oh, and it’s beautiful inside too!
Hillside Cottage is a cosy, 17th-century retreat, sleeping 4 in 2 double rooms and 1 single. Nestled in the picture-perfect village of Swerford, Hillside enjoys a private and tranquil location with an elevated position overlooking the glorious Cotswold countryside. Inside, expect to find a colourful selection of rooms with original art work, plenty of books, and a roaring log fire. The renowned pub, The Boxing Hare, is just a short walk from Hillside Cottage.
A modern cottage with a refined, classic feel, in the heart of one of the Cotswolds’ prettiest hidden villages, Stepping Stones sleeps 4 guests in a double and a twin room. Somewhat an under-the-radar gem when it comes to Cotswold destinations, the village of Blockley offers a picture-perfect escape for those in search of quintessential Cotswolds away from the crowds, nestled in a valley far from the well-trodden tourist track.
Queen Mary is an a semi-detached cottage, named after Queen Mary, who in 1944 visited the Dent-Brocklehurst family at Sudeley Castle. The cottage sleeps four people and can additionally accommodate a cot. Situated in the beautiful town of Winchcombe, Queen Mary is the perfect base from which to explore the Cotswolds.
Completely refurbished in 2016, Lord High Admiral is a more recent addition to the castle complex. Named after one of the official titles conveyed upon Sir Thomas Seymour by King Edward VI, Lord High Admiral has a seamlessly modern feel while retaining the old-England charm of the Cotswolds. Sleeping 4 in one double room and one twin, guests can enjoy the proximity to beautiful Winchcombe – full of pubs, restaurants and boutique shops.