Beautiful architecture, unique independent businesses and walking in or driving through some of the Cotswolds’ most picturesque countryside await discovery on self-catering holidays in Lechlade. If you want to unwind in a traditional market town, full of cosy pubs, welcoming cafes and renowned antique shops, a Cotswold holiday cottage in Lechlade could be exactly what you’re looking for. This ancient Cotswolds community in Gloucestershire lies on the banks of the River Thames, making it a popular base for boating and other water sports. In the town centre, a graceful 15th-century church overlooks bustling streets, where independent eateries pride themselves on serving delicious food, prepared with fresh, local produce.
Linnet’s Wing is situated in Lechlade-on-Thames in Gloucestershire and the elegant rural cottage enjoys abundant natural light and pastel-coloured wooden panelling, as well as clean lines, wooden floors and modern decor. The cottage also positions guests amid the endless wonders of the Cotswolds.
Perfect for a week or a weekend in the countryside (with or without children!), Bull Pen near Lechlade is a 2-bedroom Cotswold holiday cottage sleeping 4 on a rural family estate. Guests have use of the park and woodland play areas and children's indoor heated swimming pool.
Dark brooding tones and bold colours define Lapwing’s Wing, a romantic rural cottage in the heart of Lechlade-on-Thames, moments from the attractions of Moreton-in-Marsh. The unique rural cottage in Gloucestershire offers the ultimate in modernity as well as access to the best of the Cotswolds.
Charming 3-bedroom holiday cottage with a pool on a country estate near Lechlade in Gloucestershire. This 3-bedroom cottage on the edge of the Cotswolds. The Dairy sleeps 5 guests. It's perfect for families with young children as the estate has many child friendly facilities and play areas.
Culls Cottage is a 5-Star Cotswold holiday cottage. A Grade II listed, luxury eco-cottage. Culls is located in Southrop, an unspoilt Cotswold village near historic Lechlade-on-Thames in Oxfordshire. This beautifully furnished child-friendly stone cottage sleeps 6 guests
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Visible from almost anywhere in Lechlade is the soaring spire of St Lawrence’s Church, which looks down on a thriving market place, where meat and vegetables from the Gloucestershire Cotswolds are sold. As you explore Lechlade’s historic town centre, look out for Halfpenny Bridge, which dates back to 1792, and St. John’s Bridge, next to the statue of Father Thames and the river’s highest loch. The town takes its name from the River Lechlade, which joins the Thames nearby.
Set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Lechlade is just a short drive from some of the region’s most interesting towns and cities, including Oxford, Swindon, Cheltenham and Gloucester. Lechlade holiday cottages are ideal if you want to enjoy long walks in the wonderfully unspoiled countryside. The gently rolling hills and tranquil woods surrounding the town are traversed by idyllic paths, where you can walk for miles with only the sound of birds singing in the hedgerows for company. The Thames Path, which runs for 184 miles from the river’s source to the Thames Barrier, passes through the town and is popular among cyclists and walkers. Nearby, the Cotswold Water Park is a series of old gravel pits, which have been flooded to create a haven for birds, plants, sailing and fishing.