The Hare and Hounds

Surrounded by manicured lawns, wild meadow flowers and woodland, this Cotswold-stone manor house, a few miles outside Tetbury, has ‘exceptional staff, excellent service, delightful furnishings’. More

Contact details

Bath Road
Westonbirt
Tetbury
Gloucestershire
GL8 8QL
England
01666 881000

Hotel information

Bedrooms

42. 2 suitable for disabled, 3 in coach house, 5 in garden cottage, 12 in Silkwood Court, 1 in gamekeeper’s cottage.

Open

all year.

Facilities

drawing room, lounges, library, bar, restaurant, private dining room, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview), civil wedding licence, gardens, woodland.

Background music

in lounge and bar.

Children

all ages welcomed.

Dogs

allowed in some bedrooms, bar, garden, not in restaurant.

Credit cards

Amex, MasterCard, Visa.

Prices

per room B&B from £99, D,B&B from £179. A la carte £35.

Good Hotel Guide Review

Surrounded by manicured lawns, wild meadow flowers and woodland, this Cotswold-stone manor house, a few miles outside Tetbury, has ‘exceptional staff, excellent service, delightful furnishings’. A member of the Cotswold Inns & Hotels group (see also entry for The Lamb, Burford), its Victorian mullion windows and stone fireplaces are enlivened with bold colours and appealing art, while a woodland theme (tree wallpaper, a bowl of pine cones) nods at the nearby National Arboretum. Plush armchairs, in country tweeds, gather before open log fires and create nooks in the book- and curios-filled library and ‘well-furnished’ sitting rooms. Varying in size, country house-style bedrooms are in the main building – those over the bar may not suit light sleepers – while rooms in the garden annexes are more modern. Two (Magnolia, Gamekeeper) have a hot tub and their own garden. In the buzzy bar, dogs are given their own menu (braised venison, liver-and-oat biscuits); fine ales, simple plates and board games occupy their owners. The restaurant’s ‘very good, skilfully prepared seasonal dishes’ include wild mushroom lasagne, truffle, rocket, goat’s cheese. (Mary Coles, MEO)

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10% discount voucher

This hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 10% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night’s stay. To take advantage of this offer, you must present the voucher at the time of booking.

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This hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 25% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night’s stay. Each printed copy of the Guide contains six vouchers worth in total about £150.

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The Hare and Hounds
Bath Road
Westonbirt
Tetbury
Gloucestershire
GL8 8QL

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Last updated: October 8, 2018. Information from the 2019 Good Hotel Guide