Cotswolds Cottages & Cotswold Water Park Cottages by Water


Waterside Breaks offers a great choice and selection of lakeside lodges & cottages throughout the Cotswold Water Park region and the surrounding area.

How about a luxurious cottage by the water with an inviting hot tub lodge, a contemporary styled holiday lodge overlooking the water or maybe a lakeside holiday home development with a great range of onsite facilities including spa access, ideal for families and groups perhaps? The Cotswold Water Park lakeland region and surrounding areas offer something for everyone and a whole lot more.

Find your ideal holiday home from a selection of cottages in the Cotswolds by using our availability search. There is a large variety of choice, from lakeside fishing lodges, New England style Cotswolds cottages to more contemporary luxury waterside holiday lodges. There is a wonderful range of watersports & local activities available, on site facilities depend on your choice of location, several offer free or reduced rates to the local spa & swimming pool facilities. Many properties offer short breaks all year round and some of the properties are pet friendly.

Booking your holiday with Waterside Breaks means you are booking directly directly with the owners, no agency fees are charged. Just choose your holiday location, dates, group size and check availability. Reserve your holiday online at the direct booking price or call us for advice & ideas between 9am & 6pm (UK) Monday to Friday on 01252 339020.

The Cotswold Water Park Lakeland Region - Where is it and what is there?

Fishing, watersports, wildlife, waterfowl, pretty villages, country pubs, nature reserves, well marked tracks and trails for cycling & walking, rivers, streams and canals, and the River Thames too.

The Cotswold Water Park lakeland region has for a long time been kept as a best kept secret. Just south of Cirencester and north of Swindon it covers just over 40 square miles. The whole area which is made up of 150 different lakes evolved from old gravel pits and includes a series of lovely old Cotswold villages, the infant Thames, and is a haven for a wonderful array of wildlife and leisure activities.

There are many things to do in and about the Cotswold Water Park, these include:

  • Watersports - Sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, paddle-boarding, etc.
  • Water-skiing, Wakeboarding and Cable skiing
  • Fishing - large choice of specialist fishing lakes for all abilities
  • Cycling - many well marked cycle paths & trails - bike hire available locally
  • Walking - great network of footpaths & nature trails
  • Thames Path, Head of the Thames & boat trips at Lechlade
  • Wildlife, nature reserves and sites of special scientific interest
  • Birdwatching - wonderful wetland habitats & well marked hides to view
  • Great choice of pubs, cafes & restaurants
  • Swimming, water adventure, boat hire, pedalos and more - Cotswold Country Park & Beach
  • Many local activities including paintball, off road buggy driving, clay pigeon shooting, archery & golf
  • Market towns, pretty Cotswold villages and country pubs and inns
  • Easy access to the beautiful Cotswold region

This wonderful waterland on the borders of Gloucestershire & Wiltshire offers something for everyone. On the various different lakes there is a wide range of water sports, superb fishing, birdwatching, great walks and biking as well as many outward bound activities available locally and an excellent network of wildlife trails. There are excellent bird watching facilities and nature reserves to entertain the whole family.

The Cotswold Water Park is not just all about water. The Cotswolds region itself offers a great deal of variety including wonderful country walks, the River Thames starts nearby too, unspoilt & pretty villages, cosy country pubs, historic market towns & nature reserves teeming with wildlife. The area is easily accessible from any part of the country and easy access from most places including London, Bristol, Birmingham. It is a great place for a weekend break, romantic escape or a family holiday – there is always plenty to see and do for all ages.

Fishing Holidays in the Cotswolds - The Cotswold Water Park offers top quality fishing holidays with a great selection of holiday homes right on the waters edge. The area is rich with fishing options throughout, 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. For details on all the holiday cottage and lodge developments and local facilities please do see the map below or click on the following link - Cotswold Water Park Holidays Interactive Map

There is a wide selection of cottages in the Cotswold Water Park across various different lakes and locations including:-

Isis & Windrush Lakes - New England style lakeside holiday cottages are all set within this popular and secure gated development. Great choice for families with an extensive range of facilities and sports on site, games room and an excellent children's adventure playground. Each cottage has a balcony. Close to village of South Cerney and Four Pillars Hotel.

Spring Lake - The New England style holiday lodges are all set down one side of Spring Lake. The location offers water-skiing throughout the day, good fishing, a gym and a lakeside bar and brasserie. Close to pretty village of South Cerney.

Watersedge Luxury Holiday Homes - These contemporary luxury cottages on Waters Edge lake are of a very high quality. Large spacious glass fronted open plan living areas with stunning lake views from most rooms and a lovely waterside balcony. Close to villages of Cerney Wick & South Cerney

Mill Village - Modeled on the style of the local pretty villages, the honey coloured, traditional Cotswold stone cottages are set around the large lakes, small rivers, the Thames and various streams. Three & four bedroom options available, some with direct lake views. Tennis and heated outdoor swimming pool on site. Village of Somerford Keynes and popular pub close by.

Howells Mere & Clearwater - A collection of high quality, stunning, contemporary and stylish holiday homes all with lake views, many have free access to the very popular luxury ArtSpa which includes, indoor pool, gym, beauty treatments, steam room etc. Village of Somerford Keynes close by.

Lake Pochard Lodges - Lake Pochard Lodges are set by a well stocked carp lake and provides a wonderful setting for a weekend break or holiday in the heart of the Cotswold Water Park. Ideal for anglers, nature lovers & the adventurous, this wonderful waterside setting is an ideal location to fish or enjoy the wildlife & relax. Close to village of South Cerney.

10 Great Reasons to Visit the Cotswold Water Park Region