This artfully modernised, 17th-century, Cotswold-stone inn makes good use of its riverside…
The Slaughters Country Inn
“Rich with Cotswold charm, enjoyable dining completes the picture” - AA Inspector
LOWER SLAUGHTER, GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Our Inspector's view
This attractive 17th-century inn is set in beautiful grounds beside the River Eye. Inside, contemporary high-quality bedrooms, all with modern bathrooms, are in keeping with the more traditional bar area with its beamed ceilings, open fires, and flagstone floors. The Eton Restaurant is an attractive setting for enjoying modern British and classical dishes; there's a comfortable lounge in which to relax. Parking is a bonus.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 31
- Family bedrooms: 3
- Bedrooms ground: 6
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Free TV
- Direct Dial
- Open parking
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Open all year
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
- Afternoon Tea
- Dinner Served
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About the area
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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