3. Farncombe Estate
Broadway is one of the best destinations for those searching for the perfect Cotswold getaway. If you’re looking for somewhere to stay in the village, there’s one hill in particular attracting a lot of attention, Farncombe Estate; a unique and integrated estate with three-award winning boutique hotels, a country playground for businesses and a haven for leisure guests seeking somewhere remarkable to stay in the Cotswolds. The Estate is a family-owned 400-acre patch of glorious woodland and fields, overlooking the Vale of Evesham, the Malvern Hills and the Black Mountains.
Dotted around the estate are three individual award-winning hotels with highly acclaimed restaurants, set against the spectacular landscape. For those looking for a spa break and mental relaxation, there is the wonderful Dormy House Hotel & Spa - a perfect luxury rural retreat. It’s a boutique hotel, built around a 17th-century farmhouse, with 38 bedrooms, two excellent restaurants and a world-class spa. Log fires, cosy corners and exquisite interiors make this the perfect to go to get away from it all.
If you’re travelling on more of a budget The Fish Hotel may be for you, a collection of quirky hotel houses. It's a new kind of value-driven stay in the Cotswolds - a back-to-nature bolt hole with a little touch of luxury. It has 67 simple contemporary country bedrooms laid out over a number of different buildings in a ‘village style’, offering leisure and business guests an indulgent-but affordable base to explore the outdoors and soak up the scenery.
If you’re the kind to enjoy travelling in luxury, then there’s the impressive Foxhill Manor, set in its own private pocket of the Estate, an eight-bedroom Arts and Crafts manor with an elegant modern look and laid-back luxury. Whether you’re planning to do a lot or very little, you’ll find you have plenty of opportunities here to create your perfect holiday.
Even if you’re not staying over, Farncombe Estate is a beautiful place to explore for the day on foot. It is very dog friendly so makes for the ideal place to enjoy a walk with your furry friend.
If you do seek adventure, you can always explore the estate on quad bikes and segways, by booking an activity with Off Limits who have an activities office on the estate. Archery, pistol and clay pigeon shooting is also available. You can have fun whilst experiencing something you’ve never done before, there’s so many reasons why you must visit the wonderful Farncombe Estate.