Chestnut Cottage
The Local Area

The Local Area

The real beauty of Chestnut Cottage is its rural and quiet setting with plenty of garden space, a fantastic and well-sheltered terrace and the convenience of its location, a half-hour's drive from Cheltenham. With an array of fantastic local pubs, picturesque walks, and local attractions, including the famous Cheltenham race course, there is plenty to keep you busy within the area.

Dragonfly Maze

Dragonfly MazeA traditional yew hedge maze with a riddle to solve to locate the hidden golden dragonfly - will you be able to locate it??? A nice afternoon or morning out for the whole family.

Rissington Road, Bourton-on-the-Water, GL54 2BN

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BirdlandHome to over 500 birds including flamingos, pelicans, penguins, cranes and storks, enjoy a fun day out at Birdland Park & Gardens. A great day out that the kids will enjoy!

Rissington Road, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, GL54 2BN

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Fairytale farm

Fairytale farmA great day out for the kids - Fairytale farm has it all - an adventure playground, an enchanted walk with a surprise around every corner and a chance to meet the amazing animals. Adults can have a nice coffee in the on site cafe.

Fairytale Farm, Southcombe, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 5QH

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Cotswold Motoring Museum

Cotswold Motoring MuseumA great day out for kids big and small! Packed with vintage car collections, classic cars and motorcycles, caravans and much more. The museum is also the official Home of Brum the children's TV show about a car - sure to please the younger children!

The Old Mill Sherborne Street, Bourton-on-the-Water, GL54 2BY

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The Cotswold Brewing Company

The Cotswold Brewing CompanyCotswold Brew Co is one of the oldest lager microbreweries in the UK. Pop in to see how they make their wonderful range of beer - and of course to sample some! Over 18s only.

College Farm, College Farm Stow Road, Bourton-on-the-Water, GL54 2HN

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The Model Village

The Model VillageAmazing grade 2 listed one-ninth scale replica model village built from Costwold stone containing all the buildings of Bourton-on-the-Water. Cross the miniature bridges, enjoy the tiny gardens and treat yourself in the gift shop.

The Old New Inn, Rissington Road, Bourton-on-the-Water, GL54 2AF

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Daylesford Organic Farmshop

Daylesford Organic FarmshopDaylesford has a fantastic organic farmshop, cafe, restaurant, bakery and butchers amongst many other offerings. Definitely worth a trip over to sample their organic delights!

Daylesford, Moreton-in-Marsh, GL56 0YG

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The Cotswold Food Store & Cafe

The Cotswold Food Store & CafeGreat place to stop in for lunch - the cafe is amazing and you will not be disappointed! Stock up on all your essentials at the food store and head back to the cottage with a full tummy, smile on your face and a car packed with great groceries!

Longborough, Moreton-in-Marsh, GL56 0QZ

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The Wheatsheaf Inn

The Wheatsheaf InnTraditional British Inn with lovely roaring fires in the winter and fantastic gardens in the summer. Superb meals and beers / wines - always a great experience.

West Rd, Northleach, Cheltenham, GL54 3EZ

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The Village Pub

The Village PubGastropub with amazing menu for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Or all 3!!! Lovely setting and great range of wines, beers and spirits. A lovely atmosphere and a real favourite.

Barnsley House, Barnsley, GL7 5EF

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The Cotswold Cheese Shop (Stow-on-the-Wold)

The Cotswold Cheese Shop (Stow-on-the-Wold)At the Stow-on-the-wold branch of the Cotswold Cheese Shop you will find a delicious range of handpicked local and regional artisan cheeses as well as your usual European favorites. If you love cheese as well as delicious jams, chutneys, cold meats, olives, crackers and biscuits you will be in food heaven!

1-2, Fountain Court, Digbeth St, Stow-on-the-Wold, Cheltenham, GL54 1BN

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Upton Smokery

Upton SmokeryLocated just outside Burford in the rolling Cotswold countryside, Upton Smokery is a family business run by Chris and Vix Mills, specialising in smoked meat, game and fish of the highest quality. Be sure to get the bacon and some eggs for your breakfast!

Upton Downs Farm, Burford, OX18 4LY

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Wyck Hill House Hotel

Wyck Hill House HotelOne of the largest local wedding venues with 60 bedrooms! Attending a wedding at Wyck Hill House Hotel? then why not book your stay at Chestnut Cottage, we are just 5 minutes drive from The Wyck Hill House Hotel so an ideal place to stay for a wedding.

Stow-on-the-Wold, The Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, GL54 1HY

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Cripps Stone Barn

Cripps Stone BarnA delightful old Cotswold stone wedding barn 10 minutes away from Burford. Attending a wedding at Cripps Stone Barn? then why not book your stay at Chestnut Cottage, we are just 20 minutes drive from Cripps Stone Barn so an ideal place to stay for a wedding.

Stone Barn, Near Upper Windrush, Cheltenham, GL54 3RF

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Cheltenham race course

Cheltenham race courseWho doesn't love a day out at the races? Pop on your lucky pants and get your bets in early! Enjoy a few glasses of something sparkly while you watch the horses.

Evesham Rd, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL50 4SH

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Adam Henson's Cotswold Farm Park

Adam Henson's Cotswold Farm ParkAmazing day out for the entire family - let the kids meet and feed the animals, undertake the farm safari, play in the maze and the many playgrounds, grab a coffee and lunch at the cafe and head home with a backseat full of exhausted, very happy little ones! (and possibly even some bigger ones!).

Bemborough Farm, Kineton, Cheltenham, GL54 5UG

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The Location

Chestnut Cottage, 12 Wyck Rissington, Cheltenham, GL54 2PN

Wyck (Wick) Rissington is a village and parish in the picturesque Cotswold hills of Gloucestershire, England. The village is located 1.5 miles north-east of Bourton-on-the-Water. The name 'Wyck Rissington' translates from the Saxon as "a building of special significance on a hill covered with brushwood."

This is a quiet and rural neighbourhood with some fantastic walks, local pubs and things to do and see. There is a welcome pack in the property along with come leaflets on local attractions, these have been hand-picked as some of our favourites. Cheltenham (Racecourse) and Cirencester are just 30 minutes drive away whilst Oxford and Bath are just 1 hour away. This is a perfect property to explore the Cotswolds and Oxfordshire.

The Cotswolds is renowned for its picturesque rolling hills, hamlets and towns. Along with some fantastic pubs, restaurants and bars. This is a very special part of the UK and a popular holiday destination. With AONB status it is sure not to disappoint.

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