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Churchend Cottage

(Ref. 953417)

Bushley near Tewkesbury, Worcestershire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • beautiful (9)
  • welcome (7)

25 Customer Reviews

  • "Not sure who is at fault for this but the property is advertised as detached on your website when it clearly isn't."

    It's semi-detached, as is clear from the estate agents listing for the property adjoining it, as its up for sale. This is very misleading, I particularly looked for a detached property and chose this one on that basis.

    Reviewed by Carl3.8Sep 2023

  • "Lovely property and very homely stay"

    Reviewed by James5.0Aug 2023

  • "Beautiful holiday cottage with every home comfort you could hope for."

    Easy check in and everything immaculately clean and tidy. Looking forward to visiting again very soon.

    Reviewed by Janette5.0Jul 2023

  • "Churchend Cottage is a highlight for excellent relaxation."

    The cottage from the 17th century is very cozy and lovingly furnished. We didn't miss any comfort and slept excellently. We enjoyed breakfast in the private garden behind the house in the morning sun and watched the sunset in the front yard. Rarely have we been greeted so extensively with homemade cakes and not only felt immediately at home but also very welcome!

    Reviewed by Sabine5.0May 2023

  • "We had a lovely time in this quiet, peaceful, clean cottage."

    And loved the homely, welcoming touches.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0May 2023

  • "My son and I had a great week at this beautiful cottage."

    The attention to detail was appreciated, cake and chocolates, fresh flowers, milk and fruit juice in the fridge. The quiet location was lovely with the view of the horses in the field opposite, the occasional hen, sparrows nesting and newly hatched ducklings! The wood burner was a treat as it was a bit chilly in the evenings. The beds were very comfortable too. It was a good base for meeting up with family nearby and plenty of places to visit.

    Reviewed by Diana4.4Apr 2023

  • "It was fantastic, Christine the owner went out of her way to welcome us to her property,milk coffee,tea bags there for us on arrival,she put beers and wine in the fridge plus chocolate's,it was a lovely touch,the property was awesome, regards Gary."

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Mar 2023

  • "Absolutely stunning little cottage."

    Very peacefull area well away from the rat race set in beautiful countryside. The owner layed on some very nice little touches such as cake, beer, sweets and fresh flowers. The log burning stove made it just perfect. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by Craig5.0Feb 2023

  • "Churchend cottage was an amazing property."

    The best cottage we have stayed in. It was spotless and the owner left us a homemade cake and other food and drink treats. This cottage is in a beautiful part of the country so peaceful. Definitely recommend to anyone.

    Reviewed by Adrian5.0Feb 2023

  • "Love the cottage."

    Our stay was perfect, would come back! Thank you for the delicious cake and cider!

    Reviewed by Virginia5.0Feb 2023

  • "We absolutely loved this cottage - we felt like we were in the movie, The Holiday!"

    The village was so quiet and peaceful. The place was really well equipped and spotless. When we had a couple of issues (eg the fire alarm bleeping because it needed a new battery) Christine was really quick to come round and sort things out. There were some lovely touches that we really appreciated - little jars of chocolate in the bedroom, homemake cake on arrival plus some drinks in the fridge. We also really liked that we had bathrobes to use and an amazing powerful shower. Would defiantly recommend a stay in this beautiful cottage if you want a completely cosy and quiet break in the countryside!

    Reviewed by Lianne5.0Dec 2022

  • "Great location near Tewkesbury and really lovely attention to detail and communication from the owner."

    Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Oct 2022

  • "Beautiful cosy cottage in a wonderful location, would definitely recommend for a lovely stay in the Cotswolds."

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Oct 2022

  • "Lovely cottage in a great location,nice welcome gifts of chocolates and wine."

    Reviewed by Darren4.4Sep 2022

  • "A superb and lovely cottage and such a warm welcome by the owner!"

    Reviewed by Reny5.0Aug 2022

  • "Everything about our stay in this beautiful cottage was wonderful."

    I didn’t want to leave! Christine is such a kind and generous host, and made our stay very special. From placing vases of fresh flowers around the cottage prior to our arrival, to baking home made treats - it is evident the amount of thoughtfulness that went into this rental. When our taxi didn’t show up and we were worried we would miss our train, Christine even offered to drive us to the train station! If I could give this rental a 10 star rating I would!

    Reviewed by Leighandra5.0Jul 2022

  • "The house and setting was absolutely beautiful."

    It was very clean with a real home from home feel. The owner, Chris was so welcoming and we didn't want for anything. The nice little touches, I.e. homemade cake, chocolates, magazines, beer etc made it extra special. We went for 4 days but wish we had booked longer. We visited quite a few plac es whilst there including Stratford upon Avon, Stow on wold Bourton on water etc and went for bike rides round the local country lanes. We really enjoyed our stay and would definitely recommend. What a lovely break we had. Thanks again Christine for everything

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jul 2022

  • "Loved my stay at Church End Cottage."

    We had booked to stay over the Christmas period. The owner had kindly contacted me ahead of the trip to check on my arrival time and to have the log burner lit and the heating and lights on to help find the property easily in the dark. She had also provided a range of welcome gifts from freshly baked cup cakes and jam tarts to a bottle or two of bubbly and some beers. Even more, she had wrapped a handful of small gifts and placed them under the lovely Christmas tree. Delightful little touches. The kitchen is excellent and well equipped and was a match for making Christmas dinner with everything that you needed on hand. Fab bathroom too with a roll top bath to die for (the owner even left muscle soak and toiletries if you wanted to use them). Great powerful shower and lashings of hot water. Many hours spent in front of the log burner with satellite TV/radio if you wanted it, wifi for internet browsing and a small music system to plug your phone into. The owner lives next door and is on hand if you need her. Their chickens roam the garden, which is quite charming and fun. They seemed to like me a lot sitting outside the kitchen window whenever I was there. Easy access to Tewkesbury and Malvern Hills for walks and plenty of places to visit to eat out if you wish to with lots of pub choices and restaurants in local towns such as Ledbury. Cottage makes a great base for a stay in the area.

    Reviewed by Bob4.4Dec 2021

  • "Thank you so much for the perfect getaway and for the extra Christmassy effort for the special occasion."

    We can’t wait to come back.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Dec 2021

  • "This really is a fantastic property."

    All the facilities are of the highest quality from the kitchen and bathroom to the bedrooms upstairs. The owner goes above and beyond to ensure you feel welcome and have everything you need and things you didn’t realise you needed too! Even to the point of asking your milk preference! Would definitely stay here again. We had such a happy week!

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Dec 2021

  • "A washing machine and tumble dryer in the garage and a washing line, rotary, in the garden, you have the perfect set up."

    Reviewed by Patrick5.0Nov 2021

  • "A charming, cozy, well appointed cottage, perfect for a relaxing get away."

    Chris the owner took great care to make sure our stay was a delight, even down to asking which type of milk we would like to have ready in the fridge. Amazing. Can't praise the cottage enough.

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Nov 2021

  • "We had the perfect weekend getaway where we got exactly what we were looking for."

    We wanted to escape the real world to a pretty, cosy and comfortable cottage and thats exactly what we got. We just went for long walks, nice pub lunches then chilled at home in front of a fire reading a book. It was very well maintained, had everything we needed and were blown away by the creature comforts available, not to mention the welcome gifts waiting for us when we arrived. Will def come back again as we know what we are expecting. Peace, relaxation and comfort.

    Reviewed by Luke5.0Nov 2021

  • "Churchend Cottage was a beautiful place to stay."

    We it found by chance and the available dates just matched our holiday time away .Before we arrived Christine the owner messaged me to infom us that there would be teabags, coffe etc in ther cottage and loo rolls so we did not have to wory about bringing those things.I then asked Christine if she could arrange for some roses to be delivered before we arrived to surprise my wife on our 41 st Wedding Anniversary.Christine very kindly arranged this for us and when we arrived there was also a Happy Anniversary banner in the lounge, my wife was so delighted .Along with the Welcoming bottle of Proseco,a lovely homemade cake, Chocolates, Bucks Fizz all a pleasant surprize and we will definitely book again .Thank You Christine a marvelous stay in your beautiful cottage .Richard & Chantal Bartlett

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Nov 2021

  • "Wonderful cottage, but use of a washing machine would have been helpful as we stayed for 6 days."

    Otherwise all good, nice treats and wine, fantastic range and bathroom

    Reviewed by David5.0Oct 2021

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  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x 4' double
  • Ground-floor bathroom with roll-top bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • [Type] oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair, travel cot and stairgate available on request
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Private garden with patio, gravel, lawn and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.8 miles
  • Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping Bond of £100
  • Note: There is a mesh covered well in the rear garden, please do not touch the mesh and ensure children are supervised at all times.

The property

Tewkesbury 2 miles.

Perched in the pretty chocolate box village of Bushley near Tewkesbury in Worcestershire, is this idyllic two-bedroom cottage, Churchend Cottage.

Boasting original features of exposed brick walls and beams, as well as easy access to the cities of Cheltenham and Gloucester, Churchend Cottage is a superb dwelling for two couples or a family of four looking to explore the Cotswolds.

Park up in the convenient parking space on the gravelled driveway, before unloading your bags and being greeted by the pretty front garden bursting with shrubs and trees.

Be welcomed into the living/dining room, where you will feel right at home curling up on the sofa in front of your favourite TV show, as the woodburning stove crackles nearby, or tucking into a long, lazy dinner at the dining table whilst discussing plans for the days ahead.

Head to the kitchen where you will find everything you need to get creative with your cooking, including a dishwasher for an easy clean up!

If the weather is nice, why not treat your guests to an alfresco dinner out on the patio as you savour the last of the day’s sunshine?

Completing the ground-floor is a bathroom, where you can indulge in a blissful soak in the beautiful rolltop bath or freshen up with refreshing rinse in the shower.

Climb the stairs to the first floor where you will find two well-appointed rooms, a double and a 4’0” double, both perfect for enjoying a restful night.

Set out for the day and head to the nearby village of Twyning, where you will find a well-stocked convenience store for picking up ingredients to recreate your favourite holiday meals, or if you don’t feel like cooking, take your pick of three welcoming pubs where you can treat your guests to a tasty meal and have a night off from the kitchen.

Just a short drive away is the market town of Tewkesbury, home to a medieval abbey with a Romanesque tower, as well as The John Moore Countryside Museum and the Tewkesbury Battlefield, the famous site of the ‘Wars of Roses’, here you can watch re-enactments, a marketplace, stalls and rides.

Next stop is Cheltenham, well-known for its racecourse which plays host to the annual Cheltenham Festival, here you will also find the fascinating Pittville Pump Room, a superb selection of art at The Wilson museum and the Victorian Everyman Theatre, a 658-seat auditorium which hosts live performances and shows.

Be sure to make a stop at Gloucester, where you can tour a former prison and embark on a ghost hunting tour, marvel at the remarkable 11th century cathedral or learn more at the National Waterways Museum.

For a getaway with something for everyone, choose Churchend Cottage.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Cheltenham 9.2 miles; Gloucester 11.2 miles; Malvern 14.1 miles; Ledbury 17 miles

A historic riverside town located on the confluence of the River Severn and Avon, retaining medieval character with an abundance of half timbered Tudor buildings. Tewkesbury is renowned as having one of the best medieval Black and White townscapes in the country, boasting over 350 listed buildings of historic interest set in a conservation area. The town has a stunning 12th century abbey with the highest Norman tower in England, several museums, a Heritage Centre as well as a plethora of individual shops, tea rooms, restaurants, pubs and wine bars. The town plays host to country and farmers' markets, musical events and Vintage and Food Fairs throughout the year. Many lovely walks can be enjoyed from the town with both the Severn Way and Shakespeare's Avon Way running close by. Nearby the regency spa town of Cheltenham, boasts historic Georgian architecture and an incredible range of shops, cinemas, theatres, restaurants, pubs and visitor attractions. Other festivals in this vibrant town cover literature, jazz, science, cricket, food and drink and comedy to name but a few! The racecourse plays host to the annual, world famous Gold Cup races, as well as numerous other horse racing events throughout the year. The historic city of Gloucester offers Roman foundations, Victorian Docklands and a magnificent Norman cathedral, whose cloisters where used as a location in the Harry Potter films, plus a bustling city centre. The magnificent Royal Forest of Dean, Slimbridge Wetland Centre, the beautiful World Heritage city of Bath, Shakespeare's birthplace of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and many unspoilt Cotswold towns and villages all make for a great day out.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas