A haven within the Cotswold Water Park…

Summer Lake is a fully managed and gated community with 24-hour security and exclusive use of the on-site tennis court. The New England style lakeside holiday cottages are located along the water’s edge, offering stunning views across the lake.

Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, these New England style self-catering holiday cottages are amongst the finest in the Cotswolds and offer a lakeside haven. Shared pontoons allow you to easily launch your kayak and explore the lake.  Prefer a slower pace? French doors open onto your private sun deck, perfect for leisurely mornings or to watch the stunning sunsets.

Set in the Cotswold Water Park, Summer Lake is only a 15 minute drive from Cirencester, ‘the capital of the Cotswolds’. You are just a short drive from the pretty village of South Cerney that offers various local amenities, including takeaways, pubs, a hair dresser, post office and local shops.

Key features

  • Lakeside holiday cottages
  • Quiet and tranquil location
  • Private lakeside sundeck
  • Family friendly
  • The Old Boathouse, lakeside pub & restaurant within walking distance
  • Spa 6 within walking distance
  • Close to the village of South Cerney
  • Prime location in the Cotswold Water Park
  • Excellent base to explore the Cotswolds


The properties on Summer Lake offer a truly spectacular view across the lake, with French doors opening onto a large deck. The deck provides the perfect spot for alfresco dining during your self-catering holiday, or simply just a place to sit back and enjoy lakeside life.

These properties benefit from a spacious, open plan living/kitchen/dining area which focuses around the breath-taking view of the lake. This luxury lakeside holiday cottage is excellent for group holiday bookings, family gatherings, reunions or simply a break with friends.


Summer Lake has an all-weather tennis court.


These lakeside holiday cottages are in prime position in the Cotswold Water Park. Summer Lake is a mere 15 minute drive from Cirencester, the self-proclaimed ‘capital of the Cotswolds’ and a short drive to the pretty village of South Cerney.   South Cerney offers a number of local amenities including a selection of pubs, takeaways, village shops, a post office and a hairdressers. Located opposite Summer Lake is the South Cerney Outdoor Education Centre which offers a number of water-based activities and courses.  Five minute walk from Summer Lake is The Boathouse, a superb bar and restaurant and Spa 6, one of the premier spas in the Cotswolds, located within the De Vere Cotswold Hotel. Treatments include: Volcanic Hot Stone Back Massage, “Indian Sandalwood” Soothing Scalp Massage and “Exotic Orange Blossom Ritual” Face and Body Treatment. There is also a state-of-the-art gymnasium and hydrotherapy pool.

Please note: entrance to the spa is not included in the price of your stay.



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Summer Lake 32B, Meadowlark

Sleeps 7
• West facing fully enclosed deck
• 4 x bedrooms, 3 x bathrooms, sleeping up to 7
• 2 x doubles, 1 x twin, and 1 x single
• Broadband included
• Sorry, no smoking indoors
• Sorry, no pets
• Linen, towels and utilities included
• Parking close to lodge

• Please note
• £250 refundable security deposit is required
• The jetty shown in the photo's is private and, unfortunately, not available for the use of guests staying in this property

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