View towards the property and stunning courtyard
Beautiful outdoor seating to enjoy the sun and a good book
Lounge with woodburner
Lounge detail
Double bedroom
Bedroom detail
Shower room
View towards the lounge from the garden
Enjoy an afternoon tea in the wonderful courtyard garden
The Courtyard and garden
View towards the property and gardens
Relax and unwind
Enjoy the beautiful gardens
Soak up the sun in the private courtyard garden
View towards the property and courtyard
Meet the local residents with walks available by arrangement
With lots to do in the area
Enjoy a long walk
What better way to spend the afternoon
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2 / 21  Beautiful outdoor seating to enjoy the sun and a good book
3 / 21  Lounge
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6 / 21  Kitchen/diner
7 / 21  Double bedroom
8 / 21  Bedroom detail
9 / 21  Shower room
10 / 21  View towards the lounge from the garden
11 / 21  Enjoy an afternoon tea in the wonderful courtyard garden
12 / 21  The Courtyard and garden
13 / 21  View towards the property and gardens
14 / 21  Relax and unwind
15 / 21  Enjoy the beautiful gardens
16 / 21  Soak up the sun in the private courtyard garden
17 / 21  View towards the property and courtyard
18 / 21  Meet the local residents with walks available by arrangement
19 / 21  With lots to do in the area
20 / 21  Enjoy a long walk
21 / 21  What better way to spend the afternoon

Murcott Farm - The Dairy

Gloucester ( 3mls W), Cotswolds
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Increased accessibility
Internet access
Working farm
Fishing onsite / nearby
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • A delightful dairy barn conversion in the grounds of a traditional farm
  • Relax in a beautiful private courtyard
  • Tucked away in a tranquil corner of the Cotswolds
  • Perfect for enjoying the glorious scenery of the Gloucestershire Way
  • Ideal for visiting the cathedral city of Gloucester
  • Enjoy great days out in The Forest of Dean and explore the River Severn
Property code: 46502

Close to Gloucester and ideal for exploring the Cotswolds, this is a delightful and romantic single-storey converted dairy barn for two set in the grounds of a traditional farm.

With the Gloucestershire Way almost on the doorstep, this is an enviable location for walkers and cyclists alike, keen to explore the glories of the Cotswolds. You will be well-placed for exploring The Forest of Dean and you can experience a wide array of outdoor activities such as cycling, walking, horse riding, fishing, canoeing and kayaking on the River Wye. Or you could explore the River Severn, and experience the famous Severn Bore. The historic cathedral city of Gloucester is close by, and there are many wonderful National Trust properties including Chedworth Roman Villa, Hidcote Gardens, Westbury Court Gardens and Haresfield Beacon. Or you could even stay closer to home and meet the alpacas on the farm.

Entering this characterful property via the stunning courtyard, you will find yourself in the bright and welcoming lounge. Attractively furnished and with wood burner, TV / DVD, this is a lovely space to relax in. Exploring further, you will find a lovely traditional kitchen, with an ideal dining area. The kitchen is fully equipped withan electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and washing machine. You will also find a comfy but spacious double bedroom. There is also a shower room complete with shower and WC.

Stepping outside, there is a delightful enclosed courtyard garden, which is equipped with garden furniture and BBQ and is just perfect for relaxing and unwinding in. There are also opportunities for farm activities. You could meet the alpacas, and alpaca walks are possible by arrangement during weekends and some evenings. Lambing takes place in February/March. Fruit picking is seasonal. There is off-road parking available for two cars.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • Bedroom - 1 double 
  • Bathroom - shower room with shower and WC
  • Kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge and washing machine
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • TV/DVD
  • Enclosed courtyard with garden furniture and BBQ
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Farm activities: meet the alpacas, alpaca walks are possible by arrangement during weekends and some evenings.
  • Lambing February/March.
  • Fruit picking seasonal
  • Travel cot available Highchair available
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1 dog welcome (must be kept on a lead at all times due to the animals on-site)
  • Shop and pub 3 miles
  • Any property identified with increased accessibility may have different levels of provision. It is therefore, advisable that you contact us before you book to ensure the property meets your specific requirements

This property is personally managed by Beth.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 19 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Richard 22nd February 2019

This was our first mini break away with the dog and what a very lovely place to start with both the stunning Forest of Dean and the Cotswolds on your doorstep. A very warm and friendly welcome from our hosts with a tasty welcome basket to boot which was much enjoyed by us all and a lovely touch. The cottage although attachd to the main house is verRead morey private and comes with its own beautiful walled garden with an outside dining area. We had a great stay and left very relaxed and smiling. Hide

Reviewed by Rosemarie 9th February 2019

Handy for Forest of Dean and the Cotswolds. Nothing is too far away. Cottage is small but has everything you need. Owners are very welcoming and helpful.

Reviewed by Carol 29th December 2018

Spent a relaxing 3 day New Year break at The Dairy. It exceeded our expectations in every way. The owners where charming. We had a lovely surprise on arrival with a basket of goodies, including homemade jam and chutney and nice festive touches in the cottage, wellies and blankets for sitting out on the covered patio. The cottage was clean, bed was Read morecomfy and shower hot and good pressure. Ideally located for Gloucester and Forest of Dean. Would definitely like to return. Hide

Reviewed by Bernard 13th November 2018

A cosy cottage for two with a large, totally secure and interesting garden for our active dog, and a huge field next door for lead-walking. Caring owners who respected our privacy. Excellent location for visiting Gloucester and surrounds. Hope to return!

Reviewed by David 6th October 2018

A most attractive little cottage with a very warm welcome. And dog friendly.

Reviewed by Guinette 8th September 2018

The Old Dairy is an unusual and delightful holiday home. Quite small but equipped with all you might need. Cathy and Paul were welcoming and generous hosts - we learnt a lot about sheep farming, met Sam the Ram and were entertained by the alpacas who behaved just like some teenagers you might recognise. A beautiful location on the farm and a fabuloRead moreus area of the UK to explore. Don't miss the Cathedral and do visit the Outlet stores in Gloucester Quays - take your gift lists! Hide

Reviewed by Bogdana 25th August 2018

A brilliantly decorated, quiet place with all the necessary equipment for a fully independent stay. You will want for nothing in this place and the seating area in the small courtyard outside is perfect for a cup of tea and a read. Bathroom is modernly decorated and living area and bedroom comfy and cosy. Kitchen is big enough to cook a proper dinnRead moreer for two :) Hide

Reviewed by Michael 18th August 2018

The converted dairy barn was private and had a lovely outside space - nesting swallows only 2 metres away! The bed was comfortable. The kitchen was well equipped and a hamper on arrival was particularly thoughtful. The hosts were unobtrusive but on hand if required, which suited us perfectly.

Reviewed by Heinrich 11th August 2018

Very quiet and secluded place not far from Gloucester! Cottage quite stylish and wonderful garden environment. Very nice and uncomplicated hosts!

Reviewed by Leanne 4th August 2018

The cottage was beautiful, everything you needed was there, very thoughtful hamper with wine, chocolates etc even a dog treat on arrival! Blankets throughout the cottage and outside if needed. Owners very friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend it and would stay there again, very relaxing and peaceful. Lots of places to visit nearby, incluRead moreding the Forest of Dean. Hide

Reviewed by Michael 14th July 2018

Lovely cottage with very nice outdoor space for BBQs etc in very peaceful location with the added bonus of being only 3 miles from the city of Gloucester.

Reviewed by Tom 14th June 2018

Outstanding cottage in every respect Great hosts Hope to return

Reviewed by Barrie 4th June 2018

Nice and quiet, comfortable, and nice people as owners. The anjmals and especially the dogs were great. If you wanna nice place to stay come here.

Reviewed by Renate 26th May 2018

Es war wunderschn dort, man konnte die Seele richtig baumeln lassen. Diese Unterkunft wrde ich jedem empfehlen der Ruhe sucht und Landschaft liebt. Die Vermieter sind total lieb und hilfsbereit..., vielen Dank dafr . Wir kommen sicher wieder !

Reviewed by Julie 19th May 2018

Beautiful cottage no near by pubs if thats what you like to do. Has a beautiful garden to sit in ant the cottage was short of nothing

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View towards the property and stunning courtyard
Beautiful outdoor seating to enjoy the sun and a good book
Lounge with woodburner
Lounge detail
Double bedroom
Bedroom detail
Shower room
View towards the lounge from the garden
Enjoy an afternoon tea in the wonderful courtyard garden
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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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