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Cottages In Traditional Cotswold Village On The Edge Of The Severn Vale - Tinkley Cottage (2 Bedroom, Sleeps 4)

Bedrooms 2
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi



Tinkley Cottage (2 Bedroom, Sleeps 4)

Bedroom 1 with King size bed.

Bedroom 2 with twin beds.

Upstairs bathroom, WC & bath.

Ground floor cloakroom with WC & shower.

Kitchen: Breakfast bar and stools, cooker, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster.

Lounge/dining room, two settees, wood burner, TV, DVD.

There is a separate back-door entrance to cart-sheds converted to provide a covered area for out-door gear, cars, bicycles etc.

Linen and towels are provided on a weekly basis.

Mobile phone reception is variable.

Free WiFi.

Washing Machine and Tumble Drier.

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About the property


The cottages are situated in a beautiful unspoilt medieval Cotswold Farm complete with many of its original buildings including a Dovecote. They have been recently converted from cart sheds to the highest specification & include some of the original exposed beams,oak flooring to the first floors and wood burning stoves in the living area. This enchanting Farm has hardly changed in 400 years. Set in the Heart of the beautiful Cotswold Village of Nympsfield, the cottages are within a 2 minute walk of the Rose & Crown, a short walk to Coaley Peak escarpment View Point, this point gives spectacular views over the Berkeley Vale across the River Severn to the Forest of Dean and the Brecon Beacons beyond.

Anne Gazzard
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2017

Why Anne Gazzard chose Stroud district

Born and bred in the Cotswolds, Anne at Tetbury and myself at Woodchester we both love this area and we know that Nympsfield is a truly unspoilt and undiscovered gem with a church, a pub and a real old world village atmosphere.

What makes this barn unique

Set in a real quiet village with very little traffic and within walking distance or short driving distance of many interesting, beautiful and stimulating places to visit.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The welcome to Bay Tree Farm was so warm and friendly.. especially the chickens that came up to the glass front to have a good look at us!! The accommodation is absolutely lovely, very comfortable and so comfortable in the evenings with the woodburner alight. I feel that we were so lucky to be the first guests to stay... we enjoyed our stay so much we have already booked to come back in June. Sandra and Sean April 2012

Although the weather wasn't very kind to me I can't say a single bad word about the cottage - it's absolutely fantastic - Katerina from Prague,Czech Republic.

Our short break started with the warmest of welcomes and we felt at home through out our stay.Tinkley Cottage is the perfect get away.Well presented & equipped. We walked from the cottage each day to some amazing places, Woodchester Park,Coaley View Point,Selsley Common taking in the Cotswold Way and other unplanned places!We can't recommend you enough,we will be back.Just Fantastic! Peter,Julie & Scruffalo
Mar 2012
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Rates. Please note that the minimum rate quoted is based on a 3 night stay. Additional nights are charged on a reducing scale. Please contact owner/ manager for a quote

Changeover Day:
Fri - Fri or Mon - Fri can be flexible. Arrival time 3pm. Departure 10am.

Notes on prices:
Short breaks:
Fri - Mon 3 nights.
Mon- Fri 4 nights.
Fri - Fri 7 nights.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Stonehouse in Stroud District

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: One dog is welcome. Please note we do have free roaming chickens. Arrival time 3pm Departure 10am please Outside: A lawned area to each cottage with seating and tables opening into a large shared gated yard. Enjoy barbeques outside in our outdoor living area, complete with dining tables & barbeque.


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Tinkley Cottage (2 Bedroom, Sleeps 4)
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
Shipbourne, Kent

Wonderful Stay in the Cotswolds

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week in Tinkley and Nympy Cottages - both were comfortable, clean and well presented - the setting was perfect with the converted Barn and the enclosed courtyard complete with free-roaming chickens! Anne and David were great hosts, very friendly and helpful, and helped make our stay very enjoyable. Nympsfield is in an ideal location to explore the local area, we will certainly be back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for leaving such lovely comments. We were pleased that you managed to visit so many places with your family and that you had such good weather. Anne
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Lovely cottage, very homely

  • 5 of 5

We booked Tinkley Cottage for Christmas 2016 and were not disappointed. The courtyard had a lovely Christmas Tree and lots of pretty lights around. The cottage itself exceeded our expectations - it was bigger than it looked on the photos, spotlessly clean. The kitchen is well equipt (I had brought a few bits with us as it was over Christmas but everything I needed was already thought of) The bedrooms were really comfortable and the bathroom was spotless. The shower downstairs was clean and useful being separate. The cottage was warm but it was lovely to have the woodburner on Christmas Eve . We took our dogs with us and the space under the stairs was perfect for the dog beds. Also ample storage for coats and boots. Lots of great walks nearby, fabulous views from the local longbarrow and lovely walk through the woods there too. Also the local Victorian Mansion (couple of mins drive) was well worth the visit although it wasn't open it was impressive to see and a lovely walk down to it too. We had a meal in the Rose and Crown pub just 2 mins walk away which was very nice too. All in all a great place to stay and we would happily come back again. The owners were very welcoming but not intrusive which is perfect. Also for good for us was the freezer in the cottage is a good size as I had precooked some meals to take with us and there is the use of an additional freezer too if you need it.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased that you all enjoyed your stay at Christmas . It's such an important time of year to be away and I am glad that we met up to your expectations. Nympsfield is a lovely village to come to with so many walks and well placed for visiting other areas at any time of year. Thank you for your review.
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Wonderful, we will be coming back

  • 5 of 5

We loved Tinkley Cottage - clean, modern but keeping the character of the barn. Arrived after long Friday night through half term traffic to find the place already warm and welcoming.

The surrounding area is breathtakingly beautiful - too much to see in one short weekend so we will be coming back for a longer visit.

The owners were very friendly and helpful with advice on where to visit, so we took a walk through some amazing woods down to Woodchester Mansion. Stunning!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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6 stars for a 5 star week

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend staying here!! We staying for a week and it wasn't long enough. The cottage is fantastic, it's modern yet keeps the traditional farm feel! There is plenty to do with out having to travel far, but it's central location means it's a short drive away from many popular sites such as Bath.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A charming haven

  • 5 of 5

My husband and our two adult daughters stayed in Nympy Cottage for 4 nights. We were very pleased with the bright, cheery cottage. The converted cart sheds were charming, very modern and comfortable. The on site owners were friendly and very helpful (we had a flat tyre), giving us good advice and directions. The little village was so quiet with only the cooing of the doves. The countryside is idyllic and beautiful. There were helpful literature and pamphlets in the cottage listing nearby walks. I appreciated having a washer and dryer available (tip: choose "Quick Wash" or you'll be waiting a long time for the other cycles!). The kitchen was well-equipped and it was very thoughtful of the Gazzards to have a jug of milk in the refrigerator upon our arrival. We highly recommend Bay Tree Farm!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ballinadee, Cork

Another enjoyable stay!

  • 5 of 5

Following our wonderful visit to Bay Tree Farm back in 2012, my family and I decided to return and we were not disappointed. Our visit this time coincided with the Xmas period and the Winter scenery was breathtakingly beautiful whilst out walking. Set in the heart of unspoilt rural Cotswolds, this area is certainly well worth investigating and the very helpful and friendly owners (Gazzards) are experts in the knowledge of the surrounding area. There is even a friendly pub in the village serving good food and even better local ales.

We had the same Tinkley cottage as before and again we found as clean, cosy and comfortable as before, infact, as we were arriving late, they ensured that the cottage was nice and warm for our arrival. Another return visit......most definitely!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Rose & Crown
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Rose & Crown
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Weston Super Mare
Car: necessary


Bristol Airport 30 miles. Birmingham Airport 60 miles; car hire essential. Stroud train station 5 miles, Cam & Dursley train station (in Coaley) 5 miles.


Nailsworth, home to fabulous Williams Kitchen Deli,Hobbs Bakery famous for the Baker Brothers and "Artisan Bread" a town full of character only 3 miles, Dursley 4 miles, Stroud 5 miles home to the best weekly Farmers Market and Art Scene,Tetbury 8 miles, Cirencester 15 miles, Gloucester Historic Docks and Cathedral 12 miles, Bath and its Roman Spa 25 miles. Cheltenham a Regency Town has Racing as well as Jazz,Literature and Science Festivals.

Bristol for its Suspension bridge, SS Great Britain, Zoo, Science Centre 21 miles, Oxford for its spires and colleges and Morse 40miles

Further Details:

The local village pub,Rose & Crown Inn 2 mins walk from the cottage, plus a number of country pubs 5 - 10 mins drive. Nailsworth, Stroud, Dursley are all approx 10 mins drive away with restaurants, banks and supermarkets,weekly Farmers Markets.

Interesting places: Woodchester Mansion,Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands,Berkeley Castle and Butterfly House,The Jenner Museum. National Waterways Museum & Gloucester Historic Docks, Stroud Mills and Canal restoration. Cycling, routes part of the national cycle network, or many off-road tracks and trails.

Interesting events:

The Severn Bore,Cheltenham Gold Cup,(book early!)Westonbirt Arboretum Festival of Wood and outdoor concerts. Giffords Circus on tour in the County from May to September. Bristol Balloon Fiesta, Tall Ships,

Golf, this area is a golfers paradise with 7 golf courses to choose from within a 15minute drive! From Stinchcombe Hill Golf Course one of the most sceneic in Europe to Minchinhampton which has two traditional parkland courses.

Cotswold Water Park has many sporting and leisure activities to offer, from Kayaking to simply paddling.

The local Gliding Club 5mins along the lane, have introductory flights available, or the more extreme Paragliding is done from the Viewpoint at Coaley Peak.