Stroud and the Golden Valleys is a bustling area and famous for its woolen industry in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Now it is a centre of Arts and Crafts and a good location at which to base your touring of the western Cotswolds.
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Luxury hotel accommodation in the Cotswolds at The Bear of Rodborough Hotel
In the historic south-west corner of the Cotswolds, high above Stroud on the wilds of Rodborough Common, stands the handsome Bear of Rodborough Hotel. Originally built in the 17th century, this former coaching inn provided a much appreciated resting-place on the main coaching route from Gloucester to London. To this day it offers a warm welcome to all.
Set in 300 acres of National Trust land, the Bear of Rodborough Hotel provides a luxurious retreat where you can enjoy fine food and drink while relaxing in a homely and friendly atmosphere.
An inspired location for country breaks at any time of the year, the Bear of Rodborough Hotel is ideal as a centre for country walks, visits to historic sites, a trip to the races or as a business venue. The nearby towns (Bath, Cirencester & Tetbury) and villages are famous for their wealth and variety of antique shops - all in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Our chef will tantalise your taste buds with his imaginative culinary creations in the acclaimed and newly refurbished Library Restaurant.
Having developed close links with local providers, the Library Restaurant is able to source the finest in meats, fish, cheese, vegetables and fruit. These include the renowned Gloucestershire Old Spot pork, Hereford beef, Bibury trout and Cerney goat's cheese.
For weddings and special celebrations, the Bear of Rodborough Hotel provides an enchanting setting.
Bear of Rodborough, Rodborough Common, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 5DE
Nestling in the Cotswold village of Frampton Mansell lies the Crown Inn.
A seventeenth century ‘cider house’ that is steeped in
and is, quite simply, a perfect village pub
Roaring log fires; delicious, traditional, home-cooked food; fine, locally brewed real ales; a stunningly beautiful building dating from 1633 and of course, good company. Add to this a very
well appointed 12-bedroom hotel annex, ample car parking and simply exquisite views across the golden valley and you have the precise recipe for a relaxing and enjoyable venue.
Here at the Crown Inn we have 12 well appointed bedrooms in our separate hotel annex, that are well suited to leisure and business guests alike. All rooms are en-suite with bath and shower, and offer TV, coffee & tea making facilities and a writing desk.
With twin, double and family rooms available, all set in peaceful Gloucestershire countryside, there's no better base for exploring the area after a restful night.
and dogs are welcome in the pub.
The Crown Inn,
Frampton Mansell, Stroud, Gloucester. GL6 8JG
Glynis Soloman looks forward to welcoming you to Pretoria Villa
PRETORIA VILLA is a tastefully furnished, comfortable country cottage situated in a peaceful south Cotswold village, with delightful gardens and stunning views. Within easy reach of the spa towns of Cheltenham and Bath and market towns of Gloucester and Cirencester. For walking enthusiasts there is the famous Cotswold Way. Discover the ancient towns along the Roman Fosse Way of Northleach, Stow on the Wold, Bourton on the Water and Broadway.
Enjoy the luxurious bed and breakfast in a relaxed family country house set in peaceful secluded gardens. Spacious bedrooms equipped with hospitality trays, hairdryers and bathrobes. Guests have their own comfortable lounge and delicious breakfasts are served in the dining room. An ideal base from which to explore the Cotswolds.
Sorry, smoking is not allowed Evening meals are available by prior arrangement Children of all ages are welcome Room types : 1 twin ensuite, 1 double ensuite, 1 single with private facilities
About the Eastcombe area:-
40 minutes from the M4 (Junction 15), 15 minutes from the
M5 (Junctions 11A or 13), 4.5 miles from Stroud mainline station (direct service from London Paddington).
The hilltop village of Eastcombe has a shop with post office and cash machine, a pub with good food, a Baptist chapel and an Anglican church.
Other villages nearby are Bisley (just over a mile), Oakridge, Bussage, Chalford and France Lynch, all with pubs and good food.
A network of public footpaths provides walkers with easy access to the Toadsmoor Valley and surrounding countryside.
Slad and the Woolpack Inn, of Laurie Lee fame, are less than 3 miles' walk with stunning views from Swifts Hill on the way.
Minchinhampton and Rodborough Commons are also less than 3 miles away.
Inschdene is a comfortable family house set in an acre of garden, yet near the centre of the village, and enjoys magnificent views across the valley.
We offer a double room with ensuite facilities, plus two further twin rooms. All rooms are of a good size and are comfortably furnished.
The Double Room is of a generous size, with two comfortable chairs, an antique wardrobe, a small dressing table, as well as the usual hospitality tray and a TV. It also enjoys magnificant views across the valley and is pleasantly light and airy.
The bathroom is almost as big as the bedroom!… with a large victorian bath and further wash basin; and the toilet is seperate, but both are ensuit and off your own private lobby.
A Small Twin is next door, and is ideal for children or family friends as they needs to share the en suit facilities of the double room (but can also access a shower room). We do not let this room out to unconnected guests.
The Main Twin is another room of generous size with windows looking out over the garden. It has its own washbasin, TV, etc. and normally* has exclusive use of a separate shower room and toilet.
Double en suite
All room prices are per night and includes full english breakfast.
Inschdene, Atcombe Road, South Woodchester, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 5EW
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