Planning a trip to the Cotswolds England and searching for the best Airbnbs in Cotswolds? Well, look no further. I’ve put together the ultimate Cotswolds Airbnb accommodation guide that’s guaranteed to help you find the perfect place to stay for your upcoming getaway!

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Holiday Cottages in the Cotswolds UK

Made up of picture perfect towns and enchanting villages, the Cotswolds is one of the most historic regions in England

Famous for their honey-coloured stone buildings, cosy traditional pubs, quaint cottages and local tea rooms, the Cotswolds is often referred to as the most charming place to visit in the UK.

So whether you’re hiking the Cotswolds Way or exploring the beautiful Cotswolds villages you’ll need to stay a few days to really appreciate this part of England.

But first you’ll need somewhere to stay, so I’ve compiled the ultimate list of the 15 Best Airbnbs in Cotswolds. From cosy traditional cottages to lakeside lodges, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect Cotswold Airbnb for you!

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Quick Lowdown of the Best Airbnbs in Cotswolds

Heading to the Cotswolds and need an expert accommodation recommendation? My Quick Top 5 Best Cotswolds Airbnbs makes choosing your dream stay a breeze. Whether you’re on a romantic getaway, a family break or a budget weekend, check out my shortlist below. 

Didn’t find what you were looking for? Keep reading for more details, and check out 10 more amazing Airbnbs in the Cotswolds.

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Cotswolds Cottages are found throughout the beautiful villages and towns in the Cotswolds

Map of Where to Stay in the Cotswolds

Picking where to base yourself can be tough as there are so many pretty villages in the Cotswolds to explore.

However, if you are driving or renting a car, it’s easy to visit a handful of villages in the Cotswolds on just a short trip. However if you stay a week you’ll be able to discover much more of the region.


Most Secluded Airbnb in Cotswolds – The Island Lodge

Location: Cotswold Water Park

Superhost: Yes 

Sleeps: 1 – 2

Price: From £250 per night

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One of the beautiful lodges in the Cotswolds, Image: Airbnb

The Island Lodge at Little Horseshoe Lake

This one-bedroom lodge in Cotswold Water Park wins the best choice for secluded Airbnbs in the Cotswolds.

This adult only Airbnb is located right on the waterfront. Making it the perfect Cotswolds getaway for fishermen.

However being located so close to Cirencester means there are plenty of other activities nearby – including walks in the forest, cycling, waterskiing, wakeboarding, sailing, canoeing, golf, and luxury spa experiences.

This secluded lakeside lodge has everything you need for a couples getaway including a cosy log fire and panoramic views of the quiet lake.

Guest review: “Amazing location! The cabin itself was of beautiful design with wonderful views, and it was great that it was private and secluded for a romantic trip away! Loved having breakfast by the lake, was super peaceful throughout the whole day!” – Zaim, August 2020

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Interior of Airbnb Cotswolds water park, Image: Airbnb

Most Romantic Airbnb in the Cotswolds – Asphodel Cottage

Location: Cirencester

Superhost: Yes 

Sleeps: 1 – 2

Price: From £123 per night

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Asphodel Cottage in the Cotswolds is perfect for couples, Image: Airbnb

Asphodel Cottage

Dating back to 1624 this immaculate one bedroom designer cottage is perfect for a couples escape.

Located in the sleepy village of Tarlton this beautiful thatched roof Cotswolds cottage has a pristine garden that’s perfect for al fresco meals.

However the highlight has to be the country views from the free standing bath tub.

The property has its own parking, but it is possible to visit without a car, as it is only a 2 mile taxi ride from Kemble Station, which can be reached in just over an hour by train from London.

Guest review: “Martin’s place is something else it was built in 1624, it is so peaceful and private. It has so much character, if your looking for a genuine cottage experience with privacy to relax and recharge this is the ideal place. Brilliant escape from the city and close to the town centre for Waitrose and restaurants.” – Antony, August 2020

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Cotswolds Airbnb in Cirencester, Image: Airbnb

The Best Located Cotswolds Airbnb -Cotswolds Cottage Barn

Location: Great Rissington

Superhost: Yes 

Sleeps: 1 – 2

Price: From £83 per night

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Cute Cotswolds accommodation, Image: Airbnb

Cotswolds Cottage Barn

Located in a hill-top village overlooking the Windrush valley, this barn conversion is within 15 minutes drive of some of the best villages in the Cotswolds including Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water, Burford, Upper and Lower Slaughter.

The one bedroom cottage is tastefully decorated with the original beams and stonework.

Within walking distance is the Lamb Inn which offers lunch and dinner options if you don’t fancy cooking.

Guest review: “Had a lovely time over the weekend at Daisy’s cottage. The cottage is cosy and equipped with everything you would need. The location is fantastic, close to plenty of villages to visit, and lots of fantastic places to eat. And a great pub within stumbling distance!!! Thanks for the stay Kate” – Manpreet, August 2020

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This barn conversion is a lovely option if you want to rent a cottage in the Cotswolds with hot tubs, Image: Airbnb

Best Airbnb in Cotswolds for Families – Puffin House

Location: Somerford Keynes

Superhost: Yes 

Sleeps: 8

Price: From £139 per night

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Cotswolds hot tub Lakeside Lodge in Somerford Keynes, Image: Airbnb

Puffin House, Cotswold cottages with hot tubs

This beautiful double storey lakeside house has four bedrooms. Not only is it equipped with a full kitchen and log burner, the outside patio area has a hot tub and BBQ for al fresco dining.

This family property also comes with free access to tennis courts, and to the onsite spa which has a gym, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, sauna and steam room.

There are plenty of walks that can be taken throughout the estate from the doorstep of the property, and there is even a restaurant located just a few minutes walk away.

This property is perfect for a week long visit, so you can make use of the spa facilities, hire a kayak to explore the lakes, discover the estate on foot and enjoy a cosy evening in front of the fireplace.

Guest review: “Beautiful property in a gorgeous lakeside location. The estate it’s housed within is fabulous too, outstanding spa and onsite restaurant.” – Becky

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Puffin House, Lower Mill Estate, Airbnb Somerford Keynes, Image: Airbnb

Most Unique Airbnb in Cotswolds – Castle Gatehouse, Sudeley Castle

Location: Winchcombe

Superhost: Yes

Sleeps: 4

Price: From £133 per night

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Cotswolds castle to rent on Airbnb, Image: Airbnb

Castle Gatehouse, Sudeley Castle

This unique Airbnb is set within the Gatehouse to the historic Sudeley Castle in the Cotswolds. This cottage is dog friendly and sleeps upto 4 guests. There are two entrances on either side of the building with a bedroom and ensuite on one side and a seperate entrance to the living area, kitchen and another ensuite bedroom. Meaning this is a great space for friends to stay as you can still have privacy.

Guest review: “What a unique experience…steeped in history, you feel “special”the moment you arrive. The location in the grounds of the castle allows excellent walks and the building itself is crazy and fun with an interesting layout, but with all mod cons and comforts. Will definitely be back” – Alan, July 2020

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Castle in the Cotswolds to hire on Airbnb, Image: Airbnb

Most Charming Airbnb in Cotswolds – Garden Cottage

Location: Chipping Norton

Superhost: Yes 

Sleeps: 4

Price: From £79 per night

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The inside of an Airbnb Cotswolds cottage, Image: Airbnb

Garden Cottage Airbnb pet friendly

The two bedroom cottage is stylishly decorated and is full of small touches including board games, breakfast supplies and homemade cake.

The garden is the highlight of this Airbnb Chipping Norton with a beautiful seating area and even a hammock to enjoy a lazy afternoon in.

This cosy cottage is centrally located in the vibrant market town of Chipping Norton. Filled with a wide range of shops, pubs and restaurants nearby this cottage is great for those who want to immerse themselves in the Cotswolds way of life.

TOP TIP: One of the best photo spots in Chipping Norton is the row of alms houses just above St Mary’s church on Church Street.

Guest review: “Such a lovely cottage in the heart of Chipping Norton. We could not have asked for more. The cottage is equipped with everything you might need, is in a great location and is decorated beautifully. Alison as a host was great, she was on hand, left lovely touches such as cake and milk and could not have been more helpful. Thank you so much for a great stay, would recommend without hesitation!” – Claire, August 2020

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Holiday Cottages the Cotswolds Airbnb, Image: Airbnb

The Best Fairytale Airbnb in Cotswolds – Courtyard House

Location: Blockley

Superhost: Yes 

Sleeps: 4

Price: From £75 per night

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Cotswolds Cottages in Gloucestershire with character, Image: Airbnb

Courtyard House

The Courtyard House is beautifully renovated with original features such as exposed beams and a stone fireplace.

There are plenty of places to relax or work, including the outdoor courtyard space which is a beautiful retreat.

This two bedroom Cotswolds Airbnb is located in the picturesque English village of Blockley. Within walking distance there is a Norman Church, and several food options including two pubs and a cafe.

Guest review: “Our stay at Courtyard House was great. We had a lovely time. It’s a gorgeous house and the Blockley village is very cute. We loved it!” – Kathleen, July 2020

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Airbnbs in Cotswolds AONB, Image: Airbnb

Best Cotswolds Airbnb For Big Groups – Farmhouse Stay with Pool

Location: Lyneham

Superhost: Yes 

Sleeps: 10

Price: From £616 per night

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Large Cotswolds Airbnb sleeps 10, Image: Airbnb

Farmhouse Staycation with Pool

This five bedroom property boasts four bathrooms, perfect for big groups of friends or families that still want some privacy.

The farmhouse is located in the beautifully kept grounds of Lyneham Heath Farm, and has its own outdoor heated pool which can be accessed from May to September.

The property has dining and living room seating for 10, and allows upto 2 dogs (for a small sub charge of £20 per dog).

The farmhouse is located two miles from the closest village so a car is recommended and there is parking space for three cars.

Guest review: “A beautiful farmhouse with a lovely lawned garden and access to a (very warm) swimming pool. We had a fantastic stay at the property and would highly recommend it.” – Chris, August 2020

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Cotswolds Airbnb with pool, Image: Airbnb

Quaintest Airbnb in the Cotswolds – Heath Cottage

Location: Stow-on-the-Wold

Superhost: Yes 

Sleeps: 6

Price: From £108 per night

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Quaint holiday cottages in Cotswolds England, Image: Airbnb

The Heath Cottage

This beautiful Grade II listed cottage is located in the picturesque village of Stow-on-the-Wold. There are three bedrooms, ideal for young families who are ok with steep staircases and low beams.

This Cotswolds cottage is full of character features, as well as cosy comforts and includes one off street parking space.

If you want to enjoy the cycle paths in the Cotswolds, bring your own bikes and store them in the shed.

Guest review: “Very cute little cottage full of character in a perfect location to access other little Cotswold villages. Would definitely stay again!” – Emma

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Inside of Cotswolds Cottage rentals, Image: Airbnb

Best Hideaway Airbnb in Cotswolds – The Hayloft

Location: Cold Aston

Superhost: Yes 

Sleeps: 1 – 2

Price: From £70 per night

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Inside this Airbnb Cotswolds UK, Image: Airbnb

The Hayloft

This stylish hideaway apartment is located in a barn conversion in the quaint Cotswolds village of Cold Aston.

The Hayloft is located in the grounds of the owners property but with free parking, and a private patio, there is ample space to enjoy your stay.

Within walking distance there is a popular pub but if you want shops, tea rooms and more choice in restaurants, then the pretty market town of Bourton-on-the-Water is closeby.

Guest review: “A great place to stay to visit the Cotswolds! We found the property easy to find and accessing the keys was clear and easy. The Hayloft was very clean and well presented, the bed was amazing! So comfortable. A great place to stay.” – Alice, August 2020

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Luxury cottages in Cotswolds for rent, Image: Airbnb

Best Value Cotswolds Airbnb – Cotswold Stone Cottage with Private Pool

Location: Bournes Green

Superhost: Yes 

Sleeps: 4

Price: From £60 per night

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Best Airbnb Cotswolds for budget travellers, Image: Airbnb

Cotswold Stone Cottage

This traditional cottage dates back to the 17th century and used to be a stable for cart horses.

With a conversatory, garden, and access to a private pool in summer, this stone cottage at £60 per night is the best value Airbnb in the Cotswolds.

It does however suit families with kids more than groups of friends as the twin room can only be accessed via the main bedroom.

Guest review: “The cottage itself is cosy, comfy and has everything you need. It is ideally situated to explore the Cotswolds via car and has plenty of walks around the cottage itself. It was great to have use of the pool and Anthony and family were really flexible as to when we could use it. Our kids loved it and it’s stunning surroundings. The local pubs were within walking distance and the food was delicious. Highly recommend.” – Antony, August 2020

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Cotswolds Airbnb with pool, Image: Airbnb

Best Airbnb in Cotswolds with a Hot Tub – Luxury Shepherds Hut

Location: Cirencester

Superhost: Yes 

Sleeps: 1 – 2

Price: From £125 per night

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Unique Cotswold accommodation with hot tub, Image: Airbnb

Luxury Cotswolds Shepherds Hut

Situated just minutes away from the popular village of Bibury, these self contained Shepherd huts are perfect for those looking for a quirky place to stay.

With a king size bed and ensuite bathroom the shepherds hut is more spacious than you would think.

There is also a beautiful outside space including a deck, gardens and a hot tub to while away the evenings.

If you’re looking for glamping stays make sure you check out these 10 best places to glamp in the Cotswolds.

Guest review: “We had the most lovely stay at the hut. It’s very sweet inside with great amenities and lovely little extra touches from Polly and George. It’s in a beautiful location and the hot tub was incredible!” – Jess, August 2020

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Cotswold lodges with hot tubs, Image: Airbnb

Most Cosy Airbnb in Cotswolds – Beehive Cottage

Location: Poulton

Superhost: Yes 

Sleeps: 6

Price: From £131 per night

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Holiday lodges Cotswolds Airbnb in Poulton, Image: Airbnb

Beehive Cottage

This beautiful stone cottage was built in the 1760s and is located in the small village of Poulton.

It is tastefully decorated and has lots of little touches such as toiletries, cleaning products and tea, coffee and milk on arrival.

However it is advised to stock your own groceries as the closest food shop is three miles away in a seperate village.

Guest review: “This is a perfect base for exploring the Cotswolds. The house has been beautifully refurbished and the outdoor space is so peaceful. The photos don’t do it justice. Lots of nice details and great if you are looking for a cosy English cottage. Across the street from a playground and a big field – so fantastic if you have children who need to run around – and two doors away from a pub that does nice food. Great hospitality. A lovely place to stay.” – Alison, August 2020

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Cosy Airbnb in the Cotswolds, Image: Airbnb

Best Dog Friendly Airbnb in Cotswolds – Chapel Cottage

Location: Bourton-on-the-Water

Superhost: Yes 

Sleeps: 5

Price: From £93 per night

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Holiday Cottages to rent in the Cotswolds UK, Image: Airbnb

Chapel Cottage, Airbnb Cotswolds Bourton-on-the-Water

This Grade II listed semi detached cottage, dates back to the 17th century, and is located in the heart of the Bourton-on-the-Water.

Known as the ‘Venice of the Cotswolds’, this beautiful village is a great place to base yourself if you want to visit the surrounding towns.

However this cottage doesn’t have free parking included and you would need to use the pay and display parking a few roads away.

Guest review: “We’ve just returned home after a fabulous long weekend at Chapel Cottage. The house is beautiful, cosy and a perfect base for exploring The Cotswolds. Little touches like the chocolates were a welcome surprise with our first cuppa! Thank you to Carol & Nick for all the information provided and for letting us stay in this beautiful home. Precious memories made and we are already planning a return trip.” – Michelle

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Cosy interior of Cotswold cottages to rent, Image: Airbnb

Best Glamping Airbnb in Cotswolds – Willowherb Pod

Location: Notgrove

Superhost: Yes 

Sleeps: 4

Price: From £31 per night

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Cotswolds glamping in pods, Image: Airbnb

Willowherb Pod, Quirky Glamping Pod

These glamping pods are just one of the amazing glamping sites in the Cotswolds.

Located in the idyllic village of Notgrove there are plenty of walks available in the 1500 acre Notgrove Estate.

The pods sleep upto 4 people, with 2 on a sofa bed however there are eight glamping pods available so if you are traveling with a group and want privacy, you can rent multiple pods.

As an extra there is a mini football pitch and on site games room that can be used.

Guest review: “We stayed for just one night as a stop over on our long drive – this lovely, cute pod served its purpose for what we needed. It was clean, comfortable, easy to find and a good price. Nearby Bourton-on-the-Water is well worth a visit” – Richard

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Best Airbnb UK Glamping in the Cotswold, Image: Airbnb

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