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Thimble Cottage

Winchcombe, Gloucestershire (Ref. 1050024)


Manor Cottages rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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45 Customer Review(s)

  • Linda

    “Absolutely beautiful cottage in a stunning location.”

    Incredibly well maintained, comfortable, pretty and well equipped property. Fully enclosed rear garden and very dog friendly.

    Incredibly well maintained, comfortable, pretty and well equipped property. Fully enclosed rear garden and very dog friendly.

    - Linda, April 2024

    Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Winchcombe and Thimble Cottage. We would love to welcome you back in the future. Thank you Property Owner


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size bed with Smart TV, 1 x twin with Smart TV
  • Ground-floor bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove (starter pack of logs provided Oct-April).
  • Gas central heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, coffee machine, dishwasher, washing machine, 3 x Smart TV with Netflix, selection of games and books and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and a highchair available
  • Roadside parking available of a first come, first serve basis
  • Car parks are also available within walking distance
  • Garden with table and chairs directly outside back door with further seating on the second patio overlooking the lawn
  • One dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Shop 0.6 miles, pub 0.3 miles
  • Note: Steep stairs on the staircase
  • If you're booking for the Cheltenham Races week, this property does not accept short breaks for that period.

The property

Brimming with characterful features lies this terraced cottage in the centre of the pretty Cotswolds town of Winchcombe, nestled between Cheltenham and Broadway.

Thimble Cottage has been designed to offer a truly charming getaway for a family with its superb enclosed garden or even a romantic bolthole for those seeking a well-deserved getaway.

Admire the stone-built exterior and the surrounding honey-coloured stone and timbered properties, before making your way into the cottage, which has retained a wealth of original features.

Be welcomed into the cosy sitting room, where contemporary furnishings and TV complement the exposed beams and mellow stone-built fireplace, home to a woodburning stove, offering a perfect space to unwind of an evening.

Move into the kitchen, where you will find a delightful range of appliances to assist you in cooking up a tasty home-cooked meal, whilst your loved ones keep you company at the dining table and plan tomorrows adventure as dinner simmers on the hob.

Concluding the ground floor is the family bathroom, a sleek space with a shower over bath, basin and WC.

A perfect place to relax in the bubbles! Climb the steep stairs of the 400-year-old property to be welcomed by the master bedroom, which is elegantly presented with a king-size bed.

Look forward to snuggling up under the plush bedding before waking up to the anticipation of a day in the Cotswolds.

The second bedroom boasts twin beds, characterful exposed stone walls, oak beams and lovely views over the garden. Continuing to impress is the properties enclosed garden, where your canine companion can stretch his legs and during a balmy afternoon, you can enjoy lunch on the lawn, stretching out in the deckchairs or perhaps pop open a bottle of something to enjoy on the outdoor table.

If you can tear yourself away from this charming abode, immerse yourself in your surroundings by taking a stroll into the town, where an array of pubs and restaurants are awaiting, as well as a number of cafés to enjoy afternoon tea.

Within the town, you will find two small supermarkets and various shops for picking up the essentials, These shops include a baker, and a butcher where you can purchase locally-sourced meat, also a greengrocers for vegetables to cook up your own Cotswold delicacy..

If you are feeling adventurous, you could book onto one of the many guided tours of the town, or soak up the countryside setting further by walking the Cotswold Way, the Gloucestershire Way, the Warden's Way and the Windrush Way.

For a taste of history and offering a superb family day out is the 1000-year-old Sudeley Castle and Gardens, or slightly further afield is the National Trust property of Snowshill Manor and Garden.

Alternatively, the Regency town of Cheltenham, with its famous racecourse, and the city of Gloucester, are both within a scenic drive, The ancient town of Tewkesbury set on the Rivers Severn and Avon is just a short drive from Winchcombe.

Offering a superb selection of amenities and attractions for all to enjoy, Thimble Cottage is a wonderful retreat to enjoy all year around.

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About the location


Cheltenham 8 miles; Broadway 9 miles; Gloucester 17 miles.

The bustling Fairtrade town of Winchcombe, a conservation site, lies above the River Isbourne, midway between Cheltenham and Broadway. Visitors can sample a mouthwatering array of local produce in the town's restaurants, wine bars, tea shops and deli's, or stroll around the eclectic range of local shops, all located along the three main streets, which remain full of character with their honey coloured stone and timbered exterior. The town also plays host to music and arts festivals, country shows and farmers’ markets. Guided walks around the town are on offer throughout the summer months, while Winchcombe lies on the intersection of the Cotswold Way, Gloucestershire Way, Warden's Way and Windrush Way, providing ample walking to suit all abilities. The quintessential English village of Broadway is just a short drive away and offers individual shops and boutiques, art galleries, restaurants and hotels, including the world-renowned Lygon Arms, popular for centuries and now offering spa facilities. The regency spa town of Cheltenham boasts beautiful Georgian architecture and a delightful range of shops, cinemas, theatres, restaurants, pubs and visitor attractions, including the famous racecourse. Many unspoilt Cotswold towns and villages lie to the east, whilst to the west is the waterfront city of Gloucester and the magnificent Royal Forest of Dean. The beautiful World Heritage city of Bath, Shakespeare's birthplace of Stratford-upon-Avon, and Warwick, with its magnificent castle, are all within an hour’s drive.

If you're booking for the Cheltenham Races week, this property does not accept short breaks for that period.

Please note: this property cannot accept bookings for less than 3 nights.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas