Ratty's Retreat

LOCATION

Blockley, GLOUCESTERSHIRE

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  •   Social distancing and safety measures in place
  •   Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
  •   Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Opening status: Open
Our COVID-19 measures:
Check in is contact less. All welcome information and other useful information will be available electronically. Initially we will be leaving a 72 hour gap between guests although this will be revised following updated information about Covid 19 levels in the community. There are no employees. I do all the changeovers myself.

FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT

A delightfully romantic, Self Catering Holiday Cottage, in the midst of the Cotswolds. Ideally suited for just two people

Ratty's Retreat
School Lane, Blockley, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, GL56 9DP
Phone : 07795972095

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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