We Love —
- Nestled on the banks of the River Eye, this charming Cotswolds Inn is perfect for a cosy weekend getaway
- The exposed beams, roaring fires and roll top baths create an idyllic and stylish retreat
- A great base to tour the Cotswolds, you are close to many historic attractions including Warwick Castle and Blenheim Palace
Your Destination —
Beautiful walks, antique shops, farms and historic houses are abundant in the surrounding area. Start with the village - and a gentle stroll along the River Eye, past The Slaughters Country Inn to the Old Mill Museum where you can also find local crafts and home made ice cream. Local walks to Upper Slaughter and Bourton-on-the-Water are easy to follow and give you a chance to stretch your legs.
Daylesford Organic, a couple of miles outside Stow-on-the-Wold is well worth a visit. The farm shop and café are outstanding, as is the garden shop, tea tasting room and or course Lady Bamford’s own range of clothes.
If you wish to explore further afield, there’s plenty to discover. Close at hand are Batsford Arboretum and many delightful Cotswold towns and villages such as Stow-on-the-Wold and Bourton-on-the-Water.
Then, of course, there's Cheltenham, only a short drive away - a magnificent town with beautiful regency buildings and many world famous festivals including Cheltenham International Jazz Festival.
Other great attractions nearby include Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick Castle, Oxford, Blenheim Palace and the elegant City of Bath.
Your Hotel —
The Slaughters Country Inn is a beauitful honey-hued Cotswold stone building, with low beamed ceilings and a relaxed ambience.It is the perfect place to return to after a ramble to enjoy great food, local ales and fine wines., nestled by an open fire in the winter.
The Inn stands in 4 acres of beautiful grounds alongside the River Eye in the centre of Lower Slaughter. The gardens are as pretty in spring as they are in the crisp days of winter, and a vast array of wildlife and hungry ducks frequently venture onto the lawns in search of tasty crumbs from afternoon tea.
• 30 guest rooms
• Terrace and gardens
• Car park
• Dogs welcome
Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.
Your Room —
Your Board Basis —
This offer is based on a bed and breakfast stay. Just for you: A complimentary glass of bubbly when having a two course dinner in the restaurant
Dining at The Slaughters Country Inn is all about comfort and relaxation - this is the place to enjoy a pie and a pint by the fireside, or a fresh salad on the terrace in the summer.
Food is simple and flavoursome, from breakfast through to supper you will find just the right thing to eat at the right time of day.
The Restaurant - The Restaurant at the Slaughters Inn is open each evening for guests wishing to dine in its relaxing ambience, the menu offers a choice of seasonal dishes alongside traditional favourites featuring the best of Gloucestershire's local produce.
The Bar – The bar is open all day and whether you just pop in for a coffee, enjoy a lingering lunch with a local ale or dinner with friends and a good glass of wine.
Afternoon Tea - Nothing quite compares to the wonderful indulgence of an afternoon tea, homemade scones with jam and clotted cream, served with your favourite tea and all the time in the world to enjoy it. Reward yourself with this treat after a long walk.
Your Journey —
By Car from London
Take the M40 north leaving at junction 8. Follow the A40 to Oxford and Burford. Turn right at the roundabout into Burford. At the bottom of the hill turn left onto the A24 – Stow Road. After about 8 miles turn left at the traffic lights onto the A429. in 1 mile turn right into the Slaughters, The Slaughters Country Inn is in the centre of the village just over the river on the left.
By Car from North and East Midlands
Take the M40 south, leaving at junction 15. Follow the A429 south to Moreton-in-Marsh then Stow on the Wold. Approximately 3 miles after Stow, turn right onto the Slaughters, The Slaughters Country Inn is in the centre of the village just over the river on the left.
If you want to travel by train there is a direct service from London Paddington to Moreton-on-Marsh. From there you can catch a taxi or a Pulham bus to Bourton-on-the-Water. Lower Slaughter is approximately 1 mile north-east of Bourton.