There's nothing as beautiful as the Cotswolds in a wintery scene. With the breath-taking landscape ageing through the seasons, the wintertime really does offer the perfect photogenic backdrop. This time of year also welcomes a host of festive activities and events for the whole family to enjoy, including your dog. Remember, a dog's not just for Christmas, its for enjoying a Cotswold Christmas.
For forty years, Nicholas and Karin Mander have managed the cluster of romantic Cotswold holiday cottages at Owlpen in the great tradition of English country house hospitality. Today Owlpen offers the privacy and space of your own Cotswold cottage, backed up by every attention to detail in comfort, design and servicing.
The Speech House Hotel, is a former 17th century hunting lodge set in the heart of the idyllic Royal Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.
A beautiful family friendly Jacobean manor set in 14 acres of Wiltshire countryside with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, treatment rooms and an Ofsted registered creche. Woolley Grange is located near Bath, on the outskirts of the pretty medieval wool town of Bradford-on-Avon in Wiltshire.
Dogs are made to feel welcome at The Amberley Inn where they offer 13 beautifully appointed rooms for accommodation. In addition the inn also offers bar and restaurant areas.
Tewksbury Park is set in 165 acres of Gloucestershire countryside. Our luxury spa hotel and golf course offers a luxury country hotel break with luxury rooms and exquisite food.
Lords of the Manor is a former rectory of honey-coloured stone, set in eight acres of landscaped gardens and rolling parkland.
Nestled in the heart of the vibrant Cotswold town of Tetbury, The Close offers a welcoming and relaxed feel whether you're simply having a cocktail in the bar, dinner in the 2 rosette restaurant or a much needed weekend break.
The Hare & Hounds Hotel is the perfect choice for anyone seeking a stunning English country retreat. This Cotswold gem is set in acres of well tended gardens and woodland, adjacent to the renowned Westonbirt Arboretum and Beaufort Polo Club.
Find yourself captivated by the enchanting tranquillity surrounding the Swan Hotel, idyllically situated on the banks of the River Coln. A 17th century former coaching inn, it embodies unpretentious comfort, a friendly atmosphere and award-winning cuisine.
Set amidst 300 acres of National Trust land this handsome 17th century hostelry blends traditional architecture with luxurious interiors. This former coaching inn offers a mouth-watering cuisine and fine wines in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.
If your idea of a traditional English country hotel includes stone flagged floors, cosy armchairs, real ale, log fires and perhaps a four-poster bed, you will not be disappointed by The Lamb Inn.
The four-star Manor House Hotel is a friendly and welcoming home from home, where the original 16th century Cotswold manor blends seamlessly into the modern fine dining restaurant.
The Broadway Hotel offers a stylish home from home in the heart of the Cotswolds. Every detail is considered for your enjoyment, from the cosy furnishings, to the buzzing bar and contemporary elegance of Tattersalls brasserie.
The Bay Tree Hotel is in the Cotswold town of Burford, where the main street is voted one of the prettiest in England. Award-winning cuisine, elegant country house interiors and luxurious accommodation awaits guests.
Twine Cottage in Chipping Campden, is a picturesque 17th century Grade II listed Cotswolds holiday cottage. Situated in a quiet position, yet within a few minutes walking distance to the historic high street.
The Manor House are delighted to welcome dogs in either a suite or traditional room in the Mews Cottages.
The Norman Knight is a traditional country pub in picturesque Whichford. We have three beautiful, high spec glamping pods and a charming one-bedroom apartment, each with en-suite bathrooms, kitchenettes, free high speed WiFi and flat screen TVs. Walks, woods and an award-winning dog-friendly pub - all on the doorstep.
One of the most famous hotels in the Cotswolds, the 4 star Lygon Arms hotel in Broadway has been welcoming travellers to the Cotswolds since the 16th century.
Stunning 4 red star country house hotel near Bath, Wiltshire. 24 stylish bedrooms including dog friendly ground floor and larger family sized rooms. Perfect for relaxing, eating, drinking & walking the 8 acre grounds.
The Lamb Inn is a small inn situated in the picturesque Cotswolds, offering 5 unique and stylish guest rooms, and with the recent addition of a landscaped terrace.
Discover a charming Cotswolds bed & breakfast. Set in the heart of the Cotswolds, near Cheltenham, it's the ideal base for relaxing and exploring the area. It's back gate also leads directly on to Cleeve Common, the highest point in the Cotswolds. Dogs are welcome by prior arrangement.
Sitting in the hamlet of Ford, this popular 16th Century Inn is renowned for its excellent menu, serving fresh local produce and fine Donnington Ales. Dogs strictly by prior arrangment.
Large, open-plan living and kitchen area, comfy sofas, farmhouse dining table, chunky wooden English furniture throughout. 5* Egyptian cotton linen & towels and blackout interlined curtains ensure you’ll have a wonderful nights' sleep.
The Old Stocks' Garden Rooms are paw-fect for a great Cotswold getaway. Dogs are charged at £10 each per night, and you'll get a comfy bed, water bowl, and a delicious goodie bag full of treats.
Laburnum Cottage is ideally situated in the village of Broadway. Quietly located, situated up a private drive way with parking it is positioned next to Broadway Court, which is a very old building built in mellow honey coloured Cotswold stone.
Two charming Cotswold character cottages, set in a picturesque garden, complete with a patio and stream, fully equipped and furnished to a high standard. Although quietly located the cottages are just a few minutes walk from the village centre.
Bumble Bee Cottage is a beautiful Cotswold stone cottage in the heart of Broadway Village, just a two minute walk from the main High Street. Furnished to the highest of standards, this dog-friendly holiday cottage has a contemporary yet cosy feel throughout and a lovely private garden to enjoy too.
Manderley is a beautiful holiday home in Broadway, located on the green in the bustling village centre. A perfect retreat for four; The Cotswold stone home has been renovated to a 5 star standard with a contemporary yet cosy feel.
If you’re looking for a dog-friendly holiday then Black Prince offer pet-friendly boats at all our 9 bases across the UK. Whether it’s a weekend break or a family holiday then we welcome four legged friends for a perfect dog friendly holiday.