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Lower Slaughter is one of the Cotswold's most idyllic villages where you should abandon your car and roam around on foot. It perfectly epitomises the very best of tranquil English villages, having the notable attributes of peaceful flowing waters, a lovely old mill, gorgeous stone cottages, a splendid church and two beautiful 17th century country houses now converted into luxurious country house hotels.
The gentle waters of the River Eye flow slowly beneath narrow footbridges. The Old Mill, with its restored water-wheel acts as a magnet to visitors, it has undergone recent refurbishment and offers a museum, craft shop and tea-room.
Perhaps the most notable feature of the village is its lovely church dedicated to St.Mary. Here, on a walk around the church visitors gaze in wonder at its ancient spire, rich adornments to its beautiful stone walls, and inside you are bewitched by the dazzling rays of light falling through stunning stained glass windows. There are glorious carved stone arches, glowing woodwork, a memorable font, and many other church treasures in this peaceful place which is worth looking around and spending a few moments in quiet contemplation.
Lower Slaughter Manor is Grade II listed, it is now a hotel set in beautiful grounds where you will find an attractive walled garden. Washbourne Court is set at the side of the River Eye, this too is now a hotel. Both these wonderful old places typify the gracious, romantic era in which they were first built over 300 years ago. Like the rest of the village, these buildings look gorgeous when dappled by the fading light of a setting sun.
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The Slaughters Country Inn
Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire, England (0.1 miles, 0.1 km)
With a riverside location and set in a Cotswold stone building, this 4-star hotel serves local, seasonal produce in the restaurant....
More info and book online.. Price from £75.00
Lower Slaughter Manor - A Relais & Chateaux Hotel
Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire, England (0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
Situated in the pretty Cotswolds village of Lower Slaughter, this 17th-century manor house offers free internet and free parking on site. It retains original period features and has a sophisticated, a...
More info and book online.. Price from £175.00
Lords Of The Manor
Upper Slaughter, Gloucestershire, England (0.7 miles, 1.1 km)
Formerly a 17th-century rectory, Lords of the Manor is set in 8 acres of secluded gardens and parkland. With 4 AA Red Stars, it is one of the top 200 hotels in the country, and offers delicious award-...
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Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire, England (0.9 miles, 1.5 km)
With free Wi-Fi and free parking on site, this elegant bed and breakfast is built from Cotswold stone and sits just outside the centre of Bourton-on-the-Water. There is a garden and a conservatory for...
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The Dial House
Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire, England (1.1 miles, 1.8 km)
In the heart of the Cotswolds, The Dial House Hotel boasts free Wi-Fi, and free parking on site. It has a peaceful walled garden with a private summer house, so guests can relax outside in warmer weat...
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