Photo credit: Culls Cottage in Lechlade. Click above title to view. The River Thames at Lechlade in Gloucestershire

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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-on-Thames. 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 Oxfordshire 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.

A bungalow with double French Windows on to a patio and a lawn ringed by trees.
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

Hunter Cottage is a newly-built romantic holiday cottage in the Cotswolds offering sophistication and seclusion in Clanfield. Set in a lovely corner of the Cotswold National Park, the contemporary rural cottage boasts views of surrounding fields, an orchard from its ample gardens, and an airy and elegant interior.

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A spacious lounge with wide-screen tv and large leather sofa.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

Linnet’s Wing is a two-bedroom Cotswold holiday let in Lechlade-on-Thames. The elegant rural cottage enjoys abundant natural light, pastel-coloured wooden panelling, clean lines, wooden floors and modern decor. The cottage also places guests amid the endless attractions of the Cotswold Hills in Gloucestershire.

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Cotswold cottage exterior with a bay window and low stone garden wall.
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

Hope Cottage epitomises Cotswold charm. The stone-built, luxury rural retreat near Cirencester in Gloucestershire offers a lovely country garden with impressive views and open-plan spaces with contemporary design features, exposed beams, French doors, natural light and a cosy wood-burning stove.

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A honeystone Cotswold cottage overlooks a village street.
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

Culls Cottage is a 5-star Cotswold holiday cottage. This Grade II listed luxury eco-cottage is located in Southrop, an unspoilt Cotswold village near historic Lechlade-on-Thames in Oxfordshire. This beautifully furnished, child-friendly stone cottage sleeps six guests.

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Visible from almost anywhere in Lechlade-on-Thames is the soaring spire of St Lawrence’s Church, which looks down on a thriving marketplace 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. 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. Lechlade holiday cottages are ideal if you want to enjoy long walks in wonderfully unspoiled countryside.