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Foxglove Cottage

(Ref. 1091194)

Blockley, Gloucestershire Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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Facilities and Maintenance

34 Customer Reviews

  • "The cottage was well located and provided a comfortable stay for the two of us ."

    The area was pretty and quiet . The kitchen sink tap needs a new washer it dripped constantly and had to be turned off really hard to try to reduce the flow. The tv only had 2 to channels maybe needs retuning for some more entertainment on rainy days

    Reviewed by Mandy4.4Aug 2023

  • "Blockley is a lovely village, with a good cafe and shop, and convenient for many Cotswolds days out, but without the hordes of tourists that flock to some of the other towns and villages."

    Foxglove Cottage is well located in easy walking distance of the cafe, shop, pubs, and is clean, comfortable and quiet. We had a lovely holiday there.

    We are pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable holiday, Blockley is certainly a lovely location from which is be based. With best wishes Character Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Michael4.7Jun 2022

  • "Lovely woodburner - made everything very cosy."

    bed very comfortable. would like to return in the summer and use the delightful garden.

    Thank you for your feedback with regards to your recent stay at Foxglove Cottage. It's a lovely base to explore the Cotswolds and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Feb 2022

  • "Character Cottages provided the wrong Keysafe number!"

    This is really poor. Had I not managed to contact and speak to the owner we would not have been able to get in. Cottage was nice - only 3 chairs around the table though even though we were a party of 4. It would be good to state that there is no wardrobe in the first floor bedroom, only a chest of drawers and large book shelves. We enjoyed the area.

    Thank you for your feedback. We can see that you were sent the updated key safe code 7 days prior to your stay, The cottage has 4 chairs, 3 chairs out in the cottage and the 4th is located in a cupboard, which is stated on our website. We would have also been happy to assist you if you had contacted us. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joanna3.4Dec 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage."

    We had a lovely stay. Perfect place to visit the Cotswolds.

    Elma, Amber And FrederiqueJul 2019

  • "It was a wonderful week with a very charming and stunning cottage."

    Thank you.

    Forster FamilyJul 2019

  • "Thank you very much."

    We have enjoyed your lovely home.

    FamJul 2019

  • "A very comfortable little cottage in a lovely quiet village"

    MarkJun 2019

  • "Great cottage, it was just as described and we were very happy that we made this choice."

    Would certainly recommend Character Cottages to others.

    NicholasJun 2019

  • "Great cosy cottage in a lovely location."

    KirstieMar 2019

  • "I would highly recommend this property ."

    Great value.

    PaulApr 2018

  • "Very nice cottage, thank you for the wine and the biscuits."

    Everything was perfect!

    ArnaudMar 2018

  • "Our stay at Foxglove was comfortable and cozy."

    The place was snug for a family of 4 but was nice for a weekend away. The location is fantastic! Blockley is a charming little village and was so close to some breath-taking scenery. We enjoyed a lovely weekend hiking and would recommend this cottage as a home base.

    TracyJul 2017



    Ian And Sue And Toby, BrightonJul 2017

  • "We really liked staying in your lovely cottage."

    Everything was perfect and cosy. The kids and us enjoyed the garden.

    Ann, Francis, Ludovic And Frederik, Québec, CanadaJun 2017

  • "We have enjoyed staying in your lovely cottage and have had a very pleasant week."

    Thank you for providing so many useful things (household items, tea, sugar...). and also for the welcome pack of wine biscuits and the flowers. Your garden is very pretty and it was nice to sit outside. Merci et au revoir!

    Anne-Marie And George, FranceApr 2017

  • "We have had an excellent week in this cosy and comfortable cottage."

    The tea, coffee, wine, biscuits etc were a lovely touch and gratefully received and the fresh flowers and plants delightful. The village is beautiful. We had excellent meals at the great Western Arms and a fabulous cooked breakfast in the village cafe. The village shop is so convenient and most items competitively priced. All in all a great time. Best wishes.

    Linda And MarkMar 2017

  • "We had a lovely stay for New Year."

    We love the village. We went to the shop and they were very friendly and helpful. We ate at great Western Arms and The Crown Inn, both were superb! Very friendly and helpful. We didn't do much exploring, just relaxed and we went to Chipping Camden, Stratford-upon-Avon, and Morton in marsh. We would love to come again.

    Helen, Yosepe And BillyJan 2017

  • "We've had a fantastic weekend in your lovely cottage."

    The cottage is very well kept and it was lovely and cosy to come home and light the fire after a cold winter's day out in the Cotswolds! Thank-you for the wine, cake and biscuits. We explored Stow on the Wold and Bourton on Water, which were lovely places. A four mile walk incorporating Broadway Tower was also very enjoyable. Overall a relaxing and comfortable mini break away. Many Thanks

    Sarah And RachelFeb 2016

  • "We've had a wonderful weekend at your lovely cottage, thank -you!"

    The log fire was great and kept us warm. The peaceful surroundings really helped us to relax. Thank-you so much for the lovely gifts and all the information regarding the house and surrounding areas - very useful.

    Kate, Damon And AvaJan 2016

  • "Had a lovely Christmas in this very homely, warm cottage."

    Midnight Mass at the church was wonderful and this is a fantastic village. The cottage has loads of character and it's been awesome to light the woodturner and just relax over the festive season. Thank-you for the lovely gifts of wine, shortbread and choices. Happy 2016 x. Very Comfy bed and lovely sofa and chair. Thank you. Jess.

    Dec 2015

  • "Thank-you for the wine and biscuits!"

    We have enjoyed out peaceful and relaxing stay in your cottage and the cosy nights in front of the fire. Great location, very clean and well equipped cottage. Thank-you and Merry Xmas. AJ.

    Dec 2015

  • "We had a lovely weekend in your beautiful cottage an enjoyed peaceful surroundings."

    Thank-you for the wine, cake and biscuits and for letting us stay in Apple Tree Cottage. We hope to be back soon! Christine & Steven.

    Sep 2015

  • "We really enjoyed our stay, it was home from home for us!"

    It is a lovely location to find some peace and quiet from busy London & to explore the local area. We've enjoyed all of your hospitable details- the wine, cake, well thought out equipped home and personal touches. We will definitely recommend you onto family & friends. Jenny & Fabian, London.

    Sep 2015

  • "Thank-you for your warm welcome - especially for the cake and the wine!"

    And for letting us stay in your beautiful cottage. We really enjoyed our stay exploring the beautiful countryside. Many thanks Zhe and Friends.

    Aug 2015

  • "We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay in your beautiful little cottage - thank-you especially for the cake, wine and biscuits on arrival!"

    Blockley is such a pretty village with a very interesting history and we loved walking round it and reading about the different buildings and their pasts. Our little boy loved the playground in the village green! Fiona, Carl and Thomas, London.

    Jul 2015

  • "Thank-you for a wonderful week in a beautiful cottage."

    Would definitely recommend the village shop breakfast! Debbie and Malcolm.

    Jul 2015

  • "Wonderful days in Foxglove Cottage!"

    Thank-you! P.L.S, Italy.

    Jul 2015

  • "The Glover family have had a wonderful stay at Foxglove Cottage!"

    The cottage is the perfect size for our little family and is packed with beautiful period features. We really enjoyed the generous welcome package of wine and cake too. The village of Blockley is really gorgeous and our son loved the local playground overlooking the rolling hills. We wish we could have stayed longer. Thank-you! Laura, Vince and Hugo, London.

    Jul 2015

  • "What a gorgeous cottage in such a beautiful place!"

    it immediately felt like a home from home and was the perfect place from which to explore the Cotswolds. Thanks Christina! Sam, Will, Zac and Eli.

    Jul 2015

  • "Thank- you for letting us stay in your beautiful house."

    The facilities were excellent, surrounding area very pretty and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    Yvonne, Greg, Thomas And Camilla.Apr 2015

  • "A very enjoyable stay in your cottage."

    Very appreciative of it being so well equipped. Thank-you for the wine and cake. It was a very warm welcome.

    Richard, Sue. Sydney, Australia. June 15

  • "Thank-you you so much for this wonderful cottage."

    All the nice small things in here make it an adorable big one! We enjoyed our stay in this breathtakingly beautiful county as much as possible at all! We will definitely come back!

    Marco, Solreig & Oaslotta. June 15

  • "Thank-you for letting us stay in your cottage."

    We had a lovely weekend exploring the Cotswolds. You have a lovely garden where we enjoyed our breakfasts.

    Margaret And Peter, Barnard Castle, Scotland. June 15

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  • Over three floors
  • Two bedrooms: 2 x double (one second-floor)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Gas central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher, kettle, toaster, croissant warming facility, hairdryer
  • Smart TV, telephone, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Free roadside parking
  • Lawn and patio garden with furniture
  • Sorry no pets
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.3 miles

The property

Foxglove Cottage is a lovely Cotswold stone cottage in a row of traditional cottages, located close to the centre of the beautiful village of Blockley.

This inviting cottage is ideal for couples or a small family seeking a lovely base from which to explore the Cotswolds.

The quiet road leads you up to the front door of Foxglove Cottage, where you are welcomed into the open-plan living space, where you and your loved ones can lounge into the snug furniture as the room is gently lit and warmed by the woodburning stove that sits within the Cotswold stone fireplace, before you venture into the well-laid out kitchen to prepare an evening meal using the contemporary facilities, and gather round the dining table to enjoy your meal and toast to a wonderful holiday that lies ahead.

Take the conversation outside into the rear garden, and take a seat at the table set, to enjoy the last of the afternoon sun.

When night falls, wander back inside and have a relaxing soak amongst the bubbles in the bath before heading to one of the two bedrooms, both containing double beds,one on the first-floor and one on the second-floor.

Take advantage of your surroundings and explore the picturesque village of Blockley which has a country pub, The Great Western Arms, a historic Norman church, Church of St Peter and St Paul, and the popular community owned shop and café which serves delicious food during the day and hosts a couple of dinner evenings too.

Surrounded by wonderful countryside, there are many walks and cycle routes on its doorstep including The Monarch’s Way long distance walking trail which passes through the village and can be followed either north to Chipping Campden or up and over the ridge towards Moreton-in-Marsh, skirting the fringes of Batsford Arboretum which is a 56-acre garden with trees and shrubs from around the world in the plant centre and a café.

At Foxglove Cottage, you are close to the bustling market town of Stow-on-the-Wold where you can take a walk around the market square, which is the heart of the community and offers boutique shops, tea rooms, pubs and restaurants, as well as the Farmers’ Market which occurs every second Thursday of each month, featuring inviting local produce.

For a getaway to the countryside like no other, stay at Foxglove Cottage.

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About the location


Moreton-in-Marsh 3 miles; Bourton-on-the-Water 11 miles; Cheltenham 22 miles.

An ancient village once famous for its silk and corn mills, Blockley lies just 3 miles from Moreton-in-Marsh and features a unique collection of honey-coloured buildings with a pretty village green, two excellent pubs, serving hearty food and real ale, as well as a village store and café, serving dinner on a Friday night. Many walks and cycle rides through the beautiful rolling countryside of the Cotswolds can be enjoyed from the centre of the village, with the Macmillan Way, Heart of England Way and the Gloucestershire and Monarch's Way all running close by. Very close by, Moreton-in-Marsh boasts many elegant 18th century buildings and is home to traditional inns, tea rooms, restaurants and individual shops to suit all tastes. It also offers its own train station and lies on the intersection of the Paddington rail line from London. The town hosts the Moreton-In-Marsh Show, one of the UK's largest one-day agricultural shows, as well as the Moreton Beer Festival, an annual French Market, and a large outdoor market every Tuesday. The highest town in the Cotswolds, this ancient market town has played host to many fairs since the 12th century and today holds a biannual Gypsy Horse Fair, craft fairs and monthly farmers' market. Close by is Bourton-on-the-Water, which lies in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is known as the Venice of the Cotswolds as the River Windrush runs through the centre. Also within reach is the spa town of Cheltenham, boasting an incredible range of shops, cinemas, theatres, restaurants and pubs, as well as being famous for its horseracing festival in March, culminating in the Gold Cup steeplechase. Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Bath, Worcester and the waterfront city of Gloucester are also within driving distance, making Blockley a great base for a Cotswolds holiday.

Note: Mobile phone reception is variable, typically being better outside the cottage than inside, and better at the top of the cottage than at the bottom.

Note: The property’s garden is enclosed, however, please note that there is a walkway behind the cottages, that provides individual garden access to cottage owners only.

Sorry No pets allowed.

Note: A fourth chair is stored in the kitchen cupboard.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas