The Bull at Hinton

“Village inn on the southern edge of the Cotswolds” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

HINTON, GLOUCESTERSHIRE

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Our View

Just 20 minutes from Bath and Bristol, this 17th-century, stone-built former farmhouse and dairy is packed with character, with beams in the bar and dining room, flagstone floors, inglenook fireplaces, old pews and big oak tables. Meals are prepared using local ingredients and home-grown produce.

The Bull at Hinton
HINTON, SN14 8HG

Features

Children
  • Children welcome
Facilities
  • Free Wifi
  • Garden
Opening times
  • Open all year

About The area

Discover Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire is home to a variety of landscapes. The Cotswolds, a region of gentle hills, valleys and gem-like villages, roll through the county. To their west is the Severn Plain, watered by Britain’s longest river, and characterised by orchards and farms marked out by hedgerows that blaze with mayflower in the spring, and beyond the Severn are the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley.

Throughout the county you are never far away from the past. Neolithic burial chambers are widespread, and so too are the remains of Roman villas, many of which retain the fine mosaic work produced by Cirencester workshops. There are several examples of Saxon building, while in the Stroud valleys abandoned mills and canals are the mark left by the Industrial Revolution. Gloucestershire has always been known for its abbeys, but most of them have disappeared or lie in ruins. However, few counties can equal the churches that remain here. These are many and diverse, from the ‘wool’ churches in Chipping Campden and Northleach, to the cathedral at Gloucester, the abbey church at Tewkesbury or remote St Mary’s, standing alone near Dymock.

 

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