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Keep up-to-date with our journey at Cotswold House. Take a peek at some of our recent posts; a collection of stories of life at the hotel, and various goings on in the surrounding Cotswolds, including weddings, afternoon tea, mindfulness and more.

Wedding tips from the experts

The Wedding Coordinators view – Mandy Burton, Wedding & Events Coordinator, Cotswold House Hotel & Spa. I have been working at the hotel for just over 6 years now, my love of Cotswold House started in 2010 when I first started visiting with my partner, when we decided…


5 easy ways to reduce plastic consumption

  Over the past few years, we’ve been warned about the devastating effects that plastic overconsumption, amongst other things, is starting to have on our planet.   But plastic, in particular, seems to be having a widespread effect on our planet - negatively…


Meet the team: Craig

Introducing our treasured team members to our guests is something we truly believe enhances their experience with us.   This week, we’re delighted to invite you to meet Craig, our general manager. He’s always on-the-go, making sure our guests are happy and that the…


How to escape the troubled times

For context, this was written whilst travel was still a regular activity.  How quickly it became out of date! In these uncertain times we are all facing, it is difficult for anybody to know what to do with their travel plans. Most overseas holiday destinations have…


Experience a Cotswold escape: The Cotswold Way, Afternoon Tea & Log fires

    An escape to the Cotswolds should always encompass three things; serene countryside walks, indulgent treats with provenance at the core, and an unfailing sense of comfort.  At Cotswold House, these are invaluable experiences that we love being able to offer…


5 reasons to try a Cotswold afternoon tea experience

Over the years, the afternoon tea has become such a luxurious and fashionable treat that we often forget to think about its origins. Dating back to mid 19th century dining, it’s thought that the afternoon tea was introduced by the Duchess of Bedford in 1840, in a bid to shorten…


12 things to do when you get engaged

Getting engaged is, no doubt, one of the most exciting moments in your life. It’s an unforgettable, intimate occasion between you and your loved one, when your visions of your future together finally become real.   The days and weeks after can often be a blur, but…


How can an invigorating massage experience boost your health?

Sometimes, there’s no better way to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life than with a truly invigorating massage experience. And there’s no better place to enjoy it than in the very heart of the Cotswolds. Expert massage therapy offers the mental and physical state of calm…


5 ways you can be more sustainable in daily life

As the effects of climate change take their toll, it becomes more and more important that we start doing something about it.   It’s time for us to start living sustainably, perceiving it as a complete lifestyle change rather than simply a short-lived habit. Fortunately…


5 reasons to escape to a Cotswold hideaway

The Cotswolds are where peace and tranquillity really come to the fore. There’s no other place you’ll find such an abundance of greenery, wildlife and breathtaking sights. It’s the most ideal location for a relaxing escape; somewhere you can shut out busy town life, and step…


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