Five Valleys Aparthotel | Michael Paul Holidays

Five Valleys Aparthotel

The Cotswolds

On a budget but keen to explore the Cotswolds? Then a stay in one of the Cotswolds holiday apartments at Five Valleys Aparthotel is for you. Stroud is a popular and bustling market town, famous for its Saturday Farmers' Market and renowned for its thriving arts and crafts scene. Nestled into the Five Valleys, there are almost endless walking routes starting right at the front door, making this the perfect base from which to explore the area on foot or by car. With a range of accommodation available, it's ideal for solo travellers, couples or groups, and some apartments are dog-friendly.

The accommodation comes complete with all the modern conveniences you’d expect, including flatscreen TVs and dishwashers, as well as a handy kitchen area with an induction hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, and fridge with ice box, great for self-catering.

One of the best things about these Cotswolds holiday apartments is the flexibility and convenience on offer. Whatever your holiday needs, you’re sure to find one of the 15 rooms here – each with its own unique character – suitable for your needs. Book an apartment for as short or as long a stay as you like. If you’re part of a larger party, you’ll find that some apartments are linkable to create a larger living space. A ground-level accessible apartment can be booked if needed. With dog-friendly options available, you’re also welcome to bring along the family pet.

Modern Conveniences

These Cotswolds holiday apartments boast plenty of the modern appliances you’d expect, including smart TVs, a dishwasher, and a convenient kitchen area for preparing meals. All this combined makes it a real home from home.

Near Town

You’re just a fifteen-minute walk from Stroud town centre, with a range of shops, cafés and restaurants. Every Friday and Saturday you’ll also find the traditional Shambles Market here, based within the oldest part of the town.


With free wi-fi available throughout the apartments, there’s no need to feel disconnected when you’re staying at Five Valleys Aparthotel. Bring along your laptops, tablets and phones and you’ll find getting online to be a breeze.

Off-Street Parking

There is on site off-street parking. A lockable bike store is also provided for those planning a cycling trip of the area, with all its fantastic sights, views and history.

Dog Friendly

Well-behaved dogs are welcome in the 5 pet-friendly apartments. Your dog will love the many local walking opportunities. Please contact in advance so we can check availability for you.


Please note: due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the attractions and amenities shown below may be closed or only offering a limited service. Please check their individual websites or call them ahead of time to avoid disappointment when visiting.

What to Do in the Cotswolds

Need some ideas for what to do in Stroud, the Five Valleys, the Cotswold Edge and the Severn Vale? has you covered, with its guides to where to eat and drink, activities and attractions worth visiting, and upcoming events, perfect for planning a break in the Cotswolds.

Things to Try

The Garden at Miserden

The gorgeous 850-acre family estate of Miserden is popular for its beautiful gardens, which are open to the public. Lose yourself amid the colourful flowers, splendid topiaries, and other fantastic plants while enjoying spectacular views over the Cotswold landscape beyond – the perfect place to unwind.

Museum in the Park

Take a stroll through the glorious Stratford Park and pay a visit to this fantastic museum, based in a Grade II-listed 17th-century mansion house. Over 4,000 exhibits tell the tale of Stroud’s history, from prehistoric times up to the modern day. Don’t miss the art gallery or the secret garden!

Slimbridge Wetland Centre

For an amazing close encounter with all kinds of wildlife, look no further than the Slimbridge Wetland Centre. This nature reserve is host to a range of fascinating creatures, including birds, amphibians, and mammals, both native and exotic. Explore 100 acres of natural wetlands with lots to see and do.

Woodchester Mansion

This amazing Victorian Gothic mansion is special in a very unique way – it was never finished. Learn the secrets of 19th century construction as you explore this magnificent yet incomplete building, frozen in time as it was when abandoned in the mid-1860s. There are also special events through the year.

Create Incredible Memories

For Food and Drink

Just a short distance away you’ll find the Lock Keeper's Cafe, a perfect spot for a drink and a snack next to the canal. For dinner, why not try some authentic Italian food at Sorrento Restaurante & Pizzeria, or else head to Birch or No 23 Bar and Bistro?

For Attractions

The city of Gloucester is less than a half-hour drive away, with all sorts of things to do and see – why not visit the incredible cathedral and see amazing aircraft at the volunteer-run Jet Age Museum? Or you could take a guided tour of the 11th-century Berkeley Castle in the town of Berkeley.

For Activities

With the natural beauty of the Cotswolds all around you, there’s no lack of places to go for walks, cycling trips and sightseeing. See the best the area has to offer with a walk along the Cotswold Way, a 100-mile trail that you can join just a 15-minute stroll from the hotel.