Claypot Cottage


Black Bourton, Oxfordshire

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Opening status: Open
Our COVID-19 measures:
Cottage for one family/bubble only. 1 unit. Cleaned by owner only.

Our Inspector's view

Claypot Cottage, quite simply, is stunning. The listed Cotswold stone cottage is situated in the heart of an attractive village which is mid-way between Burford and Cirencester and only two miles from Bibury, home of the National Trust’s Arlington Row. Designed with comfort in mind, the cottage interior has been refurbished to a supreme standard. It is perfectly located for a relaxing break or holiday in the Cotswolds.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

4 Star Self-Catering
Gold Award
ROSE Award
One Step Ahead ? suitable for older and less mobile guests

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Claypot Cottage
Claypot Cottage,21 Barnsley,CIRENCESTER,Gloucestershire,GL7 5EF
Phone : 01993 843559

About the area

Discover Oxfordshire

Located at the heart of England, Oxfordshire enjoys a rich heritage and surprisingly varied scenery. Its landscape encompasses open chalk downland and glorious beechwoods, picturesque rivers and attractive villages set in peaceful farmland. The countryside in the northwest of Oxfordshire seems isolated by comparison, more redolent of the north of England, with its broad views, undulating landscape and dry-stone walls. The sleepy backwaters of Abingdon, Wallingford, Wantage, Watlington and Witney reveal how Oxfordshire’s old towns evolved over the centuries, while Oxford’s imposing streets reflect the beauty and elegance of ‘that sweet city with her dreaming spires.’ Fans of the fictional sleuth Inspector Morse will recognise many Oxford landmarks described in the books and used in the television series.

The county demonstrates how the strong influence of humans has shaped this part of England over the centuries. The Romans built villas in the pretty river valleys that thread their way through Oxfordshire, the Saxons constructed royal palaces here, and the Normans left an impressive legacy of castles and churches. The philanthropic wool merchants made their mark too, and many of their fine buildings serve as a long-lasting testimony to what they did for the good of the local community.

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