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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Island Lodge

On the Lake
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Island lodge – Glass-fronted luxury home overlooking lakes Island is a glass-fronted luxury home overlooking lakes in the heart of The Cotswolds and the Water Park. Island also is equipped with a hot tub for the exclusive use of guests at Island lodge. Island Lodge is one of our favourites, tucked away down a little […]

2 GUESTS 1 BEDROOM

Willow Lodge

On the Lake
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Relax at Willow Lodge in the Water Park 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 Lake. The property features a spacious open-plan living area, adorned with floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase panoramic lake views. Luxuriate in […]

2 GUESTS 1 BEDROOM

The Boathouse

On the Lake
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Exclusive Lakeside Serenity at The Boathouse 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 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

Waterlily Lodge

On the Lake
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Highlights Stunning views over the Carp Lake Eco Reserve in Cotswold Water Park Lakeside hot tub Need To Know  Sleeps 2 guests 1 bedrooms 1 bathrooms Hot tub No Pets Waterlily Lodge Discover exclusive lakeside living with Waterlilly Lodge in the Water Park. Nestled in a private 55-acre eco-reserve, this contemporary one-bedroom retreat offers undisturbed […]

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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Maricor

On the Lake
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Maricor Maricor, Filipino for Goddess of Peace, or freedom loving and free spirited is the latest addition to the Cotswold Water Park Retreats portfolio and is absolutely stunning. It’s been in the planning for 3 years and now complete and ready for its first guests.

6 GUESTS 3 BEDROOMS

Egret Lodge

On the Lake
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Egret Lodge – a new benchmark for luxury breaks Nestled amidst the tranquil beauty of the Cotswolds Water Park, Egret Lodge unveils a new chapter in luxury accommodations. This stunning retreat, meticulously renovated for 2024, offers an unparalleled blend of modern amenities, breathtaking vistas, and unparalleled comfort. Step into a haven of sophistication, where every […]

6 GUESTS 3 BEDROOMS

Libelle

On the Lake
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Libelle on Waters Edge Lake Waters Edge is a stunning collection of contemporary-styled, luxury holiday homes in the Cotswold Water Park. These architecturally inspired lakeside holiday homes have stunning views over the 28-acre lake. Each property benefits from a large decking area, giving you the illusion of being suspended over the water’s edge.

6 GUESTS 3 BEDROOMS

Kingfisher Lodge

On the Lake
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Discover the charm of Kingfisher Lodge, a beacon of elegance and comfort that marked a pivotal point in our journey. Not merely a property but a testament to our commitment to excellence, Kingfisher swiftly soared in popularity, becoming a number one choice among our guests. Its unique attraction was spotlighted on Alan Carr’s Interior Design […]

7 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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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

Pond Lodge

On the Lake
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Pond Lodge – a lakeside home in the heart of nature Pond lodge, our lakeside home in the heart of nature is a slightly larger home accommodating 4 guests with 2 double bedrooms. Pond lodge is equipped with a hot tub for the exclusive use of Pond Lodge guests and is also pet friendly. Pond […]

4 GUESTS 2 BEDROOMS

Serendipity

On the Lake
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A Modern Oasis: Discover Serendipity When luxury beckons, Serendipity answers gracefully. Situated on a secluded residential estate, this exquisite property from Cotswolds Water Park Retreats comfortably accommodates up to 8 guests. The home, adorned with Scandinavian-inspired decor, creates a light and airy ambiance. Additionally, it boasts breathtaking views across the lake. Guests can revel in […]

8 GUESTS 4 BEDROOMS

Berry Farm Barn

In the Village
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Berry Farm is home to Chris and Claire and their family and you will likely see them busily working around the farm as you enjoy your break in the Cotswolds. Their newly converted 17th Century threshing barn is the perfect place to base yourself for any visit to the Cotswolds. Nestled at the heart of […]

10 GUESTS 4 BEDROOMS

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