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Luxurious B&Bs

Abbots Grange, Church Street, Broadway WR12 7AE

If you are seeking one of the most romantic hideaways in the Cotswolds this may well fulfil all your desires. Step back in time to Medieval England and a Manor House built c.1320 but with the comforts of the C21. 4-poster beds, log fires, Great Hall, croquet lawn, tennis court, parkland, rose gardens and helicopter pad. A mere 2-3 minutes walk to the village of Broadway. Breakfast, no Dinner. 

02081 338698
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Apsley House Hotel, 141 Newbridge Hill, Bath BA1 3PT

If you are seeking an elegant and historic home brimming with antiques and comfortable furnishings a short distance from Bath's centre. This is it. Apparently, it was built for the Arthur Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington following his victory over Napoleon at Waterloo. A retreat where he could entertain his mistress> Your hosts knowledge of Bath and its environs will delight you, 

01225 336966
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Cardynham House, Tibbiwell Street, Painswick GL6 6XX

A luxurious B&B set within an enchanting C15-16 former wool merchant’s home. Each room is individually decorated from ‘Old Tuscany’ to ‘Cottage Rose’ but if you seek a real treat try the ‘Pool Room’. Bistro. 

01452 814006   cardynham.co.uk    Photography: Supplied By Subject


Clapton Manor, Clapton-on-the-Hill GL54 2LG

Stunning Grade II listed Tudor house with a beautiful garden created by your host - a garden designer, and historian  who have been doing B&B for 22 years. Fab breakfasts of homemade bread, eggs, Gloucester Old Spot sausages and fruit compotes are either made on the premises or come from next door...

01451 810202
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Dorian House, 1 Upper Oldfield Park, Bath BA2 3JX

Think of the Dorian (Grey) that walks, and not the image trapped on canvas when you think of Dorian House. For every inch of this B&B is gorgeous, and full of period charm. From the bedrooms upstairs, to the drawing room, and gardens downstairs. 

01225 426336
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Cardynham House, Tibbiwell Lane,  Painswick GL6 6XX

A luxurious B&B set within an enchanting C15-16 former wool merchant’s home. Each room is individually decorated from Old Tuscany to Cottage Rose, but if you seek a real treat try the Pool Room. Bistro. 

01452 814006
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Cowley House, Church Street, Broadway WR12 7AE

A C17 Cotswold stone house offering luxurious accommodation and olde world charm. Within walking distance of the Village Green.  

01386 858148
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Eckington Manor, Hammock  Road, Eckington WR10 3BJ

Believed to be one of the oldest houses in Worcestershire. A period house full of character that has been renovated with emphasis on quality and style. There are 17-bedrooms spread over four converted farm buildings: Lower End House, The Cyder Mill, The Grain Barn and Milking Parlour.  Each one available to book individually or for a group or family.  Perfectly located for walking on the nearby Bredon or Malvern Hills. Restaurant and state of the art Cookery School.

01386 751600   eckingtonmanor.co.uk    Photography: Supplied By Subject 

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Frampton Court, Frampton-On-Severn, Gloucester  GL2 7EX

A Grade I Vanbrugh House, garden and family home. Fine panelling, original furniture and porcelain,1732. Superb Gothic C18 garden building, The Orangery for self-catering accommodation (sleeps 8). Fine landscaping with park, lake and ornamental canal. Home of the ‘The Frampton Flora’ a famous wild flower painting. C16 Wool Barn for hire. Country fair in September. Available for B&B & House Parties. Across the Village Green you have Frampton Manor. A Grade I timber-framed medieval Manor House with walled garden and barn. C12 Birthplace of ‘Fair Rosamund’ Clifford, mistress to Henry II. House and garden open by written appointment, for groups of 10, or more.

01452 740698
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Lypiatt House Hotel, Lypiatt Road,  Cheltenham GL50 2QW

A stylish boutique hotel adorned with contemporary furnishings set off with sumptuous fabrics, all within a short walk of Cheltenham’s Montpelier district. There are 12-bedrooms to choose from with the additional mod-cons, and a full breakfast is an option. 

01242 224994  
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Mill Hay House, Snowshill Road,  Broadway WR12 7JS

An imposing and elegant Queen Anne house surrounded by a stunning garden provides luxurious accommodation on the outskirts of Broadway. All three bedrooms have super king-size beds. Gourmet breakfasts to set you up for a Cotswold tour, starting at Broadway Tower. No children U-12. No dogs. 

01386 852498
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No.12 Park Street, Cirencester GL7 2BW

If style and gracious comfort is to your liking then this Grade II Georgian townhouse offering luxurious B&B may be just what you are looking for. 

01285 640232  
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Oak House No1 Hotel, The Chipping, Tetbury GL8 8EU

An extravaganza of sumptuous decadence and wild decor were you can realise your fantasies (of Arabian Nights?) and have that crazy weekend you have always dreamed of. What you get is that personal touch so missing from many hospitality units. Full techy stuff on offer; Wifi, Sky TV, Bluetooth etc...but, will you really need it, when on offer is...?

01666 505741
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