The famous snowdrops at Painswick Rococo Gardens

The famous snowdrops at Painswick Rococo Gardens

This February we made sure to visit the magical snowdrops once again at Painswick Rococo Gardens. An enjoyable 30 minutes drive through the rolling Stroud valleys takes you to this 18th century garden where blankets of snowdrops cover the ground for the whole month of...
17 of the Best Walks in the Cotswolds

17 of the Best Walks in the Cotswolds

Discovering the Cotswold countryside on foot really is the best way if you ask us! Just imagine all the things you’d miss; the wild fungi hidden in fields of bluebells, the sound of trickling streams in the woods, the sweet smell of fresh primroses from nearby...
The Best Things to Do in the Cotswolds in July

The Best Things to Do in the Cotswolds in July

Holidays in July bring together summer days on the lake and afternoons spent exploring the joys of the Cotswolds. From the worlds largest military air show to some spectacular sights of lavender as far as the eye can see. Choose a couple of our favourites below and...
Log Cabin Holiday Photos from Elsa Lodge

Log Cabin Holiday Photos from Elsa Lodge

Thank you to the Dolton’s again for sending in your wonderful photos from your last stay. If these photos inspire you to capture some great images too why not come and enjoy a photography holiday wth us. Lots of these photos were taken from our lovely Elsa Lodge...
A short walk across the fields…

A short walk across the fields…

Today we enjoyed a short walk to a new attraction. On the edge of Somerford Keynes, The Elemental Sculpture Park is well worth a visit. Passionate owner, David Hartland, has carefully landscaped this woodland area over the last 21 years with an amazing collection of...
Winning photos from dog house holidays…

Winning photos from dog house holidays…

We have had so many lovely guests down at the lake this year and it definitely makes our work all the more rewarding when we do. But when we get lovely guests who also take amazing photos – that really makes our day! Thank you to Jeremy and Julie Morrish who have sent...