Booking any holiday requires a degree of planning, and of course this is even truer where kids are involved. Before you book your Cotswold holiday cottage, consider which attractions and places your kids will love the most, so you can stay somewhere local.
Bourton-on-the-Water, the Venice of the Cotswolds.
Birdland Park and Gardens is great for the whole family and since it is in Bourton on the Water you can introduce them to the model village in the village itself too. Birdland is home to penguins, flamingos, pelicans, owls, storks and ostriches among others. Every child – regardless of age – will love it. Also nearby in Bourton on the Water is the Cotswold Motoring Museum and Toy Collection. Parents will love pointing out things they remember from their youth. Meanwhile the kids will marvel at how cars used to look many years ago!
BOOK YOUR STAY in one of our holiday cottages in Bourton-on-the-Water.
Stay in Beautiful Burford.
Cotswold Wildlife Park is another must-see place the kids will love. There are plenty of animals, from meerkats, rhinos and monkeys to wolves, zebras and giraffes. At Cotswold Wildlife Park you can also hop on the narrow-gauge railway too if you want to see things and put your feet up for a while too.
BOOK YOUR STAY in the Cotswolds in a holiday cottage in Burford.
Don't miss Broadway in the Cotswolds.
Many people will include a visit to Broadway, one of the most quintessential Cotswold villages, while they are in the area. The kids will love it, not least because of the huge playground there, quite simply one of the most impressive playgrounds in the whole country. In fact, if your Cotswold holiday cottage is nearby you might find it hard to drag them away from it on a daily basis. With traditional play equipment mixed in with the more unusual, you’ll see why so many kids have already been there and loved it.
BOOK YOUR STAY in a lovely holiday cottage in Broadway.
Stay in Wonderful Winchcombe.
Finally, don’t miss a visit to Sudeley Castle for the day. This is a fascinating place to go with various separate gardens, castle ruins and also a nature trail to try out. And there’s an adventure playground, complete with a wooden fort and zip wire for the young and the restless! You also have the opportunity to go inside the castle to find out more about its history, there is more than enough to see and do at Sudeley Castle to keep both adults and kids very happy.
BOOK YOUR STAY in beautiful Shepherd's Hay Cottage in Stanton near Sudeley Castle.