Self Catering in Gloucestershire - Lechlade

Areas: Cotswolds, Gloucestershire

Lechlade Travel and Heritage Information

No 3 Kent Place

No 3 Kent Place, Lechlade, Gloucestershire
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Pricing From: £400.00 - 645.00

Lechlade is superbly situated for access to the Cotswolds, Cirencester, Cheltenham and Oxford. It is well known for being the highest navigable point of the Thames. It is a village strongly associated with the river historically, for the salt and wool trades and now for rowing boats and other river craft.

As well as fascinating antique and speciality shops, there is an appealing Garden Centre, a good butchers/greengrocers as well as a supermarket, Post Office and chemist. Of the old Church and chuchyard Shelley wrote his poem:'A Summer Evening Churchyard, Lechlade, Gloucestershire' The lovely cotswold town of Burford, is just seven miles to the North and there are many other pretty villages close by sporting attractive pubs and wonderful scenery. Nearby attractions include: Cheltenham race week in March and Badminton horsetrials in May; for plane enthusiasts, nearby Fairford's annual International Ait Tattoo is in July.

William Morris's museum in Kelmscott Manor is open every Wednesday in Summer. Many other fine houses and gardens of historic and modern interest abound. Lechlade Manor formed part of the estate of Catherine of Aragon.

Isenbard Brunel's Great Western Line had its railway works and now a railway museum in nearby Swindon which also boasts a retail outlet, a cinema complex, icerink and a swimming pool leisure centre. Peacefully set at the end of a short footpath and hidden away from the road and passers-by is this old Cotswold stone cottage, part of which is thought to date back to the 1500s: it is in a conservation area in the heart of this historic village. Onstreet parking is readily availble 30 yards from the cottage door.

Conveniently within 200 yards of the village shops, pubs, restaurants and the river and there are picturesque walks from the cottage by the riverside and to the nearby wildlife reserve. Nearby in the Cotswolds there are many more attractions: good pubs Wildlife Park, This old semi-detached cottage retains many attractive original features and has a delightful south-facing garden: a peaceful retreat. This property offers 1 double bedroom and 1 twin room comfortably sleeping 4 people.

A sitting room with woodburner provides a year-round attractive environment. The kitchen has all modern facilities including electric cooker, dishwasher, microwave. Also available washing machine & tumble dryer.

Pet friendly accommodation Pet Friendly

Services / Facilities:

Location Type

Housekeeping & Services
Iron and Ironing Board
Bed Linen Included
Towels Included
Fuel and Power Included
Pets Allowed
No Smoking

Open Fire/Wood Burner
Wood burner

1 Double Bedroom
1 Twin Bedroom

Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Toilet
Ground Floor Bath

Washing Machine

CD Player
DVD Player

Leisure Equipment
Patio Furniture

Garden/Terrace/Play area
Private garden
Enclosed garden / play area

Activities within 20min drive of the property
Ice Skating
Outlet Shopping
Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Local Water Sports
Water Skiing
Jet Skiing
Swimming (indoor pool)

Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Inglesham, St John's Church - 0.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Buscot Old Parsonage - 1.2 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Buscot Park - 2.1 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Kelmscott, St George Church - 2.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Kelmscott Manor - 2.3 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Southrop, St Peter's Church - 2.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Langford, St Matthew - 2.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Eastleach House Gardens - 3.5 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Eastleach Martin Church - 3.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Eastleach Turville, St Andrew's Church - 3.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.

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