Seven Great Places to Sleep in the Cotswolds

Whether you're into sleeping al fresco under the stars and in the middle of the woods or bunking in a luxurious hotel bedroom with a beautiful view of the rolling hills, there's a bed in the Cotswolds with your name on it!

Whether you're into sleeping al fresco under the stars and in the middle of the woods or bunking in a luxurious hotel bedroom with a beautiful view of the rolling hills, there's a bed in the Cotswolds with your name on it!

So when you plan your next visit to the Cotswolds, here's a list of seven wonderful beds to choose from... which one is the one for you?

1. Sleeping with the bees.

Image credit: Cotswold Yurts.

Yurts have become hugely popular, and for all the right reasons. A yurt offers you all the luxuries of a warm and luxurious hotel room and all the fabulousness of being at one with nature and camping.

In a secluded woodland glade on a farm in the south Cotswolds, you can stay in a yurt with Cotswold Yurts, completely hidden and nicely tugged away in the magical Cotswold Hills. Birdsong, butterflies, meadows and pure luxury await you.

Outside you can relax on the balcony or explore the woods and the river right outside your yurt door. Inside sheepskins and woollen rugs will keep you warm and comfortable, logs are on the wood-burning stove to keep you toasty on starry nights.

2. Walk in, Float out!

Image credit: Dormy House.

The beautiful and incredibly glamourous Dormy House, situated between Broadway and Chipping Campden in the Cotswolds, has a bed with your name on it if pure luxury is what you desire!

In 2014 the hotel re-opened after an extensive refurbishment. A luxurious Scandinavian design and a top class service level is offered throughout and their House Spa is pretty much the spa to end all spas.. even that has a bed with your name on it!

The bedrooms at the Dormy are all individually styled and gorgeous. You will walk in, and float out when you stay at Dormy House!

3. Glamp Your Heart Out.

Image credit: Cotswold Glamping.

You love camping and you love a bit of glam.. then Cotswold Glamping is for you! Based on a small family run farm in Great Washbourne in the north Cotswolds, your neighbours will incude sheep, pigs and chickens as well as arable crops.

Whether you're a family wanting to spend an active week of cycling, den building and getting close to nature or a couple wanting to escape city life for a long weekend in the countryside, Cotswold Glamping have the most glamourous bell tents and one will surely have a bed with your name on it.

4. 5-star service, hold the posh.

Image credit: The King's Hotel, Chipping Campden.

What you want is a convenient location in the centre of a postcard pretty Cotswold town. What you want is a lovely room in a lovely hotel with a great restaurant and a low-key bar brasserie. And what you want is 5-star service but without chandeliers, 5-star price tags and all kinds of posh. Then The King's Hotel in Chipping Campden is the place that has a bed with your name on it.

5. There's no place like home.

Are you the type that really just like your own bed? Home is best, hotels are not your thing and "camping fun" is an oxymoron.. well, then your bed in the Cotswolds is in a home away from home, a holiday cottage.

Manor Cottages is the biggest holiday cottage provider in the Cotswolds with 300 different homes to choose from. They have anything from cosy little cottages for two to luxurious mansions for 20, whatever type of house makes you feel at home, they're sure to have just that at Manor Cottages.

6. Next door to Sir Winston Churchill.

Image credit: Water Meadow Cottage.

If a historic bed is your kind of bed, Water Meadow Cottage on the Blenheim Palace Estate, home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, has to be your choice. The cottage is a wonderfully exclusive holiday retreat, perfect for those wanting a taste of English country life, steeped in history.

The cottage is 200 years old and built in the iconic Cotswold stone, meticulously restored to retain the charms of its past while offering the comforts of today, Water Meadow Cottage sets a new standard in exclusive and luxurious holiday accommodation.

7. The Pud Lover's room.

Image credit: Three Ways House Hotel.

Okay, this is going to sound like I've lost all my marbles, but stay with me... if you love your good puds, The Spotted Dick room (yes, you read that right!) at Three Ways House Hotel could have a bed with your name on it!

The Pudding Club is known all over the world by those who favour a good pud (Gregg Wallace, have you been?), and being located in the lovely Three Ways Hotel in Mickleton, a number of pudding themed rooms are available for those who fancy taking the puddings with them into the night.

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