In the City of Gloucester you will find Roman foundations,Victorian Docklands and the magnificent Norman Gloucester Cathedral in the midst of a bustling city centre that boasts an incredible range of shops, markets, restaurants, pubs and visitor attractions.
Gloucester is an ideal base for touring both the Cotswolds and the Royal Forest of Dean and each are a short drive away . There are plenty of places to stay from country house hotels to delightful Bed and Breakfasts and holiday cottages in the surrounding countryside.
Literary links abound with Beatrix Potter's Tailor of Gloucester and the Cloisters at Gloucester Cathedral which were a location of the Harry Potter movies.
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Contemporary Country House With The Cotswolds Warmest Welcome
Set high on an escarpment overlooking the Severn Vale this 45 bedroom country house hotel lies between the Cathedral City of Gloucester and Regency Cheltenham. Hatton Court provides the right balance between traditional hotel service and all the benefits you would expect from a contemporary hotel. The Tara Restaurant is renowned locally. It is an ideal place from which to explore the Cotswolds.
Hatton Court is a reassuring size; not large and impersonal, nor too small.
As a former splendid Cotswold home the feeling is of being eminently comfortable as opposed to grand
Nothing is hurried. The reception is very much a lounge, with leather sofas, magazines and an open fireplace for those chillier days. Next door the bar is more a place to relax, take tea, read and talk than to rush.
The care taken to prepare the food, combined with a smiling service, is complimented by the thought that has gone into creating the Tara restaurant.
Warm soft furnishings balance the picture windows that allow you to take in the broad horizons beneath the escarpment to the Malvern Hills and the Severn Estuary.
The peace of the surrounding countryside and comfortable bedrooms, some with whirlpool baths, make for a goodnights sleep ready for another day exploring the Cotswolds.
The Tara Restaurant at Hatton Court
With large panoramic windows that take full advantage of the breathtaking views of the Severn Vale and the distant Malvern Hills, the spectacular location of The Tara Restaurant is matched with genuinely warm hospitality, fine food and an extensive selection of wines.
In summer months you can enjoy alfresco dining on the terraces or just simply enjoy an aperitif and canapés, coffee and petit fours, or a glass of champagne as the sun slips behind the distant hills. During the winter, log fires roar in the reception and lounge, the perfect spot to indulge in a fine Vintage Port or aged Cognac.
Fully refurbished in late 2009 the natural colours and soft lighting make a relaxing environment for friends and relations to enjoy each other’s company. Private dining facilities are available in the equally well appointed Cotswold Room.
The Tara Restaurant is open every day for hearty English Breakfasts, Morning Coffee and Cakes, Lunch, gloriously indulgent Afternoon Teas and candlelit Dinners. Traditional delicious roasts served every Sunday Lunch. Non residents are particularly welcome.
For room prices and special offers please see our website
Hatton Court Hotel
Upton Hill, Upton St Leonards
Gloucestershire, GL4 8DE
Family run and offering excellent comfortable accommodation and cuisine you are assured of a warm personal welcome by your hosts Robert and Diana Bailey, and a memorable stay. With many years professional experience we offer freshly prepared home cooked breakfast with plenty of choice and evening meals by arrangement. All diets are catered for.
Our bedrooms are spacious, comfortable and individually decorated, most with wonderful countryside views. Whether you are a holidaymaker or business traveler, we have the ingredients to ensure your stay will be a memorable one.
Charles Sue and family would like to welcome you to their home.
Town Street is a peaceful period residence on a 500-acre working farm (mainly Store cattle) with lush meadows leading down to the banks of the River Severn. These meadows are now part of the proposed 'Biodiversity Action Plan' to improve the habitat of otter, dragonflies and snipe that are found in our meadows, along with all the usual duck, curlew and other water meadow birds.
Town Street is a working farm where we raise store cattle and sheep. We now also grow corn. We also have horses and ponies, and our hens will provide you with eggs for breakfast every day.
This is an ideal retreat from your hectic life! You will probably be met by 'Pip and Tag' our two Norfolk terriers and 'Shep', our working Collie dog.
All our visitors are warmly welcomed to Town Street farm.
The bedrooms have en-suite or private facilities, T.V, armchairs, hot and cold drinks tray, toiletries and large towels etc. The rooms have panoramic views across our open farmland and all have comfy beds (king-size double / extra large twins).
The breakfast room is situated in the sun lounge on the south side of the house.
We serve traditional English Breakfast with locally produced bacon, sausages
and home made marmalade (or special dietary breakfast on request).
From here you can enjoy pleasant views of the lawns.
Town Street Farm, Tirley, Gloucestershire. GL19 4HG
Stylish barn conversion with a contemporary feel - Sleeping 7
This stylish barn conversion has a contemporary feel whilst retaining beautiful elm beams and exposed stonework. Situated on the edge of the village of Hartpury near Gloucester on a country lane, opposite the owner’s home, it enjoys views north across the Gloucestershire countryside to the Malvern Hills.
The barn can accommodate seven people in the three well proportioned bedrooms and has a large living room with a log burning fire.
Breaks of 3,4 and 7 nights are available with 3 and 7 night reaks starting on Fridays and the 4 night breaks on a Monday.
A perfect year-round retreat where good walking abounds in the Cotswolds, Forest of Dean and Wye Valley areas. The pretty market towns of Ross-on-Wye and Ledbury can be visited, as well as historic Gloucester and Cheltenham with excellent shopping. The village shop is only a stroll of a mile away and the pub is even closer at about half a mile.
The barn has a spacious beamed living/dining room with wood-burning stove with all fuel included. The contemporary kitchen has a cooker, microwave, washing machine and dishwasher and access out to the garden with a separate toilet all on the ground floor.
A wooden staircase takes you to the first floor which has a double bedroom with additional single bed (for +1), a further beamed double bedroom with TV, Velux windows and en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. The third bedroom has a bunk bed. The bathroom has an over-bath shower and toilet.
For full details of the features see our website.
Price per week from £426.00 (3 & 4 night bookings when available)
Swallow Barn - 83, Corsend Road, Hartpury, GL19 3BP
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