Twelve reasons to visit the Cotswolds this winter. Whether you’re looking for a well-earned rest, superb walks on a crisp winter morning, a visits to a Christmas market, or some fantastic dining, this range of hotel breaks is sure to fit the bill.
Tewkesbury Park is an independent luxury country hotel set in over 160 acres of grounds. Conveniently situated close to the M5 it provides an ideal base for those wanting to explore the Cotswolds, Malvern Hills, and Severn Valley. The hotel also features extensive leisure facilities including an 18-hole outstanding golf course, swimming pool and more.
Billesley Manor Hotel
Barely a stone’s throw from Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare penned his comedy ‘As You Like It’ here in 1599. The hotel has recently completed an extensive £5.6m refurbishment, creating sumptuous interiors that match the beauty of its 11 acres of private grounds and its 11th century church. Billesley Manor is a peaceful sanctuary away from the outside world.
Recent refurbishments have brought Bowden Hall back to its former glory, boasting a breathtaking blend of traditional and contemporary design. Superbly located for exploring the Cotswolds, the hotels offers large spacious bedrooms, a renowned restaurant, and stunning views in its parkland setting.
Fleur de Lys
Fleur de Lys is a haven for those who love the rural, relaxed way of living. Surrounded by the charming countryside, It is the perfect Cotswold hideaway full of home comforts. A place where you can eat well, and sleep soundly. Sip on some delicious French wine over dinner or pick an ice cold pint and head out to the garden to idle the evening away with a ‘friendly’ game of pétanque.
The Wood Norton
With a wonderful blend of period charm and contemporary design, and set on the outskirts of the riverside town of Evesham, The Wood Norton is one of the finest hotels in the Cotswolds, with stylish lounge and bar areas, and terrace for outdoor eating and drinking, 2 AA rosette restaurant and large character bedrooms.
The Greenway Hotel & Spa
Located on the outskirts of Cheltenham in the heart of the Cotswolds, this luxurious Elizabethan manor house hotel provides elegant bedrooms, a choice of fine dining or brasserie restaurants, and a luxury spa with indoor hydro-pool and outdoor hot tub.
Beautifully located high on the hills in the village of Charingworth with panoramic views of the surrounding Cotswold countryside, Charingworth Manor offers a seamless blend of country-house character and contemporary luxury that will make you feel completely at home. Restful bedrooms, an indoor pool, and delicious fine dining make this a luxurious and relaxing base.
This unique 17th century town house embodies the best of boutique living and chic décor. An independent Oxfordshire hotel that is bursting with Cotswold charm and Oxfordshire heritage. It’s unique rooms and 2 Rosette restaurant, along with its Courtyard and Gin Bar make this the ideal place to unwind after visiting the nearby attractions.
Stanton Manor Hotel
Stanton Manor is a beautiful stone-built manor house in the picturesque Wiltshire village of Stanton Saint Quintin. Located within 6 acres of landscaped gardens it is a haven away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With friendly hospitality, comfortable bedrooms and quality dining right in the gateway to The Cotswolds, this is a great base for exploring all the area has to offer.
The Swan at Bibury
Indulge in tranquil seclusion at The Swan in Bibury. Located on the banks of the River Coln, this enchanting former 17th century coaching inn is the ultimate haven for a peaceful escape. The hotel is set in beautiful surroundings with wonderful local riverside walks. Enjoy sumptuous food, elegant country style bedrooms, and a warm, friendly atmosphere.
Cotswold House sits in the heart of Chipping Campden, a stunning town of golden Cotswold stone, once called “The most beautiful town in England.” Chipping Campden contains fine shops, galleries and churches. Beyond the town there are rolling hills, beautiful villages, splendid castles and historic houses all waiting to be explored. The House features a luxurious spa, unexpectedly beautiful gardens, and contemporary character bedrooms – a real gem.
The Kings Head Hotel
Elegant, boutique spa hotel in the heart of the Cotswolds, recently renovated with a modern unique twist yet retaining many of the original features. With 45 individually styled bedrooms, subterranean bubble spa, fine restaurant serving modern