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6 of the best hotels in the Cotswolds

Dormy House

This luxury hotel and spa, part of the Farncombe Estate, is perched high on the hills overlooking the village of Broadway and surrounding Cotswold countryside. Described as Farmhouse chic in the country, it is a fabulous home away from home.


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Welcoming and comfortable, it is the ideal hotel to explore nearby Broadway, be looked after by the attentive staff and enjoy a pampering session in the Spa.


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Beautifully laid out, with gorgeous interior décor, it is the perfect rural retreat.

The hotel has its own The Back Garden restaurant which serves delicious locally sourced produce. It has also recently opened Mo, a new restaurant which offers an intimate dining experience where chefs exhibit their spectacular culinary skills.


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If you’re looking to hunker down and enjoy some ’me’ time, you don’t even need to step outside – everything is on hand to ensure you have a relaxing and fulfilled stay.

It’s wonderful to be a little spoilt from time to time!


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Barnsley House

Nestled in the heart of Barnsley village, Barnsley House is a beautiful, contemporary and stylish, country hotel in an exceptional location.


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The landscaped gardens, designed by Rosemary Verey, are breath-taking and enhance the impressive setting in which the house sits.


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The spa offers and array of enticing treatments and superb facilities to help unwind and re-energise.


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Each bedroom suite has been thoughtfully decorated to create a relaxing and welcoming atmosphere. The hotel offers great comfort and luxury with elegance and charm.


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The Potager restaurant, under the guidance of head chef Francesco Volgo, prides itself on serving top notch seasonal and local produce and with views over the gardens it is a fabulous spot for dining. The Village pub across the road offers alternative dining options and is a welcoming spot for a post country walk tipple!


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Calcot & Spa

Only a few miles from the stunning market town of Tetbury, Calcot & Spa is the perfect hideaway for a stay in The Cotswolds. A delight for couples and families alike, this country hotel is quite simply gorgeous!


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The grounds are stunning and beautifully landscaped, the spa is just heaven and the choice, between The Conservatory restaurant and more laid back The Gumstool, is a hard one to make, so we would suggest trying both!


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Calcot & Spa, sitting in 220 acres, is stylish and welcoming and a firm favourite for many!


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Cowley Manor

Fabulously positioned in the heart of the village, Cowley Manor is superbly located for exploring the Cotswolds and taking in both the stunning surrounding countryside alongside the buzz of the nearby towns of Cirencester and Cheltenham.


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Accessed via a sweeping driveway, Cowley manor is an impressive and beautiful country house with Spa facilities at the C-Side Spa overlooking the landscaped grounds.


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The gardens are beautiful and with the restaurant doors leading the terrace, you really can sit back and take it all in.


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We love the boot rack by the front door making it easy to pick a pair of wellies and meander along the local footpaths.


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A superb country hotel where you can be sure to enjoy a relaxing stay.


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Thyme Cottages

If you’re looking for the privacy of your own place but with the benefits of a superb hotel then Thyme in the gorgeous village of Southrop has a choice of cottages which could fit the bill perfectly.


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The Tallet offers fabulous open plan living space and four gorgeous bedrooms. Nearby Old Walls is a two-bedroom cottage with a delightful walled garden which also welcomes children and dogs. The décor for both cottages is dreamy with an abundance of light throughout and elegant neutrals which enhance their natural beauty.

The Tallet, Thyme hotel in Southrop, The Cotswolds

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Thyme is practically a village in itself and describes itself as ‘a village within a village’.The hotel and its grounds have so much to offer its guests to ensure they experience a truly memorable stay, including The Cookery School, the Meadow Spa, Ox Barn, The BAA, The Swan village pub and Tithe Barn. One is spoilt for choice!

Ox Barn restaurant, Thyme in Southrop, The Cotswolds

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Thyme is stunning and quintessentially Cotswold in both style and setting.

Ox Barn restaurant, Thyme in Southrop, The Cotswolds

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For a town stay in Cheltenham, No131 is the hotel of choice. Its central location near the Montpellier district is super handy for shopping and discovering all that Cheltenham has to offer.

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Superbly situated for the exciting festivals Cheltenham hosts throughout the year, the hotel is contemporary and eclectic in style and décor with stunning Georgian architecture.

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The colours chosen, the fabric and textures used, the carefully thought out living spaces blend seamlessly to create a truly gorgeous destination.

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The restaurant serves up delicious gastronomic delights and the adjoining Gin and Juice ensures you can keep the party going until the early hours.

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A must stay hotel in the cultural heart of the Cotswolds.

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