Experience The Cotswolds

Our picks for what to do, drink & eat upon the rolling hills 

Food & Drink

Tried and tested on plenty of occasions, we’ve selected the only places we think are worth leaving the Cottage for.

A particular favourite is The Chequers Pub, just a stones throw from Yarrow and for any hardcore ale enthusiasts , we recommend a visit to Horton Nook Brewery. Housed in the original maltings the shop is open Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 4.30pm throughout the year,  with two Brewery tours every day of the week, excluding Sundays. For some fine dining without the fuss head to The Old Butchers.

For our full list of regularly updated recommendations, click the link below.

Food & Drink in The Cotswolds

Stags head behind the bar in a country pub in the cotswolds serving local ales

Classic Car Hire

Image copyright Vintage Classsics
Image copyright Vintage Classsics

What could be more thrilling than driving through the countryside in a vintage car. The Open Road offer a range of cars from a Jaguar E-Type an MGB Roadster to be rented during your stay:

Tel:0845 070 5142
E-mail: Info@TheOpenRoad.co.uk

Bookings must be made a week in advance with full terms and conditions here.

Golf

Just a half hour drive from Churchill and you’ll arrive at Burford, a beautiful course suited to all levels of players.

Tel: 01993 822583 Burford Golf Club Ltd, Burford, Oxon, OX18 4JG

Other courses we recommend are:

Naunton Downs Golf Club
Tel: 01451 850090 Address: Naunton, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 3AE

The Wychwood Golf Club
Tel: 01993 831841Address: Lyneham, Chipping Norton OX7 6QQ

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Image copyright burfordgolfclub.co.uk

Cotswolds Wildlife Park

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Take a short 25 minute drive from Churchill and you’ll enter the Cotswolds Wildlife Park. A fascinating world for all ages, where you’ll encounter the largest privately owned Zoological collection in the UK.

From rhinos, camels, leopards and lions, to pythons and crocodiles, there’s so much to discover. And once you’ve had your fill of the animal kingdom, there’s the beautiful Georgian Gothic manor house and gardens to roam.

To plan your visit, head to

http://www.cotswoldwildlifepark.co.uk/
Bradwell Grove, Burford OX18 4JP
01993 823006

 

Local Sights

Blenheim Palace
The birthplace of Winston Churchill.

Discover this magnificent and monumental world heritage site set amongst 2000 acres of parkland and formal gardens.

Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1PP

Chastleton House

Arguably the finest Jacobean Country House in Britain.

Spend a day browsing the house and garden, with a pit stop at the on-site shops selling local produce and second-hand books.

Chastleton, Moreton-in-Marsh GL56 0SU

 

Image Copyright Blenheim Palace
Image Copyright Blenheim Palace

Local Shops

Courtyard of Daylesford Farm in The Cotswolds with trees, plants and hedges, wooden benches, and a fountain
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Daylesford Organic Farm

You may have already enjoyed the delights of their branches in London, but when in The Cotswolds you can visit the incredible and hugely popular original Daylesford organic farm shop and Hay Barn Spa.

It’s just a short five-minute drive away, so head over for brunch, peruse their fantastic produce or enjoy a treatment from their excellent spa.

Daylesford, Stow-on-the-Wold GL56 0YG

Huffkins, Bakery

Artisan coffee, loose teas, freshly baked bread and other delicious treats. A perfect pit stop.

The Square, Stow-on-the-Wold, GL54 1AB
01451 832870
stow@huffkins.com

Spa & Beauty

Sukreni is our Beachspoke Massage Therapist and Beauty Therapist from Bali Indonesia. Having worked in some of the worlds top spa destinations she specialises in Deep Tissue & Indonesian Massage and the most divine Regenerating Facials, her amazing massage is a wonderful experience not to be missed!

Sukreni will come to the cottage, please get in touch with her to arrange.

Deep Tissue Massage | 60 Min | £50

07780 842 034
massagewithsukreni@gmail.com

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