May Half Term Breaks

The Cotswolds has so much to offer when it comes to places to stay, from Luxurious Hotels, Self Catering Accommodation or something with Nature at the focus. 

Cotswold Water Park Retreats

Cotswold Water Park Retreats 

Imagine the perfect escape from the bustling noise and fast-paced life of the city. Picture yourself waking up to the breathtaking beauty of the lakes in The Cotswolds. This May Half Term, experience this idyllic getaway and be at one with nature.

The holiday homes in the South Cotswolds offer a mix of luxury and tranquility. Each carefully selected property is designed to provide you with comfort and peace that complement the serene atmosphere of this picturesque English countryside.

With fully equipped kitchens, cosy living rooms, comfortable bedrooms, and private gardens, you can relax, unwind and make unforgettable memories in your own home away from home.

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Kings Head Hotel

The Kings Head Hotel 

Creating cherished moments with your loved ones in the Cotswolds. The Kings Head understand the significance of family when it comes to choosing a trip away, which is why we offer complimentary stays for children over the May Bank Holiday. 

Each young guest will enjoy amenities tailored to their needs, including a child-sized bed, a selection of child-sized robes, a special shower and body wash, an engaging activity pack, and a complimentary breakfast.

Applicable for children up to the age of 12, our hotel transforms into their very own home from home. Our aim is to ensure our younger guests experience royal treatment and feel like a King or Queen throughout their stay with us.

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Short Let space

Short Let Space

Short Let Space are a self-catering short-term lets agency.  With nearly 100 properties, they have a wide range of properties ranging from serviced apartments, cottages, larger family homes and studios in and around The Cotswolds.

Why not try Browns Lane, an enchanting and picturesque 18th century mews cottage located down a quiet lane in the heart of Woodstock; a prime location in the historic town. Or Church End Cottage, a beautifully presented traditional English countryside cottage situated in the picture-perfect Cotswold village of Swerford, itself a short drive from the market town of Chipping Norton.

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Greenway Hotel

Greenway Hotel and Spa

This May Half Term Greenway is offering a one night’s accommodation that includes an indulgent three course dinner in the beautiful Garden Room Restaurant and a chance to rejuvenate in the spa, which include an outdoor jacuzzi and steam room, before winding down to with an ‘Express Facial’ treatment for two. After a relaxing night’s sleep, rise to a delicious full English breakfast that will be waiting as you prepare to explore the surrounding areas! One for those looking for luxury!

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Lygon Arms Hotel

Lygon Arms 

Embark on a family adventure in the Cotswolds with The Lygon Arms’ Little Explorers package, where kids stay and dine free during the school holidays.

Fuel some healthy family competition with thier giant lawn games, puzzles and board games or burn off some energy splashing around in our indoor pool.

Take advantage of the excellent location and plan your fun-packed itinerary; perhaps a circular stroll to the Broadway Tower and Park with its own herd of deer, ranging through the Broadway Park, perfect for outdoor playtime adventurers; or Adam Henson’s Farm Park is a must for rural farmyard fun. Take a walk on the wild side with a roar-some safari expedition at Cotswold Wildlife Park, or witness one thousand years of jaw-dropping history at Warwick Castle, with great battles, ancient myths, spellbinding tales, pampered princesses and Kings and Queens to fire the imaginations of little minds.

Afterwards, reward your explorers with a scrumptious afternoon tea in the Russell Room to relax and unwind before the bedtime fun begins…

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Ellenborough Park

Ellenborough Park

Ellenborough Park is the Cotswolds' most critically acclaimed luxury hotel. Gloucestershire’s only AA Five Star-rated property is nestled at the base of Cleeve Hill, overlooks Cheltenham Racecourse, and embodies traditional English stately glamour. Only two hours from London, the hotel provides 60 bedrooms and suites, outdoor heated pool, on-site gym, world-class spa and award-winning gourmet restaurants.

Set in 90-acres of stunning countryside, the property includes fascinating architecture and interiors by internationally-acclaimed designer, Nina Campbell. Steeped in history with some parts of the property dating back to the 15th century.

This May you can also enjoy 20% off Bed and Breakfast stay- contact the hotel directly for T&C’s)

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Pettifers Freehouse Hotel is an intimate, 22 bedroom hotel run by a husband and wife team with the help of their friendly and long-serving team of lovely local staff.

This beautiful traditional, 16th century Cotswold hotel is in a great location near the Cotswold Water Park, Westonbirt Arboretum, and only a short drive to the classic destinations of Bath, Stow and Bourton on the Water making it perfect for a staycation.

In May Half Term Children eat FREE from Kids menus, both Breakfast & Dinner plus enjoy Cotswold Country Park & Beach on them for a family of 4. This is valid from 26th-30th May, please contact the Hotel directly for T&C’s).

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Heath Farm

Heath Farm Holiday Cottages

at look no further, Heath Farm Holiday Cottages are the perfect choice. These stunning old stone farm buildings are set around a courtyard, in 70 acres of woodland and wildflower meadows.

Each of the six cottages sleeps 2-4 adults and has oak panelling, stone walls, solid wood furniture, beautiful ironwork, exposed beams, and open fires as well as handcrafted furnishings and luxurious kitchens and bathrooms.  

A 4-night stay between 28th May to 1st June is only £738, please contact directly for availability.

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Experience Freedom

Experience Freedom Glamping from the Caravan and Motorhome Club

Whether you want a peaceful night away, a weekend of fun or an escape into the great outdoors...Discover glamping getaways and choose from modern glamping pods, authentic safari tents or canvas yurts set in the picturesque market town of Moreton in Marsh. Book a home away from home with a glamping pod that comes with comfy bedding, ensuite bathroom facilities, heating and cooking equipment. Plus, they have dog-friendly pods too, so you can bring the whole family! 

Book in the Spring into Summer SALE now for this May half term and save £20 per night Sunday - Thursday!

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Cotswold Farm Park Holidays 

Cotswold Farm Park Holidays offer a wide variety of options for holidaymakers; 6 luxury lodges (complete with hot-tubs), Glamping Safari Tents & Bell Tents, hardstanding caravan & camping pitches and camping pods. For the duration of your stay, receive unlimited free entry to the Farm Park from the day of your arrival to the day of your departure.

Step inside their luxurious Lodges which overlook the Cotswold hills and animal paddocks. You will have access to your own private bathroom (includes towels), a family kitchen with appliances, crockery and utensils, and a bright and open lounge with stunning views.

Their glamping options include the Sunflower Safari Tent, Songbird Safari tent and Camping Pods.

The site has over 60 pitches available, ranging from grass to premium pitches with electric, water and grey water wastage, as well as a heated shower block frequently receives compliments on its cleanliness

Their 2-mile Wildlife Walk also begins on the doorstep and leads you through the stunning Cotswold landscape and wider farmland.

Look no further for a fun-filled and immersive holiday experience!

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