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Mayfly Cottage

Coln St Aldwyns, near Bibury, Gloucestershire (Ref. 988795)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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52 Customer Review(s)

  • Melanie

    “Wonderful cottage in a beautiful location.”

    Use of the garden was a huge bonus. We had everything we needed, including peace and tranquility...and a few inquisitive hens!

    Use of the garden was a huge bonus. We had everything we needed, including peace and tranquility...and a few inquisitive hens! Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    - Melanie, June 2022

    Thank you for leaving feedback. Glad to hear you you enjoyed the cottage and its location, including the hens. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Property Owner

The property

Mayfly Cottage is a gorgeous and traditional cottage tucked away on the edge of the truly stunning Cotswold village of Coln St Aldwyns.

Sitting in the grounds of the owners' fabulous home the holiday cottage enjoys a beautiful location with fields and mature woodland surrounding, plus a garden which overlooks the River Coln.


200 years old this old barn has been converted so as to retain the character and feel.

The old owl hole, original beams and loft remain, whilst central heating and the high standard of equipment ensure complete comfort whatever the season.

Country walks can begin from your doorstep and the centre of the village with its excellent pub (The New Inn) and village stores are only a five minute stroll.

This is a very popular cottage with many guests returning year after year - you will understand!


  • One double bedroom Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, TV, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towls inc. in rent
  • Off road parking
  • Shared use of owners' garden with furniture and table tennis
  • Crazy Golf. Please note there are low beams in the bedroom
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1 mile.

About the location


Bibury 2 miles; Cirencester 8.5 miles; Bourton-on-the-Water 11.5 miles

Set within the Cotswolds AONB is this peaceful and friendly village. Bordered by the River Coln and surrounded by refreshing green countryside, Coln St Aldwyns is a fine base for visitors to the area. You will find a Grade II* listed church as well as a handy shop and a highly-rated gastro pub, the New Inn. The chocolate-box village of Bibury is just a couple of miles away, known for its rows of quaint stone cottages and surrounding greenery. Slightly further afield is the striking market town of Cirencester, laced with attractive buildings and varying attractions. Bourton-on-the-Water, Stow-on-the-Wold and Moreton-in-Marsh are among the most characterful and must-visit locations close by. On the western fringe of the Cotwolds, discover the spectacular city of Gloucester and the town of Cheltenham, home to the famous horse racing festival.

Please note: no cot / highchair.

Please note low beams in the bedroom.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas