Holiday rentals and lettings in Bourton-on-the-Water

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Holiday rental for 2 people, with terrace in Bourton-on-the-Water
Holiday rental for 2 people, with terrace
1 bedroom
4.4
(469 reviews)
from £115 / nightFREE cancellation
Holiday rental for 2 people, with garden, with pets in Bourton-on-the-Water
Holiday rental for 2 people, with garden, with pets
1 bedroom
4.6
(14 reviews)
from £61 / night
Holiday rental for 3 people, with balcony in Bourton-on-the-Water
Holiday rental for 3 people, with balcony
2 bedrooms
4.8
(37 reviews)
from £75 / night
Holiday rental for 2 people, with balcony in Bourton-on-the-Water
Holiday rental for 2 people, with balcony
1 bedroom
4.9
(15 reviews)
from £98 / night

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Holiday rental for 2 people, with pets in Bourton-on-the-Water
Holiday rental for 2 people, with pets
1 bedroom
4.3
(1614 reviews)
from £84 / night
Holiday rental for 4 people, with garden, with pets in Bourton-on-the-Water
Holiday rental for 4 people, with garden, with pets
2 bedrooms
4.3
(7 reviews)
from £62 / night
Holiday rental for 2 people, with garden in Bourton-on-the-Water
Holiday rental for 2 people, with garden
1 bedroom
3.9
(578 reviews)
from £63 / nightFREE cancellation
Holiday rental for 2 people in Bourton-on-the-Water
Holiday rental for 2 people
1 bedroom
4.7
(3 reviews)
from £145 / night

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Holiday rental for 2 people, with garden in Bourton-on-the-Water
Holiday rental for 2 people, with garden
1 bedroom
4.9
(171 reviews)
from £120 / nightFREE cancellation
Holiday rental for 2 people in Bourton-on-the-Water
Holiday rental for 2 people
1 bedroom
4.1
(301 reviews)
from £140 / nightFREE cancellation
Holiday rental for 2 people, with garden, child-friendly in Bourton-on-the-Water
Holiday rental for 2 people, with garden, child-friendly
1 bedroom
4.5
(2526 reviews)
from £109 / night
Holiday rental for 3 people in Bourton-on-the-Water
Holiday rental for 3 people
2 bedrooms
4.9
(20 reviews)
from £234 / night

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Holiday rental for 3 people, with garden in Bourton-on-the-Water
Holiday rental for 3 people, with garden
2 bedrooms
4.3
(9 reviews)
from £56 / night
Holiday rental for 5 people, with garden in Bourton-on-the-Water
Holiday rental for 5 people, with garden
3 bedrooms
4.7
(16 reviews)
from £367 / night
Holiday rental for 2 people, with pool in Bourton-on-the-Water
Holiday rental for 2 people, with pool
1 bedroom
4.2
(21 reviews)
from £65 / night
Holiday rental for 4 people, with garden in Bourton-on-the-Water
Holiday rental for 4 people, with garden
2 bedrooms
4.9
(20 reviews)
from £171 / night

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Highlights in Bourton-on-the-Water

  • Brewery
  • Maze
  • Model village
  • Afternoon tea by the water
  • Shops
  • Walks
  • Picnic

Most popular in Bourton-on-the-Water

Pool 2
Internet 77
Pets allowed 34
Balcony/Terrace 13
TV 74
Garden 65

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Holiday rentals and lettings in Bourton-on-the-Water

A quaint village in the Cotswolds

Situated in the lush, green, rolling hills of the Cotswolds in south-central England is the charming village of Bourton-on-the-Water. The village is well-known for its picturesque 15th-century stone bridges which stretch across the River Windrush as it babbles through the village centre. The small village is considered one of the prettiest in all of England. It gets quite busy with visitors in the summer so if you want to avoid the crowds come in the spring. While you’re here you can visit museums, walk the cobbled streets, have afternoon tea on the river’s edge, or walk in a verdant nature reserve. For a seemingly small village, it sure is packed with things to do for couples, families, and groups of friends.

A relaxing holiday rental in the scenic village of Bourton-on-the-Water

Treat yourself to a relaxing getaway in the quaint countryside village of Bourton-on-the-Water. Here you can choose from a wide range of lettings with customised amenities and varied design features. Splurge on a luxury rental along the river’s edge with spectacular views of the surrounding landscapes and a large garden. Stay in a rental with terrace where you can sip on your morning coffee to the sounds of the birds. Opt for a rental in the village centre, just steps away from shops, attractions, and great dining options. Couples can select a cosy, intimate rental while families can opt for oversized accommodations designed to sleep large groups. Nearly all holiday rentals in Bourton-on-the-Water are fitted with modern amenities such as Wi-Fi, heating, and fully functioning kitchens. With so many excellent holiday rental options to select from, you’ll be sure to find one suited perfectly to your preferences!

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The area and getting around

Arriving in Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton-on-the-Water is somewhat nestled midway between Birmingham and London in the Cotswolds area of south-central England. It’s 90 miles from London and takes around 4 hours and 30 minutes by bus or 1 hour and 30 minutes by private car. From Birmingham, it takes an hour and 9 minutes by car. While there is no train station in the village, you can take a train from any major town or city to the nearby town of Worcester or Gloucester, and then a bus the rest of the way.

Getting around Bourton-on-the-Water

The best way to get around Bourton-on-the-Water is to walk. The village is small and if you enjoy walking you’ll be able to easily reach all the main attractions on foot. If you prefer not to walk during your holiday in Bourton-on-the-Water, it is highly recommended to hire a car and drive yourself to the village so that you can use a car to get around while you are here.

Travellers and activities

Bourton-on-the-Water for couples

Couples can enjoy a relaxing and laid-back holiday in Bourton-on-the-Water together, topped off with plenty of quality time. Pay a visit to The Cotswold Brewing Company where you can sip on locally made beers with your partner. The brewery offers tastings led by the knowledgable staff who will tell you about each beer as you go along. Sample a wide range of lagers, IPA’s, and ciders here and then grab a glass of your favourite one to enjoy in the cosy seating area afterwards.

Bourton-on-the-Water for families

Bourton-on-the-Water is a lovely family-friendly holiday destination for families of all ages. Young ones will love walking around The Model Village, which is a replica of Bourton-on-the-Water with wee-sized Cotswold-stone houses and shops and little streets. There’s a mini garden here too! Kids and adults can explore the mini village and be amazed at the incredible attention to detail of the small buildings. Also, have some fun finding your way around The Dragonfly Maze, which is one of the top-rated attractions in the village. Here you can use the 14 clues to try to find your way to the centre of the stunning ornate hedge maze. The maze has a little something for visitors of all ages to enjoy!

Known for its five stone bridges constructed from local Cotswold stone, Bourton-on-the-Water is also known as “Venice of the Cotswolds.”

Top 5 travel tips in Bourton-on-the-Water

1. Have afternoon tea along the River Windrush

Afternoon tea by the water is a must-do activity for every visitor in Bourton-on-the-Water. There are several cafés and tearooms sat along the river’s edge where you can enjoy a lovely afternoon tea with sammies, pastries, scones, clotted cream, and more! Try the afternoon tea at Bakery on the Water where you can enjoy delicious scones with nice big pots of tea. Or head over to Green & Pleasant Tea Rooms which offers incredible home-baked goodies, including some gluten- and dairy-free options!

2. Do the Bourton-on-the-Water Mystery Trail

Treasure Trails is a local company who knows how to make sightseeing fun and exciting, especially with their Bourton-on-the-Water Mystery Trail. This self-guided treasure hunt includes up to 25 clues which lead you around to the top attractions around the town. The entire trail is around 2.5 miles long, and it takes around 2 hours to complete. Kids and adults alike will have a blast exploring the town on this fun mystery trail!

3. Browse the charming independent shops in the village centre

The historic cobbled streets of Bourton-on-the-Water are lined with a lovely selection of independent shops and boutiques. Shop for pottery, sheepskin products, and unique, hand-made gifts. There are jewellery shops and women’s clothing shops. There’s even a lovely little perfumery housed in a 300-year-old building where you can find oils, creams, and perfumes.

4. Go for a leisurely walk at Greystone’s Farm Nature Reserve

This lush, green nature reserve boasts sixty-six acres of meadows and walking trails for visitors to enjoy. Try the Wildlife Walk Trail for a flat, scenic walk suitable for all levels of walkers. Time-Travel Trail is another one of the reserve’s most popular walking choices. Walk through meadows and along the River Eye and enjoy scenic views and bird spotting. There’s a nice on-site café which serves coffee, tea, and cake as well.

5. Have a picnic by the riverside

In the centre of the village along the River Windrush you’ll find plenty of benches and grassy green areas to enjoy a picnic on a pleasant sunny day. This is a popular activity among locals and visitors alike, especially during the summer months when the weather is warm. Just be sure to remember to bring your picnic blanket and a basket full of goodies!

FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Bourton-on-the-Water

How much does it cost to book a holiday rental in Bourton-on-the-Water?

Last year revealed that Bourton-on-the-Water has an annual average price of £242 per night.

Which months allow you to save the most on holiday rentals?

Travellers who want to be budget-friendly should travel to Bourton-on-the-Water in November, May, and February which are the months that offer the best prices, with average prices of £224, £227, and £232 per night, respectively, based on prices from the previous year.

When are holiday rentals more expensive in Bourton-on-the-Water?

Last year, the month that offered the highest average prices in Bourton-on-the-Water was July, with an average price of £262 per night. This was followed by August, with an average of £260, and January, with £252.

Is Bourton-on-the-Water a good location for a spontaneous getaway?

If you decide to discover Bourton-on-the-Water, we recommend organising your travels long before you go because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average occupation of 92% in the previous year.

What time of the year can I find more available holiday rentals?

January, March, and May are, in order of highest to lowest, the months that present the largest number of accommodations free, with respective average availability figures of 21%, 12% and 10%. However, even during the time when the availability is the highest, the average is only 14%. Due to this, it is better to always prepare your holiday to Bourton-on-the-Water in advance.

During which months are there fewer rentals available in Bourton-on-the-Water?

Holiday rentals in Bourton-on-the-Water reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 1%. The second most popular month is July with 1%, and the third is June with 2%. During this period, availability is only around 1%. Due to this, it is better to reserve early.

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