Burford High Street - Northern Cotswold Tour

Recommended Accommodation

We’re often asked whether we can recommend anywhere for our clients to stay whilst visiting the Cotswolds. With a great selection of B&Bs, hotels, inns, manor houses and self-catering accommodation options throughout the northern and southern Cotswold region, you’ll be sure to find something that works for you.

Take a look at the list below, all of whom we are proud to work with to make your visit to the Cotswolds as enjoyable as possible.

Cotswold Hotels

CJP Tours recommends Ellenborough Park, Cheltenham
CJP Tours recommends Ellenborough Park, Cheltenham
CJP Tours recommends Ellenborough Park, Cheltenham

Ellenborough Park Hotel, Cheltenham

Caught between the Cotswolds’ highest point and the lush green gallops of Cheltenham Racecourse, Ellenborough Park is a destination in itself. The 15th century country estate, turned 21st century luxury retreat features 90 acres of Cotswold countryside, 2 restaurants a lounge and 61 extraordinary bedrooms. Ellenborough Park is synonymous with family retreats, romantic escapes and unforgettable weddings.

The Lygon Arms, Broadway

The Lygon Arms is rich with history, tracing its roots back to Medieval times during the 16th century. Situated as the centrepiece in the picturesque Cotswold village of Broadway, this classic coaching inn with 86 bedrooms has undergone a multi-million pound renovation and refurbishment programme. Guests looking for a rejuvenating stay can also enjoy the calm of its spa retreat with a range of relaxing treatments and therapies.

Kings Head Hotel, Cirencester

Located in the heart of Cirencester, the Kings Head Hotel is a boutique Cotswold hotel boasting 52 individually styled bedrooms, nine one-bedroom apartments, a Vaulted Spa and various dining options including an elegant lounge, vibrant restaurants and charming courtyard and roof terrace.

The Kings Head Hotel is a unique and stunning destination, steeped in history. They have two fantastic restaurants as well as their very own Corn Hall Deli and Corn Hall Cellars wine shop featuring the best local produce from around the Cotswolds.

The Old Bell Hotel, Malmesbury

The Old Bell Hotel enjoys a prime location next door to Malmesbury Abbey, Abbey House Manor, and quaint shops and restaurants. The hotel’s 34 rooms are individually designed and furnished with colourful wallcoverings and interesting antiques and art. Many rooms are named after local historical figures and previous owners of this Grade 1 listed hotel.

It has three lounges make the perfect setting to enjoy a quiet drink or one of their signature Afternoon Teas with friends during the day. The hotel’s lunch menu full of classics and smaller plates to a decadent dinner full of truly wonderful dishes. Every plate is a celebration of Cotswold produce and their in-season menus incorporate local cheese makers, butchers and produce from the garden located at their cousin property, Abbey House Manor.

Cotswold Inns

The Swan Inn, Swinbrook

Situated a few minutes outside the Cotswold market town of Burford, The Swan Inn at Swinbrook sits on the banks of the river Windrush. The Inn is an idyllic and unique setting to spend time enjoying a spot of lunch and enjoying high-quality, seasonal dishes sourced from the local area. Choose from 11 elegant rooms as the base for your Cotswold stay.

CJP Tours Recommended Accommodation - The Ebrington Arms exterior
CJP Tours Recommended Accommodation - The Ebrington Arms bedroom
CJP Tours Recommended Accommodation - The Ebrington Arms award winning food
CJP Tours Recommended Accommodation - The Ebrington Arms pint of own-brewed Yubby

The Ebrington Arms, Ebrington

The Ebrington Arms is situated in the unspoilt village of Ebrington, a couple of miles down the road from the Cotswold market town of Chipping Campden. The village inn has been at the heart of its community since the 1640s, but more recently it won Number 1 UK Village Inn of the Year 2017 in The Times newspaper and has held 2 AA rosettes for food for the past 8 years running. They also brew their own organic beers, available in the pub. Truly independent, The Ebrington Arms’ owners Jim & Clare have been there for 11 years.

CJP Tours Recommended Accommodation - The Killingworth Castle exterior
CJP Tours Recommended Accommodation - The Killingworth Castle bedroom
CJP Tours Recommended Accommodation - The Killingworth Castle roast dinner

The Killingworth Castle, Wootton

The Killingworth Castle – near Woodstock and Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire – is a 17th Century coaching Inn, having undergone extensive renovations in 2012, and is the sister pub to The Ebrington Arms. It has 8 newly refurbished bedrooms in the adjoining stable block. It has an AA rosette for food and is an ideally located pub for Blenheim, Bicester Village and only a few miles from Oxford city itself.

Cotswold Bed & Breakfasts

CJP Tours recommends The Olive Branch, Broadway
CJP Tours recommends The Olive Branch, Broadway
CJP Tours recommends The Olive Branch, Broadway
CJP Tours recommends The Olive Branch, Broadway

The Olive Branch, Broadway

The Olive Branch Guest House is a 400 year old 16th Century Grade II Listed building. Throughout the guest house and 8 rooms, original structural features have been preserved, such as the original Cotswold stone, ceiling beams and inglenook fireplace. Since 1961 The Olive Branch has been known as being a warm and friendly, family run ‘home from home’ with many guests returning year after year.

Cotswold Self-Catering Accommodation

Campden Yurts, Chipping Campden

Campden Yurts is on a smallholding, walking distance to the historic market town of Chipping Campden. Both yurts have king/double beds, double futons, woodburner, stove and magical fairy lights. Guests can enjoy a private bathroom with electric shower and flushing toilet and a separate cook hut with gas cooker and all equipment provided. The utility room has fridges, microwave, kettle and toaster. Outside you can relax and toast marshmallows around a campfire, chill out on the hammocks or just enjoy the experience of being outdoors. The owners also host regular pizza parties using their cob pizza oven and breakfast hampers can be booked ahead too. For best prices, book direct.

Cotswold Water Park Retreat, South Cerney

We’re delighted to have partnered with Cotswold Water Park Retreat, who offer five luxurious 3 or 4 bedroom holiday homes, situated on Cotswold Water Park in the southern Cotswolds. The lodges overlook gorgeous lakes and each has a fully enclosed decking area, each with a hot tub and plenty of comfortable outdoor seating for both dining and relaxing.  Both estates are gated with security 24 hours. Both lakes enable boating/kayaking/paddleboarding and fishing with free access. Barry and Jo are Superhosts on Airbnb and each home has a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2018 but for the best deals, book direct by visiting their website.

Lily Rose Cottage, Broadway

Lily Rose Cottage is a state-of-the-art luxury barn conversion, discreetly positioned in the very heart of Broadway. This one bedroom, self catering cottage offers privacy and tranquillity yet easy access to the centre of the village located just a stone’s throw away. The cottage is truly an architectural masterpiece with a rich artistic history, taking its name from the famous John Singer-Sargent painting to which it provided the backdrop.

Peony Cottage, Moreton-in-Marsh

Peony Cottage is a bespoke luxurious one bedroom cottage for couples and babes in arms. The old Cotswolds stone cottage in the heart of Moreton-in-Marsh boasts an impressive ‘wow’ bathroom with two side-by-side slipper baths, a separate shower room, a large bedroom with super-king size Hypnos bed and a cosy sitting room with log burner. In the kitchen/diner, you’ll also find a complimentary welcome basket including a bottle of Prosseco to start your holiday off.

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For other recommendations of places to stay in the meantime, we’d be happy to suggest somewhere. Just let us know when making your tour enquiry. Click HERE to visit our Contact page or email us – cjptours@cotwold-tours.com