Self-catering Cotswolds holiday cottages in Castle Combe

The 14th Century village of Castle Combe is said to be one of England’s prettiest, sits in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is certainly well known for being the village of Puddleby-on-the Marsh in Dr. Dolittle, the 1960's film with Rex Harrison, and more recently, The Wolf Man and the backdrop to the film War Horse as well as numerous other TV and cinema films and dramas. However, to some people it will be better known as home to the Castle Combe racing circuit, said by many to be one of the fastest in the UK. The village has heritage as a weaving town in the heart of the Cotswolds’ wool trade.

Charming holiday properties can be rented for your vacation in this Cotswold village (quite close to Bath) - In an enviable positions and with luxury features perfect for couples or families holidaying together. The rental price per night is per person is often very reasonable when divided by the number of guests! Book your stay 'Now' with great rates:

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Staying near Castle Combe in Wiltshire - which holiday activities?

The 13th Century St Andrews Church in the village has a faceless clock which is said to be one of the oldest working clocks in the UK. For the cottage holiday enthusiast, it is a very homely village and you’ll often find homemade cakes, sweets and even home-grown flowers on sale by locals at the end of their gardens. Just pop the money in the receptacle provided! All the houses are many hundreds of years old made from very typically thick-walled stone with natural split-stone roofing tiles. The area is truly a walkers’ paradise, with major sites of historical interest such as Avebury, Stonehenge and the Wiltshire White Horses within very easy reach - Chippenham is not far away either!