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County - Gloucestershire | Map
Tel code: 01451 | code search
Postcode: OX18 | code search
Population: 100
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Inn For All Seasons (The)
"A lovely place to stay. Matthew and Heather make you feel right at home. The rooms are very comfortable, the food is excellent and the real ale is kept perfectly.

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Inn For All Seasons (The)
"Good Points: pleasant room. nice bar and restaurant. helpful staff. good food Bad Points: traffic noise in the bedroom from the A40. Need to fit double glazing General review: This was ..." More

Inn For All Seasons (The)
"We stayed with Heather and Matthew Sharp at the Inn For All Seasons, and recommend this establishment for excellent food and an expertly stocked wine cellar. We enjoyed convivial evenings ..." More

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The village of Great Barrington lies on the eastern border of the county on the north bank of the River Windrush, 3 miles west of Burford and 6 miles east of Northleach. Until 1844 a section of Great Barrington was a detached part of Berkshire (in the 18th century 23 houses in the village were in Berkshire) ; this arrangement appears to have originated when one of the estates became part of the royal manor in the late 11th century. Great Barrington is a compact village with many fine buildings, the western end and the position of the church within Barrington Park, may indicate that the village contracted to make way for the park; this end of the village is known as the Green, probably the site of the village green! Great Barrington formed part of the estates of Llanthony Priory who retained control until the Dissolution. By 1314 Barrington was a centre for the shearing of the Priory`s Cotswold wool; in the early 16th century some 2000 sheep were being sheared a year. Barrington Park is a large 18th century house, it replaced an earlier 16th century manor house. The new house may have been designed by William Kent who is known to have designed a pair of gate-posts in the park. St.Mary`s church is Norman but with late Perpendicular alterations and contains some fine monuments. The village contains 17th, 18th & 19th century buildings, including the Fox Inn of about 1755, in the mid 20th century the village underwent gradual change as cottages were combined to form bigger houses and modernised. With the sites of two Roman Villas nearby, fine walks along the river and the market town of Burford only 3 miles away, make Great Barrington an ideal base from which to explore the delights of the Cotswolds,

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Inn For All Seasons (The) (1.15 miles)

Inn For All Seasons (The)

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This 17th century Cotswold coaching inn overlooking the rolling countryside continues to enhance its reputation for good food in a relaxed, traditional setting. Now under the direction of chef/Proprietor Matthew Sharp and ... More

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Lamb Inn (2.20 miles)

Lamb Inn
Overlooking the Windrush Valley, The Lamb Inn offers traditional rooms in the heart of the beautiful Cotswold Hills. The restaurant serves home-cooked food including local fish and lamb. With some parts of the building over 300 ... More | visit website
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Lamb Inn (2.82 miles)

Lamb Inn
Here it is easy to imagine that time has slipped back to some far gentler age, the The Lamb is everyone's dream of what an ancient English Inn should be, but with modern comforts, excellent ... More | visit website
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Bay Tree (2.88 miles)

Bay Tree

Dating from 1584, the Bay Tree - a member of Classic British Hotels, was the home of Sir Lawrence Tanfield, a politician during the reign of Elizabeth I. Situated in picturesque Burford 'The Gateway to ... More | visit website

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Bay Tree Hotel (2.88 miles)

Bay Tree Hotel

Dating from 1584, the Bay Tree - a member of Classic British Hotels, was the home of Sir Lawrence Tanfield, a politician during the reign of Elizabeth I. Situated in picturesque Burford 'The Gateway to ... More | visit website

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Manor Cottages (2.92 miles)

Manor Cottages
Set in some of the prettiest villages in England, our properties are all furnished to a high standard whilst retaining their essential character. Their rural location in unrivalled scenery will ensure a relaxing stay, whether ... More | visit website
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Burford House (2.94 miles)

Burford House

Dating from the 17th century, Burford House is a eight bedroom town house situated in the lovely Cotswold town of Burford. Inside the atmosphere and ambience have a special quality, offering the comfort of a ... More | visit website


The Bull at Burford (2.96 miles)

The Bull at Burford

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The Bull at Burford has been an Inn and has been receiving visitors since 1610. Famous visitors have included Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton (The room they used, The Trafalgar ... More

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Cotswold Gateway Hotel (2.97 miles)

Cotswold Gateway Hotel

The Cotswold Gateway is a family run hotel set in the heart of Burford which is situated in the historic Cotswold region of England. This charming hotel, bar and restaurant is ideally located for ... More | visit website

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Burford Lodge Hotel & Restaurant (3.22 miles)

Burford Lodge Hotel & Restaurant

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Reminiscent of its beginnings as an elegant country residence, this Victorian hotel has undergone a remarkable refurbishment. Chosen for leisure, business or romance; Owners Graham and Paula Cox have taken ... More

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