Luxury rental accommodation in the heart of the Cotswolds
Welcome to Dryhill, a discreet 17th century Cotswold retreat perched high on the escarpment in an area of outstanding natural beauty. With a large luxury holiday home, a beautiful cottage and lodge accommodation, Dryhill is a perfect getaway for your family or friends and an ideal location for bespoke weddings and events.
Scroll down below to discover more about each of our fantastic properties and the Dryhill experience.
The Dryhill House is a luxurious four hundred year old five bedroom former farmhouse.
This gorgeous country house has been lovingly crafted and is very reflective of the owner’s travels to India, Africa and beyond. With six reception rooms and a large kitchen breakfast room, it is ideal for entertaining family and friends.
A charming, stylish and romantic one bedroom luxury Cotswold cottage with a hot tub.
This one-bed Cottage has all of the amenities and luxuries that you need for a romantic getaway. The spacious double bedroom boasts stunning views and is linked to a modern and elegant shower room. The decor is both stylish and comfortable, and a wood burning stove will keep you warm and cosy in the winter nights.
“Contemporary Cotswold” style meets Alpine chic.
Designed to optimise it’s amazing location high on the Cotswold escarpment, overlooking its own vineyard, the Lodge has been designed with a touch of Alpine chic to create a warm and welcoming home; one with some of the finest views in the Cotswolds.
A 200 year old Cotswold stone, open plan, rural retreat, ideal for a romantic break for two adults or for a young family looking to get away from it all.
There is a king size mezzanine bedroom plus two very comfortable single sofa-beds ideal for younger children. The kitchenette has a small hob, a slow cooker and a single oven / microwave combination and there is a luxury bathroom.
The Dryhill properties are situated on 14 acres of private land, which was formerly the location of an ancient Roman villa and vineyard. With a newly planted vineyard in development and stunning views of the Malvern Hills, this area is truly unique. You can also enjoy a picnic and admire the sun set near two small trout lakes, equipped with a barbecue oasis and decking.
As for the surrounding area, the historic Crickley Hill Country Park is nearby and Dryhill is just off the famous Cotswold Way. You will also find great golf, walking and horse riding opportunities on your doorstep.
One of the nearest towns is the beautiful Cheltenham Spa, making Dryhill a perfect holiday home if you are attending the Cheltenham Gold Cup, the Cheltenham Open or the range of jazz, science, music and literature festivals that Cheltenham has to offer. The market town of Cirencester, capital of the Cotswolds, is a short drive away.
In order to make your stay at Dryhill as wonderful as possible, we offer several additional masterclasses and courses to fill your days and evenings.
For example, why not hone your pizza making skills on our very own outdoor Tuscan Wood Fired oven. We offer a range of pizza and bread making masterclasses.
Are you a breakfast person? If so, you’re in luck. We have an arrangement with a fantastic local artisan pastry maker, giving you the option of ordering locally made pastries to start your day.
Other opportunities include yoga classes with our local yoga instructor Nikki and much much more.
Dryhill offers an exciting number of location options to help you create a successful celebration, a fun filled party or a special event.
In our cellar bar area we have a vaulted dining or dancing space with an adjoining Moroccan style bar. This atmospheric space can be candlelit and seats 10 / 12 for formal dining or more for a buffet arrangement.
On the ground floor, a dining conservatory seats 10 / 12 and offers plenty of natural light, whilst the Cotswold country kitchen, equipped with an Aga, offers an additional dining option.
Outside, our nearby Stables have been totally renovated to allow up to 18 seats for fine dining. Alternatively it a great space for meetings or presentations.