Gloucestershire is a county in South West England
with charming vacation rentals within a one hour drive from Birmingham airport
. About 90 minutes from Heathrow or a two hour drive from Gatwick airport you can bask in the pleasure of extraordinary apartment rental, condo rental and villa rental accommodations.
Gloucestershire splits into three areas, the major part of the Cotswolds, the Royal Forest of Dean and the Severn Vale
. Vacation rental accommodation in Gloucestershire lie on the northern edge of the South-West of England, famous for the many beautiful Cotswold towns and villages such as Bourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham, Stow-on-the-Wold, Tewkesbury, and The Slaughters and the city of Gloucester, the county town
. Countless apartment rentals, condo rentals and villa rentals are filled with outstanding picturesque views across the River Severn and simply amazing scenic countryside settings.
Nestling between the Wye Valley, the Vale of Leadon and the Severn Valley, the Royal Forest of Dean is one of England's few remaining ancient forests
, covering 27,000 acres of woodland with picturesque vacation rental accommodations. Designated as a National Forest Park in 1938, this ‘Queen of Forests'
boasts a spectacular range of natural beauty combined with an aura of magic and mystery
that has been the inspiration for many great artists and writers.
In the Severn Vale lush meadows lie alongside the lower reaches of Britain's longest river
, famous for its tidal bore. Among the flora and fauna distinctive apartment rentals, condo rentals and villa rentals are in evidence and the curious solitude of the widening estuary is a haven for thousands of wildfowl and wading birds.
, with its enchanting villages and traditions, provides many gardening highlights. The region boasts some of the most beautiful gardens in England and the UK
. Treat your senses to the truly fantastic array of sights and smells around the many Cotswold gardens, from grand designs attached to stately vacation rentals.
The rolling hills, steep escarpments and wooded coombs of the Cotswolds are blessed with a temperate climate and a tradition of prosperity
that has allowed its inhabitants to build splendid manors and fine houses out of the local honey-coloured limestone. To complement such dwellings magnificent gardens were constructed amidst many of the vacation rental lodging.
Gloucestershire offers a vast array of vacation rental accommodation in cozy apartment rental, friendly condo rental, homely villa rental and luxurious country cottage lodging where relaxation meets nature.