Log cabin | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
A 4-berth, fully furnished wooden cabin with raised decking overlooking private garden. On-site wildlife rescue centre & sculpture trail with al fresco tea room. Situated 4 miles south of the capital of the Cotswolds, the Roman town of Cirencester (Corinium) and also at the edge of Britain’s largest water park, Keynes Country Park, which offers a wide variety of water sports, leisure activities and National Trust Areas of Outstanding Beauty sites. Also if you just want to get away from it all, then this is an idyllic spot to do nothing!
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Inland beach Somerford Keynes 1 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 80 km, Nearest railway: Kemble 6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Table tennis|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
linen is provided but you would have to bring your own towels
The Central England/Cotswolds region
Somerford Keynes is a quiet, small village 4 miles from the Roman town of Cirencester (Corinium).
Cirencester is the capital of the Cotswolds. It is a market town, which lies on the lower dip-slopes of the Cotswold Hills. There are many Roman remains including several Roman villas near the villages of Chedworth and Withington. The amphitheatre still exists in the Querns area to the SW of the town.
The Cotswolds is an area of outstanding natural beauty and typically a very English part of the country known for its hills, Cotswold stone and delightful villages and towns.
NB Roman Cirencester was known as Corinium Dobunnorum. The Romans built a fort around Corinium where the Fosse Way crossed the Churn. This made it the second-largest important town in Britain, second only in importance to London.
Somerford Keynes neighbours the waterparks and a golf course in Oaksey. It is a quaint Cotswold village with a friendly local pub where excellent food is served.
Some local attractions include;
Corinium Amphitheatre, Cirencester
Corinium Museum, Cirencester
All New Brewery Arts, Cirencester
Arlington Mill & Bibury Trout Farm
Chedworth Roman Villa
Cheltenham Races & Festivals
Coate Water Country Park
Cotswold Water Park
Historic Open Air Swimming Pool, Cirencester
Keynes Country Park
Slimbridge Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust
……plus there are several golf courses in the area, over 140 lakes, fishing, wildlife conservation projects, nature walks, play areas, sculpture trail, wakeboarding, jet skiing, kayaking, water-skiing, inland beach nearby at the water park, birdwatching, horse riding, cycle & boat hire.
There are also many high quality restaurants, inns,coffee shops & tea rooms to choose from in and around Cirencester.
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19 Jun 2014
"Charming charactered retreat!"
Well, what a great place this is. Full of character, cozy, delightful, welcoming laid back owner & value for money. What more could you want for a weekend retreat? I could waffle on giving pointless f… More
8 May 2014
Fabulous stay at Robin's Nest!This little cabin is perfectly placed in an apple orchard surrounded by acres of land including a sculpture nature trail and a wildlife rescue centre. There are plen… More
18 Feb 2014
"Cosey Cabbin ideal for a weekend away"
The site this cabin is on is tucked away through the trees but pretty easy to find. The owner was around to show us around as soon as we arrived and made us feel very welcome. Even though it was self … More
12 Jun 2013
"Nice country side, rustic holiday home"
I stayed for four nights with my wife and 6 month old boy, very good experience and would love to go back some time. Dave, the owner of the place was very friendly and he also provided Travel cot free… More
28 Apr 2013
"Log cabin, rustic and homely, something a little bit different."
Stayed at the Robins nest second week of April with wife and 3 kids (12,8 and 1)This is a basic but very homely rustic cabin on the edge of a village in the Cotswolds water parks area. Definitely some… More
18 Apr 2013
"Cosy, charming and beautifully furnished to a high standard"
Had a thoroughly enjoyable stay with three girlfriends for a long weekend. The lodge was cosy, charming and beautifully furnished to a high standard. It was immaculately clean and well looked after. T… More
25 Sep 2012
"Highly recommended if you like something different."
Quirky, friendly wooden lodge in quiet location. Stayed for a week in August with my partner, our two girls, aged 8 and 11, and small dog. We enjoyed our stay here very much. The lodge was very comfo… More
11 Sep 2011
"Eco lodge, surrounded by garden fruits, quirky..great stay, friendly owner"
Tucked away amongst the apple trees, this quirky lodge is perfect for a stay in the Cotswolds. We liked the privacy and peacefulness, and the lodge itself was quirky. Creaky floorboards, wood burner, lived in sofas..an instant 'home' feel and a good representation of country living. The owner was very friendly and obliging. All in all, we enjoyed our stay and likely to return.
Downside? If I was going to be really picky, I'd suggest new bed linen (seen better days) and a new mattress (not too comfortable) - & clean up the bath. Access to a washing machine would be useful...and wifi!
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