Post Tagged with: "Cotswolds"

Food, Travel

The Wild Duck at Ewen, Cotswolds

The Wild Duck at Ewen, Cotswolds

One of the wonders of the Cotswolds is how so much seems to be squeezed in to such a relatively small area. Every visit mysteriously seems to yield up a new historic country house, an immaculate honeyed stone village or a labyrinthine farm shop that all have somehow to have […]

by × February 9, 2016 × 0 comments

Travel

Asphodel Cottage near Cirencester

Asphodel Cottage near Cirencester

I am sure everyone has found it difficult to find that perfect little weekend getaway spot for when you just have to get out of the city. The most popular ‘patch’ for these breaks is of course an area centred around the Cotswolds. Handy for the big smoke – as […]

by × November 13, 2014 × 1 comment

Health & Beauty

House Spa at Dormy House

House Spa at Dormy House

Dormy House is not your typical country house hotel. No chintz or swags in sight; rather a beautifully chic hideaway in the Cotswolds that puts not only service, but style, high on its agenda. Over the past 12 months, the privately owned boutique hotel near Chipping Camden, has undergone a […]

by × June 14, 2014 × 1 comment

Food, Travel

The Village Pub at Barnsley

The Village Pub at Barnsley

I should first of all quickly explain that this is neither in the industrial Yorkshire town of Barnsley nor is it what most people would recognise as your average village pub. This Barnsley is a delightful Cotswold stone hamlet in Gloucestershire and this particular ‘local’ is best thought of as […]

by × May 7, 2014 × 1 comment

Food

The Kingham Plough, Chipping Norton

The Kingham Plough, Chipping Norton

Since relocating from London to Gloucestershire we’ve been on a mission to find the best gastropubs in the Cotswolds, and they really don’t come any better than the The Kingham Plough at Chipping Norton. The very first time we walked through the door, we had to pull a deft manoeuvre around […]

by × August 22, 2012 × 0 comments

Food

The Swan at Southrop

The Swan at Southrop

Pictures of The Swan at Southrop have been flashed around the world since Kate Moss (wearing that fabulous vintage blue dress and turquoise suede boots) was snapped outside its door with her then fiancé, Jamie Hince, on the eve of their recent Cotswold wedding. Not that this charming early 17th century inn, situated on the village green in Southrop, needs any […]

by × July 20, 2011 × 0 comments