Accommodations & Amenities

Bedrooms
  • Four bedrooms with ensuite bathroom
  • Daffodil and Shamrock rooms – super king bed
  • Rose and Thistle rooms – 1 king or 2 twin beds
  • Hair dryer in bedroom
Public Area
  • Dining room
  • Living room with fireplace
  • Drawing room
  • WIFI with limited availability
Manor Grounds
  • 16th Century Cotswold Stone Manor
  • Pool
  • Terrace with seating

Itineraries

Travel from London to Slad Valley Manor and explore the Cotswold

Sunday
Chauffeured Transfer to Your Manor Housesunday image
Chauffeured Transfer to Your Manor House
Travel: London to Slad Valley Manor House
Meals: Dinner at home

Greeted by your host, you will depart London at mid-afternoon via our luxury private transfer service direct to Slad Valley Manor. A champagne reception will welcome you as you are introduced to the staff. After settling in to your bedroom, enjoy a cocktail on the terrace overlooking the rolling hills of Bisley before indulging in a delicious five course dinner, prepared by your private chef.

Monday
Cirencester – One of Britain’s Oldest Citiesmonday image
Cirencester – One of Britain’s Oldest Cities
Travel: Manor house to Cirencester
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner at home

After breakfast, depart for Cirencester for a guided stroll through the town, visiting architectural landmarks spanning several centuries. Then visit the Corinium Museum, home to one of the largest collections of Roman-British antiquities. Enjoy free time to roam Cirencester’s antique and craft market before returning for an exquisite lunch and relaxing afternoon. Or, visit a local brewery and discover the process of making English craft ales and beers. Relive the day over cocktails and another superb five course dinner at the manor.

Tuesday
Join the Locals for Polo!tuesday image
Join the Locals for Polo!
Travel: Manor house to Polo grounds
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, & dinner at home

Relax at home this morning – sunbathe at the pool or join the chef for a cooking demonstration. This afternoon, experience a true British tradition: a polo match! You’ll be chauffeured to a local polo park, where the Princes William and Harry regularly play, and offered champagne to make a truly festive occasion. You’ll have an opportunity to meet the beautifully groomed horses before they play. Return to the manor for a relaxing cocktail and another gourmet dinner.

Wednesday
Day Out in Glorious Bath!wednesday image
Day Out in Glorious Bath!
Travel: Manor house to Bath
Meals: Breakfast & dinner at home, lunch out

Today explore Bath, one of Britain’s most beautiful cities. Visit iconic landmarks such as the Royal Crescent, the Circus, and Bath Abbey before enjoying lunch at a Michelin-starred restaurant in the heart of the city. Ancient history then comes alive at the amazingly preserved Roman baths, constructed in 70 A.D. as a grand bathing and socializing complex. Enjoy free time browsing Bath’s exceptional boutique shopping before returning to the manor in late afternoon, ready for sipping cocktails on the terrace and enjoying another gourmet dinner.

Thursday
Cotswolds Villages and Historythursday image
Cotswolds Villages and History
Travel: Manor house to Burford and Bilbury
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner at home

After a relaxing morning, depart for Burford, one of Britain’s prettiest villages. Experience hidden architectural treasures through intriguing alleyways and courtyards between the 17th and 18th century buildings. Continue on to Cotswolds Woolen Weavers to discover the heritage of textiles and how they were the source of great wealth in this region. On your return journey, stop at Bilbury, home to the picturesque Arlington Row cottages which housed weavers in the 17th century. Back at your manor house, Chef is preparing another wonderful dinner.

Friday
Private Tour of Castle and Gardensfriday image
Private Tour of Castle and Gardens
Travel: Manor house to Sudeley Castle
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner at home

Depart this morning for a private tour of Sudeley Castle and Gardens, a 15th century castle which contains treasures from Roman times to the present day. The castle is surrounded by award-winning gardens and a breathtaking 1,200 acre estate. Sudeley Castle and Gardens is the only privately occupied castle in Britain to have a queen buried within its grounds: Catherine Parr, the last of Henry VIII’s six wives. Return to the manor house and enjoy a traditional game of croquet on the grand lawn. A memorable gala dinner ends your Cotswolds experience in style!

Saturday
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A Sad Farewell
Travel: Transfer to London
Meals: Breakfast at home

Depart after breakfast for your chauffeured transfer back to London.

Please note: this is a sample itinerary which may be subject to change depending on local conditions.

Gourmet Dining

Lunch
  • Pan-fried Tikka Spiced Monkfish
  • Chargrilled Asparagus & Broccoli with Lemon Hollondaise
  • Scotch Eggs with Granny Smith Apple Puree
  • Smoked Cheddar & Caramelized Onion Stuffed Gougeres
  • Home-made Roast Garlic Gnocchi
  • Fresh Vine Tomato Salad with White Balsamic Dressing
Dinner
  • Tamarind Duck & Herb Salad on Miniature Poppodum
  • Cornish Crab Red Pepper wrapped in Pickled Cucumber with Radish, Cucumber Consomme
  • Herb Crusted Rack of Cotswolds Lamb, Braised Shoulder
  • Creamed Spiced Eggplant, Summer Savory & Black Olive Reduction
  • Brillat Savarin, Cranberry Wensleydale, Shropshire Blue served with Fig Chutney & Crackers
  • Cherry Bakewell Tart, Fresh & Dehydrated Berries, Guiness Ice Cream
Wine
  • La Grand Chai Margaux, 2012
  • St Emilion Grand Cru, 2009
  • Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru, ‘Borgeot’, 2013
  • Chateauneuf Du Pape, Clos L’oratoire, 2012
  • Puligny Montrachet, ‘Vieux Vignes’, 2014
  • La Rioja Alta Vina Alberdi Reserva, 2010
  • Chablis Grand Cru ‘Blanchot’, 2014
  • Altos R PIgeage Rioja Blanco, 2014
  • Viognier, Louis Latour, 2014

Rates & Dates

Accommodation
Value Season
Regular Season
Private Group for 8 guests-$60,000
Private Group for 6 guests-$54,000
Private Group for 4 guests)-$40,000
Daffodil & Shamrock rooms (Per Person, Double Occupancy)-$7,750
Rose & Thistle rooms (Per Person, Double Occupancy)-$7,250
Single-Occupancy Supplement-$2,500

2019 Dates

Gray Bold Dates = Regular Season

Month
Days
May19-25, 26-1
June2-8, 16-22, 23-29, 30-6
September1-7, 8-14, 15-21, 22-28, 29-5

Additional Details

Included in the rate
  • 6 nights/7 days in a room with a private bath
  • chauffeured transfers from London to the manor & return
  • all meals on the program
  • from dinner the first night to breakfast the last morning
  • all wines with lunch & dinner and open bar
  • daily escorted excursions
Not included in the rate
  • Airfare to and from England
  • cancellation insurance
  • staff gratuity (suggested minimum amount is 5% of the price)

*All rates are quoted in U.S. Dollars unless otherwise noted.

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