Established in 2011, Character Cottages is our quality, self-catering market leading brand in the Cotswolds which specialises in luxury cottages with character. Character Cottages has a passionate approach to excellence and quality customer experiences, combining marketing-leading digital innovation with luxury properties with character.

The Cotswolds is second to the Lake District as the largest protected landscape in England. The region’s ancient history and unique white Cotswolds stone buildings make this area of the UK’s top tourist destinations.

I have found Character Cottages to be friendly and professional from day one. Always answering any queries immediately. The girls in the office are lovely and I don’t have one negative thing to say.
– Sally Gaden

Character Cottages boasts one of the largest collections of English Heritage listed properties available for rent in Britain. Although a fledging brand at 8-years-old, the portfolio holds 150 cottages.


This cottage portfolio caters for those discerning customers looking for a distinctive cottage holiday experience in a highly desirable location, designed around character and delivered with finesse.

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