Classic Cottages in the Cotswolds
Holiday in a luxury cottage nestled within the lakes, woodlands and meadows of a private nature reserve. These classic cottages in the Cotswolds combine the old-world charm of a cosy country cottage and the mod-con comfort of a top-spec contemporary holiday home. If you’re looking for a modern take on rustic charm in beautiful surroundings, this is where you’ll find it.
The resort welcomes children and pets, so you can enjoy your getaway along with your whole family. With entertainment for kids, scenic trails to take your dog walking along and sports and leisure facilities, the fantastic range of onsite facilities offers everything you need to ensure everyone is happy.
Venture outside of the resort and you’ll find yourself among the lakes and leafy trails of a huge wetland area that teems with birds and other wildlife. Aside from soaking in the beauty of the landscape and its animal inhabitants, the many recreational options here include water sports and activity parks ideal for family days out. Spend your evenings relaxing and enjoying some well-earned refreshments in one of the excellent local pubs and restaurants.
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Things to Do
Lakeside Ski & Wake
For a day of high-speed, heart-racing excitement, visit Lakeside Ski & Wake on Spring Lake. Take your pick from water-skiing, wakeboarding and a selection of themed inflatable rides that can carry you and up to four others. Then ready yourself for a surge of adrenaline you won’t forget.
Wildlife Park and Gardens
With 160 acres to explore and 250 species of animals including monkeys, leopards and to meet, the Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens is guaranteed to keep you and your family smiling all day long. There’s also a model railway and lots of great picnic and sunbathing spots to discover.
Cotswold Farm Park
Have a fun family day out at the Cotswold Farm Park run by the presenter of BBC Countryfile! There’s the Touch Barn, where children can meet animals, the Lion Maze, mini tractors, a farm safari and many other great activities. You’ll also get to learn about the workings of a modern farm.
Hit an easy bull’s eye of a day out by trying your hand at archery, shooting crossbows and firing air rifles at the Cotswold Range. Beginners will benefit from the tuition of qualified instructors and experienced archers and shooters will find the Range’s unique games a refreshing challenge.
Food and Drink
Get a delicious brunch, lunch or dinner made with local produce at the Wheatsheaf in the nearby village of Oaksey. Or, if you find yourself in the mood for a hearty roast or want a garden to sit in, make the short journey from the resort to the White Hart in Ashton Keynes
Ride in a carriage pulled by a steam train along the Swindon & Cricklade Railway. This heritage railway runs through the leafy green Wiltshire countryside between three stations and features a traditional signal box. Mouldon Hill Country Park is only a short journey from the southernmost station on the line.
The local area is packed with things to do. Whether you feel like boating, canoeing, visiting historical attractions, riding a horse, appreciating wildlife or exploring amazing scenery along walking trails and cycling paths, all and more are within easy reach. Make your holiday as relaxing or exciting as you choose.