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On the Map: Gloriously Different Stays in Gloucestershire

16 June 2021

A picture of traditional English elegance, Gloucestershire is defined by its exquisite spa and market towns, stately homes, and fresh green landscapes.

Here you can savour high tea in medieval market squares, after a day of walking through scenic Cotswold villages, or whizzing through the wildlife-steeped Forest of Dean on two wheels.

Also boasting vibrant festivals and sporting events galore, there’s no shortage of ways to spend your time!

Enjoy them all to your hearts’ content, before heading back to the luxurious comfort of one of these suitably unusual retreats.

Author: Nina Jervis
Main Image: A dip in the lake at Campwell

Rainforest Chapel

Cinderford, Gloucestershire, England
Find your own peaceful sanctuary in this ingeniously converted chapel that is packed full of original features and charm in the popular Forest of Dean.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
From
£349 (2 nights)

Campden Yurts

Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, England
Make your escape to the glorious Cotswolds all the more memorable by staying at Campden Yurts.
Bedrooms: Studio
Sleeps: 4-5 per yurt
From
£440 (4 nights midweek)

The Glamping Orchard

Longney, Gloucestershire, England
Rural glamping in Longney, Gloucestershire; The Warwick Knight, a restored 1950s caravan with rooftop garden as seen on George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces, and Belle, a charming bell tent.
Bedrooms: Studio
Sleeps: 4-5 per unit
From
£70-£125 /nt

The Hudnalls Hideout

Nr St Briavels, Gloucestershire, England
An ultra-luxurious, design-led and TV-featured treehouse-for-two, deliciously secluded amongst private woodland in the beautiful Wye Valley.
Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
From
£400 /night

Campwell

Nr Marshfield, Gloucestershire, England
An off-grid, eco-friendly village inspired and powered by nature, with eclectic accommodation hidden in woodland near Bath.
Bedrooms: Varies
Sleeps: 2-4 per unit
From
£79 / night

LV14 SULA Lightship

Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Escape to the water and enjoy a unique and scenic adult-only stay aboard a historic British Lightship, beautifully restored and enchantingly moored in the Gloucester Docks, in the Cotswolds.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
From
£166 night

The Clock Tower Stow

Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire, England
Time to relax, in a stylish penthouse apartment in a historic church, gently nestled by a village green in the heart of the Cotswolds.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 5
From
£160 / night

The Roost Luxury Cabins

Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, England
Two sumptuous adults only, dog-friendly cedar cabins with a hot tub and luxuries galore, bespoke crafted and nestled in the magical Forest of Dean.
Bedrooms: 1 per cabin
Sleeps:
From
£172 / night

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