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Stay on a farm in the Cotswolds and Forest of Dean

Stay on a Farm, meet the locals, relax, and discover the many delights of this lovely part of England

We offer accommodation on our farms and rural homes, including Farmhouse B&B and Self Catering cottages in the Cotswolds and Royal Forest of Dean (Gloucestershire West Country). 

Our group, Cotswolds Farmstay, is made up of all sorts of farmers; from commercial arable or dairy to smallholders with a variety of rare breed animals.

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Experience the best of West-country hospitality. Award-wining holiday accommodation on real working farms and truly rural properties.

What could be better than an introduction to the countryside by the very people who work it – and have done for several generations in many cases.

The warmth and good nature of farming families will be obvious to you from the moment the door opens into the traditional farmhouse, cottage or converted barn you have chosen to stay in.

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Working Farms in spectacular countryside

Holiday, week-end or short-break in a self-catering cottage, bed and breakfast, guest house, country house or villa with wonderful west-country hospitality; which may include log fires, unlimited central heating and traditional home-cooking with quality local produce.


Discover the Cotswolds

Visit Gloucestershire and discover picturesque Cotswold villages, grand historic country houses, pretty rural cottages and barns built of Cotswold stone with traditional architecture. There are beautiful gardens & woodlands, spring wild flower meadows, summer corn fields and spectacular autumn colour.

Discover a range of exquisite flora, including orchids, poppies, bluebells and buttercups & encounter native British fauna such as badger, fox, deer, hare and rabbit. A bird watchers paradise, you can view birds of prey, such as buzzard, kite and owl, also the more common , swift, swallow and woodpecker. There are also many water fowl species to observe on our rivers, lakes and wetlands.


Farms offer a range of activities on or nearby including woodland and farm walks, hiking, horse riding, golf, cycling, shooting, fishing, bird watching, fossil hunting or opportunities to help on the farm with lambing or milking.

Extra amenities may include stabling, facilities for pets (dogs and cats welcome), Internet Access/WiFi and provision for babies & young children (ie; cots, stair gates, high chairs, baby monitors and toys)

For a UK vacation, this is tourism in England at its best. Peace and quiet in the countryside with Cotswolds Farmstay. Stay on one of our farms to experience rural life at its best. Visitors may even be asked to lend a hand on the farm!


Local Food

Farm stay group members are all knowledgeable about food and many go to great lengths to source the best quality produce from the local area. This ensures your breakfast is a memorable experience in its own right.

When you book

Do bear in mind when you call, that we work outside for much of the day. So let the phone ring for a long time to give us a chance to answer! The best times to catch us in are at meal times and after dark.


Self Catering

Bed and Breakfast