Cottages & lodges by the water
To Search Availability & Price by Month

Cotswold Water Park - Island Lodge - Lakes by Yoo - Cotswolds, Gloucestershire
View to large lodge from lake Lakes by Yoo Large Decking Area
Large open plan living area Lakes by yoo - Island Lodge - Living area
Lakes by Yoo - Island Lodge - Kitchen Every room has large glass fronted views to lake
Island Lodge - Twin ensuite bedroom withg lake views Island Lodge - lakes by yoo - double bedroom
Double bedroom with access to balcony Master double bedroom with large ensuite
Master bathroom Ensuite to master bedroom above
Spa facilities
  • Contemporary glass fronted lake side house
  • Situated on the exclusive Cotswolds Lakes by Yoo Estate
  • Set in 650 acres of picturesque Cotswolds countryside
  • Access to the world-class Spa - facilities include an indoor heated pool and treatment rooms, steam room, sauna and gym
  • Island Lodge is furnished with a cosy wood burning stove
  • Large furnished sundeck overlooking the lake
  • 2 x ensuite doubles, 1 x double & 1 x twin bedroom
  • 1 well behaved dog is accepted - £20 / week
  • WiFi available
  • Easy access to the whole beautiful Cotswolds region
  • Local pub in Southrop within walking distance
  • Local shops at Fairford or Lechlade
  • Situated on The Cotswold Water Park consisting of 150 Lakes
  • On site fishing - well stocked lakes & idyllic rural setting
  • Many water sports locally - canoeing, sailing, windsurfing
  • Wonderful nature reserves, cycling & walking trails
Short Breaks:
Start Days:


Click here for terms & conditions of hire
Property Overview
Property Location

The Cotswold Water Park is a wonderful place to stay for a holiday or short break and is easily accessible from most of the UK. With over 140 different lakes, ancient woodland, and open countryside, also where the infant Thames starts its path and is attracting more visitors and holiday-makers every year.

Set on the borders of Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Oxfordshire and within the popular Cotswolds region, the Cotswold Water Park offers so much for everyone. The adventurous will enjoy a tremendous range of watersports and activities that are available.

One of the best ways to get to see the wonderful wildlife, stunning lake views and pretty Cotswolds village is by bike or on foot on one of the many purpose built trails. Take out a canoe or rowing boat and explore one of the larger lakes, the fishing is excellent and the number of waterbirds is incredible.

An ideal luxury spa break in the Cotswolds

Island Lodge
at Lakes by Yoo is a contemporary, glass fronted lakeside house located on the exclusive Lakes by yoo estate. This beautifully designed property is set amongst 650 acres of peaceful countryside, great to explore by bike or on foot and only 90 minutes from London.

Click here for a map of the Cotswold Water Park - Island Lodge overlooks lake number 114 on this map.

There are plenty of opportunities to get out on the water too with 6 clear water lakes within the estate. Activities include windsurfing, canoeing, sailing, fishing and even a Zip wire where you skim across the surface of Warrens Cross Lake. This location is ideal for families or groups of friends who enjoy the great outdoors.

Facilities include an outdoor tennis court; family picnic area, mini football pitch and children's adventure play area as well as 15km of walkways, paths & cycle paths. There is also a Farm shop on-site where you can pick up a range of local and fresh produce. Please note, the lakes are closed from October to March in order to minimise disturbance to the wintering wildfowl.

This luxury 4 bedroom property has a spacious open plan living area with a wood burning stove and due to the extensive use of glass to optimise light levels you can enjoy the fantastic views across the lake from the comfort of your armchair.

Step outside the estate, and the attractions of the Cotswolds and the Gloucestershire countryside are on your doorstep.

View Island Lodge - Lakes by Yoo, Cotswold Water Park in a larger map

The Cotswold Water Park - One of the fastest growing tourist areas in the UK, the Cotswold Water Park has for a long time been kept as a best kept secret and it seems that the secret is now out and is now becoming a major tourist destination! South of Cirencester and north of Swindon the Cotswold Water Park covers just over 40 square miles. The whole area which is made up of 150 different lakes, a series of lovely old Cotswold villages, the infant Thames is a haven for a wonderful array of wildlife and leisure activities.

Key information:

  • 150 different lakes
  • Created from over 50 years of limestone extraction
  • Covering 14 different villages
  • 150 km of pathways, bridleways and cycle paths
  • 74 different fishing lakes – many stocked with specimen fish
  • 10 lakes specified as ‘Sites of Special Scientific Interest’ (SSSI)
  • Home to over 20,000 waterbirds
  • Range of protected Nature Reserves
  • Great selection of lakeside holiday cottages and lodges
  • Wonderful choice of watersports and activities

Fishing: The area is rich with fishing options throughout, from river fishing in the Thames, coarse fishing, specimen carp lake fishing to fly fishing for trout there is something for everyone from the novice to expert. The many different fisheries offer day tickets and club membership facilities. The Tackle Den fishing specialists will help ensure you have all the right equipment and bait to enjoy your day. Many holiday cottages and lodges offer fishing right from the doorstep.

For details of the various different fishing lakes and options available please 'Click Here' for fishing options.
Property Facilities
Spa & Clubroom
  • Luxury and contemporary glass fronted detached lakeside house
  • Exclusive use of the world-class Spa *
  • Ground Floor:
  • Double height glass windows in the living area overlooking lake
  • Sliding doors to enclosed deck which has a retractable awning
  • South west facing Lakeside sundeck furnished with a table seating up to 10, outside dining table for 6, pizza oven & gas BBQ
  • Open plan living, dining & kitchen area
  • 3 x 3 seat sofas
  • Log burning stove - Logs are provided FOC
  • Samsung 55" Smart 3d LED TV
  • Sony Blu Ray DVD player
  • Apple TV - allows you to stream films & connect any apple device to view photos/videos etc.
  • Dining table with seating for 8
  • Table football
  • Desk and chair
  • Selection of DVD's and CD's
  • Large, modern & fully equipped kitchen with single oven/grill with 4 ring induction hob, dishwasher, built in larder fridge and freezer, toaster, Nespreso machine
  • Utility room with washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave, bread making machine, rice cooker
  • Family Bathroom with shower, W/C and Basin
  • 1 x double bedroom (5" bed) with sliding doors onto lakeside sundeck, hanging space, desk and chair, drawer space
  • First Floor:
  • Each bedroom has black out curtains
  • Master bedroom with 5" 6 double bed, lake views & en-suite with free standing bath, W/C, his and hers wash-basins, shower
  • Furnished with a built in wardrobe, 2 seater settee, 2 chairs, desk and chair
  • 1 x twin room (2 x 3' single beds) with built in wardrobe, baby monitors and a lake view
  • Family Bathroom with shower, W/C & wash basin
  • 1 x double bedroom (5' 6" bed), lake views & built in wardrobe with an en-suite bath, separate shower, His and hers wash-basins & W/C
  • WiFi available
  • Under floor heating downstairs
  • Air conditioning throughout
  • Bed linen, duvets and towels provided
  • Beds made up for your arrival
  • All heating and electricity included
  • Cots & highchairs are available on request - £10 per item
  • Stair gates are available on request FOC
  • Extra camp beds can be provided where space permits at the owners discretion - £25 charge (bedding & bed linen provided)
  • 1 well behaved dog is accepted - £20 / week
  • No smoking please

    On-site Facilities:
  • Over 15km of lakeside walkways, treks, nature trails, cycling routes all within the estate
  • Fishing
  • Childrens adventure play area
  • 2 x tennis courts
  • Football pitch
  • Basketball court
  • Pool table
  • Family barbeque area
  • Pets area
  • Zip wire over the lake
  • Please note: The lakes are closed from 4th October - 1st April in order to minimise disturbance to the wintering wildfowl

Included in the holiday price is free access to the exclusive onsite luxury spa and clubroom*.

Spa Facilities include:

  • Heated 20 meter indoor pool
  • State of the art gymnasium
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Range of bookable treatments
  • Club room overlooking the pool area which provides coffee and drinks
  • Variety of classes available including aqua-aerobics and boxercise
  • Children are welcome at the Spa when accompanied by an adult

This exclusive spa is only a short walk from the property and is available to holiday makers between 2-5pm daily.

*Please note: There is a £50 induction charge per rental for use of these facilities.

Local Area & Highlights
Local Facilities
Options & Additional Information
  • Many good local pubs & restaurants available locally
  • Gateway Visitor Centre & tourist information centre
  • Excellent BBQ & picnic areas all about on Cotswold Water Park
  • Shopping - good shopping & Factory retail outlets nearby
  • Cycle Paths and Walks - The National Cycle Path, Bicycles are welcome at all of the locations and provide a great way of traveling around the area - Cycle hire can be arranged for you
  • The Cotswold Water Park has every possible water & outward bound activities available
  • On water:-
  • Boat trips
  • Canoeing & Kayaking, Ringo rides
  • Sailing, Windsurfing, Wakeboarding & Waterskiing
  • Lake swimming & beach at Somerford Keynes Country Park
  • On land:-
  • Fishing - excellent fishing on many local lakes, rod licence required
  • Walking, Birdwatching- Many wildlife trails exist with excellent bird watching facilities and nature reserves
  • Horse riding
  • Several good Golf courses nearby
  • Guided walks, Nature Reserves, Farm visits & Picnic Areas
  • Excellent wildlife park at nearby Burford
  • Paintballing, Aerial adventure available locally
  • There are a wide selection of waterside holiday lodges & cottages available locally - Cotswold Water Park Holiday Lodges & Cottages
  • 30% Deposit is required on booking, balance is due 6 weeks beforehand
  • £500 Refundable security deposit required with each booking
  • Arrival from 3.00pm & 10.00am departure
  • Electricity is included in price shown
  • All duvets, linen towels are provided
  • 1 well behaved dog is accepted - £20 / week
  • Cots & highchairs are available on request - £10 per item
  • Extra camp beds can be provided where space permits at the owners discretion - £25 charge (bedding & bed linen provided)
  • Stair gates are available on request FOC
  • WiFi available
  • Under floor heating downstairs
  • Air conditioning throughout
  • No smoking please
  • Short breaks available all year round - 3/4 night breaks - Fri & Mon start days
  • Please note: There is a £50 induction charge per rental for use of the Spa facilities
  • We regret that we cannot accept bookings which are, or which we deem to be, hen or stag parties
  • Booking Terms: Click here to view full booking and hire conditions
For further information please contact Waterside Breaks on 01252 339020