Date:  18/05/2021

Top Corporate Retreat Venues in the Cotswold’s

The Cotswold’s is spoilt for choice when it comes to corporate retreat venues. With its picturesque villages, proximity to London and choice of activities for guests, it makes an ideal location to hold a memorable corporate retreat. We’ve picked out our top venues, all with beautiful bedrooms, spa options and activities close by so that your guests can have a restful or active time. 

The Fish

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Take your guests back to nature with a corporate retreat at this Cotswold’s property. This isn’t a standard hotel, with bedrooms in huts and treehouses, spread throughout their luxurious 400 acre private estate.  The hotel can offer a variety of dining experiences from feasting on their terrace to seafood celebrations in their private dining room. This corporate retreat venue has a variety of guest activities from clay pigeon shooting to pottery classes to punting in Oxford. 

Daylesford Farm Cottages

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Set on Daylesford’s Organic Farm, the cottages are the perfect escape for a group corporate retreat that is nestled in the country. Able to sleep 22 across their cottages, they all make a cosy retreat with luxurious finishes. Guests can relax with a log fire in the winter or enjoy their terraces in the summer. The farm has access to a huge choice of activities, from spa days at their Bamford Spa, private classes at their cookery school learning how to make artisan bread through to a foraging tasting session.


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Centred around their food, Thyme is a perfect corporate retreat for gourmets. Their ethos is all about locally sourced and seasonal ingredients delivered as modern British fare. They have a school onsite that offers cookery, floristry and painting. On their doorstep there are beautiful walks or your group can take to bicycles to explore the picturesque villages of the local area. The Meadow Spa is the perfect spot for guests to relax with a spring water pool and a hot tub.

Calcot Hotel & Spa

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Calcot Hotel & Spa is set in 220 acres of beautiful Gloucestershire countryside. A really peaceful retreat, the hotel has a spa for indulgent treatments or guests can enjoy the hot tub next to a crackling fire. Onsite there is a country pub called the Gumstool Inn or for more fine dining options, The Conservatory.

Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

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Raymond Blanc’s hote Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons is a 15th century manor with 2 michelin star dining. With extensive manicured gardens including a Japanese tea garden, they pride themselves on creating menus from their vegetable patch. The manor house has 32 rooms, all drawing inspiration from Raymond’s travels. Guests can learn to cook high-end cuisine in their renowned cookery school from learning the art of BBQing through to patisserie.

Ellenborough Park, Cheltenham

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Close to Cheltenham, Ellenborough Park is a 15th century country estate that boasts a spa, acres of grounds and quirky dining options. They have a variety of group experiences on their doorstep including clay pigeon shooting, crazy golf and steam train rides. With 61 rooms to choose from with roll top baths and original fireplaces, the hotel offers a cosy corporate retreat that is ideal for either a summer or winter booking.

The Rectory Hotel

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The Rectory Hotel is a stunning property near to Malmesbury. With 18 bedrooms it is a perfect location for exclusive use of the venue and offers a pool and extensive grounds for guests to enjoy. The bedrooms are elegantly decorated with roll top baths and Bramley products, with a library of films for when guests want some downtime. Their sister pub The Potting Shed over the road is a great place to entertain the group with a relaxed evening of fine ales and pub fare.

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