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Family Activity Holidays in the Cotswolds

Enjoy a short activity weekend or longer family holiday in the stunning Cotswold Water Park


The 42 square miles of stunning natural landscape and 180 freshwater lakes make the Cotswold Water Park the ideal destination for a fun filled family activity holiday.

Whether for a short weekend break or a longer family holiday, our self-catering holiday homes are perfect for families.  You will find plenty of space for all with their open plan living areas and flexible sleeping accommodation over 3, 4 or 5 bedrooms.

You will find an extensive range of family friendly activities right on your doorstep in the Cotswold Water Park to keep everyone happy.  Whether enjoying fun filled days on the water, exploring the endless trails and countryside on foot or by bike, or simply spending some quality time together on your own private sun deck, you can be assured of a break full of laughter and memories.  


Benefits of a Family Activity Holiday in the Cotswold Water Park with Orion Holidays

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Family Friendly Holidays in The Cotswold Water Park

This incredibly versatile and stunning landscape is the perfect destination for family holidays.  Activities galore on your doorstep as well as the wider Cotswolds to explore.  Our properties offer a wide range of choice to suit all families.

Dog Friendly Holidays in the Cotswolds Water Park

Pet Friendly Properties

Pet friendly holiday homes so the entire family can come along.

Luxury Spa Breaks in the Cotswold Water Park

Spa Access Included

And relax!  Indulge in some “me” time whilst the rest of the family are kept busy.

Hot tub properties

Hot Tub Properties

Enjoy the delights of your own hot tub on your private sun deck.

three bedroom property on cotswold water park

3 Bedroom Properties

Family friendly properties with open plan living areas and lots of outdoor space.

4 Bedroom Properties

Need a bit more space?  Our 4 bedroom properties are great for larger family groups.

5 Bedroom Properties

Our flexible larger properties provide the perfect base for a family get together.

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With 25 years of looking after families staying in the Cotswolds you can be confident that we know what it takes to make a truly memorable stay. 

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Not Sure Which Lake?

With so many lakeside holidays to choose, it can be difficult to know which is right for your break. Take a closer look at what is on offer at each.

Help and advice for families visiting the Cotswold Water Park

Things to do for Families

The Cotswold Water Park offers a wide range of leisure activities, nature & wildlife as well as quaint country pubs and local restaurants.  Whether visiting the area to take part in the wild range of activities, or using our holiday accommodation as a base to explore the wider Cotswolds you will never be short of something to do.

Activity Break FAQ's

Yes the great thing about the Cotswold Water Park and surrounding area is the wide range of activities and places to visit that are suitable for the entire family.

The more adventurous water sports, Combat Splat and Range Shooting often appeal to older children, whilst the Cotswold Wildlife Park and Adam Hensons Farm are regular favourites with the younger ones and the Cotswold Beach and Country Park has activities for all ages including a paddling beach.

Check out our Things to Do Page for more information. 

Yes, many of our properties are pet friendly so the entire family can enjoy the fun!

You can find a full list of our pet friendly properties here.

Yes, we regularly book multiple properties for family groups looking to enjoy a holiday together or even celebrate a special birthday or anniversary.
If you give our team a call on 01285 861839 and let them know your requirements they will be able to advise you which properties would work best and book them close by to each other.

Yes we do advertise some of our properties on the main booking portals, however we operate a Direct Bookings Rate Guarantee which means that if you book direct you not only get the best possible rate but other benefits as well including a later check-out.


The Cotswold Water Park is a natural wetland landscape spread over 42 square miles and encompassing 180 freshwater lakes and 14 different Cotswold villages.

Home to tens of thousands of breeding water birds and other wildlife as well as offering a wide range of leisure activities for visitors including water-sports, fishing, walking and cycling or acting as a base from which to visit the wider Cotswolds.

Located close to Cirencester, just north of Swindon and only 90 miles from London, The Cotswold Water Park is easily accessible by road and train and therefore perfect for a short-break as well as a longer holiday.

You can find out more about The Cotswold Water Park here.

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