Days out in and around The Cotswolds

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The Cotswolds are a truly lovely holiday destination. From picturesque towns and villages, to stunning countryside and intriguing history there really is so much to do. There is a wealth of delightful self catering holiday homes in the Cotswolds to choose from, ideal for a relaxing trip away.

The Bourton-on-the-Water model village

Bourton-on-the-Water Minature Village
This model village is a one ninth replica of the real Bourton-on-the-Water village. Set in the grounds of a local pub, the replica village recreates all of the buildings from the village and includes the roads, the bridges that Bourton-on-the-Water is so well known for and of course a replica of the replica!

The model village was officially opened in 1937 and showcases the village in meticulous detail, from the shop fronts, to singing coming from inside the replica churches and even plants growing inside people’s miniature greenhouses! It really does have to be seen to be believed!

If you are taking a trip to the Cotswolds then the Bourton-on-the-Water model village is really is not to be missed.  Sykes Cottages have lots of holiday cottages in and around Bourton-on-the-Water so have a look at our website to see available accommodation in the area.

The Cotswold Water Park

The Cotswold Water Park is a stunning area of lakes, created by old gravel quarries filling with water. There are nearly 150 lakes in total, making the area very important for wildlife and a hub for bird watchers, fishing enthusiasts as well as a popular place for water sports like sailing.

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You will feel like you’re a million miles away from home, surrounded by serene countryside and stunning wildlife, all within easy reach of your holiday accommodation. Browse our wide selection of self catering holiday cottages near to the Cotswold Water Park to select your picture perfect holiday property today!

Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle is a fantastic tourist attraction and really easy to get to, with a great range of accommodation available in the areas surrounding Warwick Castle. As well as viewing the historic castle, walking up the towers and viewing the great hall and state rooms, Warwick Castle has a number of fascinating shows and interactive attractions. Watch birds of prey fly around the castle grounds, watch a huge trebuchet in action and visit the scary castle dungeon for a terrifying experience. If you’re looking for great self catering cottages near Warwick Castle, then Sykes Cottages have a number of great holiday cottages in Warwick. If you have your holiday to the Cotswolds booked and you want to visit Warwick Castle, it’s worth bearing in mind that you can save up to 40% on your tickets by booking online in advance.

Warwick Castle

To book your perfect holiday home in the Cotswolds, give us a call, let us call you or book online today!

Charlotte

By Charlotte Stamper

Charlotte's love of the UK started as a child, with frequent trips to the North Wales, the Lake District and Scotland. In her spare time she enjoys walking and last year completed the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge. Her favourite place is the Victorian seaside town of Llandudno in North Wales.

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