Lodges in the Cotswolds with Hot Tubs + Holiday Guide

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If you’re looking to go on a break, a hot tub holiday lodge in the Cotswolds is a great choice. Few other places are as ‘quintessentially British’ as the Cotswolds, and it covers such a large area that you can enjoy the countryside.

Ideally what you want is a lodge with a hot tub that you enjoy coming back to after a long day’s exploring. These lodges are a rare breed because they need to nail location, luxury and character to make your Cotswolds holiday special. 

Thankfully, in this guide, we’ve done all the hard work for you and found the best holiday lodges in the Cotswolds. All you need to do is read on. 

Our Favourite Hot Tub Lodge in the Cotswolds  

Our favourite hot tub lodge in the Cotswolds is Florence Cottage, a 5* rated beauty that offers unbeatable luxury and character. We picked that after looking at reviews, prices, and things to do locally on Holiday Cottages, Syke’s Cottages, Log Cabin Guides, Booking.com and Expedia.

Florence Cottage is nestled into the Cotswold Countryside in Chipping Campden, one of the most beautiful towns in the Cotswolds, with perfectly preserved Old English buildings and a real aura of history and charm. It feels magical. 

The lodge allows 1 dog and dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week, so you can bring your four-legged friend along for the ride. 

We recommend this holiday lodge for couples looking for a romantic getaway, although it’s also suitable for small families. It sleeps up to 4 people and one of the bedrooms is a twin. There’s room for everyone with lots of living space and privacy. 

What You Need To Know About Florence Cottage & Lodge 

Florence Cottage sleeps 4 people with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. It’s 5* rated with visitors and boasts unbeatable luxury. The perfectly landscaped gardens, high-end interior and incredible location make it a lodge you’ll wish to own. 

Driving up to Florence Cottage is a mesmerising experience, with the cottage set into a peaceful location with perfectly landscaped gardens. The cottage has a contemporary style with parking for 2 cars. 

Inside, there’s a king-size bedroom and a twin bedroom. Both bedrooms have an en-suite bathroom. The kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering, with new appliances, a big dining table and a separate utility area with a washing machine. 

You can relax on the rear terrace in the seating area or soak away the day’s hardships in the beautiful hot tub. The hot tub is suitable for 4 people and it overlooks the Cotswolds countryside with a high level of privacy - perfect for late evenings.  

Florence Cottage has so many great amenities, including: 

  • Large patio area with seating 
  • Hot tub!
  • 2 large bedrooms with an en-suite 
  • Wood burner with a basket of logs
  • TV in lounge
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Countryside location 
  • Pubs, shops and restaurants within walking distance

Few other Cotswolds lodges offer such a great combination of features. 

Despite its great features, we chose this holiday lodge above all others because it strikes that perfect balance between luxury and price. It isn’t outrageously expensive even though it could be. It’s also in our favourite Cotswolds town, Chipping Campden.  

Florence Cottage Hot Tub Accommodation in Summary 

Florence Cottage is perfect for couples and romantic getaways, but it’s also suitable for family adventures. The lodge itself is luxurious and fitted out to impress, and the location is out-of-this-world beautiful. You’re going to love it. 

Of course, most of your time will be spent away from the lodge. Nearby you’ll find cafes and restaurants in the town centre with the countryside for miles around. 

The local area is rich in culture and history with many of the buildings protected. The town of Chipping Campden is arguably the most beautiful in the Cotswolds. It’s a peaceful place to take a stroll and it has all the shops you need. 

Florence Cottage is set into its own private grounds so your holiday in the Cotswolds will be peaceful and undisturbed. Every detail from the landscaped gardens to the floorplan of the cottage oozes quality. No stone has been left unturned to create an incredible holiday lodge - all you need to do is turn up and enjoy it. 

While there are many hot tub lodges in the Cotswolds, Florence Cottage is the best of the bunch if you need to sleep up to 4 people. 

Florence Cottage Holiday Highlights and Things to Do

Because it’s in Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, Florence Cottage is the perfect base from which to explore the countryside. Incredible walks are right on your doorstep and the town of Chipping Campden offers plenty to do too. 

The Cotswolds is a big place so there are plenty of things to do (in fact, there are far too many things to do during a trip!). Here are some ideas:

  • Walk The Cotswolds Way
  • Walk the Five Valleys 
  • Visit Warwick Castle 
  • Visit Sudeley Castle 
  • Ride the Gloucestershire Rail
  • Visit the Cotswold Falconry
  • Go Shopping in Cheltenham
  • Visit Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens

Florence Cottage is in a perfect location for exploring all these things to do. For example, Warwick Castle is 40 minutes away from Chipping Campden by car, Cheltenham is only an hour away by car, and Cotswold Falconry is only half an hour away.

Prefer lazy days? No problem. Florence Cottage is surrounded by woodlands and countryside. You could pack some sandwiches, head out and walk for hours. Nothing beats heading out and exploring beautiful places right on your doorstep.  

Top Hot Tub Lodge Locations in the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds covers Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire, so there’s a perfect location for everyone, whether you want to be near the seaside or nowhere near it deep in the countryside.  

There are so many beautiful villages and towns in the Cotswolds. These are our favourite towns and villages with hot tub lodges:

  • Chipping Campden 
  • Dursley 
  • Bicester
  • Bibury 
  • Cheltenham 
  • Bidford-on-Avon 
  • Cirencester
  • Bourton-on-the-Water

Your perfect location in the Cotswolds for a lodge will depend on what areas you want to explore and how far you want to drive. Luxury, accommodation and amenities will also be important. Thankfully, there are plenty of lodges and accommodation to choose from, including:

  • Lodges with more than 1 hot tub 
  • Lodges that sleep 2, 4, 6 and up to 20 people
  • Luxury cottages
  • Luxury log cabins 
  • Group accommodation
  • Dog friendly log cabins
  • Lodges with railway stations nearby (so you can take a day off driving)

Best of all, there are lodges with hot tubs in the Cotswolds to suit all budgets. 

Why Book a Hot Tub Lodge Break in the Cotswolds?

You should book a hot tub lodge in the Cotswolds because it is a breathtakingly beautiful place rich in history, culture and charm.  

The Cotswolds is one of the most quintessentially British parts of the world. It’s beautiful any time of the year and there are always things to do. Of the 40 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England and Wales, the Cotswolds is the largest. 

Whether you like to explore castles, Old English villages, ancient ruins, go on epic walks in the countryside or visit wildlife parks, there’s something for everyone in the Cotswolds. 

In the Cotswolds, you can drive for miles and hit nothing but lush countryside and woodland. There is a uniqueness to it. The people who live here embrace life. There’s no big rush. It’s the perfect place for a peaceful holiday. 

Hot tubs can be put anywhere but few places are as perfect as the Cotswolds. The best lodges offer picturesque views and have substantial private grounds. The holiday lodges in this article offer just that to make your break extra-special. 

Things to Do in the Cotswolds  

After booking your hot tub lodge in the Cotswolds you’ll want to start planning your trip, so here are a few ideas to get you started:

Walk The Cotswolds Way

The Cotswolds Way is a long-distance walking trail that covers 102-miles. It takes 6 to 10 days to walk the whole thing, but you can at least do a little! It stretches from Chipping Campden (where our favourite lodge is) to Bath. 

Explore Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle is one of the most beautiful castles in England, originally built by William the Conqueror in 1068. You can walk around Warwick Castle for free, or access more areas on a tour. It’s a great day out for couples and kids. 

Ride the Gloucestershire Rail

The Gloucestershire Rail is a volunteer-run, heritage steam railway that transports you back to a time when trains were powered by steam. The trains complete a 29-mile round trip, taking you from Broadway to Cheltenham Racecourse.  

Visit Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens

The Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens is a great day out for everyone with giraffes, reptiles, primates, birds, lions and many more animals to see. The park is set into beautiful gardens, which you can explore and enjoy a picnic in.  

Need more inspiration and ideas for things to do in the Cotswolds? We’d suggest visiting the official Cotswolds website.