Lounge/diner with woodburner
A wonderful festive retreat
Dining area with woodburner
View of the property adjoined to the owners home
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Bathroom with shower over
Private courtyard to enjoy a cup of tea or a glass of wine
Enjoy a BBQ in your private courtyard
Views of the stream at the end of the garden
The view from the courtyard over the owners garden
Plan your next days adventures
Driveway leading to the property
Upton St Leonards
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12 / 15  The view from the courtyard over the owners garden
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Old Barn

Gloucester (3.5 mls SW), Cotswolds
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Towels included
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Property code: OLDBN

Cosy and peaceful cottage, enjoying a peaceful village location on the edge of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, great for visiting some of the area's finest offerings.


Located in the village of Upton St Leonard’s, this pretty traditional stone cottage which is a converted stable is a perfect base for those wishing to explore the nearby villages and breathtaking countryside. Short breaks welcome all year round. Especially well positioned for the Victorian Christmas markets at the Gloucester Quays.

Ideally situated on the fringe of the Cotswold’s and adjoining the owner's home, this property offers a wealth of National Trust and English Heritage sites for you to enjoy as well as sites such as the Gloucester Docks and Quays with restaurants, cafes and outlet centre . The Cotswold Way passes nearby for keen walkers, along with established bridle and cycle paths. Coopers Hill being the venue for the annual cheese rolling. With easy access to Cheltenham for the races, theatre and seasonal festivals to include the literature and food to name but a few. Afternoon tea in Painswick with visit to the Rococo garden is 3 miles away and both Bristol and historic Bath are a short drive away.

This cosy peaceful cottage offers ONE double room accessed via an open tread staircase. Bathroom: with shower over bath and WC. Lounge: with woodburner (first basket of logs included) and TV/DVD. Kitchen: well-equipped with electric oven/hob, microwave and fridge with freezer compartment. Outside: private courtyard garden with seating and BBQ. Amenities: parking for one vehicle. Bed linen, towels, electric, gas central heating (upstairs heating provided by the woodburner) and Wi-Fi included, laundry service available. Regret no smoking in the property. 1 dog welcome. Location: pub and village store 1 mile.

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

This property is personally managed by Beth.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 16 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Steve 1st February 2019

Great weekend, warm welcome and homemade cake, what more do you need. Lovely cosy cottage, definitely going back.

Reviewed by David 30th November 2018

Ideally situated in the Gloucester/Cheltenham area. Would be lovely during the summer.

Reviewed by Jackie 27th October 2018

This property was perfect for a short break.The owners were really helpful and welcoming.The location is great for exploring .There are lovely walks from the property so perfect for dogs and we really appreciated the wood burner as the temperature outside dropped .

Reviewed by Stephanie 8th October 2018

My partner and I just got back from a wonderful week at the Old Barn! Mandy is a FANTASTIC host, she was extremely welcoming and gave us lots of fabulous information about the local area! She also baked us a lovely cake and had some milk in the fridge for us! The cottage has a wonderful log fire, which we enjoyed most evenings. The cottage is in a Read moreprime location for exploring the Cotswolds and there are many leaflets inside with information about the area. Dont hesitate to book!! Hide

Reviewed by Joanne 5th October 2018

Lovely stay with a lovely host and two adorable dogs to welcome you in the garden

Reviewed by Peter 3rd August 2018

Everything about the cottage was excellent. Location was great cottage spotless when we arrived Mandy and Ian great hosts lots of information for us and as loads in cottage. Loads of walks from the cottage for us especially with the dog Plenty of little pubs for eating and drinking. Very peaceful location just what we needed Mandy Ian hope festivalRead more went ok and hopefully will be back to see you again. Hide

Reviewed by Janet 16th July 2018

Lovely cottage in a beautiful tranquil setting. Had everything which we needed - Mandy and Ian had thought of everything to make this a well equipped holiday home. Home made cake was provided for our arrival as well as milk tea and coffee which was very welcome after travelling in the high temperature. We had lovely weather during our stay and saw Read morelots of the surrounding National trust properties which was part of the reason for our visit to Gloucestershire Hide

Reviewed by Cliff 2nd July 2018

We had a fabulous time and the cottage was perfect for our needs. On arrival we were met by Mandy who was really friendly and made us feel welcome also had cake for us which was a lovely touch. Very peaceful location which is just what was needed would definitely stay again.

Reviewed by Lynn 15th June 2018

The host for the cottage were very welcoming. The cottage is bijou but perfectly formed! We were visiting family in the area and so this had everything that we needed. The bed was comfortable as was the sofa, making the stay very pleasant. Also the cottage was very clean. Yes the lanes are narrow on the approach to the property but it isw ideally pRead morelaced for visiting areas of the Cotrswolds. Welcoming touch was the lovely flowers and cake on our arrival . Hide

Reviewed by Karen 27th April 2018

The setting for the cottage was excellent and couldn't have been better. Out the back was a brook running through the property. From the front there were trees and hills. The setting was very quiet. The owners were next door so on hand for any problems. We were welcomed and given home made cake on our arrival. Lots of brochures available so we coulRead mored make choices on places to visit. Hide

Reviewed by Denise 13th April 2018

The cottage was ideal for me and my dog was well equipped to use as a base and to relax if I wanted . Very peaceful with a lovely stream at the end of the grounds and listening to birds tweeting in the mornings , you hsve your own small patio area with a bistro table and usecof a barbeque which was an added bonus and the log fire was great . There Read morewas a local farm shop and two pubs within walking distance so you had the best of two worlds the quietness of being rural Hide

Reviewed by Kit 30th March 2018

We received a lovely friendly welcome with lots of information about the area. The barn was perfect for my wife and I, and our dog. For a small property it has a very good range of equipment. The wood burner was a treat with the cold weather during our stay. If you are looking for a base to explore the Cotswold's, You could not ask for much more. GRead morereat value for money. Hide

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Lounge/diner with woodburner
A wonderful festive retreat
Dining area with woodburner
View of the property adjoined to the owners home
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Bathroom with shower over
Private courtyard to enjoy a cup of tea or a glass of wine
Enjoy a BBQ in your private courtyard
Views of the stream at the end of the garden
Show 3 moreThe view from the courtyard over the owners garden


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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