Holly House

“Charming accommodation in picturesque location” - VisitEngland Assessor

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Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

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Holly House is an ideal base for exploring the picture-postcard village of Bourton-on-the-Water in the heart of the Cotswolds. Each of the well-equipped en-suite bedrooms has modern ‘rainfall’ showers and the award-winning breakfasts are served in a light and airy room with bi-folding doors which open out in summer.

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Holly House
Station Road, BOURTON ON THE WATER, Gloucestershire, GL54 2ER
Phone : 01451 821302

About the area

Discover Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire is home to a variety of landscapes. The Cotswolds, a region of gentle hills, valleys and gem-like villages, roll through the county. To their west is the Severn Plain, watered by Britain’s longest river, and characterised by orchards and farms marked out by hedgerows that blaze with mayflower in the spring, and beyond the Severn are the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley.

Throughout the county you are never far away from the past. Neolithic burial chambers are widespread, and so too are the remains of Roman villas, many of which retain the fine mosaic work produced by Cirencester workshops. There are several examples of Saxon building, while in the Stroud valleys abandoned mills and canals are the mark left by the Industrial Revolution. Gloucestershire has always been known for its abbeys, but most of them have disappeared or lie in ruins. However, few counties can equal the churches that remain here. These are many and diverse, from the ‘wool’ churches in Chipping Campden and Northleach, to the cathedral at Gloucester, the abbey church at Tewkesbury or remote St Mary’s, standing alone near Dymock.

 

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