15th century Cotswold inn
Idyllic location in picturesque village
Family friendly ~ Dog friendly
The Old Swan, a romantic 600 year old inn, and adjoining Minster
Mill, are set within 65 acres of surrounding gardens and wild flower
water meadows on the River Windrush in the Cotswolds. Located a
short drive from Oxford, between the picturesque and bustling market
towns of Witney and Burford, the setting is sublime. In the historic
village of Old Minster, the ruins of Minster Lovell Hall and Medieval
Dovecote are just a short walk through the village of honey-coloured
thatched cottages fronted by charming gardens.
The sixteen luxurious and comfortable bedrooms at the Old Swan are
beautifully refurbished with the finest fabrics, stylish linens
and contemporary bathrooms. The ambience of the original inn has
been maintained throughout, with polished stone floors, lovingly
restored antique furnishings, beamed ceilings and log fires in winter.
Rooms and Bar serve delicious gastro-pub inspired dishes which concentrate
on seasonal local produce with a modern English twist.
alongside the Old Swan, the Minster Mill on the River Windrush has
also had a major facelift. The original Hall and Minstrels Gallery
have been fully restored and provide a stunning reception for private
parties. With a further 40 modern double rooms all overlooking the
gardens and Mill Race, the setting is perfect for country-style
weddings and special events.
activities available include tennis, croquet and fishing, while
a range of holistic beauty and wellness treatments are available
in the Yon-Ka Spa Treatment Room.
hotel is also ideal for families with activities ranging from nature
walks and duck races to archery, golf and fly fishing, while on
rainy days there is plenty to do with table tennis, board games,
ferret racing and lots more! Children can join the Cygnets Club
where stamps can be earned from completing an activity, with activities
divided into two categories; 4- 7 year olds and 8-12 year olds.
Families can choose from a selection of family and interconnecting
rooms featuring large comfortable beds, free Wi-Fi, television and
an extensive range of family movies. Dining at the Old Swan
is fun for kids with a great children’s menu on offer. With
so much to do and see the Old Swan and Minster Mill really is the
perfect place for the whole family to stay.