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Walking in the Cotswolds   

23/06/2022 -

The beautiful Cotswold countryside is crisscrossed with hundreds of miles of footpaths offering a large variety of terrain, allowing easy access for all, but still offers a challenge for the avid rambler.      Our holiday homes in the Cotswold Water Park welcomes guests to reside in and explore the unique wetland habitats home to a […]

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We’re turning 25!

13/05/2022 -

It’s a special year for our MD Mark Thomas and the team at Orion Holidays as we celebrate 25 years in business! We’ve come a long way over the years so what better time to share our story. Our Start Back in 1997, Mark Thomas was involved in selling new holiday homes around Spring Lake […]

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How to Travel from London to the Cotswolds

14/04/2022 -

Living in the city is exciting with a buzzing life right on your doorstep, but have you ever daydreamed about escaping to the countryside? Even just for a short Cotswold break or maybe a spa weekend? We see a lot of Londoners getting away from the hustle and bustle of London life to relax in […]

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Why Should You Book a Cotswolds Spa Break This Winter?

25/01/2022 -

Break out of that winter slump and refresh yourself with a winter spa break. As frosty mornings become the norm and threats of snow start looming, you may have already started feeling the effects of the UK’s cold winters. The harsh months can take a toll on not only your skin but also your well-being. […]

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Our Top 10 Reviews for Stays in the Cotswolds during 2020

20/01/2021 -

Here at Orion Holidays, we know how important it is to make sure your holiday experience is extra special, even within Covid times. Whether it is a holiday with friends, a family get together or a well-deserved escape after lockdown, we have everything you will need. Read our feedback below from previous guest’s whilst staying […]

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Why a break to the Cotswolds in 2021 should be on your bucket list?

17/12/2020 -

The Cotswolds is well known as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With picture perfect villages such as Bibury and Bourton-on-the-Water or taking a walk through the countryside, there is lots to enjoy for everyone. The Cotswolds attract 20 million people every year and will not disappoint. Come and visit yourself to see why a […]

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A Magical Cotswold Christmas

25/11/2020 -

At Orion Holidays we love Christmas! We are delighted that even though 2020 has been a challenging year, the good news is Christmas will still be happening. Although things are looking slightly different now, don’t panic, we have not gone all Bah Humbug. We are all in full Christmas spirit bringing you all things Christmassy. […]

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The Rise of Staycations….

5/11/2020 -

Not wanting to travel abroad? Then a UK staycation is for you! But what exactly is a staycation?  A staycation is a home from home experience without having to travel and many of these are reachable by car or even train. We see visitors from all over come to enjoy what the Cotswolds has to […]

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A Message from Orion Managing Director, Mark Thomas

31/03/2020 -

It is with a heavy heart that we have taken the decision to pause all new holiday bookings for the period up until the end of May 2020.  We have taken this decision not only in line with current Government advice on non-essential travel and social distancing but to ensure the continued safety of our […]

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Romance in the Cotswolds

10/02/2020 -

The Cotswolds is undoubtedly one of the most romantic destinations in this corner of the country and, with a full range of date night ideas right on the doorstep, it’s no surprise that couples whisk themselves away during Valentine’s each year to celebrate in this area of outstanding natural beauty. Whether you’re planning for Valentine’s […]