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River Cottage

Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire (Ref. 988216)

4.8

Manor Cottages rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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53 Customer Review(s)

  • John

    “Beautiful holiday property, perfectly situated for all different local towns.”

    Very comfortable.

    Very comfortable.

    - John, May 2024

Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size bed, 1 x second floor king-size double
  • (On the first floor is a King Size Bed and on the second floor a Super King Bed, which can be zip-locked to make one large bed or can be made into Two Singles, whichever configuration the Guests Prefer)
  • Bathroom with separate shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen area, dining area and kitchen area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV, selection of books and puzzles
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Travel cot available
  • Enclosed courtyard with patio garden
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Shop within a 2-minute walk
  • Shop within a 10-minute walk
  • Leisure center with swimming pool, sauna, gym 10-minute walk
  • Note: From the 1st October 2019, the cottage will have a free parking permit for the Gloucester Road Parking Lot situated just a few minutes away through Victoria Gardens
  • Note: Tewkesbury Abbey and extensive grounds are 200 yards from the cottage.

The property

An endearing property, resting within the centre of the historic market town of Tewkesbury.

This 14th century, Grade II listed dwelling rests along the River Avon, near the River Severn, and makes an idyllic base for a friends and family getaway to the wonderful Cotswolds.

After an adventure filled day, be welcomed into charming interior which has sympathetically retained a wealth of its original features, including exposed beams and slopping ceilings.

Rustle up an evening meal within the amply equipped kitchen, before joining the rest of the group within the dining area to plan the day’s ahead over a delicious home-cooked meal.

You can look forward to cosying up within the sitting area of an evening with your loved ones to catch up on your favourite TV shows before retiring for the evening to the first and second.

On the first floor you will find a stylish super king-size double bedroom and a bathroom, where you can choose to soak within the bath after a busy day exploring the historic riverside town and a second-floor king-size double bedroom.

During the warmer months, you can enjoy a cooling beverage within the cottage’s private courtyard whilst discussing the days adventures.

Wander into town, where you can enjoy fine dining at The Abbot’s Table, hearty pub fare at The New Plough, and relaxed dining at Rosado Lounge, perfect for when you don’t fancy cooking!

Within the town, you can also follow the Severn Way with a sweet treat in hand from Riverside Café, tour The John Moore Countryside Museum and the Tewkesbury Museum, a fascinating 12th-century abbey, and the historic Tewkesbury Battlefield, well-known for being one of the most decisive battles during the War of the Roses.

The Roses Theatre is a popular theatre and cinema only a 10-minute walk away, which boasts a variety of live events, films, workshops, and activities.

Tewkesbury is also home to an annual medieval festival which takes place in July, and features re-enactments, entertainment, activities, a medieval market, and beer tents, making for a memorable day out!

Alternatively, you will find a host of attractions are within a short drive of Tewkesbury including Cheltenham, Gloucester, Shakespeare's Stratford-on-Avon, and Warwick all within easy reach, along with a plethora of chocolate box pretty villages including Burford, Stow-on-the-Wold, the Slaughters and Kingham.

This property offers a perfect holiday base for exploring this delightful part of the country.

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About the location

TEWKESBURY

Cheltenham 9.2 miles; Gloucester 11.2 miles; Malvern 14.1 miles; Ledbury 17 miles

A historic riverside town located on the confluence of the River Severn and Avon, retaining medieval character with an abundance of half timbered Tudor buildings. Tewkesbury is renowned as having one of the best medieval Black and White townscapes in the country, boasting over 350 listed buildings of historic interest set in a conservation area. The town has a stunning 12th century abbey with the highest Norman tower in England, several museums, a Heritage Centre as well as a plethora of individual shops, tea rooms, restaurants, pubs and wine bars. The town plays host to country and farmers' markets, musical events and Vintage and Food Fairs throughout the year. Many lovely walks can be enjoyed from the town with both the Severn Way and Shakespeare's Avon Way running close by. Nearby the regency spa town of Cheltenham, boasts historic Georgian architecture and an incredible range of shops, cinemas, theatres, restaurants, pubs and visitor attractions. Other festivals in this vibrant town cover literature, jazz, science, cricket, food and drink and comedy to name but a few! The racecourse plays host to the annual, world famous Gold Cup races, as well as numerous other horse racing events throughout the year. The historic city of Gloucester offers Roman foundations, Victorian Docklands and a magnificent Norman cathedral, whose cloisters where used as a location in the Harry Potter films, plus a bustling city centre. The magnificent Royal Forest of Dean, Slimbridge Wetland Centre, the beautiful World Heritage city of Bath, Shakespeare's birthplace of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and many unspoilt Cotswold towns and villages all make for a great day out.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas