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Gorgeous Views of the Painswick Valley from the Barn.

Barn | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car advised

Barncastle originally was a cattle barn used by my grandfather and later by my father to house our cows and calves, tractors and farm implements. Planning permission was granted to convert the old barn and work began approximately 20 years ago.

Barncastle was completed in December 2005 and our first visitors arrived on the 28th of that month celebrating their New Year.

Barncastle has 4 double bedrooms and a twin bedroom, 4 bathrooms, large dining room, lounge and fully equipped kitchen with table and chairs.

We are committed to excellence by offering Barncastle as an outstanding self catering holiday accommodation. Barncastle has been assessed each year by VisitEngland for quality in tourism. Barncastle has continually been awarded a five star self catering award since 2006 and in 2012 sits comfortably within that category. 'It offers comfortable accommodation in a delightful environment.' Barncastle is committed to catering for the needs of families and has been approved by VisitEngland after meeting the criteria for the 'Families Welcome Scheme'. Barncastle is eligible to receive a Gold Award and achieved this in 2012 for exceptional quality of accommodation and customer service.

The unique selling points of Barn castle are...

• The stunning tranquil surroundings in which it is set.

• The views of those surroundings from the property.

• The high standard to which the barn has been converted with oak flooring and beams on show throughout the property.

• The large communal areas and garden for entertaining.

• The accessibility for local events and entertainment.

• The high standard of furnishings and content of the property.

• The friendly and informative owners.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bristol 40 km, Nearest railway: Stroud 4 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 2 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Central England/Cotswolds region

In the heart of the stunning Cotswolds and on the Cotswold way.


Located in the Painswick Valley with beautiful views of the surrounding countyside.

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Review 1-9 of 9

28 Mar 2014


"Wonderful holiday home for exploring the Cotswolds"

Our party of 9 adults and two children used both Barncastle and Barncottage. The space, comfort and quality and quantity of the facilities are all 5 star. Plenty of different spaces to loose oneself … More

27 Mar 2014


"Amazing place to stay, wonderful for adults and children"

I have stayed here about 3 times now with my family. Great setting and walks. Short distance from swimming pool, supermarket and main town. Facilities are amazing and they have catered for everyone. T… More

9 Mar 2014


"A truly fabulous treasure hidden in Gloucestershire"

We are greeted like family when we arrive, nothing is too much trouble. The property is spacious but inclusive. We had 3 generations together and the space was perfect for everyone. The list of other … More

19 Feb 2014


"Magic location, fabulous accommodation"

This was our fourth year staying here for a week with all the family. It's like walking into someone's home - everything you could possibly want is provided. Fabulously high quality furnishi… More

19 Feb 2014


"I wish it was mine!!"

This is the most gorgeous converted barn, we rent the barn and stables but you can rent separately. It's the most beautiful building lovingly restored to the highest standard. It is truly loved b… More

14 Nov 2013


"Perfect place to stay....."

We've recently had a fabulous mid week family stay at Barncastle for a birthday celebration. What can I say that hasn't already been said in the previous reviews. It's just a wonderful … More

23 Oct 2013


"A hidden gem within the tranquility of the Cotswolds countryside"

We had a fabulous weekend at Barncastle. It felt so homely especially with homemade cake, crisps and milk on arrival. The views were outstanding, we just couldn't stop looking at them! It was … More

18 Sep 2013


"Beautiful accommodation and wonderful location."

We used this accommodation as a base for our daughter to get ready and set off from,on her wedding day, surrounded by family and close friends.There was plenty of space and the number of bathrooms mea… More

5 Sep 2013


"Heaven in the Cotswolds"

Barncastle is everything and more than you could wish for in a holiday let .The decor is beautiful with no expense spared. It has a sense of grandeur but with a warm homely and relaxing feel. The k… More

Review 1-9 of 9

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