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Park Bothy

(Ref. 988840)

Wyck Rissington, Gloucestershire Show on map


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  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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68 Customer Reviews

  • "Everything about this property has been well thought out and the result is a beautiful relaxing and comfortable holiday home."

    I only wish I had stayed longer !!. I really cannot recommend this place more highly and the surrounding area is lovely. We will definitely return here.

    Thank you for such lovely feedback. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Park Bothy and the Cotswolds'. We shall look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best Wishes Manor Cottages. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Jun 2024

  • "Brilliant location and privacy, quiet!"

    Lovely cottage with all essentials needed Amazing hot tub Recommendations would be to have larger TVs and possibly an L shaped sectional relaxing sofas for those days just relaxing enjoying the cottage Would recommend this place

    Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are pleased that you loved the cottage, location and hot tub. We have passed your suggestions onto the owner, thank you for these. Best wishes Manor Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gaynor4.4Jun 2024

  • "Park Bothy was the perfect place to stay."

    Great location, Big garden which is enclosed perfect for the 4 legged friends. Super comfy bed. We had the best stay. Perfect location for walks and exploring.

    Thank you for your feedback with regards to your stay at Park Bothy. We are delighted to hear you and your furry friend enjoyed the stay with us and we would love to welcome you all again in the future. Kind regards Manor Cottages. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jonathon5.0May 2024

  • "Lovely property, clean and tidy."

    Enjoyed our stay here. Could be critical on some kitchen items missing but this would be harsh and the quality of the place is superb. Bed was comfy, hot tub lid required two of you to remove/put on which was fine for us.

    Thank you for your feedback with regards to your stay at Park Bothy. We are so pleased to hear that you both enjoyed your stay at The Bothy and thank you for the feedback, we will pass on your comments with regards to the items missing in the kitchen to our Managed Services, so they can address this. We hope to welcome you back again very soon. Kind regards Manor Cottages. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Darren4.7Apr 2024

  • "Really lovely property and we enjoyed our stay."

    Close to local towns. Would love to give 5 stars, however as there’s no cover over the hot tub we unfortunately lost a couple of days use of the hot tub due to the rain!

    Reviewed by Lesley4.4Dec 2023

  • "Park Bothy was unbelievably clean."

    The facilities were lovely and and well appointed for a couple. That being said, there were a few minor frustrations during our trip. 1. When we arrived there was no fire lighters to light the fire. With such a main feature of the property I thought this was frustrating. I called and I was told that someone would drop them off soon and that took 3 hours. 2. The radiator in the bedroom didn’t work. I again called the maintenance and someone was sent to look at it (the same chap bought fire lighters) but again it was around 3 hours since I reported the issue and we were just sat about during our relaxing break waiting for someone. We were also told he needed to come back the following day to fix so again, no heat in the bedroom in November. 3. The bedside lamps don’t work on the far side of the bedroom. I didn’t even want to bother with this as it was late and we only had one more night. 4. The knives were really poor in the kitchen. They are more dangerous when blunt than sharp. I’d like to reiterate that aside from the above the stay was excellent. The hot tub was fantastic, the place was cosy, easy to find and an easy walk to Stow and Bourton. The above points are just feedback that would of made our stay perfect. We would certainly return.

    Thank you for your feedback following your stay at Park Bothy which we really appreciate. We can only apologise that the fire lighters had been missed by Housekeeping. Maintenance did attempt to fix the radiator, but it needed a part, which was sourced the following day. That said you had a wood-burner and the other radiator in the main room to keep you warm in the meantime. With regards to the wait, unfortunately Maintenance had lots of emergency calls, which had to take priority on the evening, but we did attend as soon as possible. It sounds like you still had a lovely stay and we hope you made the most of your break away. Kind regards Manor Cottages. Property Owner

    Reviewed by James4.1Oct 2023

  • "Lovely little place with a lot of potential!"

    Just a few things let it down for us. Lovely location, very quiet and peaceful about a 15/20 minute drive from main attractions. Has everything you’ll need for a short break away, only things for us where sofa very uncomfortable and covered in pet hair, bed also very uncomfortable, bedroom/bathroom heater did not work at all so was absolutely freezing at night and also place had a weird smell as if it hadn’t been aired out for a long period of time. Those were the only things that let it down for us apart from that we had an enjoyable stay.

    Reviewed by Jessica3.1Oct 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our stay!"

    Everything was great and the cottage is in a fantastic location for what we wanted to do.

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Oct 2023

  • "Absolutely fantastic, loved every minute of being there"

    Reviewed by Levi5.0Aug 2023

  • "Property was in a good location near to everywhere we wanted to visit."

    The place itself was lovely from the outside. Outdoor areas very nice apart from could have had some wire on the gate as wasn’t very secure for our miniature dachshund. As for the inside we think it would benefit from a comfier sofa as it was hard to chill in the evenings with the sofa being small and uncomfy. We did also notice a few places untouched with cleaning and the curtains could do with updating due to them being quite dirty and stained at the bottom.

    Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback on your stay at Park Bothy. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time away and we appreciate your suggestions for improvement. We apologise for the cleanliness issues that you experienced during your stay, and we are on hand 24 hours a day to rectify any problems you experience whilst away. Best wishes, Manor Cottages. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sophie2.2Aug 2023

  • "We had a 2 night stay in July 2023."

    Initially we thought the place was spotless? We then sat on the sofa and when my wife stood up her black dress was covered in white dog hair. My T shirt was as well. The sofa and cushions weren't clean. The sofa isn't comfortable enough for a £275 a night accommodation and I think anyone paying this much would at least expect it to be clean. It kind of ruined the stay as even after we dragged the vacuum cleaner out and did it ourselves it still didn't feel clean. I've stayed in dog friendly properties before, as I'm guessing the owners will say its listed as such, but that's no excuse. Park Bothy is really well equipped, comfy bed, a nice log burner and in a nice quiet spot. Just a shame about the horrible sofa.

    Reviewed by Nicola2.5Jul 2023

  • "Location was perfect with the majority of places we wanted to see were no more than 15 mins away."

    Garden was perfect for our mini dasch as was indeed secure. We did however come home a day early as we did not find the bed very comfortable and felt sore and stiff waking up. In my opinion the living area needed a big deep comfy sofa to curl up upon, sadly the one there was more like a waiting room seat at a doctors/dentist. Cant fault the facilities, just the level of comfort was not what me and my wife were used to which was a shame as the property was lovely.

    Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed the location of Park Bothy. We are sorry to hear that your holiday came to an end early, the comfort of the mattress has not been brought to our attention before but we understand this comes down to personal preference. Best wishes, Manor Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Daniel3.4May 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay at Park Bothy!"

    We were so glad to have found this little gem whilst visiting The Cotswold. Everything we needed was at the cottage even some milk & cookies for us which was a lovely touch after a long journey. The property itself as described is beautiful and homely, our little dog was so at home with a lovely garden at the front. The bed was amazing & comfy and hot tub was an additional bonus, lovely and clean. We didn’t realise how easy it was to get to places, Bourton On The Water was only a 6-7min drive and other places including shops only a quick trip in the car! Check in was a 4pm which was well suited for us and the drive is right next to the house.m (so handy!) The only comments we could make was some things needed maintenance I.e bathroom shelf, we found the bathroom & lounge could have been hoovered a little more and the front gate I noticed the property next door had chicken wire on and ours didn’t. With our dog only being small, she did try and attempt to sneak through the gaps in the fence. It would be nice if that could be added just to make it even more secure, with there being a road near by. Thank you for an amazing stay, we will 100% recommend and would stay again!

    Many thanks for your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your recommendations, we will pass this on. Best wishes, Manor Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Cerys4.1May 2023

  • "We couldn’t fault it."

    Can’t wait to come back fingers crossed this year. So comfy and a nice home feel to it.

    We are so pleased you liked Park Bothy. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best wishes Manor Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Dec 2022

  • "Gorgeous property inside and out including the grounds, looked and felt new too, it was amazing!"

    We had a great stay, comfy huge bed, cosy lounge area especially when the fire was on, kitchen was everything you needed and very well equipped, hot tub was so clean just like the whole property, it was great the garden was fully enclosed so we could let the dog out without worrying where she could go, the doggy welcome pack was a really lovely gesture as was the mince pies left for us and the folder made up was so informative. Great you could park the car right next to the front door and the house was in a fantastic location - you do need to drive realistically however you are only 7 minutes from Bourton on the Water and Stow on the Wold which are lovely villages with lots in, as well as being close to other places. My only wish would have been to be able to check in earlier to make the most of the property even more as check in at 6pm was quite late especially as it was pitch black when we got there at 6pm so it was hard to see the entrance to the driveway/see which house we were in easily! Would 100% love to stay again and would recommend to everyone I know!

    Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Park Bothy. The check-in times will be reviewed in the new year. Best wishes, Manor Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Victoria5.0Dec 2022

  • "The fourth time we have been and we will 100% come again."

    It’s a shame a few things have gone missing and not been replaced. The table mats, protective glove for the fire and vegetable peeler. The frying pan was also so damaged it was unusable. These are, of course, minor points but a shame.

    Thank you for your feedback with regards to your stay at Park Bothy. We will pass on your comments to our Managed Services and look to get these items replaced, so thank you for letting us know. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards Manor Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Matt4.7Nov 2022

  • "Great location Clean Very secure for dogs We had a lovely stay The little ..."

    Great location Clean Very secure for dogs We had a lovely stay The little touches of providing milk and biscuits was much appreciated

    We are pleased to hear you had a lovely stay a Park Bothy and that the milk and biscuits were appreciated. We hope to welcome you back in the not too distant future. With best wishes Manor Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Anita5.0Aug 2022

  • "We had a fantastic stay at Park Bothy."

    It was in a great position to explore all of the Cotswolds. The accommodation was a great size for a one bed place and the hot tub was a lovely extra to improve the stay even more. The bed was extremely comfortable and it had facilities to self cater with ease. It was truly dog friendly and it was secure to let my pooch roam freely outside. To take to the next level it would have been lovely to have some sun loungers in the garden to sun bathe! I would absolutely recommend a stay here ☺️

    Thank you for the lovely feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Park Bothy and that you could relax knowing the property is dog friendly and safe. Happy to hear you took advantage of the location to explore this lovely area. Best wishes, Manor Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Zoe4.7Aug 2022

  • "A perfect place to stay, exactly what we wanted, loved it, had everything you could need for a comfortable break, an exceptional property."

    Well placed for visiting the beautiful surrounding villages and NT properties. Would definitely recommend.

    Thank you so much for some lovely feedback. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back again. Best wishes, Manor cottage Property Owner

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Jun 2022

  • "Perfect place to stay to explore places to see don't need to go far"

    Thank you for taking the time to leave such a nice feedback, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Charles3.8Jun 2022

  • "The property is beautiful, lovely layout and decorated beautifully."

    It was clean and it’s fully equipped too with all the crockery and cookware you’d need and we were even left a small milk in the fridge, some shortbread biscuits and there was tea, coffee, coffee pods for the nespresso machine, washing powder, dishwasher tablets, tea towels, kitchen paper - all the things I brought with me we didn’t need as it was all provided. There’s a tv in the living area and bedroom and both were smart tvs which worked great with the brilliant wifi. The hot tub is lovely, although wished it had more of a view - such as in the front garden area it’s a shame these are split areas although we obviously appreciated the privacy of where the hot tub actually is but just not the view of the iron barn next door. It’s also great that it’s dog friendly, and it’s peaceful and quite remote but still close to main parts of the Cotswolds and attractions. The only downside was the extra charge for the hot tub - this is a premium property and it’s expensive to stay here as it is and I think the hot tub should have been included in the price as it’s unlikely people who are booking this property are not going to use it - for us it was the main reason for booking this particular property. I only found out about the £50 extra charge for the hot tub 5 days before we were due to arrive, which is lucky as I would’ve been disappointed had we arrived and the hot tub not been filled. It was not clearly advertised that there was an additional charge for the hot tub when we booked through (unlike the £25 dog charge which is clearly advertised and I rang up Sykes cottages after booking online to pay that fee - had I the hot tub fee been clearly advertised I would’ve paid this at the same time or probably would’ve booked a different property where the hot tub was included). This was very disappointing and really put a dampener on our birthday celebration minibreak before we even set off

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a feedback, we will check how clear the Hot tub extra fees are, and will take your comments into consideration, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and looking forward to welcoming you again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jamie4.1May 2022

  • "Thank you for supplying all the necessary items like soap and tea towels, along with the milk and biscuits."

    And for having such a well equipped kitchen. We had a lovely stay. It may be helpful to have had a small information pack - like how the heater and the fire work.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave such a constructive feedback. we will forward your comments to the owner and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rosalind5.0Apr 2022

  • "Everything you could possibly need was available at this beautiful bungalow."

    I want to live here!

    It's great to hear you loved Park Bothy as much as we do! You're always welcome! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kerry5.0Apr 2022

  • "Very comfortable and quiet stay, perfect for 2 people and very safe should you wish to bring your furry friend!"

    The barn was well placed for visiting the well known areas in the Cotswolds. There were a few issues that were dealt with straight away by the management company, although it would be useful for future tenants to note that the plug to switch on the hob is located behind the microwave not the switch marked hob, it took a maintenance man a little while to discover this which made for a rather late supper on the first night!

    Thank you for taking the time to feedback on your stay at Park Bothy. We're sorry that you experienced some maintenance issues during your stay but are pleased to hear you were satisfied with our maintenance team and hope your break was not impacted by these things. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Fiona4.7Apr 2022

  • "Great stay would have another few days spotless and everything you need , trying to book again thanks"

    Thank you for your feedback. We are so pleased you have had a great stay and you wanted to stay longer! We look forward to welcoming you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Mar 2022

  • "Really nice property, very clean and provided with all we needed for a nice stay."

    Hot tub lovely and private and garden nice and secure for our dog. Would recommend.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a lovely feedback, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you again soon Property Owner

    Reviewed by Siobhan4.7Mar 2022

  • "Really great holiday property."

    Thoroughly enjoyed it. A couple of minor suggestions - as dog owners, visiting a dog friendly property - an out door tape and hose by front door would be really useful (especially in winter!) Some more wine glasses (we bought two plastic wine glasses for hot tub and left in cupboard).

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a constructive feedback, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and will inform the owner of your recommendations, Looking forward to welcoming you again Property Owner

    Reviewed by Katie5.0Dec 2021

  • "Excellent property."

    Loved the rural setting. Very clean. Large Bedroom with Extra large comfortable bed. Only negative, during winter months check in needs to be earlier. At 18:00 hrs it's dark so if unfamiliar with the area made it slightly difficult to find.

    Thank you for your feedback. The reason for our current check in and check out times is due to the extra cleaning needed to make each property a COVID safe environment. We hope to change back to our earlier times in the new year. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back any time in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Nov 2021

  • "Having stayed here 5 times we were slightly disappointed on this visit as property alleged ‘deep clean’ due to Covid and check-in time is 6pm to allow for this."

    However there was no evidence of a deep clean as property was quite dirty & dusty. The late check-in means we paid for our first days holiday but had no access until the evening. The property is looking very tired & needs refreshing & re-decorating. Also inventory is missing lots of items in the kitchen. Crockery is chipped & lots of odd glasses & not a pair that matches! We had a family party & expected at least a set of 6 glasses & unchipped crockery. It’s not a cheap property to rent & our expectations were not fully met on this occasion. We will return but the property needs some well needed TLC to warrant the price.

    Reviewed by Diane3.4Oct 2021

  • "Only one very minor thing, there was only one wine glass in the cupboard, we could not even use it as it was cracked."

    We do wish we had taken our comfortable garden chairs as we spent time in the garden and didn’t find the wooden picnic table comfortable for very long. Other than that everything was perfect for us, there was nothing we needed that wasn’t provided.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a feedback, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay despite your concerns that we'll make sure to be forwarded to the owner, Looking forward to welcoming you again soon. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Jun 2021

  • "Really enjoyed the holiday and the place was so lovely just wasn’t happy that using the hot tub was an additional cost on top of the price advertised even though the hot tub was designated for the property."

    Many thanks for your feedback. It is made clear on all websites that the hot tub does incur an additional cost for use. Manor Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kieran3.8May 2021

  • "It was perfect"

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Apr 2021

  • "The fire alarm was beeping during the first night but it was fixed really quickly the next morning after we rang, was impressed."

    Nice and quiet location, comfortable rooms and furniture, lovely hot tub. Only improvement might be seeing if there's a way to make it feel less exposed/more private when all the curtains are open down the side of the building... perhaps a high fence, hedge or similar? Also, was happy to pay extra for the hot tub but overall felt a bit expensive for what it was, especially as it was self catering.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments on Park Bothy. We apologise for the beeping and wish you had called the emergency telephone number and we could have resolved it earlier for you. We will pass your comments to the owner. Many Thanks Manor Cottages. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sinead4.1Oct 2020

  • "Lovely lodge really enjoyed our time away here."

    Peaceful and relaxing.

    Many thanks for your feedback. Happy you had such a lovely holiday. Manor Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kirsty3.8Sep 2020

  • "What a fabulous cottage clean bright had everything you could ask for, is very ..."

    What a fabulous cottage clean bright had everything you could ask for, is very quiet and the jacuzzi is clean and very private , Dog walking is excellent too and close by Can’t wait to go again

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Sep 2020

  • "The accommodation was clean, comfortable and we'll equipped."

    We had a wonderful time.

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0Aug 2020

  • "My wife and I had a lovely relaxing couple of days."

    The property was felt very cosy and had the right facilities for a few days break from normal life! It’s in a great location, being in such a quiet area but not too far from shops and pubs in nearby locations such as Burford and Bourton on the water. Would definitely recommend.

    Thank you for recommending Park Bothy and we are please to hear you had a lovely relaxing stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Adam4.7Aug 2020

  • "Lovely place would highly recommend."

    Reviewed by Marc5.0Aug 2020

  • "It was a lovely cottage, everything you needed."

    Lovely walk to burton on the water which allowed us to avoid the crowds! Beautiful location. Well stocked coop near by too! :)

    Reviewed by Victoria4.7Jul 2020

  • "In waht turned out to be very difficult circumstances over the last few days as news of the coronovirus escalated it was lovely to be able to stay somewhere with such a high level of accommodation and clean as well."

    On the first day I had some problems with the oven, but the owner was over like a shot to assist. I would definitely go back there. Such a lovely part of the world, and the location of the accommodation was right in the middle of it.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments on Park Bothy. I am pleased that the oven was sorted straight away for you. We would love to welcome you back in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Mar 2020

  • "The cottage its self was OK, the location however is terrible."

    I understand that's no reflection of the cottage but I feel more could have been done prior to our stay to warn/advise on just how remote the location was. We researched the location online but getting a feel for the lack of taxis, buses and general public services is something you really don't find until you're there. What we did receive prior to our stay was lots of "if you need help then please ask" and "don't suffer in silence, we're here to help you" kind of thing. This obviously gave me the impression that people would actually help me should I have needed it. After struggling to find public transport we sought help via the overly 'we WILL help you' email to find a taxi. I got a response along the lines of 'yeah I know bloke, he's near you'. We contacted this nearby man who said he might be able to taxi us and he'd let us know. Nearby Taxi man, never got back to us and so I returned to the handy 'we will most certainly help you' email asking if there was anymore taxis or alternative transport available. I guess not getting back to people must be a good bit of Cotswold banter as this email was also ignored. I get it's a remote area, and I understand that public transport in the area may be limited but what I have no understanding for is poor customer service. To just not reply, I think is terrible especially after receiving an email encouraging to ask for help. Once again, the cottage was OK, not amazing but OK but poor customer service has overshadowed the whole experience for me and based on my experience, I wouldn’t recommend this to anyone.

    We are sorry to hear that the location of Park Bothy did not meet your expectations, we have changed the distances of the local facilities. Here at Manor Cottages we take all feedback very seriously and we apologise for the poor service you received. This will be investigated and we will take appropriate action to ensure this does not happen in the future. Manor Cottages Property Owner

    Reviewed by Richard3.1Nov 2019

  • "Beautiful cottage."

    Stylish and comfortable. Hot tub was amazing. Owners have taken great care to ensure everything is ready for you as you arrive. All essential supplies in the cottage including hand wash, towels, dishwasher tabs, coffee, tea, fresh milk, fine biscuits, logs, kindling, matches. Very well equipped with kitchen items, including electric whisks, rolling pin etc. Will definitely return - a perfect hideaway retreat. Couldn’t fault. The only thing that would improve it slightly would be a country pub within walking distance. Nearest pub I found was 3 miles. Otherwise a perfect break - thank you. I had an issue after leaving with something I had forgotten and Sykes were incredibly helpful too and went out of their way to ensure the problem was resolved. Would highly recommend both park bothy and Sykes cottages

    Very pleased to hear that you had such a lovely stay at Park Bothy. There is a lovely local restaurant less than 1.5m away called ' The Hangar' in Upper Rissington. We have been there and enjoyed it very much. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ellie5.0Oct 2019

  • "A lovely little cottage, perfect location for exploring the Cotswolds."

    Very thoughtfully laid out with everything you need. There is also a full size freezer even though the details said there isn’t - which is a very handy addition. Very private location, peaceful and a perfect place for romantic weekend. Thanks for a great holiday.

    Reviewed by Charlotte5.0Oct 2019

  • "The cottage was one of the best places we have ever stayed."

    It was the first time we have been to the cotswolds and the cottage made our experience amazing! The location was perfect as your not fair from many places and was very easy to find. The cottage itself was just beautiful and modern! We hired the hot tub and that was just bliss to end the days on. We can’t thank you for an amazing holiday! We shall definitely be back and recommend! Totally fallen in love with the cottage and the cotswolds. Thank you again for a lovely time in your cottage

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Oct 2019

  • "A great base for exploring the surrounding area and a very comfortable home to come back to."

    A great addition would be some games (scrabble, cards etc). We really enjoyed our weekend at Park Bothy

    Thank you for your feedback and pleased you had a lovely stay. We will look at your suggestions. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sam5.0Sep 2019

  • "The cottage is a perfect home from home ❤️"

    Reviewed by Ria5.0Sep 2019

  • "What a place to stay!"

    Lovely and quiet with plenty of space. Everything you require is here and if you shop at the Tesco 10mins away, you will have no need to go out. Close enough to Cotswolds and plenty to see. The place is warm, friendly and decorated beautifully throughout. Tv with internet and app for Netflix was great, the Jacuzzi was relaxing. On arrival everything is made up, even with milk in the fridge! Great place to stay down to the tiny details. Would recommend and will be booking a revisit next year. Thank you so very much

    Reviewed by Darren5.0Sep 2019

  • "We were surprised not to find a visitors book -first cottage we have stayed in where there has not been one."

    Could have done with a rubber mat in the shower, as it was a bit slippery. Recycling info was rather confusing - council info left in the cottage did not tally with the various containers outside. Shame about the smell from the animal feeds manufacturer next door !! It would rather spoil the pleasure of using the hot tub. Those points aside it was a lovely comfortable cottage, very spacious and in a very convenient location. (If you decide to publish this feedback, you may wish to edit out comment about the smell!)

    Thank you for your comments, we welcome feedback so that we can try to improve the experience for our guests during their stay. 1) There is a visitors book in the cottage, we would encourage guests to let us know if they do not have anything they require or think should be there during their stay so that we can ensure it is provided. 2) We will review the shower / mat arrangements. 3) We will double check that instructions on the bins are clear, the council instructions stating which type of waste to put in each bin are provided, food waste goes into the two caddies and plastic and glass bins are all labelled. 4) There is not an animal feed manufacturer next door, there is a small farm shop selling bagged animal feeds, haylage and straw. There is a working farm next door and at times there may be country smells from muck spreading or similar, these activities should be for a very short period of time and we are sorry if the timing of this impacted on your enjoyment of the hot tub during your stay. Thank you for your other comments we are really pleased you found the cottage comfortable and enjoyed the location. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pauline4.7Sep 2019

  • "We loved our stay here."

    The home had absolutely everything we needed for our stay, the kitchen was well equipped and we loved there was milk on arrival for a brew. The decor is lovely and good quality, the hot tub was a nice extra and having extra towels for this were good to have. It is in a good location for getting to places and then quiet for relaxing. We enjoyed our stay and would recommend and go back again!

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Sep 2019

  • "We arrived after a long , but trouble free journey and once in the location of the accommodation , proceeded to follow the detailed instructions sent by yourselves which we received with all holiday confirmation/ documentation."

    Unfortunately, it took us an extra 50 minutes to find the exact location. The instructions were detailed but wording extremely misleading ...i.e quotes the property is situated on a lane ? We therefore went down many lanes leading to either nowhere, farms or remote areas. It is clearly not a ‘ lane’ but a proper road. We had been in the correct loacation so many times , and bypassed it. If the instructions had stated that the property was simply located ADJACENT to Phipps feeds and OPPOSITE JB Auto Services, that would have been simply perfect and saved an awful lot of uneccessary mileage and frustration. First impressions are very important and we were disappointed to see that the door and window frames were covered in dust and cobwebs ( these had clearly not been brushed over for some weeks ) and all light fittings and Venetian blinds were VERY, VERY dusty. ( I did take photos as evidence if required ) Such a shame , as this shows such poor attention to detail from the cleaners. Not what one would expect when paying a premium for the property. It was extremely hot and stuffy in the property , even with windows and doors open , and although there was one very small fan provided in the bedroom, this was not ‘man’ enough . For extra comfort, especially at night , we purchased a large tower fan which was much needed. In the absence of air con, ceiling fans would have been an excellent addition and much appreciated ! The pillows were too soft for our comfort and no extras provided . To conclude , the property is in a fantastic location , and very well placed as a base for visiting other areas of interest . It has been built to a high standard and was very well appointed and the hot tub a valuable addition. Hopefully, our comments will be noted in an effort to make a few small improvements and adjustments for future guests.

    Thank you for your feedback on your stay at The Bothy. We apologise that you found the property very difficult to find, and have taken your suggestions on-board and updated the driving directions. We have put checks in place to ensure the cleanliness is to the highest possible standard. We are looking into your other comments to ensure we provide the best possible environment for future guests. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Carolyn3.8Aug 2019

  • "We felt that the cottage was in need of a deeper clean."

    I dropped a pen in the bedroom and it rolled under the chest of drawers and it was very 'fluffy' at the back. Although the bed linen was adequate we felt that new pillows were needed. Round the hot tub area the door and window frames were full of cob webs and the windows needed cleaning. A parasol with the bench and table seating would have been nice.

    Thank you for your feedback in relation to your stay at Park Bothy. We apologise that you didn't find the cottage as clean as it should have been. We have addressed the cleaning with housekeeping. We have bought new pillows. And will look at seating for outside. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Josephine4.1Aug 2019

  • "Ideal for a couple’s break."

    Very well presented. Garden design is great for dogs as there is no way they can exit the property. Unfortunately wi fi wasn’t working for visit which was very disappointing. We had to leave early as a result. Needs to add freezer space / ice machine.

    Reviewed by Matthew3.8Jun 2019

  • "We enjoyed our stay apart from the shower needs attentions the water didnt drain away."

    We were close to all the lovely villages

    Reviewed by Marc4.7May 2019

  • "Great holiday lets, very clean and spacious."

    Perfect for a stay in the Cotswold, close to Bourton on the Water.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Apr 2019

  • "Cottage was perfect - the only things I would add/change would be: - a freezer so that you can do a shop & not have to worry about leaving to get more food - another lamp by the dining table - Better directions to the property (We struggled to follow the directions but found the Park Stables has a geopin on Google Map so used that instead) Other than those few tiny things, we had a perfect stay & I'd definitely look at booking another cottage through your company!"

    Reviewed by Jannine5.0Apr 2019

  • "Absolutely lovely, would definitely come back."

    Came over with our dog who wasn’t a fan of the garage over the road but they didn’t bother us! Nice walks nearby as part of the Oxfordshire Way, but a local farmer had closed off one the gates so we had to turn back! Only thing that would be good is a listing of dog friendly pubs and the welcome booklet to include instructions for oven and coffee machine rather than being in a draw ☺️

    Reviewed by Abbey5.0Mar 2019

  • "It was a joy to turn up and find there were tea towels washing up liquid toilet rolls even tea and coffee, etc it was most unexpected."

    There was also plenty of clean towels. Park bothy is a lovely place to stay and the hot tub is private and secluded high recommended

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Mar 2019

  • "We had such a lovely time at Park Bothy."

    It was close to pretty villages, and had everything we could need.

    Reviewed by Kym5.0Mar 2019

  • "We had a wonderful stay."

    On arrival there were some basic provisions such as milk and tea/coffee and plenty of logs for the fire. It was a very peaceful place that felt a million miles away but was only 10 minutes to a great pub. I could not recommend this place enough. Its a stones throw from historic boughton on the water and Moreton in Marsh - of which we explored both.

    Reviewed by Michael4.7Mar 2019

  • "Thank you SO very much for such a wonderful stay!"

    The cottage was not only immaculate on arrival but it had everything you could possibly need inside- you can tell the whole thing has been so well thought out to ensure that your guests really do have a fantastic stay. We honestly couldn't recommend it enough and we would jump at the chance to stay with you again. Thank you for making our trip so memorable and a little home away from home!

    Reviewed by Tom5.0Jan 2019

  • "Great service on a last minute booking from Manor Cottages Park Bothy is a ..."

    Great service on a last minute booking from Manor Cottages Park Bothy is a sweet property in a central Cotswold position great for Stow and Burford

    Reviewed by Paul3.8Dec 2018

  • "Disappointed in the wear and tear on kitchen tools."

    Phone did not work. Bedroom need luggage stands to more easily utilize space. Over all, a delightful experience.

    Reviewed by Bruce4.4Nov 2018

  • "A beautiful little stone building with everything you needed had a very enjoyable stay once again."

    Reviewed by Kelsey5.0Oct 2018

  • "Very well equipped with high quality products"


  • "Great accommodation in a lovely location."


  • "Park Bothy is very tastefully furnished and equipped and in a great location for exploring the Cotswolds"

    Mrs Moates

  • "Excellent location and facilities."

    Private yet not too far out of the way. Free tea, coffee and shortbread

    Mr Mishra

  • "Very cosy and modern."

    Mr Kayode

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  • All ground floor: 1 x kingsize bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, WC and washbasin
  • Living room
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Please note you can book Park Bothy (Ref 988840 - this property sleeps 2) and Park Stables (Ref 988847 - this property sleeps 6), These properties combined are called Court Hayes Park Farm & can sleep 8 in total (Property Ref 988829) Please speak to Reservations regarding the price.
  • Heating with wood burner
  • Enclosed rear terrace with hot tub (available for an additional charge of £50 payable with our call centre when booking property).Electric hob, oven and grill, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge
  • TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Two external areas for guests' use, grassed area to the front with table and chairs
  • Cot available
  • One well behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Off road parking
  • Pub within 5 minute drive Note: This property requires a refundable Good House Keeping Bond of £250 paid prior to arrival.

The property

Park Bothy is so gorgeous!

A cute Cotswolds bolt hole, furnished to a very high standard AND with its own, private Hot Tub.

The barn has been beautifully renovated to create a truly attractive holiday retreat.

You have a private entrance, set off and away from the lane and then once parked up you are tucked away.

Inside the owners have taken great care to provide a well equipped and stylish home muted colours are mixed with some classical features like the oak beams and a wood burning stove to give it a truly welcoming and relaxing feel.

The home has all the creature comforts you would expect from such a quality retreat the kitchen is well equipped for you to cook up a storm, the super king size double bed is vast and luxurious and then you have your hot tub - enclosed and secretive!

With every reason to stay in, should you want to venture out, you've got Burford and Stow on the Wold within 10 mins and two cracking pubs inside 5 min drive away too.

If you are a walker, there are some beautiful countryside Cotswold walks nearby, including the wonderful renowned Oxfordshire Way.

Little wonder we love this property - a Cotswolds treat, and we believe you will too. Please note you can book Park Stables and Park Bothy together, which will sleep up to 8 people.

These properties combined are called Court Hayes (Property Ref 988829) Please speak to Reservations regarding the price.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Stow-on-the-Wold 4 miles; Moreton-in-Marsh 8 miles; Chipping Norton 13 miles; Cheltenham 15.5 miles.

Located in the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the historic village of Bourton-on-the-Water dates back to Neolithic times with over 100 buildings being Grade II listed or higher. The picturesque high street nestles alongside the River Windrush over which several low stone bridges span, which is why Bourton-on-the-Water is known as the Venice in the Cotswolds. Tradition states that an annual football match is played in the summer, in the River Windrush with the banks lined with spectators, with the aim to score as many goals as possible and get as wet as possible! The village has an eclectic range of visitor attractions, including The Model Village, Cotswold Motor Museum, Birdland Park and Gardens as well as a Dragonfly Maze, monthly farmers’ market as well as many tea rooms, an artisan bakery, antiques and craft markets, traditional sweet shop, cycle hire and its very own perfumery. Nearby, Stow-on-the-Wold, originally an Iron Age Fort, epitomises traditional England. This ancient market town has played host to many fairs since the 12th century and today holds a biannual Gypsy Horse Fair, craft fairs and monthly farmers' market. The vast market square boasts an ancient cross at one end and the village stocks at the other, surrounded by an elegant array of Cotswold stone townhouses, antiques shops, tea rooms, traditional pubs, award-winning restaurants and its very own cricket museum. Also take a visit to the medieval town of Burford for a great day out where you can enjoy a trip to the Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens. The Saxon market town of Moreton-in-Marsh and the quintessential English village of Broadway are both within easy reach and make a great day out. The spa town of Cheltenham is, architecturally, the most complete Regency town in England with an incredible range of shops, cinemas, theatres, restaurants and pubs, it is famous for its horse racing festival in March, culminating in the Gold Cup steeplechase. Oxford, the oldest university city in England and sometimes called The City of Dreaming Spires has an abundance of prestigious attractions, including the 38 colleges of the university (half of which date back before 1600), the oldest university teaching room, the Bodleian Library, Ashmolean and Pitt Rivers Museums, and Botanic Gardens. Stratford-upon-Avon, Bath, Worcester and the waterfront city of Gloucester are also all within easy reach.

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Note: The hot tub is available at an additional charge of £50 . Please contact our call centre to add the hot tub to your booking.
Note: This property requires a Good House Keeping Bond of £250
pets welcome at a charge of £25 per pet
NOTE: This property does not have an ice box or freezer.

Please note you can book Park Bothy (Ref 988840 - this property sleeps 2) and Park Stables (Ref 988847 - this property sleeps 6), These properties combined are called Court Hayes Park Farm & can sleep 8 in total (Property Ref 988829) Please speak to Reservations regarding the price.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas