Stay at one of our Cotswold cottages and cherish the delights of the famous spas of Cheltenham and Bath, Shakespeare country and the historic cities of Gloucester, Worcester and Oxford. With each vivacious city offering a unique history and an array of entertainment, it is hard to decide which to visit first! Whichever area you visit in the region, you can rest assured that an excellently located Powell’s holiday Cottage will be nearby, so you can make the most out of a visit to the Cotswolds.
The region boasts some of the most superb ancient riverside and woodland walks in the Country, with numerous activities for everyone to enjoy. From enchanting forests and winding rivers to dramatic landscapes and impressive Abbeys, the ‘Heart of England’ is full of things to do and places to visit.
The large and entertaining cities in the region are contrasted with the secretive and magical villages throughout. Visit the small villages of Painswick, Biddestone or Winchcombe and you will discover what makes them so magical. Dry stone walls, impressive unspoilt medieval churches and charismatic uniformed architecture all works together in taking you back through time.
An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Royal Forest of Dean is one of England’s few remaining ancient forests and covers an area of 24,000 acres. An ideal location to visit any time of the year and enjoy it’s ever changing seasons. There are many activities on offer for all ages and with a Powell’s cottage in the Cotswolds you will be well placed to enjoy the beautiful scenic walks, cycle tracks, water sports, museums, historic buildings, steam railways, heritage centres and an abundance of scenic picnic areas.
Beauty remains throughout every season making it an all year round place to visit. Enjoy the charm of the many quaint Cotswold villages with their golden stone buildings where time appears to have stood still. Relax in the peace and tranquillity of a cottage in the Cotswolds while you sample for yourself the breathtaking scenery that the ‘Heart of England’ has to offer.