Cotswold Glamping Pods and Holiday Cottages2024-04-11T14:16:09+00:00



Our holiday accommodation offers more than just a place to stay, set on the 1500-acre Notgrove Estate in the heart of the Cotswold’s, we offer a true holiday experience. Choose from our modern self-catering Holiday Barns, cosy Glamping Pods and wild Safari Tents, we are perfect for couples, families and groups looking for a laid-back Cotswold stay.

Meet the friendly farm animals, donkeys, goats, alpaca and our two high land cows. Enjoy stunning walks around the estate, hire bikes, the tennis court or treat yourself to a spoiling massage. With dedicated games rooms for all to enjoy, children’s play area’s and a host of extra activities to choose from, Notgrove Holidays is ideal for those who love the countryside and want to enjoy the great outdoors.

Dogs are very welcome in the accommodation, and we have a new dual 22kw EV charging point at the holiday barns for all guests to use. We welcome family groups and can sleep up to 30 guests in the Holiday Barns, the Pods can be booked for sole use as well as the Safari Tents.

An absolute little gem! Our two nights stay was just the perfect country break we were looking for. The location and the pod was beautiful and peaceful. Despite the rain, the pod was warm and cozy. Everything needed was provided. Seeing the alpacas and sheep was a lovely bonus!- Sultana

Lovely stay in their Lapwing tent. 100% would recommend, beautiful countryside, lovely village, and short drives to some lovely Cotswold villages.- Joseph

Hi! We had a fantastic time staying in Hazelnut Barn this past weekend. Our family were there to celebrate our elder son’s 40th birthday and all of us were impressed by the quality of the place. You really do provide everything a family could need for their stay, especially all the provisions you make for a baby/young child. The furnishings were amazing, the beds super comfortable, and the design and layout of the barn was so good we all kept saying we wished we could live there! It really did feel like a home from home and we would definitely recommend Notgrove to our friends and relatives. We’re already thinking of another reason to make a return visit to you! Thank you for providing such a lovely place to relax, unwind and spend time with our nearest and dearest. Anne – Hazlenut Barn

Our stay at the pods was brilliant. The pod was more spacious than I had imagined, there was plenty of space to move around and handy storage underneath the bed for luggage. It was stocked with all the basics that you need and even had underfloor heating to stay cosy. The pods are in the middle of nowhere, really peaceful and quiet. There are plenty of walks around, and they are only a 5 minute drive from Bourton-on-the-Water. We went to The Plough Inn a couple of times, a classic country pub and it was excellent. A couple of minutes’ drive or 30 minute walk. The farm has alpacas, goats, donkeys, sheep and even highland cows. Really lovely to have them immediately outside of the pods. Although the pods are all in a row, there are bushes or fences separating them, so it felt very private. – Lauren

We came to stay at the safari tents for my partners birthday, it is the perfect location for a rural retreat but only a stones throw from the quaint little town of Bourton-on-the-water. I would definitely recommend staying at the safari tents again. – Sam

Lovely place in a quiet rural location but within walking distance of a cafe and great pub. Walks are possible from the property too. Ideal for children with a games room and field for football etc on site. – Linda, Walnut Barn

It really was a nice experience that we shared with our children, everything was excellent, both the cabin and everything around it. I highly recommend the place if you are nature lovers, the ideal is to stay at least two nights to take advantage of the walks. We definitely hope to return soon . – Brandon

When we arrived, our tent was clean and cozy. We enjoyed the rustic setting and our kids enjoyed playing on the playground and in the playroom. Even though it was midsummer, it got chilly at night and we were glad that the blankets were warm. The included space heater is also very effective at heating the living area and I recommend getting some firewood to burn in the log burner. Our kids enjoyed visiting the farm area, which had donkeys, goats, sheep, and alpacas. The location is nowhere, but also right in the middle of the Cotswold area so it is convenient as a base for sightseeing in the area. I would recommend the tents for anyone visiting the Cotswolds in summer and looking for a rustic experience. – Mike

We had an amazing time at Notgrove. It was perfect for our lively grandsons. The football pitch was a hit and so close to the barn. They loved Mr Bean and all the other animals. The accommodation worked well for us, Hazelnut barn was our communal area. The kitchen was well equipped . All in all, it was perfect for our family get together. The village is so pretty and there is so much to do in the area. I have recommended your property to our friends. We had guests who visited us, they were very impressed with the facilities. Hope to see you again in the future. – Angela, The Grove


Our luxury Mega Pod Glamping accommodation sleep up to 4, all overlooking the idyllic village of Notgrove. Surrounded by stunning Cotswold countryside, with access to walks over the 1,500 acre private Notgrove Estate, it’s the ultimate in peace and relaxation. Discover your glamping pod.


Our 3 and 4 bed modern barn conversions are situated in a courtyard with contemporary open plan layouts. The barns are beautifully furnished and the open plan feel makes them ideal for larger groups. All have a bathroom for each bedroom and a downstairs bedroom and wash room for disabled access.


The luxury tents can sleep up to 6 people in three fully furnished bedrooms with a flushing loo.  All landscaped within a former cricket field and enclosed by beech trees, they’re surrounded by the 1,500 acre private Notgrove Estate in a unique natural setting. View the Luxury Safari Tents.


Our group accommodation is located in a modern courtyard barn conversion with stunning contemporary open plan layouts. With 4 barns each offering different alternatives we can accommodate groups from 6-30, offering large open plan social areas, communal eating and a bathroom for every bedroom! Ideal for walking and cycling breaks, family gatherings, girly and guy breaks or groups of friends. Our Bespoke Extras can provide everything from a fully catered holiday, a personal chef for a dinner party, beauty therapy at your cottage and pamper parties, cycle hire, newspaper delivery.

At Notgrove Holidays we don’t have set arrival days. We try to offer completely flexible arrival days throughout the season. Come and stay in our holiday barns from any day for two nights upwards – if we can fit in with your preferred dates we will. Book direct on or email for single nights and late bookings.


There are lots of things to see and to do here at Notgrove to keep both adults and children entertained including:

  • Foraging walks
  • Dry stone walling courses
  • Clay pigeon or rifle shooting
  • Electric quad bike adventures
  • Bee keeping courses and bee experiences
  • Axe throwing, bush craft and camp fire adventures
  • Tennis lessons and bike hire
  • Cycling and walking paths around the estate
  • Beauty treatments
  • Falconry experiences
  • Yoga and fitness classes
  • Sponsor a tree
  • Make friends with our alpacas, donkeys, pigs, highland cows, sheep and goats
  • Play in the games room, football or on our wooden clamber stacks

Find out more about our activities and adventures here.

And places to go…

There are also other attractions nearby for that day trip excursion – all within 20 minutes of Notgrove. We’ve personally visited each and every attraction in this collection. Whether you’re after quality time with the family, or a spot of romantic picnic for couples, this section will give you some ideas of what to see and do. View our favourites here.

Notgrove Holidays – your perfect base for exploring the Cotswolds

Here in an area bounded by Bath, Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon you’ll find some of the finest landscapes in England. Cotswold towns and villages such as Burford, Bibury and Bourton-on-the-Water are world famous and remain largely unchanged since their creation in medieval England centuries ago. This was when the wealth of the wool trade left its mark in the high quality stone buildings for which the area is renowned.

Notgrove itself lies in the heart of the Cotswolds, only 4 miles from Northleach, famed for its magnificent church of St Peter and St Paul which is claimed to be the “Cathedral of the Cotswolds”. Nearby, the River Windrush flows through the centre of Bourton-on-the-Water, creating a very picturesque village scene.

At nearly 800ft, Stow-on-the-Wold is the highest of the Cotswold towns and is famous as a centre for antiques. The Roman Fosse Way from Cirencester to Leicester passes through it and it probably dates from a prehistoric fortified settlement on top of the hill.

Should you decide to stay for a few days in one of our holiday cottages you will find plenty of places to visit and sites to see in these market towns, quiet villages and hamlets. If you would like to book a cottage please click here

Corporate Events, Yoga Retreats and Drystone Walling Courses at Notgrove

Here at Notgrove you can also book our luxury Barns, Glamping Pods and Safari Tents, along with our Hub meeting room and some of our activities to accommodate corporate events such as management training courses, team building events, staff wellbeing days and employee engagement activities.

For those wanting some ‘me time’ then we have our Yoga and Wellbeing Retreats perfect for those looking to destress, relax and reenergise which you can book at different times of the year, staying in our cosy glamping pods.

If you are after more of a hands-on learning experience, why not book on one of our Drystone Walling courses and learn a new skill.


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The Nuttery – Notgrove’s local village Cafe

The Nuttery Cafe is Notgrove’s little gem! Come and checkout our friendly cafe & fully-licensed bar, available to cater for evening meals, parties and large group events.

This charming cafe, bar and events space is here for everyone to enjoy and located in the centre of the village! So do please pop along and say hello. The Nuttery serves hot and cold refreshments, breakfasts, lunches, snacks, cake and has a small bar menu on select evenings. It’s also child and dog friendly so you can enjoy your drink with the whole family.

To reserve a table or to hire out the venue space for a special celebration, please contact us on one of the methods listed below:

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