Barnsley House & Spa, Nr Cirencester
The former home of the garden expert, the late Rosemary Verey. A chic hotel and spa offering discreet and friendly service, great food and state-of-the-art technology. A visit to this extraordinary garden may cost you lunch, but it will be a worthwhile, and memorable experience. Make sure you visit the vegetable garden. Cinema club.
Calcot Manor & Spa, Tetbury.
This is a leisure complex combining an English country house hotel furnished in contemporary, up-to-the-minute designs, that flow with ease into the C14 Cistercian barns, and all ideally suited for a family, business or leisurely stay. Adjacent, you have Calcot Spa for health, beauty and relaxation, for pampering the Self. And if, after all this hedonism, you need some simple refreshment, a glass of ale, or some nourishment, then pop next door, to the Gumstool Inn. Location is ideal for exploring the southern Cotswolds, and Bath.
Cotswold House Hotel & Spa, Chipping Campden
The building is very fine, of gold Cotswold stone set overlooking the Town Square. Out back is a lovely garden where you can find peace. The stairwell is a feature to admire. Two restaurants; Fig Restaurant (formal) and Bistro On The Square, innovative and deliciously sublime. Two bars. Spa with 6-treatment rooms, hydrotherapy pool and aromatic steam room.
Cowley Manor & Spa, Nr Cheltenham
A chic, and stylish (unstuﬀy) country hotel, set in 55-acres with four lakes and a Victorian cascade. Techno-gadgets galore. Child-friendly (including Play Stations). A Spa with all the pampering (and more) that you may well need in this crazy world. A Church if you seek Wedlock, and best of all, friendly staﬀ. Good pub within walking distance - The Green Dragon.
Dormy House Hotel & Spa, Nr Broadway
C17 farmhouse converted into a comfortable hotel with a multitude of leisure facilities. Adjacent, an 18-hole golf course. Popular dining room and barn owl bar.
Greenway Hotel & Spa, Shurdington
An Elizabethan manor house on the edge of Cheltenham provides elegance, peace and self-indulgent comfort with easy access to the M5 motorway.
Lucknam Park & Spa, Colerne
Drive six miles from Bath, and you enter another era. This Palladian manor house built in 1720 was a family home until 1987 from whence it was transformed into a Country House Hotel restored to the elegance and style of the Georgian period. Set in 500-acres of listed parkland and gardens the hotel oﬀers luxurious comfort in its 41-bedrooms including 13 suites. Fine dining in the Park Restaurant. More humble dining in the Brasserie. Spa, Equestrian Centre.
Lygon Arms & Spa, Broadway
This is a former coaching inn of renown that has recently been re-branded into a luxurious Spa, and Country House Hotel. The centrepiece is the Great Hall with imposing barrel-vaulted ceiling, C17 Minstrel’s Gallery, suits of armour and oak panels, and off the hall are cosy lounges with log fires and deep armchairs. Many additional, contemporary rooms, but when you book ask for a traditional bedroom.
The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, Bath
The Royal Crescent occupies two listed buildings which were built by John Wood the Younger and have remained fairly unchanged since the C18. This makes a perfect setting for what is an extravagantly luxurious hotel full of period details. Step into the Royal and you enter a more sumptuous world - one of overstated luxury. Rooms are filled with period details and paintings from C18 masters. Behind the hotel lies a surprise - the beautiful and secluded gardens, perfect for afternoon tea, and overlooked by the "Dower House" restaurant and bar. The former coach houses are now the Bath House Spa.
Whatley Manor & Spa, Easton Grey
Set in a 12-acre traditional English country garden, Whatley Manor isa beautifully restored Cotswold manor house, made to feel more like a private home than a hotel. Bedrooms and suites are filled with contemporary and antique furnishings to feed the senses. For those mixing business with pleasure, there is a boardroom and business centre including a 40-seat cinema. Spa.
Wyck Hill House Hotel & Spa, Nr Stow-On-The-Wold
An impressive build of Cotswold stone overlooking the beautiful, dreamlike Windrush Valley and rolling Cotswold hills. There are 60-bedrooms and some have French-style furnishings in the Featured Bedrooms. All about you are wood-panneled rooms, open fires and antique furnishings that delivers an Old-School style co-existing with a modern Spa featuring 6-teatment rooms, a sauna and a relaxation area set within 50-acres of grounds for you to aimlessly wander.