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The Bristol Magazine November '14

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James Hayes enjoys fine food and enchanting surroundings during an unforgettable weekend in the Cotswolds...

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Mercedes-Benz Gazette November '14

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The Old Swan & Minster Mill in the Cotswold's is the perfect setting for a relaxing break any time of the year.

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The Lady October '14

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On Christmas Eve, enjoy welcome afternoon tea, drinks reception with canapés and three-course dinner followed by a candlelit walk...

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Period Ideas September '14

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A true taste of rural living in the Cotswolds countryside

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Director Magazine August '14

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Romantics, pastoral aesthetes, foodies and historians will all find a lot to love in this Cotswolds bolthole.

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The Countryman Weekly '14

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Simon Everett visits this beautifully restored old mill on the banks of the River Windrush.

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Sainsbury's Magazine August '14

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There's no shortage of outdoor space at this inn.

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Psychologies August '14

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A day off from the usual manic routines, without the children, in the beautiful Cotswolds means relaxation comes easy.

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Enfields Ideal Spring '14

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Creative country cuisine.

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Irish Tatler Feb '14

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Good old fashioned romance is on the cards at Old Swan & minster mill.

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Oxford Mail Feb '14

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Vicky Steedman was already the toast of staff and managers at an Oxfordshire hotel after picking up a top award.

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Loughborough Echo Feb '14

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Take in the rustic landscape of ancient woodland and Cotswold countryside, setting the scene for a romantic escape.

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OK Magazine Feb '14

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David Cameron headed to the family owned luxury hotel in his Witney constituency to visit Lana and Amber de Savary...

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Love Food, Love Drink Jan '14

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Situated next to a stream with well-kept gardens, cobblestone walls an abundance of flowers and even a resident cat, as with all the other properties owned by the de Savary family’s luxury hotel group this property concentrates on, location, location and eh, location..

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Womens Fitness Jan '14

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Located in the Cotswolds, this charming country-style inn is just a stone's throw from rolling hills, pretty fields and Minster Mill, a picturesque and quintessentially English village steeped in almost 600 years of history...

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You and Your Wedding Jan '14

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Who needs the hassle of running a country, or blubbing through an oscar speech, when you can leave your mark for generations to come with a tree planting ceremony...

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Harper's Bazaar Dec '13

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An idyllic traditional building in the heart of the Cotswolds, the Old Swan and Minster Mill is the perfect place to leave it all behind…

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Sunday Mirror '13

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The perfect base for a festive break...

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Eithad Airlines Magazine

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We’ve travelled far and wide over the last 10 years, making fascinating and often surprising discoveries. From some of the most bizarre to the most beautiful, check out our hidden gems

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Style Nest Nov '13

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Treat you and your partner or indeed the whole family this festive season, with an impromptu Christmas getaway at one of our top UK destinations.

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All About You

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Can't bear the thought of stuffing a turkey? Want to ride in a horse and carriage, wave to the Queen or hunt for the Loch Ness monster over Christmas? Here's our pick of 10 of the UK's best festive getaways...

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Mercedes-Benz Gazette Nov '13

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The very best of gastro-inn dining provides hearty breakfasts, long lunches and lazy suppers - a perfect seaside bolthole!

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Sunday Mirror Travel Nov '13

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The Old Swan and Minster Mill is a 20-minute drive from the city.

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Gloucestershire Echo Nov '13

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David Cameron is used to sparking fiery debates in the House of Commons, but he lit a different kind of fire in a Cotswold village.

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The Telegraph Nov '13

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The Prime Minister dropped in on a Guy Fawkes party at the Old Swan and Minster Mill, run by Peter de Savary’s wife Lana at Minster Lovell...

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GQ Magazine Nov '13

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A Devon pub makes the perfect weekend getaway - whatever the weather…

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Incentive Travel : Christmas in Style

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Whether it's the end-of-year office party, or an intimate celebratory gathering for friends, the Old Swan and Minster Mill, has created a selection of enticing Christmas themes…

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The Times Nov '13

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Set in 65 acres of gardens in one of the most beautiful parts of the Cotswolds...

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I've always wondered under what circumstances a hidden talent would reveal itself…

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The Kensington Magazine

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A weekend out of Kensington to the beautiful Cotswolds: The Old Swan and Minster Mill at Minster Lovell...

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Homes and Antiques Oct '13

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What would you want for a English autumn weekend away?…

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Royal Issue : Baby-friendly holidays

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As if 65 acres of private gardens, wild-flower meadows and walks criss-crossing the Cotswolds weren’t enough, this rusti-chic hotel also offers an overnight Canine Traveller package…

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Brides Magazine : Seasoned Picks

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Ideas for your wedding, no matter what time of year…

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Crufts Magazine

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After working up an appertite we were duly rewarded with a hearty and delightful meal...

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Exclusive Home Worldwide : Have you ever fly fished before?

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If I can master the basics, this is the perfect place…

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Semperey : Guy Fawkes Fun

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Traditional family fun is planned this coming bonfire weekend at the cosy hotel in the Cotswolds, with its Bonfire Night Experience...

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VIP Pets News : Win a two-night Cotswolds stay with your dog

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Pets at Home have teamed up with the lovely dog-friendly people at Old Swan and Minister Mill to come up with a wonderful prize

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Witney Gazette : Traditional teas served in Minster Lovell to raise cash for animal charity

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Tea and coffee, cakes and scones were all served up to hungry customers at the Old Swan and Minster Mill, in Minster Lovell, near Witney...

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Angels and Urchins : Head off for Half Term

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Make the most of half term with these great offers all the family will enjoy…

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Group Leisure : Antique and History Trail weekend in the Cotswolds

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Luxury Cotswolds hotel, the Old Swan and Minster Mill at Minster Lovell has created a two-night ‘Antique and History Trail’ experience, showcasing the area’s nearby historical interests and its large concentration of antique shops.

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Incentive Travel : Corporate Retreat

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The Old Swan and Minster Mill is offering a summer business retreat for corporate users from 1st July - 31st August '13. For an uplifting business retreat which includes a complimentary Pimms reception and a fun duck race on the River Windrush, the Old Swan and Minster Mill is perfect this time of year for a meeting in a beautiful countryside setting.

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Incentive Travel : Follow in the footsteps of King Richard III

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Located in the heart of one of the most historical areas of the British Isles, means the Cotswolds has one of the largest concentration of antique shops outside of London. Minster Lovell, one of the few villages that can claim provenance to King Richard III, means the area is an Aladdin's cave for lovers of history, art and antiques.

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Tempus Magazine Summer '13

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As I settled down in the pub's vast garden, next to the babbling Windrush river that runs through it, a glass of white wine in hand, I gave silent thanks to the traffic gods that helped whisk me to this idyllic slice of country life.

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Cotswold Preview May '13

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The Old Swan ad Minster Mill is staging its first ever Petanque Tournament this May Bank Holiday weekend. Everyone is invited to join in – from absolute beginners who have never picked up a boule, to more serious competitors who can shoot and lob like it’s second nature.

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Director Magazine May '13

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A romantic backdrop of gardens, orchards and the surrounds of what remains of the ancient Royal Hunting Forest of Wychwood make the Old Swan and Minster Mill quintessentially English.

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Kitchen Goddess May '13

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For those of us who consider ourselves foodies who once enjoyed foodie weekend breaks away eating and drinking to your heart’s content, the arrival of children in your life can sometimes curtail the choice of venue.

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Property Scene Spring '13

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The latest outpost of the de Savary family's boutqiue inns at the heart of the Old Minster village in The Cotswolds doesn't feel like a regular hotel. It doens't taste like one either.

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Style Tails Review: Dog-Friendly Delight at the Old Swan & Minster Mill

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Sometimes you need a little break so badly that you consider faking your death in order to escape for a few days.

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101 Holidays Blog

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One of our favourite small hotels, the Old Swan and Minster Mill, has introduced a Spa and Shopper break.

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Country Gentleman's Association review Apr '13

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Tales from the River Bank - David Walsh pays a visit to the Windrush for a spot of fishing.

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Period Living Mar '13

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Set in 60 acres of gardens and wildflower meadows, with crackling log fires, four-poster beds, and beamed ceilings...

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Daily Telegraph Mar '13

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The newest addition to the De Savary family hotel portfolio...

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Fabric Magazine Feb '13

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Act out your Romeo and Juliet fantasies (with a happy ending!) in the Arcadian surroundings of this just-renovated boutique hotel...

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Daily Mail Feb '13

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Romantic weekend break at the Old Swan and Minster Mill.

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The Lady Feb '13

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If you prefer less fuss, more charm and comfort, head to the Old Swan & Minster Mill...

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Oxford Times Jan '13

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Katherine Macalister, from the Oxford Times, gets hooked on the haddock after a warm welcome at The Old Swan...

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Woman Dec '12

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The Old Swan & Minster Mill is a fabulous base for walks with pubs along the way...

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Oxford Times Dec '12

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This is a hotel in two parts, as there is a conference centre and more modest guest rooms on the Mill side. The Swan, though, has big, luxurious bedrooms and the dining area is divided into lots of nooks and crannies...

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The American Dec '12

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There are cosy sitting rooms and snugs to lounge in, the well thought out bedrooms have quality bed linen and towels, Wi-Fi and flat screen TVs, modern bathrooms, and little touches like fresh flowers, a small decanter of home-made sloe gin and a Spongebob Squarepants hot water bottle...

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Daily Express Dec '12

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Nestled amid idyllic countryside this sumptuous, romantic getaway combines the period charm of a 15th-century inn with the contemporary, sleek vibe of a renovated 18th-century mill...

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Easyjet Magazine Nov '12

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It almost feels like there's a quaint hotel or traditional inn tucked behind every corner in The Cotswolds...

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Delicious Nov '12

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South of Kingham lies the recently revamped Old Swan and Minster Mill. Dating back 600 years, it sits by the river a short walk from the ruins of Minster Lovell Hall...

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GQ Sept '12

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A drive and pint - and a bed for the night? Try here...

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Oxford Times Aug '12

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A delight by the river...

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The Scotsman Magazine Aug '12

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Swan off to the Cotswolds for a relaxing weekend in a rural idyll...

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Mercedes Benz Club Gazette Jul '12

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The dreamy setting of the Old Swan & Minster Mill is perfect for a relaxing break any time of year.

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The Player Summer '12

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With elegant rooms, a croquet lawn and a fabulous, The Old Swan & Minster Mill really captures the charm of bygone years.

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Trout Fisherman Jun '12

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Picture a long weekend that gets you in your other half's good books AND gives you the chance to fish...

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Manx Summer '12

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Among the Dreaming Spires...

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Express and Star Jun '12

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Enjoying tranquility from a bygone era...

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Daily Telegraph May '12

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Tristan Sumner, head gardener at the Old Swan and Minster Mill at Witney, has the look of somebody whose Christmases have all come at once...

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The Sunday Times May '12

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6 of the best pubs for foodies...

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Dogs Monthly May '12

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Pet friendly holidays...

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London Bride Magazine '12

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Taking over a small wedding venue could tick all the boxes...

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Style Magazine Mar '12

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With its charming honey-hued limestone houses, lush green rolling hills and enchanting sleepy hamlets, it's hardly surprising that The Cotswolds has been described as 'the most English and least spoiled of all our countrysides'.

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Pure Weddings Spring '12

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An English country hideaway...

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Islington Gazette Jan '12

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Ideal way to blow away those winter blues...

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International Life '12

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Collette Dunkley finds a wonderful balance between old and new world comfort and hospitality and boutique style nestling in the Cotswolds...

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Tatler Dec '11

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Peter De Savary's latest venture is the sweet and lovely 600-year-young Old Swan & Minster Mill...

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Halcyon Dec '11

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Best of British...

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Director - After Hours

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The hotel blends traditional luxury in the 16 Old Swan rooms with more modest and contemporary accommodation at the Minster Mill, where 40 rooms overlook the river...

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Money Week Jul '11

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You start to unwind almost as soon as you see the River Windrush which flows through the hotel grounds...

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Sunday Times Travel Jul '11

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Sunday Times Travel names both Cary Arms & Old Swan & Minster Mill in the top 15 best new pubs with rooms...

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Access All Areas Jul '11

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An idyllic Cotswolds bolthole on the banks of the River Windrush, as a corporate getaway The Old Swan & Minster Mill has it all...

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Bath Life '11

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Romancing the stone...



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