Of all the family days out you could have in Gloucestershire, Cotswold Farm Park is one of the most popular. Opened in 1971, the park is home to more than 50 breeds of animal, and hosts a range of special events throughout the year. Couples and families visiting the park can choose to stay in Gloucester, just a 45-minute drive away, or Cheltenham, just 30 minutes from the park by car. You'll find a range of hotels, from affordable chain hotels to luxurious country inns, most offering free parking for guests.
Stay near Cotswold Farm Park
If you're bringing the car, it's just a short drive from Cheltenham or Gloucester to Cotswold Farm Park. Families will probably find chain hotels in Cheltenham or Gloucester city centre offer the best value for money, as well as modern amenities such as free Wi-Fi and laundry/dry-cleaning services. There's always the option of an independent hotel or B&B though, if you prefer your accommodation a little more characterful. Most independent hotels serve a complimentary breakfast, often prepared with local produce such as Gloucestershire Old Spot sausages.
Enjoy the Great Outdoors with a Hotel Stay in Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire is home to The Cotswolds, designated an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and The Forest of Dean, so there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. Visit Cotswold Farm Park (open from 13th February to 21st December) and the kids can enjoy a farm tractor safari, meet chicks and rabbits, bottle feed goats and lambs or get up close with tiny piglets. There's even a farmer's market and campsite here, as well as a gift shop selling local produce, a kitchen café and bistro. Another popular spot for families is the Cotswold Country Park and Beach, the largest inland beach in the United Kingdom, where you can take part in water-based activities such as ring-o rides and kayaking, before heading back to your hotel to relax with room service.
Amenities for a Comfortable Stay in Gloucestershire
Whether you choose to stay in Gloucester city centre or opt for a hotel in the centre of Regency Cheltenham, you'll find hotels here offer all the modern amenities you could need for a comfortable stay, such as free WiFi and on-site parking.