Short Holiday or Weekend Breaks in the Cotswolds

Enjoy a Cotswolds Staycation

Combining both historical and current culture in the quaint local villages, endless nature walks featuring a medley of wildlife and activities suitable for adults, children and families, it’s not surprising that the Cotswolds is a popular choice for a short break.

Whether for one, two or three nights, our family friendly self-catering holiday homes are ideally located in the Cotswolds Water Park, the perfect base from which to squeeze in an abundance of activities during your mini break.

Our properties cater for a wide range of activities and interests as well as groups of all sizes.  From romantic weekend breaks to family celebrations, if you are looking for something particular from your Cotswold break follow the links below to find out more:

Flexible Range of Short Break Options

We are pleased to be able to offer flexible arrival dates with many of our properties within the Cotswold Water Park. In addition, our 2-night minimum stay allows for those last minute weekend breaks.

Where to Take your Mini Break or Weekend Holiday

Each of the lakes on which our properties sit offers a range of activities and facilities to suit the entire family.  From fishing to kayaking, tennis to water-skiing we have something to suit everyone

Spring Lake

Are you hoping to pack your mini getaway with some adrenaline-inducing water sports? If so, Spring Lake is for you with Lakeside Ski and Wake right on your doorstep. Spring Lake also enjoys a fantastic bar and brasserie overlooking the lake

You can find out more about water-skiing at Spring Lake in this blog post: Fancy Trying your Hand at Water-skiing?

Howells Mere & Clearwater

These two charming freshwater lakes are just a short stroll away from Mill Village and are located within the prestigious Lower Mill Estate development.  Contemporary designs with floor to ceiling glass allow you to take in and enjoy the stunning lake views.  Membership to the onsite Spa is included in your break making this location perfect for a getaway with family or friends.

Waters Edge

Looking for a quiet, tranquil location? Waters Edge is the perfect retreat.  Scandinavian style properties with large open-plan kitchen, dining and lounge areas make these properties ideal for entertaining.  Waters Edge is surrounded by foot and cycle paths – perfect for exploring the countryside and enjoying the fresh air.

Isis & Windrush Lakes

Isis and Windrush Lakes are ideal for family getaways.  With 2 well-stocked fishing lakes, a large adventure playground on site and 2 all weather tennis courts this gated development is a great location for exploring the local area.

As well as short family holidays, the lake is ideal for non-powered boating with your own craft making it a great fishing location.

Mill Village

Mill Village is a nature lover’s paradise located in the heart of the Cotswold Water Park.  Mill Village forms part of the 550-acre Lower Mill Estate development and enjoys a heated outdoor pool, tennis court and children’s play area.  Explore this stunning development on bikes or foot and perhaps you will be lucky to see the resident beavers!

Summer Lake

If you’re staying in a lakeside lodge so you can get out on the lakes, this lake is the perfect choice for your weekend break in the Cotswolds. Shared pontoons allow you to easily launch your kayak and explore the lake whenever you like. Whilst the lake isn’t routinely stocked, coarse fishing is available at Summer Lake.

Watersmeet Apartments

Do you fancy a self-catering holiday with the benefits of a hotel stay? The Watersmeet Apartments may be the perfect answer.  Sleeping between 2-4 people these apartments enjoy the onsite facilities which include a gym, hydrotherapy pool, steam room and sauna.  The onsite restaurant and Spa* make this a great choice for a short break.

(*charges apply).

Still Not Sure Where to Take your Short Break?

To view the properties on any of the lakes and check availability, click the links above.  Alternatively, if you’d like to speak to one of our Cotswold experts, why not click on the phone icon found on the bottom right-hand side of our website. We can also be contacted on 01285 861 839 or via email – click here.