Welcome to the Cotswolds: A Place for Every Occasion

We are privileged to live and work in a destination where people choose to come for their most cherished moments. Our guests visit for a myriad of special occasions — from romantic proposals to joyous family reunions, vibrant celebrations, and beautiful weddings. The list is extensive, and it seems we’ve witnessed nearly every kind of celebration.

Why the Cotswolds?

The Cotswolds stand out as a captivating haven of lush landscapes, historic charm, and a tranquil atmosphere. This hidden jewel of the English countryside offers visitors a serene escape into a world of picturesque villages and rolling hills. Here, every corner holds the promise of relaxation and rejuvenation. Whether you’re exploring quaint stone cottages or the vibrant life of bustling market towns, the South Cotswolds provide the perfect backdrop for a memorable getaway.

Against this beautiful setting, there is an endless array of activities to see and experience. Whether you’re here to celebrate a milestone or simply to take a break from the everyday, the South Cotswolds offers something unique for everyone.

Romantic Breaks in The Cotswolds

Little Horseshoe Lake is quickly gaining recognition as the ideal spot for romantic proposals. Many couples select our charming lodges—The Boathouse, Island, Willow, and Waterlily—as the perfect setting to pop the question. Nestled on the shores of Carp and Trout Lakes within Little Horseshoe Lake, each lodge offers a secluded and intimate atmosphere, making you feel as though you're the only two people in the world.

We take pride in helping to orchestrate the perfect surprise proposal. From elegant decorations to the enchanting melodies of a string quartet, we ensure every detail is in place for that magical moment. Whether you're planning a simple, intimate engagement or a grand gesture, Little Horseshoe Lake provides a picturesque backdrop to ask the most important question.

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Waterlily Lodge

On the Lake
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Glass-fronted Luxury Home on the Lakes Waterlily Lodge is a stunning glass-fronted luxury home, architecturally designed, and tucked away on the edge of the lake. Whether you are looking to propose, or simply want to find your next couples getaway, look no further. The stunning decor is accentuated by equally incredible views of the lake. […]

2 GUESTS 1 BEDROOM

The Boathouse

On the Lake
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Experience Lakeside Serenity Little Horseshoe Lake has only 5 lodges in a private 55 acre estate with each lodge angled and placed to give maximum privacy to guests and at the same time giving stunning floor to roof views across the 2 lakes. The one bedroomed homes are The Boathouse, Willow, Waterlily and Island with […]

2 GUESTS 1 BEDROOM

Willow Lodge

On the Lake
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Glass-fronted Luxury Home on the Lakes Discover exclusive lakeside living with The Boathouse in The Cotswolds. Nestled in a private 55-acre eco-reserve, this contemporary one-bedroom retreat offers undisturbed peace beside the tranquil Trout/Carp Lake. The property features a spacious open-plan living area, adorned with floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase panoramic lake views. Luxuriate in the private […]

2 GUESTS 1 BEDROOM

Island Lodge

On the Lake
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Glass-fronted Luxury Home on the Lakes Island Lodge is a stunning glass-fronted luxury home, architecturally designed, and tucked away on the edge of the lake. Whether you are looking to propose, or simply want to find your next couples getaway, look no further. The stunning decor is accentuated by equally incredible views of the lake. […]

2 GUESTS 1 BEDROOM

Family Groups Break in The Cotswolds

Gather your loved ones for an unforgettable family reunion at Cotswold Water Park Retreats, where our spacious homes are designed with family in mind. Many of our properties features an open-plan layout that fosters togetherness and easy interaction. The communal kitchens are fully equipped, making meal preparation a shared and enjoyable activity for everyone.

For larger groups, we offer multiple houses situated next to each other, allowing your family gatherings to expand in size while keeping everyone comfortably close. Step outside to find expansive decking areas, complete with ample seating, perfect for outdoor dining, socializing, or simply soaking up the serene lake views.

Below are a few examples of neighbour homes

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Libelle

On the Lake
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Home Away From Home Situated next to our other lodge Kingfisher, Libelle can also be booked to provide accommodation for 12-13 guests! Featured on Interior Design Masters, this beautiful property is the perfect place to escape city life. Featuring a fully furnished sundeck overhanging the lake, guests can enjoy stunning views and enjoy a number […]

6 GUESTS 3 BEDROOMS

Maricor

On the Lake
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Sleek Lakeside Living The stunning Maricor is ready to welcome its first guests! This recently renovated property was beautifully furnished by Interior Design Masters, Amy Davies, and is a testament to modern design. The open plan living and kitchen area offer a perfectly sociable space, alongside uninterrupted views across the lake. Those who are lucky […]

6 GUESTS 3 BEDROOMS

Kingfisher Lodge

On the Lake
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Tranquility & Elegance  Styled by Interior Design Masters runner-up, Amy Davies, the Kingfisher Lodge is an oasis of tranquility and style. This beautiful property features an entirely open-plan downstairs and sleeps 7 guests, which makes it perfect for a family holiday or weekend with friends! The cosy yet chic interior provides the perfect blend of […]

7 GUESTS 3 BEDROOMS

Egret Lodge

On the Lake
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A Luxury Retreat Meticulously renovated for 2024, the Egret Lodge is a stunning oasis with all the amenities you could need. The open plan downstairs is the perfect place for entertaining while cooking up a storm in the modern kitchen. With uninterrupted views across the lake, guests can enjoy the outdoor space, which is fully […]

6 GUESTS 3 BEDROOMS

Dog Friendly Stays in The Cotswolds

At Cotswold Water Park Retreats, we believe that a family getaway is incomplete without your furry friends. That’s why our accommodations are designed to welcome pets, ensuring that your entire family can enjoy a break together. Our dog-friendly lodges offer the comfort and space your pets need to feel at home.

Explore the beauty of The Cotswolds with your four-legged companions by your side. Our surroundings are perfect for long walks and adventures that are sure to keep tails wagging. Each lodge features easy access to outdoor areas, so your dogs can enjoy the freedom of the outdoors within a safe and secure environment.

All, except our one bedded properties on Little Horseshoe lake are dog friendly but some examples below

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Serendipity

On the Lake
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A Modern Oasis When luxury calls, Serendipity answers. Located on a private residential estate, this beautiful property from Cotswolds Water Park Retreats offers a fabulous space for 8 people to enjoy. The Scandinavian-inspired decor provides a light and airy feel with stunning views across the lake. Guests can enjoy all the modern amenities available, such […]

8 GUESTS 4 BEDROOMS

At Waters Edge

On the Lake
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Luxury Meets Tranquility  Escaping to the countryside doesn’t mean leaving luxury behind. Thankfully, At Waters Edge provides the best of both worlds. This newly built haven is located at the top of the lake and offers an array of activities to keep your party entertained! From table tennis to pool, there’s something for everyone. Spend […]

8 GUESTS 4 BEDROOMS

Berry Farm Barn

In the Village
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Stunning Barn Conversion  A favourite amongst guests, the stunning Berry Farm Barn is located in the idyllic South Cerney village. This 17th century barn conversion offers the perfect space for celebrations, family gatherings or weddings, and provides a wide variety of amenities. Spend your evenings beside the fire pit after playing a game of table […]

10 GUESTS 4 BEDROOMS

Pond Lodge

On the Lake
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Stay In The Heart Of Nature Sitting behind its own gate on Little Horseshoe Lake, Pond Lodge is one of only 5 properties on a 55-acre estate. The light and airy lodge is beautifully furnished and consists of a private deck, hot tub and spacious living area. Guests can enjoy the cosy wood burner on […]

4 GUESTS 2 BEDROOMS

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