“Charming barn that full of Cotswold charm and character.” - VisitEngland Assessor
Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire
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- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Our Inspector's view
Southwold Barn sits in the glorious Cotswold countryside, a large well-kept barn in a gorgeous village, with woodburner, and sheep and donkeys in the field outside. Peace is guaranteed. Oozing charm and character with contemporary touches it’s great for family or friends to get together.
Facilities – at a glance
- Total units: 1
- Maximum occupancy: 8
- Private garden
- Washing machine
- Linens provided
- Fireplace or wood burning stove
- Open all year
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About the area
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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