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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Lock House is a beautiful detached Grade II listed former Lock Keepers house, located at the entrance to the historic Gloucester Docks. This delightfully welcoming holiday property offers cosy accommodation including three bedrooms, a bathroom with an attractive roll top bath, two sitting rooms with open fires, original wooden floors, and a dining room that overlooks the River Severn. The garden is situated right on the riverbank, and is a wonderful spot in which to relax with a drink after a day spent sightseeing. Gloucester Docks is a short distance from The Lock House, and offers some lively attractions including award winning museums, restaurants, bars, cafes and shops, and traditional shipbuilding. Gloucester's many attractions, parks, stunning countryside and honey coloured Cotswold villages are all within easy reach of this wonderful holiday property.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire
Utilities Dishwasher, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (2)
Outdoors Private garden, Shared garden
Access Parking
Further details

Gas central heating with open fire in the sitting room. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD, stereo/CD player, library of books, games and DVDs. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Riverside garden with furniture and BBQ. Off road parking for 3 cars. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops, bars and restaurants two mins walk. Note: Due to close proximity of deep open water at front and rear, children must be very closely supervised at all times and care should be taken with dogs. Note: Cheltenham Festival week commencing 6th March 2015 charged at £960.

The Central England/Cotswolds region

Visitors to the Cotswolds have long treasured memories of charming towns and villages built from the famous honey-coloured stone, it now boasts a thriving community of contemporary artists working from studios and shops throughout the area.


Gloucester is an historic waterfront city full of Roman foundations, Victorian Docklands and an impressive Norman Cathedral, the cloisters of which were used as a location in the Harry Potter films. The thriving city centre is home to a superb range of shops, markets, pubs, restaurants, and other attractions for visitors. The city is an enjoyable base from which to explore the Cotswolds and the Forest of Dean, which offer many country walks and picturesque villages. The Eegency town of Cheltenham is an easy drive away, and offersfascinating Georgian architecture and the world-renowned Gold Cup horse racing. There is so much for all the family to do in this lovely area, no matter what your interests.

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Review 1-10 of 16

28 Oct 2013



This is an amazing house to access the town centre and Quays, everything you could need is here, the house was clean and very homely.the stairs are steep and my elderly mother couldn't get up the… More

23 May 2013


"Unusual location"

Booking service efficient,the owner living 20 miles away could pose problems if there was an emergency,in fact we had to call him out for something minor which seems a shame,if he had someone local he… More

12 Feb 2013


"Perfect location, quaint and nice touches"

For us, this Lock House could not have been more perfect.The owner sent us directions and was friendly. The directions were spot on and we settled in without any problem at all.The lounge at the front… More

17 Nov 2012


"Excellent family break......enjoyed by all including the dog!"

Just returned after a week at The Lock House and would highly recommend this cosy retreat. Ideally located to visit all Gloucester has to offer on foot as well as the wider area by car, a great day ou… More

1 Nov 2012


"Fabulous cottage in a wonderful location!"

The cottage was beautiful. It was really spacious and well equipped. It is ideally located for visiting Gloucester and the surrounding area. Many attractiona and amenities were within walking distance… More

12 Sep 2012


"Home from home in a lovely spot"

Stayed a week in this lovely homely grade 2 listed cottage. It was in a great spot right on Gloucester docks and only a few minutes walk from the city centre. We had beautiful weather so the garden … More

1 Dec 2011


"A great waterside experience"

Everything we needed was there and all was beautifully clean The location by the lock is great and the prison across the road is unobtrusive. It was very easy to walk to the cathedral and town centr… More

1 Dec 2011


"Splendid holiday!!"

Very wel located, nice house, many things to do and to see.… More

21 Oct 2011



Central, comfortable great holiday for all the family. Small garden but adequate and we enjoyed a B-B-Q.Docks a wonderful experince lots to see plenty of eateries to choose from and all an easy and pl… More

29 Aug 2011


"Cosy cottage, Excellent location"

Great for watching the activity through the locks. Everyone has a wave!Clean and spacious cottage in an ideal location for historic Gloucester docks. Easy walking distance to cathedral, town, restaur… More

Review 1-10 of 16

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Sykes Cottages (Property Manager Sykes Holiday Cottages)

  • 6 Years listed

Calendar last updated:21 Aug 2014

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
  • English

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