The Lock House

Heart of England, GL1 2LE, GB

The Lock House

Lock House is a beautiful detached Grade II listed former Lock Keepers house, located at the entrance to the historic Gloucester Docks. This delightfully welcoming holiday property offers cosy accommodation including three bedrooms, a bathroom with an attractive roll top bath, two sitting rooms with open fires, original wooden floors, and a dining room that overlooks the River Severn. The garden is situated right on the riverbank, and is a wonderful spot in which to relax with a drink after a day spent sightseeing. Gloucester Docks is a short distance from The Lock House, and offers some lively attractions including award winning museums, restaurants, bars, cafes and shops, and traditional shipbuilding. Gloucester's many attractions, parks, stunning countryside and honey coloured Cotswold villages are all within easy reach of this wonderful holiday property.

Changeover day is Fri

The Lock House is offered by Sykes Cottages one of the UK's largest holiday cottage providers. For more information visit The Lock House on the Sykes Cottages website


Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms ( 2 double bed, 1 twin bed,)
2 bathroom, parking space, non smoking, pets allowed, linen provided, towels provided, dishwasher, cooker, fridge, washing machine, kettle, wifi, tv,

Gas central heating with open fire in the sitting room. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, DVD, stereo/CD player, WiFi, library of books, games and DVDs. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Riverside garden with furniture and BBQ. Off road parking for 3 cars. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops, bars and restaurants two mins walk. Note: Due to close proximity of deep open water at front and rear, children must be very closely supervised at all times and care should be taken with dogs. Note: This is an old property and so the stairs are quite steep, however there is a handrail down one side.


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Property Feedback

Unique property in a fascinating dockside location. Within walking distance of the whole of Gloucester - cathedral, museums, docks, restaurants, shops, cinema, etc.
Mr Stewart, Tyne & Wear
November 2014

,Great spot for a holiday or short break, easy walking distance of all sites plus plenty of good eateries. Could not fault cottage well worth a visit. Great place to relax and watch the world go by.
Mr Rhodes, s.yorks
November 2014

,Excellent property. Loved the position, lovely views, spacious, clean and tidy.
Susan Pearson,
February 2015

,The house was welcoming and spacious. In a good location, with all amenities within walking distance. Enjoyed being on the Lock and the experience of Gloucester Docks and surrounding areas.
Mrs Morling,
June 2015

,A very comfortable and cosy property in a great location which is suitable for any time of the year. The pretty garden and lock side location would be pleasant in spring/summer for barbecues and boat watching whilst proximity to the city made it an ideal place for a winter break with the cathedral and shops in walking distance.
Mrs Clarke, HANTS
November 2015

,The house is cosy, comfortable and relaxing. It's location is perfect to explore local attractions on foot.
Mrs Evans, Cumbria
January 2016

,Spacious well equipped property, ideal for a walking holiday.
Mrs Windeaty, Greater Manchester
February 2016

,An excellent location and a charming property that was warm and cosy. The two bathrooms/shower room worked well with 5 adults. It was great having a dishwasher and a wonderful large range cooker. The off street parking is valuable in this location and being a stones throw away from most amenities the cars could remain parked up safely without restrictions. The good eating places close by meant that a glass of wine could be enjoyed by all! We would happily go there again.
Mr Morgan,
February 2016

,We loved the location of The Lock House and everything about the house itself! We have already booked to go back in September this year. Owners very helpful. Everything and more you could want. The area very dog friendly. All you could possibly want on the door step.
Mrs Herring, Hertfordshire
February 2016

,Excellent location with 5 minutes walk to Gloucester centre, historic quays and countryside. It was a clean comfortable cottage with a quiet garden at the rear overlooking the river. Ideal property for a family break.
Mrs Kilbourn, Tyne and Wear
June 2016

,The cottage was very attractive and in the perfect location - a car is useful for exploring, but not essential, as there's a lot to do on the doorstep. It had a pretty garden too. Loved the feeling of being in the countryside even though we were in a city!
Mrs Ring, Hants
July 2016

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