Buckle Barn is now being managed by Sarah @ Yew Tree Barn Holiday Cottage, Upper Slaughter. The cottage has been restyled and relaunched for 2016 so we've bags of availability.
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 bathrooms|
|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||Secure parking, 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 which offers some of the finest architecture in the world, great shopping and fantastic restaurants.
Upper Slaughter is the epitome of idylllic, civilised Cotswold charm. The River Eye meanders through the village under a succession of footbridges and a single park bench beneath the boughs of an oak tree overlooking the river provides a timeless sense of peace.
A designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Upper Slaughter offers some of the most beautiful scenery in the country and staying at Buckle Barn you're in a prime location to take advantage of all the walking routes the area has to offer. The village is completely uncommercialised with no shops or tourist attractions, the only exception being 'The Lords-of-the-Manor' a former medieval rectory now prestigious michelin-starred country house hotel set within acres of rolling parkland.
A short stroll along the River Eye takes you to our sister village, Lower Slaughter (voted the most romantic street in Britain 2011) and nestled on the banks is The Slaughters Country Inn where you can enjoy fine food and local ales in a cosy and relaxed fireside setting.