Burford Hotels

Burford is a beautiful Cotswold Town just like those seen on a thousand postcards, it is recognised as the ''Gateway to the Cotswolds'' its main high street is populated with a fascinating range of 17th and 18th century Cotswold stone buildings, the main high street slopes down to a bridge crossing the River Windrush. This quaint and typically English setting changes so many times throughout the year with the changing of the seasons, colouring the streets, the buildings and the flora and fauna and changing the entire ambience. The Burford Hotels address each season and adapts accordingly and with great celebrations as does the town through a calendar of festivals and carnivals.

The Burford Hotels offer guests a vast array of choice from town centre heritage Hotels hosting unique ambiences and excellent location, to select suburbs offering exclusivity and privacy for those seeking seclusion to grand country retreats hosting spas and country pursuits, to business hotels offering easy access and convenience. Many choose to visit Burford for a weekend break to celebrate a wedding reception, a business function, or just to investigate this quaint corner of the UK.

It is well situated and provides great rail and road access and easy to access the towns of Oxford and Cheltenham as well as neighbouring villages of Bibury, Bourton-on-the-water, Stow-on-the-Wold and Chipping Norton. The town is almost like a stage setting with a selection of independent shops showcasing heritage shop fronts, antique shops and art galleries. ''Tolsey Hall'' is a Tudor House and is found on the corner of Sheep Street and is a constant reminder of the importance of the wool industry once had in this area.

Found just off the high street is the very unusual church of St John which was Originally Norman, it was remodelled in the 15th century and is the sanctuary of a Renaissance monument to Henry Vlll's barber and surgeon, that sits beside a Native American Indian Memorial. The town is punctuated with lots of traditional Pubs carrying local Ales and tales, trendy wine bars, bistros, Tea Shops, Pavement cafes and coffee shops. Amazingly there is a wildlife Park and Gardens that is set around a listed Victorian manor house and has a wide variety of animals in landscaped grounds.

It is this captivating environment that presents the vivid tapestry upon which the Burford Hotels are found, they are many and varied and architecturally described through romantic grade ll listed buildings , expansive country mansions and strikingly modern and streamlined chain hotels offering convenience and high tech communication systems. Bed and breakfast Hotels offer a comforting family character and a home away from home feel where younger visitors are made to feel welcome and rooms are specially equipped providing cribs, high chairs and bunk beds.

The Burford Hotels found fringing the town rest within their own expansive acreages and may be semi parkland and provide walking, hiking, fishing and horse riding, some provide challenging golf courses and tennis courts. Many of these country estate Hotels offer signature Health Spas, entrance Halls host chandeliers, unique works of art and fresh flowers, floor to ceiling windows frame views of the gardens and country beyond, staff welcome cordially and process check in flawlessly.

Honey moon couples may choose grand country Burford hotels as they are home to enchanting ballrooms and flowered terraces and offer beautifully decorated and detailed honeymoon suites. Fine dining is presented through beautifully decorated dining rooms crafted by highly skilled chefs who create international menus from seasonal produce companioned with vintage wines. Traditional bars welcome the evening together with local Ales and light snacks.

The Burford Hotels offer guests a great catalogue of choice in idyllic surroundings and ensure guests returns through picture perfect retreats and exceptional service.