Luxury rental Temple Guiting front view

Temple Guiting

Location: The Cotswolds, England

Bedrooms: 5

Guests: 12

Come and stay in Temple Guiting Manor & Estate in the picturesque Cotswolds and enjoy the rich history of this beautiful medieval manor

house, lovingly restored by current owner Steven Collins as an exquisite home-from-home. Many original medieval features such as exposed beams and leaded windows abound, and you’ll even discover a secret staircase from the first-floor master bedroom to the ground floor sitting room.

The perfect spot for a luxury holiday in the Cotswolds, the estate has a wonderful team of staff to look after you and your guests, always ready to offer insider tips to make sure you enjoy your stay in the Cotswolds to the full. Fancy a spot of clay pigeon shooting, a hot air balloon flight over the fields or a quad bike ride? Consider it arranged. There is something for everyone, whether it’s a game of tennis on the estate courts or a waymarked walk along the historic Cotswold Way. We can even arrange a wedding ceremony on the estate if you wish.

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Inside the Manor House

  • The lovingly-restored medieval manor house is beautifully presented with a wonderful blend of original features and 21 st century essential comforts

  • The Manor has three en-suite double bedrooms and two loft rooms, sleeping a total of 12

  • Living areas include two dining rooms, two living rooms, and a snug which functions as a cosy TV room

  • Indoor hot tub

  • Table tennis and table football

  • Your talented chef offers wonderful bespoke catering to cover every eventuality according to your preferences. From a classic dinner party to canapés, from copious breakfast baskets to long and lingering lunches, she will work to your brief

  • Ipad music systems, Sky TV, X-Box, DVDs and CDs to keep you entertained

  • Central heating and air-conditioning if required

  • Wi-Fi is available if you need to keep in touch with the outside world

  • A range of board games and books are at your disposal

The other Estate buildings

  • The Barn is a stunning modern converted building sleeping 10 in five elegant, themed suites. Spacious living areas are decorated with quirky original vintage pieces and there is a beautiful patio garden complete with private hot tub 

  • The Cow Byre is a charming and cosy, converted cow shed, offering a secret hideaway for a couple. Accommodating just two in one bedroom, the modern kitchen/living area is complemented by beautiful, original stone walls and exposed wooden beams. There’s a lovely little private garden for al fresco dining.

  • The Granary is the most recent of the barn conversions and sleeps up to six in three en-suite bedrooms. Decorated in contemporary shades of grey and white, with bespoke modern art pieces and chic bedrooms, there’s a fully-equipped kitchen/ living/dining area and a small cobbled patio garden

  • The Peacock Shed is a pretty little one-bedroom cottage with its own private garden that’s perfect for romantic couples or newly-weds. Traditionally decorated and with original beams and chandelier, this is a truly charming bolthole.

Things to do on your doorstep

  • Swim a length or two in the estate swimming pool

  • Enjoy a game of tennis on the estate court

  • Stroll through the superb, manicured gardens and around the ornamental lake

  • Watch a movie in the home cinema, created from carefully converted dovecotes

  • The children can let off steam in the natural outdoor play area

  • Enjoy a barbecue and dine al fresco on one of the furnished terraces

  • Relax on the terrace and take in the views over the landscaped gardens and lake to the Cotswolds beyond

  • Arrange a civil marriage ceremony in the beautiful gardens of the Peacock Shed

  • Other bespoke celebrations can be arranged for birthdays or special events, including fireworks, DJs, bands, musicians, comedians,magicians and much more...

A little further afield

  • The historic village of Winchcombe with the charming Sudeley Castle and Gardens

  • Visit Shakespeare’s birthplace at Stratford-upon-Avon

  • Take a trip by hot air balloon over the Cotswolds for a bird’s eye view

  • Rent a classic car and explore the countryside and pretty Cotswold villages such as Broadway, Painswick and Stow-on-the-Wold

  • Play a round of golf at one of the nearby courses (the closest is at 12km)

  • Children will love the Cotswold Farm Park about five minutes away by car

  • Visit the model village and the Birdland Park & Gardens at nearby Bourton on the Water

  • Head to the regency spa town of Cheltenham for some retail therapy

  • Dine in one of many nearby excellent restaurants such as Michelin-starred The Wild Rabbit at Chipping Norton

Location

Temple Guiting Manor is located in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds in southwestern England. It’s about 30 minutes’ drive from the regency spa town of Cheltenham (15 miles), 21 miles from Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon and under 100 miles from London.

The nearest train stations are at Kingham and Moreton-in-Marsh, both 20 minutes or so by road and both a 2-hour train journey into London Paddington