Short Breaks In The Cotswolds

Nestled in the heart of Minchinhampton, The Ragged Cot is your idyllic escape to our enchanting slice of the English countryside. As autumn’s crisp air sets in and nature paints a tapestry of warm hues, there’s no better time for short breaks in the Cotswolds. Whether you’re travelling solo, with family or seeking a romantic getaway, there’s something for everyone.

The Cotswolds, renowned for its stunning countryside and charming villages, truly shines in the autumn. As the summer crowds disperse, the landscape transforms into a palette of reds, golds and oranges. Crisp morning walks through fallen leaves, cosy evenings by a roaring fire and exploring quaint towns, the Cotswolds offers a serene escape for those seeking tranquillity and natural beauty.

What We Offer

For those in search of quintessential short breaks in the Cotswolds, The Ragged Cot has it all. Our centuries-old pub exudes warmth and character, serving up hearty British classics and a superb selection of ales and wines. Above the pub, you’ll find our charming hotel rooms, each uniquely decorated and equipped with modern comforts. From the moment you arrive, you’ll feel the warm embrace of the local area.

Solo Travel

Solo travellers, seeking solitude and self-discovery, will find short breaks in the Cotswolds to be a welcome departure from their routine. The peaceful countryside provides the ideal backdrop for long walks, contemplative moments and the opportunity to connect with locals. The Ragged Cot offers a solo traveller’s oasis, where you can unwind after a day of exploration.

Family Trips

Families, on the other hand, can revel in the region’s child-friendly activities. Explore wildlife parks, historic sites and enjoy picnics in the heart of nature. The diverse offerings cater to children of all ages, ensuring an unforgettable family getaway. The Ragged Cot’s family-friendly atmosphere and comfortable rooms make it the perfect choice for short breaks in the Cotswolds.

Romantic Breaks

For couples, the Cotswolds presents a romantic backdrop that seems plucked from a fairytale. Long walks hand-in-hand through charming villages, candlelit dinners in quaint restaurants like ours and the enchanting allure of the area creates the perfect setting for a romantic retreat. Our inviting hotel rooms, complete with four-poster beds, add the finishing touch to a romantic escape.

Why You Should Visit

While the Cotswolds’ natural beauty is reason enough to visit, it offers a host of other attractions. Discover historic landmarks, such as the grand Sudeley Castle or delve into the region’s creative spirit at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Visit local farmers’ markets, where you can taste fresh, artisanal products. The Cotswolds offer something to captivate every traveller’s interest.

At The Ragged Cot, we understand the allure of the Cotswolds and its changing seasons. As a base for your local adventure, our historic pub and hotel rooms provide comfort and style. Whether you’re exploring the idyllic countryside, visiting historic sites or simply seeking a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle, we’re here to make all of your short breaks in the Cotswolds memorable.

Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the charm of autumn at The Ragged Cot. We invite you to indulge in the magic of the season, explore the rolling hills and to create lasting memories here with us. Get in touch to book short breaks in the Cotswolds. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for the latest news, offers and updates!