Nights away in beautiful Cotswold hotels are here again!  And while they may look a little different in these post-pandemic times, many have gone all out to give you the safety and seclusion you deserve.  So get away from the crowds, enjoy intimate spaces with the ones you love and soak up good old Cotswolds hospitality once again.  Whether you’re planning a last minute escape – or something a little longer – you’ll find the perfect escape here in the Cotswolds.

Cowley Manor

Soak up the stunning views and enjoy al fresco dining all day on the newly covered terrace at Cowley Manor.  Designed to withstand all the elements, there are blankets and heaters for cooler days making it perfect for people watching over the 55 acre gardens and lakes.  For true isolation, hire one of the bell tents dotted around the garden.  Each one is is kitted out with deck chairs, blankets and games and you can say farewell to soggy sandwiches with a range of picnic food available to be served inside!  

The dining carriages at Ellenborough Park

You’ll be spoilt for choice of intimate dining spaces at Ellenborough Park this summer.  Choose from five beautiful dining carriages which seat up to six people for lunch, afternoon tea or dinner or opt for the new ‘Cedar Pavilion’ created from an impressive South African stretch tent.  With firepits and festoon lighting, there’s no shortage of lovely spaces to settle back and enjoy some fabulous al fresco meals.  

Lucknam Park

With 500 acres of glorious parkland, social distancing has been a way of life at Lucknam Park for more than 300 years!  This summer guests will be able to eat al fresco in the bloom-filled terrace tucked in the walled gardens at The Brasserie and, for the first time, al fresco dining will be available for guests of Restaurant Hywel Jones.  Or if you’d rather find your own tranquil corner, enjoy pre-heated BBQ hampers full to bursting with locally sourced goodies.  

The Old Stocks Inn

Escape the hustle and bustle of Stow-on-the-Wold on the beautiful Garden Terrace at The Old Stocks Inn.  It’s the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail and unwind – or enjoy a 2AA Rosette accredited 2 or 3 course lunch or dinner.  Why not push the boat out and book into one of the garden rooms where you can soak up the sun from your own patio.  From June don’t miss the new Cocktail Lounge – a smart and sophisticated space to enjoy pre-dinner cocktails and views across Stow square at sunset.  

The courtyard at Whatley Manor

With twelve acres of beautiful English gardens and a newly planted orchard there’s no shortage of lovely places to escape and relax this summer at Whatley ManorThe courtyard space has been given a makeover to include an alfresco eating space offering a vibrant, original and hearty menu – available by a QR scan.  For true luxury book into the Aquarias Spa where you’ll find the new float pot – perfect relaxation for body and mind.  

The courtyard at the Lygon Arms

The lovely Courtyard at The Lygon Arms is the perfect place to soak up the sun – or enjoy the shade while indulging in the meal of your choice.  Now open for breakfast on weekends, meals here are a ‘full service’ experience and are already creating a bit of a buzz for Broadway’s beautiful high street.  

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The Lygon Arms
The Lygon Arms Hotel in Broadway

The centrepiece of the picturesque Cotswold village of Broadway, The Lygon Arms, a traditional inn, is an international-standard hotel with an enviable reputation for the finest cuisine and the best of 20th-century comforts. It has three acres of grounds which include lawns, flower gardens, and croquet lawns for the exclusive use of guests. The Lygon Spa is open to all guests. It boasts a well-equipped fitness centre, spa bath and heated indoor pool with a roof that can be opened in sunny weather.

Ellenborough Park
Country House Hotel
Ellenborough Park from the sky

Ellenborough Park is a majestic country house situated adjacent to the famous Cheltenham racecourse in the village of Southam, just outside Cheltenham, England.

Lucknam Park
Country House Hotel
Lucknam Park

Heritage and luxury effortlessly combine to create a quintessential home away from home. Retreat to Lucknam Park, which offers unspoilt country house living at its very best.

Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa
Country House Hotel
Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa

Quintessentially British, Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa is a grown-up getaway in the heart of the Cotswolds. Members of Relais & Châteaux, and Pride of Britain.

Cowley Manor Experimental
Country House Hotel
cowley manor

Welcome to Cowley Manor A storybook unfolding, telling the tales of the past 300 years. In 2023, Cowley Manor turned a new page and entered the next chapter of its life. The Grade II listed property is home to 31 bedrooms complemented by a spa, restaurant, cocktail lounge, library, mudroom and plentiful living rooms. Cowley Manor Experimental is the perfect place to create new memories, we look forward to seeing you soon.

The Old Stocks Inn
The Old Stocks Inn

Nestled in the heart of Stow on the Wold, The Old Stocks Inn is a recently refurbished 17th century coaching inn that really stands out from the crowd.



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