Buckle Barn is a beautiful, listed Cotswold-stone holiday cottage offering luxury accommodation for two in the quintessential village of Upper Slaughter. Blending style and practicality this unique holiday let is perfect for couples seeking a romantic country retreat.
Inside oozes character, with stone floors, vaulted ceilings and wooden beams, yet still offers the modern comforts you would expect of a luxury country cottage. The accommodation comprises a spacious open plan kitchen and sitting room occupying the entire ground floor and a large vaulted bedroom and bathroom on the first floor.
The Slaughters are in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty so walking boots and camera are a must. The famous Cotswold towns of Bourton-on-the-Water, Stow-on-the-Wold, Broadway, Chipping Campden and Burford are all within easy reach.
The sister village of Lower Slaughter (voted most romantic street in Britain 2011) is a short stroll away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Birmingham, Nearest railway: Kingham|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Access||Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The Cotswolds are considered by many to be amongst the most beautiful areas of England. The special warm richness of the soft natural limestone buildings and the wealth of the wool trade has left a heritage of superb buildings. The area is now an attraction of anyone who loves peace and tranquility...no matter what the season.
There are many places worth exploring, nearby Bourton-on-the-Water is the epicentre of the tourist track in the Cotswolds, the River Windrush flows through the town under a succession of lovely footbridges.
The market town of Stow-on-the-Wold is only 3 miles away and offers plenty of shopping and eating opportunities. Broadway is one of the most beautiful Cotswold villages, its wide high street lined with horse chestnut trees have lured visitors for centuries. Chipping Campden, home to the Arts and Craft movement is described as the Jewel of the Cotswolds, this ancient town is full of stunning architecture, a masterpiece of limestone and craftmanship.
Further afield is Bath, a designated World Heritage Site and the vibrant cities of Oxford and London, easily reached by train from nearby Kingham station.
Buckle Barn is nestled at the heart of the idyllic Cotswold village of Upper Slaughter close to picturesque Lower Slaughter on the banks of the River Eye. The Slaughters are regarded as two of England's most beautiful villages.
Upper Slaughter offers a quintessential village experience. The architecture is pure Cotswolds and with the River Eye meandering dreamily through the village it seems to have defied the passage of time.
A designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the landscape offers some of the most beautiful scenery in the country and is a prime location for some serious rambling or a gentle riverside stroll between Upper and Lower Slaughter if you prefer, stopping at The Slaughters Country Inn who offer fine food and local ales in a relaxed fireside setting.
The beautiful honey-coloured Cotswold towns of Broadway, Chipping Campden, Stow-on-the-Wold and Burford provide quintessential English charm and some excellent local shopping and eating. We're just 15 minutes drive from the award-winning Daylesford Organic farm shop.
With historic houses and famous gardens such as Kelmscott Manor, Snowshill Manor and Hidcote its hard to know where to explore first.