Holiday Letting in the Cotswolds

Holiday letting guide

We are the holiday cottage specialists for letting your property in the Cotswolds. As a family cottage company, our high standards are reflected not only in our property portfolio, but the feedback left by happy guests that holiday with us year on year.

Your own dedicated Property Manager

Kerry will hold your hand the whole way, supported by a regional team of in-house administration, marketing, financial and IT specialists.

SEO and PPC campaigns tailored to letting your property

We tailor our marketing campaigns to each area, maximising visibility for the portfolio in every county and driving relevant and converting traffic to the site. 

We have PPC campaigns promoting holidays in the Cotswolds and resonating for a range of key search terms in this area. On top of this, our ongoing SEO strategy ensures our position in organic searches is always optimised, implementing key activities across multiple online channels to ensure we’re in front of the right audience at the right time.

With over 45 years’ experience in the industry, national growth is second nature to us and growing the property portfolio and guest database whilst maintaining strong retention rates for both owners and guests means you’ll always be in safe hands, wherever you are in the UK. 

Live control of your account

Log in to your owner account to see live availability, questionnaires, all your finances and amend any details whenever you like. For more information on our fees you can find it all here in our rates and policies.

For any enquiries please contact our Owners Support team on 01326 555 500. 

Local experts in the Cotswolds

We may be new to the area, but we’re not new to the world of holiday letting and we want to introduce our large following of local and discerning Classic guests to this wonderful part of the world. Our property manager, Kerry, has a wealth of knowledge of the area and would love the chance to talk about your property with you, give a free appraisal or just answer any questions you have, whatever stage of the journey you’re at.

Why choose the Cotswolds for holiday letting

Covering almost 800 square miles and comprising five counties, the Cotswolds is a very popular year-round holiday destination, attracting millions of visitors from all over the country and beyond. Near to cities such as London, Bristol, Bath and Oxford, the Cotswolds is a popular destination for discerning visitors and the perfect holiday spot for couples, families and those looking for larger properties for family gatherings or special occasions. There’s much to discover, from the picturesque towns and villages, enchanting countryside, beautiful lakes, fascinating history, and hundreds of miles of varied walks within the Cotswolds Way. Popular visitor attractions include the Cotswold Farm Park, Cotswold Water Park, Broadway Tower and Snowshill Manor and Garden.

What should I buy in the Cotswolds?

Traditional character cottages, contemporary lakeside retreats and beautiful farmhouses do very well in the Cotswolds. You can’t really go wrong with location in this part of the world. In terms of facilities having a hot tub is always a welcome bonus and parking is also important as guests don’t always want to worry about finding their own. We can advise on renovations, fittings and furnishings, legislation and all things holiday letting to make sure your property reaches its full potential with free, no obligation advice to ensure you spend your money wisely.

How much can I earn?

The key to a successful holiday let in the Cotswolds is flexibility – people visit year-round, so short breaks are as popular as week-long family holidays. Out-of-season bookings can really bump up your income, so allowing dogs opens you up to a larger audience in the shoulder months. That being said, every property is unique, and we love that. This does mean that in order for us to give an accurate income estimate we always advise to get in touch and speak with one of our experts and arrange them to visit your property. That way we can give an honest estimate and advise, whatever stage you’re at with your property.

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Let's talk about your property. If you'd prefer we got in touch with you, please pop in your details below. Want to chat now? Please feel free to contact us on 01326 555 500 or ownersupport@classic.co.uk.