• 37 Lovely Places with Outdoor Seating in the Cotswolds

    It’s 2021 and spring is springing in the Cotswolds, the sun is out more and more, and soon we’ll once more be able to sit outside and enjoy a nice meal in one of our lovely beer gardens, cafes and hotels with outdoor seating.


    Some of our lovely outdoor spaces are opening on the 12th of April, some a little bit later, but if you’re planning a trip to the Cotswolds or an outing anywhere in our wonderful Area of Outstanding Beauty soon, this is definitely the list for you. Check out these 37 COMPLETELY WONDERFUL BEER GARDENS AND PLACES WITH OUTDOOR SEATING IN THE COTSWOLDS.

    ~ NOTE that not all these places will be open from April 12th. Check their social media or get in touch with them to check when they re-open ~

     

    37 Lovely Places with Outdoor Seating in the Cotswolds

    The Wood Norton

    The Wood Norton, Worcester Road, Evesham.
    The Wood Norton is an impressive Grade II listed hotel in a countryside setting on the outskirts of the riverside town of Evesham. With original 19th century French decorative interiors, fifty lovely rooms including five spectacular suites, a restaurant using the finest local produce, contemporary bar...

    Brockencote Hall

    Brockencote Hall Hotel, Kidderminster, United Kingdom
    Summer Staycation, valid for stays from 1st June – 31st August.   Brockencote Hall Hotel is a peaceful luxury retreat, tucked away amid some of England’s finest countryside and heritage. This newly refurbished Victorian country manor house hotel is set in 70 acres of beautiful parkland,...

    The Trout Inn

    Trout Inn, Lechlade, United Kingdom
    Nestled deep within the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, we’re a riverside inn that celebrates the very best of British country life. Surrounded by fields and with the river Thames flowing just outside our door, our menus make the most of fresh fish and local game while our...

    Charingworth Manor

    Charingworth Manor, Chipping Campden.
    Charingworth Manor is the perfect retreat whether you are seeking an intimate break, an elegant wedding or an inspiring meeting and conference venue. Dating back to the 14th century, Charingworth Manor is an ancient estate mentioned in Domesday Book and had various owners over its long,...

    Dormy House

    Dormy House, Broadway, United Kingdom
    Dormy House is the epitome of hotel luxury, style and class.. all wrapped into one. Service throughout, from the spa and the hotel to the restaurants and service-staff is 1st class. The rooms at the Dormy are all sophisticated and designed to create a homely base for the guests. Luxury...

    The Royal Oak

    The Royal Oak Tetbury, Cirencester Road, Tetbury, United Kingdom
    Following the restoration of this classic Cotswolds inn, The Royal Oak in Tetbury reopened as a freehouse and dining room, all redecorated to a high standard and with great respect for the building, both inside and out. The Royal Oak serves regional and guest real ales as well as delicious...

    Minster Mill

    Minster Mill, Minster Lovell, Witney.
    The newly refurbished and historic Minster Mill in the heart of the quintessential Cotswold village of Minster Lovell is set in 65 magical acres on the banks of the River Windrush. The charming Cotswold stone buildings and barns are surrounded by glorious gardens, wildflower meadows...

    Mallory Court Country House Hotel & Spa

    Mallory Court Country House Hotel & Spa, Harbury Lane, Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
    Summer Staycation, valid for stays from 1st June – 31st August. Summer Escape, valid for stays from 1st June – 31st August.   NEW SPA OFFER AT ELAN SPA MALLORY Build Your Own Spa Experience Brand new! Visit our Elan Spa for a totally bespoke spa experience,...

    The Lion Inn Winchcombe

    The Lion Inn started life as a coaching inn in the 15th Century.  Over the years it has gone through many changes and played an important role in the village and surrounding areas; providing food, drink and accommodation for both people and horses, in a...

    Blockley Village Shop and Cafe

    Blockley Village Shop & Cafe, Bell Lane, Blockley, United Kingdom
    Blockley Village Shop and Café, which sits in the heart of one of the prettiest villages in the Cotswolds, has something to please everyone, from local residents and holidaymakers to cyclists and walkers making a pit stop off the Heart of England Way or the...

    The Cotswold Plough Hotel and Restaurant

    The Cotswold Plough Hotel & Restaurant, Bourton Road, Clanfield, United Kingdom
    The Cotswold Plough Hotel and Restaurant is a perfect example of a 16th Century, stylish yet informal hotel. Bampton, home to Downton Abbey, is right on the door step, Burford only 15 mins away. The Cotswold Plough offers 11 en-suite bedrooms, a restaurant and a bar...

    Burleigh Court Hotel

    Burleigh Court Hotel - A Cotswolds Restaurant & Hotel, Stroud, UK
    A Cotswolds hidden gem Burleigh Court Hotel is an intimate grade II listed manor house, full of captivating country charm with a splash of luxury. Nestled in nature with spectacular views over the Golden Valley, we offer an experience of warmth and welcome served by...

    The Arden Hotel

    The Arden Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
    Summer Staycation, valid for stays from 1st June – 31st August. Summer Escape, valid for stays from 5th –  30th June & 7th – 15th August (whilst the RSC is dark).     The star of Stratford-upon-Avon’s hotel scene, The Arden’s sophisticated and contemporary take on a boutique hotel...

    The Greenway Hotel and Spa

    The Greenway Hotel & Spa, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
    Summer Staycation, valid for stays from 1st June – 31st August.   The Greenway Hotel & Spa The Greenway Hotel and Spa, in warm Cotswold stone and an interior of wooden floors, open fires and décor of soft golds and honeys, is the picture of pure...

    The Angel at Burford

    The Angel At Burford, Witney Street, Burford, United Kingdom
    The Angel at Burford is a 16th century coaching inn located in the picturesque market town off Burford which is, of course, known as ‘The Gateway to The Cotswolds’ and thus making The Angel your ideal location for a quick pint, a hearty high quality...

    Bonds Lifestyle

    Dodwell, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 9ST.
    Unlike any other shopping experience in or around the Cotswolds, Bonds Lifestyle is a destination for refreshingly different and unique Antiques- & Interiors Shopping. Located on the border of the Cotswolds, just outside the centre of Shakespeare’s own Stratford-upon-Avon, Bonds Lifestyle celebrate the unusual, the...

    Chester House Hotel

    Chester House Hotel, Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom
    In Chester House Hotel and Restaurant BREAKFAST is served in The Garden Room at the hotel from 8am till 10 am, in The Croft until 12noon. The hotel bar and lounge, is open from 9am for MORNING COFFEE and LUNCH until 5pm daily. The bar...

    The Tea Set

    The Tea Set, High Street, Chipping Norton.
    The Tea Set is a lovely tea room and cafe on the High Street in Chipping Norton. The Tea Set was the natural progression of The Chipping Norton Tea Set, catering business specializing in afternoon teas, but it is much more than “just” a tea...

    The Feathers Hotel

    The Feathers Hotel and Restaurant is a chic hotel in lovely Woodstock, located near the gates of the Blenheim Palace estate. The Feathers Hotel is a welcoming and diverting place to stay, with a Gin Bar listed in the Guinness Book of Records for a...

    Horse and Groom

    Horse & Groom, A44, Bourton-on-the-Hill, United Kingdom
    Run by brothers Will & Tom Greenstock, Horse & Groom enjoys a reputation for always offering their guests the very best in quality, food and service. The highest standards in all aspects of inn keeping is always kept at Horse & Groom in Bourton-on-the-Hill, so...

    The Farm Stratford-upon-Avon

    The Farm Stratford upon Avon, King's Lane, Snitterfield.
    “Yesterway we visited The Farm in Stratford-upon-Avon for the first time. I had heard lots about The Farm, had seen pictures and pretty good idea of what to expect… or so I thought. The Farm more than lived up to my great expectations of a wholesome food...

    The Fleece Inn

    The Fleece Inn, Bridge Street, Bretforton, Worcestershire, United Kingdom
    The Fleece Inn is a popular wedding venue.. see below for some wonderful images by Photographer Jamie Burrell from a wedding at The Fleece Inn.

    Ellenborough Park

    Ellenborough Park, Southam Lane, Cheltenham.
    Ellenborough Park is the Cotswolds’ most critically-acclaimed luxury hotel. Gloucestershire’s only AA Five Star-rated property is nestled at the base of Cleeve Hill, overlooks Cheltenham Racecourse, and embodies traditional English stately glamour. Only two hours from London, the hotel provides 60 bedrooms and suites, outdoor...

    Three Ways House Hotel

    Three Ways House Hotel, Chapel Lane, Mickleton, United Kingdom
    The Three Ways House Hotel is a wonderful hotel in the village of Mickleton, just a few miles away from the Chipping Campden town centre. It is privately owned by hoteliers Jill and Simon Coombe and  run at the highest level of hospitality with beautiful...

    Tickettyshake

    Tickittyshake, Middle Row, Chipping Norton.
    Tickettyshake is a smoothie & milkshake bar where treat time is all the time! Build your own milkshake or smoothie or try one of the house favourites! Also on the menu: Delicious ice cream sundaes and lots of pick+mix! Enjoy in the cafe or sit...

    The Fish Hotel

    The Fish Hotel, Broadway, United Kingdom
    Set on a 400-acre woodland estate just outside the choc-box prettiness of Broadway, the Fish offers 67 contemporary-country bedrooms spread across a village-style cluster of beautifully reinvented buildings. Cosy, laid-back and a little bit luxurious, The Fish is the perfect base for adventures in the...

    Noel Arms

    Noel Arms Hotel, Chipping Campden.
    Noel Arms Hotel is one of the oldest Cotswold inns and it is steeped in history; they even say that Charles II stayed there during the English Civil War. Things are a bit more relaxed these days. You can put your feet up in front...

    Batsford Arboretum‏

    Batsford Arboretum, Moreton-in-Marsh, UK
    With 56 acres to explore, it’s easy to lose yourself among the leafy glades, find a quiet spot to soak up the sunshine or marvel at the stunning views across the Evenlode Valley at Batsford Arboretum. Enjoy early colour from the snowdrops, spring-flowering bulbs and...

    The Fuzzy Duck

    The Fuzzy Duck, Ilmington Road, Armscote, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
    The Fuzzy Duck in the lovely little village of Armscote near Stratford-upon-Avon is a quintessentially English country pub and boutique bed & breakfast. Alongside distinctive character features, exposed beams and fireplaces, the contemporary touches lend the lovely building a luxurious, comfortable atmosphere.   The Fuzzy...

    Cotswold House

    Cotswold House, Moreton-in-Marsh.
    This stunning house is conveniently situated in the heart of the Cotswolds in Moreton-in-Marsh and is very much the perfect, grand Cotswold Retreat, presented beautifully and stylishly with huge, spacious rooms, fabulous ‘floor to ceiling’ windows and all within walking distance to local shops, pubs...

    The Feathered Nest Inn

    The Feathered Nest Country Inn, Nether Westcote.
    This fine-looking Cotswold-stone Inn is perfectly positioned to make the most of the stunning views over the Evenlode valley and its far reaching nature reserve. Transformed into a dining destination of some repute over the past decade, the decor and furnishings have been finished to...

    The Five Alls, Filkins

    The Five Alls, Filkins, Lechlade.
    The Five Alls is a welcoming and handsome 18th Century Cotswold stone coaching inn, now serving as a pub and restaurant with rooms, set in the picturesque Cotswold village of Filkins, near Lechlade. This cosy Cotswold pub is is perfectly set up for catering for...

    The Howard Arms

    The Howard Arms, Lower Green, Ilmington.
    The Howard Arms is a glorious Cotswold pub, restaurant and bed & breakfast. Peacefully overlooking the old chestnut tree on the green, it lies in the heart of the idyllic village of Ilmington. Inside, the fire crackles and the bar bustles with locals and visitors...

    Cowley Manor

    Cowley Manor, Cowley, United Kingdom
    Cowley Manor is a 30 bedroom contemporary country house hotel, restaurant and spa located in the glorious Cotswold countryside, between Cheltenham and Cirencester.  Surrounded by 55 acres of parkland, woods and meadows, the gardens feature natural springs, lakes and Victorian cascades.  With emphasis on comfort,...

    The Lygon Arms Hotel

    The Lygon Arms, High Street, Broadway, United Kingdom
    Imagine a hotel where roaring log-burning open fireplaces hint at its roots dating from the 1300’s. Picture a Restaurant with a vaulted ceiling and original wood panelling built in the seventeenth century. Visit a hotel that has been coloured by the characters of history. At...

    Broadway Tower

    Broadway Tower, Broadway.
    Broadway Tower is an iconic landmark, on top of the beautiful Cotswolds escarpment, with beautiful views and has enjoyed a colourful history since its conception by Capability Brown over 200 years ago. The Tower and Park is a family-owned Cotswold destination set within a 50-acre...

    Wyck Hill House Hotel & Spa

    Wyck Hill House Hotel, Stow-on-the-Wold, United Kingdom
    Located in the heart of the Cotswolds, Wyck Hill House Hotel and Spa is a 4 star country house hotel nestled within 50 acres of grounds, offering breathtaking views of the beautiful Windrush Valley and rolling hills of The Cotswolds. Situated just outside the market...

    Cotswold House

    Cotswold House Hotel & Spa, The Square, Upper High Street, Chipping Campden.
    This award-winning luxury hotel and spa in the heart of Chipping Campden in the North Cotswolds will appeal to discerning travellers visiting the area, looking for tranquility, sublime comfort, exceptional food and a stunning spa. The contemporary style makes Cotswold House and Spa one of the most admired...

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