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The latest Cotswold community round up!


Nestled in the heart of England, the Cotswolds has long been a destination cherished for its picturesque landscapes, historic villages, and a tranquil atmosphere that transports you to a bygone era.

We’re thrilled to introduce you to some exciting new businesses that have recently joined our community, offering unique experiences and breaks away that make visiting the Cotswolds even more delightful.

Whether you’re a local or planning a visit, these newcomers are sure to enhance your Cotswold experience.

Let’s take a closer look at what each of these outstanding businesses has to offer:

Heath Farm Holiday Cottages

Discover a collection of award-winning luxury cottages nestled within 70 acres of captivating woodland in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds.

Their selection comprises five exceptional self-catering holiday cottages, with two accommodating four guests and three designed for two. These cottages are the result of a labour of love, transformed from ancient stone farm buildings, and are ensconced within 70 acres of pristine meadows and enchanting woodlands. They serve as an idyllic and peaceful base for exploring the beauty of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds.

These charming cottages are exquisitely converted, forming a harmonious ensemble around a picturesque paved courtyard adorned with a serene water garden. Ideal for romantic getaways, family retreats, reunions, and other special occasions, each cottage offers its unique charm. Walnut and Chestnut cottages, for instance, boast private gardens complete with inviting hot tubs!

View Heath Farm Holiday Cottages or head straight to their website.

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Jungle Cottage

If you’re in search of a secluded and uniquely serene hideaway in the Cotswolds, look no further than Jungle Cottage. Imagine breathtaking landscapes, abundant natural beauty, and the epitome of luxury, offering a respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Nestled within the confines of 22 acres of private equestrian grounds, this exquisitely private cottage is located in the heart of the Cotswolds, offering easy access to all the region’s key tourist destinations. Jungle Cottage also extends a warm welcome to well-behaved four-legged companions, with delightful walks awaiting just beyond its doorstep, meandering along bridle paths and footpaths.

If you’re feeling hungry during your stay, you’ll be pleased to know that there is an of outstanding restaurants can be found in the vicinity, both nearby and further afield, ensuring a culinary experience to remember.

View Jungle Cottage or head straight to their Airbnb listing.

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Luxe Cafe Bar

Located in the heart of Cirencester, Luxe Cafe Bar provides a unique and Instagram-worthy twist to the typical Cotswolds coffee shop experience.

The Instagrammable moments extend beyond the cafe’s interior; every treat on the menu is a visual delight worth capturing for your grid. Luxe Cafe Bar is renowned for its daily Afternoon Tea service, making it a beloved destination for both locals and tourists alike. Visitors consistently hail it as the “Best Afternoon Tea in the Cotswolds.”

You’ll be spoilt for choice with their array of fresh cakes and other treats!

View Luxe Cafe Bar or head straight to their website.

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Roots + Seeds

Roots + Seeds Kitchen Garden, nestled in the heart of Cirencester Park at The Old Kennels, is a beacon of sustainability, championing homegrown and locally sourced dining while fostering a sense of community.

This welcoming establishment provides a relaxed and inviting setting for daily coffee, breakfast, brunch, lunch, and afternoon tea, with the added convenience of takeaway options. For those seeking an evening culinary experience, dinner is available from Thursday to Saturday.

At the core of Roots + Seeds Kitchen Garden lies an unwavering commitment to sustainability. Their menus proudly feature the finest artisanal products from the Cotswolds, sourced within a 25-mile radius, complemented by an array of fruits and vegetables harvested from their very own on-site kitchen garden.

View Roots + Seeds or head straight to their website.

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The Eliot Arms

Nestled near Tetbury, Cheltenham, and Cirencester, the gateway to the Cotswolds, The Eliot Arms exudes an inviting ambience and an energetic atmosphere.

With tantalising menus and impeccable service, The Eliot Arms stands as a paragon of hospitality, making it a must-visit destination in the charming South Cotswolds village of South Cerney.

Visitors can enjoy a stay in one of the seven completely revamped, contemporary rooms that offer unparalleled cosiness and comfort. Each room boasts its own distinctive character and decor, ensuring a unique experience for every guest.

The Inn’s traditional village bar seamlessly transitions into snug and dining areas, providing an ideal setting for intimate dinners, casual gatherings with friends, or festive celebrations for both friends and family.

View The Eliot Arms or head straight to their website.

King’s Head Inn

Nestled in the picturesque Cotswolds village of Bledington, The King’s Head Inn is an idyllic retreat situated on the village green in the heart of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds.

Under the ownership of Archie and Nicola Orr-Ewing for over two decades, The King’s Head Inn, Bledington, has earned its place as a beloved local pub. It encapsulates everything one could hope for in a quintessential Cotswolds establishment: a welcoming and snug bar area, an elegant restaurant, and twelve exquisitely designed bedrooms, each with its unique character and charm.

Guests can indulge in a superb selection of well-kept ales while savouring a delectable traditional British menu. The atmosphere exudes warmth and friendliness, appealing to all who step through its doors.

View The King’s Head Inn or head straight to their website.

The Old Garage

The Old Garage is a beautifully renovated Cotswold holiday home, offering comfortable accommodations for up to six guests across three stylish bedrooms, all complemented by a modern family bathroom.

The generously proportioned ground floor living spaces are bathed in natural light, thanks to patio doors that open onto an inviting garden featuring a front-facing hot tub, creating a delightful blend of indoor and outdoor living.

This dog-friendly holiday cottage sets a high standard, boasting contemporary amenities such as a bio fireplace, a convenient workspace on the first-floor landing, and a striking kitchen adorned with exposed wood panelling, pendant lighting, and an array of modern conveniences.

View The Old Garage or head straight to their Airbnb listing.

The Bell

In the heart of the Cotswolds, you’ll find The Bell at Sapperton, an acclaimed pub with well-appointed rooms. As an independent, family-owned establishment, they are nestled within the breathtaking Cotswold Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Their multiple awards are a testament to their culinary excellence, and they take great pride in remaining a quintessential pub in every sense.

Conveniently located just off the A419 and a mere 10 minutes from the towns of Stroud and Cirencester, The Bell is situated in the charming village of Sapperton. They aim to serve as a vibrant hub for the local community while also catering to the discerning tastes of food enthusiasts, wine connoisseurs, real ale aficionados, and event organisers.

Surrounded by picturesque walks, horse riding trails (they even offer ‘Horse Parking’!), and cycling routes, its location is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts.

View The Bell or head straight to their website.

Dancers Cottage Holiday Lodge

Indulge in the allure of a charming 6-bedroom, 4-bathroom Cotswold Barn conversion, nestled within a serene hamlet comprising just four properties, gently cradled between the enchanting villages of Eastleach and Southrop.

This exquisite barn harmoniously hugs the tranquil banks of the River Leach, providing direct access to enchanting countryside strolls that start right from your doorstep. Revel in the beauty of changing seasons in a spacious private garden, designed for idyllic al fresco dining during the warmer months or the cosy embrace of an inviting living room, complete with a wood-burning stove, for those winter evenings.

View Dancers Cottage or head straight to their website.

Little Horseshoe Lake

Set amidst a sprawling 55-acre private eco-estate, you’ll discover a collection of five architect-designed luxury holiday homes, each an epitome of contemporary style and sophistication. Nestled within the serene expanse of the Cotswold Water Park, Little Horseshoe Lake presents an unparalleled Cotswold experience. It stands as a testament to sustainable living, a harmonious oasis where modern eco-design seamlessly melds with timeless craftsmanship.

These spacious open-plan retreats are bathed in natural light and thoughtfully furnished to exude understated elegance. Floor-to-ceiling windows create a seamless connection to the surrounding natural beauty, while private decks offer the perfect setting to awaken to the melodious dawn chorus of birdsong or indulge in sensational stargazing under the night sky.

Visit Little Horseshoe Lake or head straight to their website.

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