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View towards the property and shared courtyard
Relax by the fire
Lounge area with cosy woodburner
Kitchen area
Lounge/dining area
Hallway
King-size bedroom
Bathroom
Countryside views from the property
Visit Broadway Tower which you can see in the hills from the property
Orchards
Countryside surrounds you
Rear shared grounds
Sit back and relax
Plenty to explore
Owners grounds
Visit the ducks in the owners garden
1 / 17  View towards the property and shared courtyard
2 / 17  Relax by the fire
3 / 17  Lounge area with cosy woodburner
4 / 17  Kitchen area
5 / 17  Lounge/dining area
6 / 17  Hallway
7 / 17  King-size bedroom
8 / 17  Bathroom
9 / 17  Countryside views from the property
10 / 17  Visit Broadway Tower which you can see in the hills from the property
11 / 17  Orchards
12 / 17  Countryside surrounds you
13 / 17  Rear shared grounds
14 / 17  Sit back and relax
15 / 17  Plenty to explore
16 / 17  Owners grounds
17 / 17  Visit the ducks in the owners garden

Dilly Dally

Broadway (2mls NW), Cotswolds
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Romantic
Towels included
Travel cot available
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At a glance

  • Ideal base for exploring Worcestershire and The Cotswolds
  • Far reaching views across to Broadway and surrounding areas 
  • Walking and cycling direct from the doorstep
Property code: 36842

1 of 2 Architect designed barns surrounded by outstanding views and ideally located for walkers, cyclists or those just wanting to relax.

Enjoying a peaceful setting within the grounds of the owner’s home these beautifully restored properties enable guests to enjoy the natural surroundings and landscape. Unwind with a good book in the Hammock House or choose a lovely area of the garden to relax. Find the secret entrance in the hedge to explore the Nature Field with winding pathways and a chance to spot the wild deer or other interesting wildlife. Childswickam is well situated between the Bredon and Cotswold Hills AONB. Ideal for couples, wanting to explore the Cotswolds whatever the time of year. For the enthusiastic walkers or cyclists there are a wealth of way marked paths weaving their way throughout the many hamlets and countryside. Optional guided walks by local, experienced walk leader can be tailor-made to suit your requirements. Broadway is just 2 miles away with its traditional High Street with an eclectic mix of antique dealers, independent boutiques, cafes and restaurants. Further afield are Stratford upon Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace, Warwick with the finest medieval castle in England and Cheltenham, famous for the races and many other festivals throughout the year. There are also many National Trust properties and gardens, which include Snowshill Manor, Hidcote Manor Gardens and Chedworth Roman Villas.

When entering the open planned lounge/kitchen/diner you will be greeted with wood burner and seating area, dining table together with TV/DVD/CD and doors leading to the outside area. The property benefits from a well-equipped kitchen area with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher (washing machine and tumble dryer available by arrangement). The accommodation offers 1 king-size bed. There is a bathroom with shower over bath and WC.

Outside in front you will find a traditional walled courtyard overlooking the open countryside with garden furniture. There is parking for 1-2 cars. Guests are welcome to use the BBQ hut within the owner’s garden, by arrangement.

  •  1 bedroom with king size bed
  •  Bathroom: with shower over bath and WC
  •  Woodburner
  •  TV/DVD/CD
  •  Kitchen area with electric oven and hob, fridge, dishwasher and microwave (washing machine and tumble dryer available by arrangement).
  •  Traditional walled courtyard overlooking the open countryside with garden furniture
  •  Parking for 3-4 cars
  •  Electric, central heating and Wi-Fi included
  •  Regret no pets
  •  Additional info guests are welcome to use the BBQ hut within the owner’s garden
  •  Shops 2 miles and pub within walking distance
  •  Arrival 4pm

Gemma Cole

This property is personally managed by Gemma.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 33 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Richard Anthony 9th October 2020

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This was our second holiday in this delightful, quiet and modern holiday cottage. The welcome was friendly and helpful. Kitchen and living-room are roomy and pleasant. The double bed is very comfortable; the bathroom is spacious. Everywhere was spotless. And the south-facing view from the full-height front windows is superb. Good value and highly rRead moreecommended. Hide

Reviewed by Angela 2nd October 2020

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Dilly Dally is in an excellent location for visiting the area, has superb views and every comfort. We hope to return soon. Thank you for everything, Shirley and Andy.

Reviewed by Alan 25th September 2020

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Reviewed by Adrian 4th September 2020

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A perfect home from home, very tasteful cottage, and superb location. Central to all the main places of interest in the Cotswolds. Always assured of a very friendly welcome from Shirley and Andy

Reviewed by Huggy 1st September 2020

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A cosy small cottage, good views at the front, very clean in good location to visit the Cotswolds. Kitchen well equipped and comfortable bed.

Reviewed by Sophie 28th August 2020

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Wonderful peaceful location and beautiful cottage. Owners are so friendly and helpful, little staying with friends! Perfect place for relaxing break.

Reviewed by Steve 21st August 2020

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We decided to book a last minute staycation after our holiday overseas was cancelled Spent a good deal if time searching the internet only to find these barn style prperties Seemed ideal and as it turns did exactly what it says on the tin Really good accomodation well presented ,lovely hosts Definately worth a visit

Reviewed by Johanna 14th August 2020

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Perfect place to unwind and relax

Reviewed by Libby 31st July 2020

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What a beautiful place to stay! The cottage itself was wonderful, with plenty to enjoy in the grounds and a stunning view. We loved walking to Broadway from the cottage too. The hosts could not have been more kind and generous - we had a fabulous honeymoon there!

Reviewed by Alan 19th July 2020

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Fantastic location, felt very comfortable, rear garden and meadow was a bonus.

Reviewed by Joy 10th July 2020

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Absolutely lovely - wonderful situation and spotlessly clean. Owners very nice and approachable. Lovely area for walks.

Reviewed by Pamela 10th February 2020

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It was ideal for a short break, everything had been thought of and a very warm welcome given by the owners. A lovely place to 'Dilly Dally'

Reviewed by Charlotte 21st November 2019

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Reviewed by Janet 14th November 2019

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Our cottage was excellent for visiting Broadway and all of the Cotswold villages and you still felt that you were in the countryside as soon as you went up the farm track, our hosts were excellent as well they both were really kind

Reviewed by Jennifer 4th November 2019

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Fabulous accomodation and setting. Very well equiped and very comfortable.

Reviewed by Sarah 1st November 2019

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Reviewed by Bruce 18th October 2019

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Dilly Dally is one of the best holiday cottages we have used over many years of such holidays. This was our second visit to this property, and we are considering using it again next summer for our "main" holiday.

Reviewed by Gerald 27th September 2019

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We really enjoyed our stay at Dilly Dally cottage, Andy & Shirley made us feel very welcome, the cottage is a credit to them.It was a good base to visit The Cotswolds & beyond knowing you had a comfortable, peaceful, & cosy place to come back to.

Reviewed by Adrian 20th September 2019

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Very little to say, the above comment says it all.....perfect. The owners of the property Shirley and Andy were perfect host, helpful and kind. They even knocked on our door with a beautiful home made cake. What a lovely touch. We would definitely stay there again.

Reviewed by Keith 30th August 2019

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Simply wonderful. Spectacular scenery with comfortable barn conversion cottage. Everything we needed. Can't fault it

Reviewed by John 9th August 2019

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Cottage was lovely ownwers very helpful it was a great place to visit.

Reviewed by Tom 14th July 2019

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We really liked our stay at Dilly Dally and thought Andy and Shirley were great host, good location.

Reviewed by Adrian 30th June 2019

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Reviewed by John 17th May 2019

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We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Dilly Dally cottage. Great location for visiting The Cotswolds. Nothing was too much trouble for our hosts Andy and Shirley. We shall hopefully return.

Reviewed by Mark 4th May 2019

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Lovely welcoming owners. Beautiful property in fantastic location. Real home away from home.

Reviewed by Trevor 5th April 2019

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The property was outstanding, it was spacious and had everything you could possible need.

Reviewed by Linda 15th March 2019

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The barn was immaculate with everything you could wish for. Lovely owners, very welcoming, great location, fabulous views.

Reviewed by Jane 15th February 2019

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The cottage was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. The hosts, Andy and Shirley, were very welcoming and we would not hesitate to return.

Reviewed by Donna 19th January 2019

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Amazing location. Lovely hosts. So peaceful and secluded. So clean and spotless.

Reviewed by Daniel 20th December 2018

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Fabulous retreat. The cottage is so peaceful and relaxing and cosy. It's also easy to drive out and explore the Cotswolds. Most places are within half hour drive away.

Reviewed by Ann 16th November 2018

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clean, cozy , comfortable and very good location and owners very friendly and helpful

Reviewed by Stephen 3rd November 2018

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Great cottage lovely and verey helpful owners.

Reviewed by Nicola 27th October 2018

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Had a wonderful holiday at Dilly Dally. The barn was in a perfect location for exploring the Cotswolds with stunning views. Very clean and comfortable accommodation. The owners were very friendly and most helpful especially with getting the log fire going! We would definitely return here for another break. Many thanks Shirley and Andy. (N&J West MiRead moredlands) Hide

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View towards the property and shared courtyard
Relax by the fire
Lounge area with cosy woodburner
Kitchen area
Lounge/dining area
Hallway
King-size bedroom
Bathroom
Countryside views from the property
Visit Broadway Tower which you can see in the hills from the property
Orchards
Show 5 moreCountryside surrounds you

Location

Map
Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

The Cotswolds is home to some of the most unspoilt, historic and famous villages in England. Its honey-coloured stone buildings provide a quintessential English charm found no-where else in the world and offer a plethora of welcoming pubs, tiny tearooms and quaint streets to explore.

Once described by William Morris as ‘the most beautiful village in England’, the chocolate box village of Bibury is one of England’s most iconic hamlets, home to the peaceful River Coln and some of the most photographed houses in the country. The famous Arlington Row is a sight to behold - this row of 14th century weaver’s cottages have been the foundation of Bibury for hundreds of years and is instantly recognisable as a symbol of the Cotswold District.

If you’re seeking a relaxing day of sightseeing, shopping and traditional tearooms, head to the charming town of Cirencester, once the second largest town in Roman Britain. Proclaiming the title "The Capital of the Cotswolds", its market square is dominated by the cathedral-like Parish Church of St. John Baptist (one of the largest in England) and can be easily reached from our self-catering accommodation in Bibury, Burford, Bourton-on-the-Water and Stow-on-the-Wold.

The rolling Cotswolds countryside is never too far away from your cosy holiday cottage, so you can enjoy a variety of outdoor leisure pursuits including those at The Cotswold Waterpark. This popular tourist destination in Gloucestershire is home to 150 glorious lakes where angling, archery, wakeboarding, windsurfing, birdwatching and even rally driving can be experienced. On a balmy summers day, the Cotswold Country Park and Beach is the place to go, boasting the largest inland beach in the UK.

When it comes to attractions in the Cotswolds, visitors will be spoilt for choice. Grab a stylish bargain at Bicester shopping village, talk a walk on the wild side at Longleat Safari Park, experience a day at the races in Cheltenham, admire colourful blooms at Westonbirt Arboretum, keep the kids entertained at the Cotswolds Farm Park, take a tour around Gloucester Cathedral, and enjoy an indulgent afternoon tea at Blenheim Palace. That’s just for starters, there’s plenty more things to see and do in the Cotswolds and you will love them all! Our holiday homes in the Cotswolds are the perfect place to unwind after a day of exploration, why not have a browse?

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