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Top Outdoor Activities In The Cotswolds

Our top, action-packed, fun-filled activities to do in the Cotswolds this summer.

The call of the countryside is pretty strong – once you feel the need to head out and enjoy the great outdoors, there’s not much you can do to satisfy that besides booking one of our bespoke Cotswolds cottages and diving right in.

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Cotswolds Water Park

The Cotswold Water Park is an area of 40 square miles, with more than 150 lakes set across the countryside of Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and West Oxfordshire. From paddleboarding, windsurfing and wakeboarding to sailing, kayaking and boat hire you can get out and enjoy the water in the summer sunshine.

If you aren’t wanting to join in with the adrenalin fuelled watersports, the Cotswold Water Park has so much more to offer, from a beautiful lakeside stroll to lunch in a Cotswold village pub to a tranquil morning of birdwatching, there isn’t a better place to spend your summer stay in the Cotswolds.

Spine Road, South Cerney, Gloucestershire, GL7 5TL

30 Miles from Yarrow Cottage | 30 Miles to The Bledington Barn

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Walk To Broadway Tower

Broadway Tower is a folly on Broadway Hill, near the large village of Broadway and is the second-highest point of the Cotswolds. It is open to visitors wanting to experience great English heritage in an inspiring location and a great place to walk to.

Middle Hill, Broadway WR12 7LB

13 Miles from Stable Cottage

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Cotswolds Wildlife Park

Stroll around the park and get eye-to-eye with Giraffe, watch Rhinos graze on the Manor House lawns or walk with Lemurs. The Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens exhibits over 260 different species of animals and is the largest privately owned zoological collection in the UK.

Bradwell Grove, Burford OX18 4JP

12 Miles from Stable Cottage

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Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace is a historic House and Gardens in Oxfordshire. With its own special place in Britain’s history, Blenheim Palace is a true national treasure and well worth a day trip to visit!

Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PP

13 Miles from Yarrow Cottage

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Book your Cotswolds getaway now and start planning your foodie escapade now! View our Cotswold properties here.

In a hurry before your holiday? We can help by helping to organise your trip. For help with reservations or to help organise bespoke experiences, contact us on enquiries@beachspoke.com or call +44 (0)208 740 3097.

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Stay In The Cotswolds

From rolling hills for hearty walks to local pubs for cosy afternoons the Cotswolds has all you need for a quintessential English escape.

YARROW COTTAGE | COTSWOLDS

Yarrow’s eclectic design and attention to detail offers a different take on the typical thatched Cotswolds holiday cottage. Sleeping up to four people in two double bedrooms, the two-storey self-catered property is a dream destination for couples or a small family.

SLEEPS 4 | DOG FRIENDLY | FROM £200 PER NIGHT

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THE FIRS | COTSWOLDS

The Firs is a modern, quirky three bedroom property in the Cotswolds. Situated in the prime village of Kingham just a five minute walk from celebrated The Wild Rabbit pub, The Firs has been lovingly designed and decorated, weaving contemporary design with the traditional features of picturesque countryside home.

SLEEPS 6 | DOG FRIENDLY | FROM £259 PER NIGHT

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IVY COTTAGE | COTSWOLDS

Ivy Cottage is a sumptuous hideaway for a countryside break. Ideal for a discerning group of four who are seeking a boutique retreat in the countryside, Ivy’s beautiful and stylish interior won’t disappoint.

SLEEPS 4 | DOG FRIENDLY | FROM £200 PER NIGHT

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THE BLEDINGTON BARN | COTSWOLDS

The Bledington Barn is a luxurious eco-friendly property for up to six guests situated in the heart of the Cotswolds. The beautifully remodelled 300 year old barn has been renovated to excellent standards with opulent furnishings set against the exposed stone and original oak beams.

SLEEPS 6 | DOG FRIENDLY | FROM £259 PER NIGHT

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STABLE COTTAGE | COTSWOLDS

Stable Cottage is tucked away in the sleepy, rural Cotswold village of Salford, near Chipping Norton. Renovated to luxury boutique standards, the cosy bolthole marries old fashioned, rustic charm with subtle, stylish touches and all the modern amenities one could need. Stable Cottage is an exquisite countryside hideaway that has it all.

SLEEPS 2 | DOG FRIENDLY | FROM £147 PER NIGHT

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Book your Cotswolds getaway now and start planning your foodie escapade now! View our Cotswold properties here.

In a hurry before your holiday? We can help by helping to organise your trip. For help with reservations or to help organise bespoke experiences, contact us on enquiries@beachspoke.com or call +44 (0)208 740 3097.