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Like ducks to water, locals flock to this stylish 18th-century coaching inn, drawn to its modern country comforts and modern British fare. Staying guests are cosseted with high-quality linens and woollen throws in ‘minimalist’ bedrooms; bathrooms are supplied with robes and complimentary goodies from the owners’ beauty company, Baylis & Harding.
Behind adjacent shopfronts on the marketplace, this vivaciously styled, open-all-day restaurant-with-rooms wins high praise for its generously equipped, affordable, beautifully presented bedrooms and short, exciting seasonal menus, with dishes from the charcoal grill.
With inglenook, antiques, beams and brasses, charming, cottage-style bedrooms and an enclosed rear garden, this 16th-century honeyed-stone guest house sits pretty on the high street of a picture-postcard Cotswold town.