As the weather starts to improve, a countryside staycation could be the perfect way to welcome the new season. With plenty of stunning natural surroundings, country walks and breathtaking estates, experience the Cotswolds whilst staying in our luxury holiday cottage as spring begins to blossom.
Located on the Cotswold Way, Monks Mill Barn holiday cottage is available to hire throughout spring, allowing you to take a step into the outdoors, and explore some of Britain’s most exquisite landscapes.
Be it a bank holiday treat, or a weekend getaway, here are some of our top recommendations of things to do during your time spent at Monks Mill Barn luxury holiday cottage.
Just a short drive from our holiday cottage, Westonbirt is home to 2500 different species of trees and simply perfect for getting out in the wilderness to explore the wildlife. The Arboretum stands as a key point for research and conservation, as well as an incredible place to spend the day discovering plants from all around the world.
If our luxury holiday cottage is your home for a relaxing weekend away, the Wonders of Westonbirt Guided Walk is a free tour takes place every Saturday and Sunday at the National Arboretum.
Whether you are an experienced crafter, or a complete novice that wants to try something new, the Arboretum are hosting Willow Sculpture Workshops on Saturdays throughout spring. Just one of the many relaxing ways you could spend your time (and perhaps create yourself a souvenir!) in the Cotswolds.
The Cotswold Way
Taking a walk on this picturesque 100-mile national trail could not be easier when staying at our luxury holiday cottage – it’s on our doorstep!
Whether you’re a seasoned hiker and planning your staycation around the trail, or simply want to get out into the fresh air as part of a countryside getaway, the Cotswold Way is a perfect way to explore the show-stopping surroundings during your holiday cottage stay-cation.
The Cotswold Way connects you to many of the picturesque villages of the Cotswolds, as well as a number of significant historical sights situated on the trail. Whatever you’re interests, Monks Mill Barn luxury cottage can act as the perfect base for your Cotswolds holiday.
Cirencester Park & The Bathhurst Estate
You may be wishing to observe more of the wider region during your time with us in the Cotswolds. Located around a 40-minute drive from Monks Mill Barn holiday cottage you will find Cirencester Park and the Bathhurst Estate.
For 300 years, The Bathurst Estate has been known as one of the country’s most stunning privately owned parks, so a must-see during your springtime staycation in the Cotswolds.
With 15,000 acres of parks and farmland, taking time to roam free, discover its historical significance or take in the flora and fauna in the conservation strips will make an excellent activity as part of your luxury countryside cottage stay.
Book your stay
Our luxury holiday cottage available hire acts as the perfect gateway to the Cotswolds. We can recommend plenty more outdoor sights and activities to explore during your staycation with us.