Less than a mile from Oxfordshire and two from Warwickshire, there are wonderful walks on the doorstep (the MacMillan Way runs through the village) and an extraordinary choice of famously beautiful National Trust houses and gardens only a short drive away.
We are also perfectly located to explore some of the jewel-like villages that make the Cotswolds one of the UK's most popular regions. Chipping Campden, Stow on the Wold, Moreton in Marsh, The Slaughters, Bourton on the Water are all within a maximum of 20 minutes' drive away. Famously and historically rich from the wool trade, many towns and villages in the Cotswolds also have significant and very beautiful church buildings.
Below are some of the treasures on our doorstep:
Ashleworth Tithe Barn
15th-century tithe barn
One of the jewels of the Cotswolds and one of the largest private collections of trees and shrubs in the country.
Chedworth Roman Villa
Remains of one of Britain's largest Romano-British villas, set in the heart of the Cotswolds
13th-century Cistercian abbey
Hidcote Manor Garden
Celebrated 20th-century garden in the beautiful North Cotswolds
Kiftsgate Court Gardens
The creation of three generations of women gardeners
Little Fleece Bookshop
Traditional Cotswold house in the beautiful village of Painswick
Lodge Park and Sherborne Estate
Rare 17th-century grandstand and Cotswold country estate
Mill Dene Garden
A garden to nourish your senses.
Former Tudor hunting lodge later converted to fashionable home
Snowshill Manor and Garden
Cotswold manor set in hillside gardens housing Charles Wade's collection of 'colour, craftsmanship and design'
Sezincote is a unique & extraordinary Indian House set amidst the Cotswold hills.
Stanway House & Fountain
An outstandingly beautiful Jacobean house, famed for its gardens and its fountain.
Historic house and award-wining gardens in the Cotswolds.
Westbury Court Garden
Dutch water garden - a rare and beautiful survival
Beautiful secluded wooded valley
Minchinhampton and Rodborough Commons
Rolling hills and wide open spaces rising up above the Stroud Valleys and Severn estuary.
Set in 2100 acres of beautiful parkland landscaped by 'Capability' Brown, the exquisite Baroque Palace is surrounded by sweeping lawns, formal gardens and the magnificent Lake.
One of the most beautiful castles in England.
Buscot Old Parsonage
Early 18th-century riverside house with small garden
Late 18th-century house, set in enchanting landscaped grounds, containing the Faringdon Collection of art
One of England's finest and most complete Jacobean houses
Honey-coloured stone house with exquisite plasterwork and fine landscaped garden
Great Coxwell Barn
13th-century stone barn
Former monastic buildings, now converted into two houses
Picturesque medieval moated manor house and garden
Superb Tudor house and landscape deer park
Imposing Tudor house set in beautiful gardens with a fascinating collection of Catholic treasures
Circular 14th-century dovecote
Much-restored Tudor house, park and garden with notable topiary
Upton House and Gardens
Presented in its 1930s heyday, mansion and terraced gardens with outstanding art and porcelain collection
Adlestrop is a racing village, being home to Adlestrop Stables, Richard Phillip's racing establishment.
Racing at Cheltenham
Home to the finest jump racing in England.
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Longborough Festival Opera
A mere 10 minutes away
Beautiful place, beautiful venue, beautiful hosts!
The hosts were absolutely delightful! It is clear that they both want to provide an excellent level of service at a fair price. The bed was super comfortable and we had plenty of space and privacy. Nicola even provided a traditional English breakfast (including beans!) at my partner's request. Both Nicola and Chris seemed like old friends by the time we departed and we invited them to stay with us next time they are in Switzerland.