Little Hotels

in the Cotswolds

Oak House No 1

, Tetbury

An outstanding art hotel filled with the most opulent decor imaginable.

Guest rating 9.7

Buckland Manor

, Broadway

An elegant country house hotel in the Cotswolds, surrounded by carefully-tended gardens and 10 acres of grounds.

Guest rating 9.5

Star Cottage

, Burford

A chocolate-box pretty cottage B&B tucked away on the outskirts of Burford.

Guest rating 9.7

The Old Stocks Inn

, Stow-on-the-Wold

A recently-refurbished 17th-century coaching inn that blends original features with contemporary design.

Guest rating 9.5


, Broadway

A hotel and restaurant in the centre of beautiful Broadway.

Guest rating 9.4

No 38 The Park

, Cheltenham

An elegant Georgian townhouse hotel overlooking gardens, in the heart of Cheltenham.

Guest rating 9.2
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Reasons to visit the Cotswolds

One of the delights of visiting the Cotswolds is exploring the different areas, each with its own identity, yet all with those defining Cotswold features: golden stone and rolling hills, the ‘wolds’.

Explore quintessentially English villages of honey-coloured stone; take in splendid, lively market towns; visit some of the country’s greatest palaces, castles and country houses; marvel at the natural world and at some of the most famous arboretas in Britain; walk through breath-taking landscapes along historic trails; or maybe visit some of the towns and bigger villages.

There’s a vibrant buzz in places like Cheltenham, Cirencester, Tewkesbury, Stroud and Witney.  And an arty heartbeat too – which extends to the wealth of festivals that are testimony to the creative vibe of the region.

First and foremost though, the Cotswolds is a richly rural area: more than 3,000 miles of footpaths and bridleways to explore; ancient woodlands and wildflower meadows; 4,000 miles of historic Cotswold stone walls dividing up the landscape.

Unsurprisingly this landscape provides a rich harvest of fine food with local cheeses, meats and drinks appearing prominently on the menus of the gastro pubs, old inns, colourful cafes and fine-dining restaurants scattered generously across the region.