Forest of Dean Breaks: Find Luxury Hideaways in Gloucestershire with Private Hot Tubs
The most popular Hot Tub Holidays in Gloucestershire. Relax, Rest, Enjoy!
Overseas holidays are great, sun, relaxation you may even get some white sand between your toes but with all our own country has to offer, a staycation can be just as good if not better and booking a lodge with hot tub in Gloucestershire guarantees a holiday to remember!
More and more of us Brits are choosing to holiday at home and with so many cottages with hot tubs available in the UK it's easy to see why. We think that Gloucestershire is one of the top destinations for a family break or romantic weekend away and we have put together some of the best accommodation with hot tubs in the region.
Home to the Forest of Dean, the Cotswolds and River Severn Basin, Gloucestershire has something for everyone, whether you are passionate about golf, fishing, photography, horse-riding, sight-seeing or something more active you will find it all in this beautiful county.
Secluded Hot Tub Cabin Breaks in Gloucestershire
Check out the best cottages with hot tubs and Gloucestershire log cabins; be it for a couple, family or group of friends, you are guaranteed to find "the one" and pack your suitcases because a hot tub break in Gloucestershire really does restore the soul!
Forest of Dean Lodges
Ford Farm Lodges
Kilcot, Newent , Gloucestershire
Whitemead Forest Park
Forest of Dean , Gloucestershire
Or maybe you prefer a luxury holiday cottage
Relax and Enjoy a Break in Gloucestershire (Forest of Dean)
Our recommended cottages with hot tubs are suited to everyone There are those that sleep 2 for those romantic getaways, pet-friendly holiday cottages that allow you to bring your four-legged friend along and larger accommodation that caters for families and groups of friends.
Whichever one you choose you can rest assured that you will have all the home comforts you are used to, with the added luxury of your own private jacuzzi to sink into at the end of each fun-filled day.
Hot tub lodges in Gloucestershire provide an ideal base from which to explore and with special offers and terrific discounts a hot tub break in this glorious county won’t cost as much as you think.
About Holidays in Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire lies towards the south west of England and is made up of 4 distinct areas.
The Cotswolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and ideal year-round short break destination with stunning gardens, excellent country pubs, ancient churches, farmer’s markets, and so much more.
The Severn Vale, with its attractive timbered buildings, orchards, and meadows stretches across Gloucestershire and is steeped in history while The Stroud Valleys are home to numerous arts and craft studios.
The Forest of Dean is one of the country’s ancient hunting forests and is a fantastic place to walk the dog, indulge on one of the array of outdoor activities or enjoy a picnic surrounded by an abundance of flora and wildlife.
Activities and Must-see Sights
There are lots of things that make this beautiful county special the seas of bluebells and daffodils in the spring, the picturesque villages, quaint country inns and plethora of activities to name but a few.
Food lovers will adore the many festivals and food fayres held in Gloucestershire throughout the year. From wine tasting in the winter to the Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival in the summer there is always something to tickle your taste buds.
Below are a few places to visit that will make you hot tub break in Gloucestershire extra special.
Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum
There is so much to see at this museum found within the historic dockyards of Gloucester, interactive displays and exhibits of over 300 years’ worth of military history.
You will get a chance to learn about the Napoleonic Wars, the Boar War, WWI and WWII to name a few and learn a little about the peace-keeping missions by the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars.
Several mannequins in full regalia, medal collections, weapons and a mock-up of a tank encampment really bring the history of war to life and this fascinating attraction gives a fantastic insight what life was like for these brave soldiers and their families.
Used as a film location for the popular BBC TV series Poldark this 400-year old Elizabethan manor house is located north-west of Tetbury in Gloucestershire.
Nestled in the stunning Cotswolds, it is reportedly one of the most haunted houses in Britain.
Visit the room where Oliver Cromwell stayed in 1648 and view the impressive collection of civil war relics from the ere.
Other rooms of note include the Great Hall with its impressive stained-glass windows and collection of fine tapestries and the Oak room which boasts elaborate wood panelling, dating back to the 16th century.
Set in picturesque countryside in the Forest of Dean these 9 ancient caverns offer a unique underground experience for all the family giving an insight into how iron ore has been mined for over 4,500 years.
Linked by passageways the natural caves are atmospheric with displays throughout portraying the miners' story. Iron ore from the caves was used to make tools, machinery and weapons as well as ochre powders for artists' pigments which is to this day still mined here.
There are picnic areas, a popular cafe and well stocked shop onsite and the attraction hosts numerous events throughout the year.
The International Bird of Prey Centre
This popular tourist attraction is located in Newent and is set in 12 acres of stunning grounds.
The world's oldest centre dedicated to birds of prey it is home to over 250 raptors including; eagles, vultures, owls, falcons and hawks, there are picnic areas, a play area, free parking, a café and well-stocked gift shop for those essential mementos.
Daily flying demonstrations with talks and some great photographic opportunities make this a terrific day out for all the family and for those staying in a hot tub cottage nearby, in the Springtime, you can see the babies being reared which really is a special experience.
If you have been tempted by one of our pet-friendly lodges or cottages with hot tubs in Gloucestershire, you will not find a better walk to enjoy with your pooch than Robinswood Hill.
This 250-acre country park is 651 feet above sea level and offers stunning views of the surrounding area, it also includes a nature reserve with a variety of local wildlife including red kites, foxes and badgers.
Wild flower meadows, woodland, play areas for the children and fascinating timber sculptures make this a wonderful way to enjoy the spectacular countryside with or without your dog.
This timber framed Tudor building set in the heart of Gloucester is in fact 2 of the oldest houses in the town combined and dates back to between the 15th and 17th century,
No visit to this picturesque county is complete without visiting this fascinating museum and seeing the curiosities, artefacts and treasures which are on display.
The ancient property is devoted to the social history of the people living in the county of Gloucestershire. On exhibition are; local crafts, old fishing gear, historic costumes, a Victorian classroom, and domestic items spanning over 500 years of local life.
Cannop Cycle Centre
While strolling around sightseeing and admiring the breathtaking countryside is a fantastic way to spend time with the family some want a little more action.
If that's you; head to Cannop Cycle centre, situated in the Forest of Dean, this small woodland cycling centre offers everything you need to explore the surrounding countryside on 2 wheels.
Along with bike hire, toilets, picnic area and refreshments, it is the starting point of several fantastic family mountain bike trails, including the Forest of Dean Family Cycling trail. There are also 7 more challenging downhill tracks for the experienced cyclist.
Burial place of royalty and one of the finest medieval buildings in the UK, Gloucester Cathedral is situated in the heart of the county town and is well worth a visit for those staying in a Gloucestershire log cabin or cottage with hot tub.
Climb the 269 steps of the impressive towers to see the bells and take in the breathtaking views or take a tour of the crypt and marvel at the Great East Window.
Walk in Harry Potter's footsteps, through the medieval cloisters which were used as the corridors of Hogwarts during filming, before enjoying a cuppa in the coffee shop.
The Final Word
Gloucestershire is home longest river in the UK, the biggest oak woodland area, and the country’s most inland port which is now home to pleasure cruisers and narrow boats along with a fantastic selection of shops and restaurants.
Discover the regency town of Cheltenham or spend a day at the races,
visit iconic film locations or enjoy a fun-filled day at Puzzlewood in the Forest of Dean.
Explore the Cotswolds, this stunning Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with its honey coloured thatched cottages is one of the most attractive areas in the UK.
Whether you love to shop, want to relax in spectacular countryside, spend some time fishing, enjoy a round of golf, cycling or sitting in a lovely beer garden with a drink, you will find it all and more here.