How to Spend Your Summer in the Cotswolds

Wondering what’s on in the Cotswolds this summer? You are well and truly spoilt for choice this year, there is a plethora of events and activities lined up in this stunning part of the south of  England and the team at our luxury hotel in the Cotswolds couldn’t be more excited.

Cheltenham Music Festival 2017

This music festival held annually in Cheltenham is one of the oldest of its kind in Britain. This year expect to see appearances from the great Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, Vaughan Williams’ Sea Symphony in Gloucester Cathedral and star soloists including violinist Tasmin Little, baritone Roderick Williams and BBC Young Musician 2016 winner, Sheku Kanneh-Mason. The festival is running from 5th – 16th July 2017.

Afternoon Tea at Lords of the Manor

For a relaxing and sophisticated outing this summer, why not catch up with a friend or loved one over an indulgent afternoon tea at Lords of the Manor? Make the most of the warmer weather and take afternoon tea on the lawn followed by a stroll around the stunning 8 acres of gardens. This Cotswold Afternoon Tea from a Michelin kitchen truly is one of a kind. Plus, we have an exclusive afternoon tea offer to take advantage of – book a mid-week afternoon tea and enjoy a glass of ice cold Pimms, on us!

Tewkesbury Food & Drink Festival

If you’re a self-proclaimed “foodie” then be sure to head to the stunning Tewkesbury Abbey for the Tewkesbury Food & Drink Festival. The event will be held on the 24th – 25th June 2017 and is set to be a weekend of fun and food-filled delights. Highlights include a 60-stall filled Food & Drink Marquee offering award-winning local cheeses and wines to finger licking homemade cakes and pastries.

Garden Tour & Luncheon

This year, we are celebrating the completion of our new herb garden with a series of monthly garden tours with our Head Gardener! Each of these garden tours in the Cotswolds will be followed by a Michelin-star two course luncheon in our restaurant looking over the walled garden. You will even go home with some seeds and planting advice! All of this for just £25.00 per person, tours are booking up quickly book today to avoid disappointment by calling us on 01451 820243.

Gloucestershire Steam Extravaganza

The Stroud Vintage Transport & Engine Club will be hosting the 43rd Annual Gloucestershire Vintage and Country Extravaganza at the at South Cerney Airfield this year. Witness the sights and sounds of years gone by a Steam Arena, Countryside Arena & Timber arena. Expect to see non-stop steam action, model aircraft displays, ferrets, shire horses, a fairground, tractors, classic cars and so much more! The event will run from the 4th – 6th August 2017.

If any of these sound like the perfect way to spend a summer weekend, then do join us at our luxury hotel in the Cotswolds for the most comfortable stay you could wish for. Enjoy Michelin-starred dining, beautiful gardens, and the fresh air of the Cotswolds.

Book direct for best rates or call us on 01451 820243 for more information.