The Slaughters Country Inn history dates back to the 17th Century, this charming house has had many incarnations and was formally a Crammer School for Eton College, certainly some great characters have passed through its walls over the years. Today traditional beamed ceilings, stone mullioned windows and the magnificent fireplaces combine with the more contemporary styling that have earned Washbourne court its affectionate title of “Chelsea in the Cotswolds.”
The Slaughters Country Inn is the perfect relaxed Cotswold hideaway you will not find airs of pretension here just good service, great food and fine beers and wines that add to the overall experience. Our location in the heart of the village ensures there are always people popping in and the bar has the welcome feel of a village inn.
Perfectly placed for touring the Cotswolds, the village of Lower Slaughter itself is without doubt one of the most picturesque in the Cotswolds. On foot you can walk to Bourton on the Water and upper Slaughter, a short drive away are some of the most well known Cotswold Market Towns, Moreton in Marsh, Chipping Camden and Broadway.
Cheltenham is less than 30 minutes drive and offers a variety of festivals all year round, Cheltenham Racecourse , home to the famous Cheltenham Gold Cup and a variety of retail options that include many independent boutiques, cafés and cocktail bars.
Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, restful break, conference venue or a special place for your wedding reception, this quintessentially English luxury hotel will not disappoint.