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Thyme, The Cotswolds

Located on a small English country estate in the idyllic Cotswold village of Southrop with its 15th Century Manor House and Norman Church, Thyme is a beautiful country retreat with a passion for the seasons, produce and comfort in style.

Comprised of a sophisticated, elegant, small country house hotel; self catering cottages; magnificent entertaining space in a medieval tithe barn; a traditional 17th coaching inn with an award winning restaurant; and a state of the art cookery school. Thyme offers an unmatched escape.

In the heart of a quintessential English village, surrounded by breathtaking countryside and a multitude of historic towns, Thyme welcomes all with warm hospitality and gourmet food to experience English country life at its best.



The Cotswolds


  • Located in the picturesque village of Southrop, Gloucestershire
  • 1 hour by rail from London Paddington to Swindon
  • 1 hour 15 minutes by rail from London Paddington to Charlbury
  • Close A road connections to Oxford, Cheltenham and Cirencester


  • Thyme can accommodate 34 guests over the estate either in the Thyme House or  5 self catering cottages 
  • Thyme House - 8 double rooms with en-suite bathrooms.
  • The Tallet - 4 double rooms with 3 en suites. 
  • The Dairy & The Ox Houses - One-bedroomed cottages with a kitchen and sitting room.
  • Old Walls - Sleeps 4 adults and 2 children, sitting room, kitchen and large south facing garden.


  • The Balcony room is perfect for board meetings, seminars and workshops for up to 30 delegates.
  • Tithe Barn can be used as a larger function space for a product launch, formal dinner or workshop.
  • Wi-Fi can be accessed across the estate.
  • Thyme specialises in Corporate away-days, learning experiences and small conferences.

Food and drink

  • At Thyme guests can dine on fresh, seasonal and local dishes.
  • The dedicated chefs source their ingredients from their own gardens, local farmers, foragers and producers.
  • The Swan - Thyme's award winning pub located in the village offers a range of classic, seasonal dishes.
  • A private dining room for up to 26 guests is available at The Swan.


  • State of the art cookery school offering a wide range of classes such as Bread Making, Charcuterie, Rustic Italian, Fish & Shellfish, and Children's Cookery.
  • Bespoke classes for family celebrations or corporate team building.
  • Guests can explore the local historical villages located nearby or take a walk in the beautiful countryside.
  • Activities such as clay pigeon shooting or archery are all located within the grounds of the estate.
  • Thyme is fully licensed to hold wedding ceremonies. 
  • Wedding breakfasts for up to 88 people.

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Unit 18(5)
The Coda Studios
189 Munster Road
London SW6 6AW

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