Horse and Groom

Pub with rooms in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

Curator's notes:

  • Grade II listed Georgian inn
  • Ideal for exploring the North Cotswolds
  • Rustic, characterful country inn
  • Scenic and serene
  • Crown collection
  • Dog-friendly
Enquire to book

Speak to us on +44 (0)20 8161 0100

Overview

Rolling green countryside forms a stunning backdrop to this honey-hued Grade II listed Georgian inn nestled in the small and pretty village of Bourton-on-the-Hill. From the Cotswold stone interior walls and exposed beams to the roaring log fires and mismatched furniture, the pub exudes warmth, comfort and character. In the garden there's a small fruit and vegetable patch where they grow some of the ingredients used in their country-fresh menu.

Sip on a pint of local ale while you watch the world go by at a slower pace, or settle into one of the intimate dining spaces for an evening meal. Then spend the night in one of eight sumptuous en-suite guest rooms. Located in the North Cotswolds, The Horse & Groom is within easy striking distance of some of the region's prettiest villages - Moreton-in-Marsh, Chipping Campden, Broadway and Stow-on-the-Wold - making it the perfect base for exploring the local countryside. There are walks aplenty, and lots of wonderful heritage buildings and gardens to discover, too, including the country's biggest private collection of trees just a short walk from the inn's front door.

Rooms from:

Classic: £85
Feature: £95


Good to know:

  • Amex not accepted, Visa / Mastercard / Maestro all accepted

  • Parking available

  • Disabled access

  • £15 dog stay charge

Scenic and serene
Rolling green countryside forms a stunning backdrop to the Horse & Groom, nestled in the small and pretty village of Bourton-on-the-Hill. An excellent base from which exploring the local countryside.

Dog-friendly
Dogs are welcome in the bar area and in most of the rooms, do enquire on booking. Dog beds and bowls available too.

Crown collection
Part of the original Epicurean Collection, you can earn and redeem Crowns here if you are one of our Crown members.

Rooms

Five sumptuous en-suite guest rooms, each individually styled and tastefully furnished, one of which has French doors opening out onto the garden. All rooms have flatscreen TVs and super-comfy king-sized beds, except our deluxe double, which has a superking bed.

Most of the rooms are decorated in elegant shades of cream and gold, and boast an original stone fireplace with great views of the surrounding countryside. To make your stay even more homely, complementary mineral water and tea-and-coffee-making facilities are provided in every room.

Restaurant & bar

Rustic simplicity is key to the Horse & Groom's culinary appeal. They grow their own fruit and vegetables in the garden and local allotment, and supplement these with an array of meat and produce from local suppliers.

The kitchen makes use of the seasonal delicacies that can be found in the surrounding countryside, including wild garlic, walnuts, blackberries and field mushrooms - ensuring a deliciously fresh and seasonal menu. Dine in one of three Cotswold stone-clad dining areas, or go al-fresco in the spacious beer garden when the weather's fine. The well-stocked bar offers a selection of beers and local ales - don't miss the Jouster house pint from Goff's Brewery - as well as a wide range of ciders, spirits and fine wines.

Things to do

Situated atop a hill in the North Cotswolds, we offer tranquil views over this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which is characterised by rolling grasslands, beech woods, stonewalls, stone buildings and pretty villages, including Moreton-in-Marsh, Stow-on-the-Wold and Chipping Campden. The best way to experience the wonderful scenery is to simply to get out there and follow the extensive network of tracks and bridleways, including the 100-mile long Cotswolds Way.

Garden and tree lovers will find much to admire - Bourton House and its magnificent garden is right next door and Hidcote Manor Gardens, the UK's best-known and most influential Arts and Crafts garden, is down the road.

History lovers shouldn't miss Hailes Abbey, once a site of great pilgrimage because it claimed to hold a phial of Christ's own blood, or The Rollright Stones, which represent nearly 2,000 years of Neolithic and Bronze Age development.

Getting here

Directions

Nearest train: Moreton-in-Marsh
Taxi from station: 6min
Drive: 1hr 15min from Birmingham, 1hr 30min from Bristol, 2hr 10min from London

Address
Bourton-on-the-Hill, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire GL56 9AQ