Retreat to The Bear on Rodborough Common, nestled amongst the rambling hills of beautiful National Trust land with the odd roaming cow venturing in between. Sink into the ultimate escapism that’s a home away from home.
“so full of character!”
The Cotswold countryside is second to none, with its tumbling hills, the carpet of beauty leading up to the horizon, not to mention the wildlife right outside our windows. We love it and we hope you will too. Our home is yours and we welcome you through the door with open arms to eat, sleep and unwind.
To discover more or book a room, click on the link below, or give us a call on 01453 878522.Stay with us
The Bear is a wonderful place to host your dream wedding day, oozing with romance and overflowing with character that will entertain your imagination and transform your dreams into reality. From delicious food and drink menus, a collection of dreamy bedrooms to indulge the before and after, not forgetting a choice of rooms for the ceremony itself, we can help you plan the perfect day. So relax, forget about your worries, allow us to pour you a glass of fizz or two and let’s organise and celebrate the best day of your life, together.
To save the date or chat to our wedding coordinator Rose, give us a ring on 01453 878522.Plan your wedding
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Welcome to Cotswold Inns and Hotels - a unique collection of charming places to stay; relaxing locations to gather and a good excuse of an indulgent bite to eat. Located within the quintessential beauty of The Cotswolds, find out more by clicking on the map.
Explore an ancient market town deep in the heart of The Cotswolds. Full of friendly locals and a few rural royals, Tetbury is home to the well-known Highgrove shop and a fabulous collection antique shops and boutiques that will inspire the eye. With the famous Westonbirt Arboretum just up the road, pull on your wellies and take an amble around 15,000 different types of trees from all over the globe.
Located on the rambling banks of the River Windrush, Burford is one of the much-loved treasures of The Cotswolds. Known for its quaint little shops and galleries nestled along the old high street; fall in love with its charm and become enchanted by its character with plenty to discover and explore during your visit.
Situated on the famous Roman Fosse Way, the market town of Moreton-in-Marsh is a treasure to The Cotswolds. Renowned for its historic charm dating back to the 13th century, it’s a favourite amongst boutique shoppers and antique hunters with a few enticing cafes along the way offering a taste of quintessential Britain. Amble around the buzzy market on Tuesdays or try your hand at falconry at Batsford Arboretum- there’s plenty to explore and discover.
Located in the picturesque Cotswold village of Bibury, famous for its grassy meadows, honey-coloured cottages and the River Coln that gently flows through the middle. It's no wonder William Morris called it 'the most beautiful village in England'. With plenty to explore and discover, the famous Bibury Trout Farm is definitely worth a visit during your stay at The Swan.
Nestled amongst The Cotswold wool towns, Stroud is known for its cafe culture, arts and crafts. Nicknamed the “Covent Garden of The Cotswolds” by Jasper Conran, the surrounding Cotswold Hills exhibits stunning views that stretch all the way to Wales. These have since inspired the work of the many artists who have come to live in the local area.
Broadway is one of The Cotswolds’ hidden treasures. Nestled away amongst grassy meadows and honey-coloured cottages, it offers a wealth of culture and beauty, with landmarks including The Ashmolean Museum, Broadway Tower, as well as Hidcote and Kiftsgate gardens all located nearby. With a richness of history and a collection of boutique shops that stand alongside, there’s something to inspire all who fall upon its charm.
Cheltenham is the cultural capital of The Cotswolds; famous for its festivals and events, from the world-renowned Gold Cup to the ever-popular Jazz. Science, Music and Literature Festivals. This regency spa town is also steeped in history, with a wealth of beautiful architecture, plus plenty of shops, bars and restaurants. Surrounded by pretty, honey-coloured Cotswold villages, Cheltenham is truly the perfect base for exploring the Cotswold AONB.