The Cow Byre

Cotswolds, England

Prices from £500 for two nights
Sleeps 2 people

This stunning converted cow byre is a cosy country retreat for two, offering modern luxury combined with wonderful original features. The French crystal chandeliers and exposed stone walls and beams add a touch of romance to this luxurious cottage, with a stunning modern bathroom and sleek white gloss kitchen bringing this ancient building right into the 21st century. Ideally placed to explore this beautiful region, The Cow Byre is a great choice for couples looking for a rural escape just 90 minutes from London in a stunning setting.

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The Cow Byre lounge area


The Cow Byre is set in the village of Temple Guiting, an idyllic spot in the heart of the Cotswolds. Constructed from local Cotswold stone, this beautiful property was originally a cow byre for the nearby Manor. Today it is a luxurious home perfect for two, with its own entrance, parking and a delightful private garden featuring crafted topiary trees and gorgeous views over the River Windrush.


The Cow Byre bedroom


There is a small but beautiful private garden designed by the award winning Jinny Blom, with wild flowers and crafted topiary trees creating a wonderfully relaxing space. There is a small terrace with sun loungers and lovely views over the surrounding countryside to the River Windrush.

There is also access to an all weather tennis court (shared with Temple Guiting Manor & Barn).


The Cow Byre, part of the Temple Guiting Estate


Explore photographs of The Cow Byre here, with a selection of images showing the exterior, interior rooms and bedrooms, along with the grounds and setting of this truly beautiful property.


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Beautiful gardens of The Cow Byre


  • Private parking
  • Luxurious bedroom suite
  • Tennis court
  • Free internet access
  • Dishwasher, washing machine
  • Non-smoking
  • Terrace with sun loungers
  • Private garden
  • Plasma television with DVD player


Stunning gardens at The Cow Byre

Services & Activities

We can arrange a wide variety of additional services:

  • Champagne/cocktails/flowers on arrival
  • Additional housekeeping
  • Spa treatments
  • Personal trainer
  • Theatre/event tickets
  • Baby sitting
  • Helicopter transfers


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In the area

The Cow Byre is located in the quintessentially English village of Temple Guiting, said to be linked to the Knights Templar. Temple Guiting is a small village with a shop, pub and post office. Temple Guiting is 90 miles from London, 15 miles from Cheltenham and 43 miles from Birmingham. The nearest train station is at Moreton in Marsh, 9 miles away from the property, with trains from London taking under two hours. We can arrange taxis for you should you be arriving without a car. The nearest airports are Birmingham (45 miles) and Bristol (64 miles). London Heathrow is 80 miles away.


The Cow Byre kitchen


Lucy Walker

We had such a lovely time at the Cow Byre, it is such a charming property and was perfect for the two of us. We loved exploring the beautiful countryside and the local pub was great too. Thanks for all your help, we’ll be in touch!


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Elysian's Review

The Cow Byre is a delightful cottage, with luxurious interiors that make it perfect for couples looking for a special, private bolthole for weekend breaks. The Cow Byre is cosy but perfectly formed, with a sleek kitchen and bathroom and a lovely open plan living space. The gardens are lovely too, with sun loungers to catch some rays whilst gazing over the Windrush Valley. This is the perfect romantic getaway!

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