Top Towns to Visit in the South Cotswolds

Monks Mill Barn, our luxury holiday cottage, is nestled into a country valley in the South Cotswolds. For anyone who has stayed before, you’ll be familiar with the quiet fluttering of nature, the fresh country air and the unbeatable comfort of our self-catered luxury cottage. For many of our guests, their escape to the country [...]

By |2019-07-01T10:35:26+00:00July 1st, 2019|blog|0 Comments

Why Artists Would Love Visiting The Cotswolds

Back in 1966, The Cotswolds was designated as an AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) by the Government in power at the time.  Then in 1990, the area by which the AONB in The Cotswold covered was extended further and now a total of 768 square miles (1,900 square kilometers) of this part of the [...]

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5 Things to Do This Spring in the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds has long held its place as a luxury retreat from the hustle and bustle of the everyday. Its endless rolling fields, cosy country villages and meandering walking trails make the Cotswolds the perfect place to escape to this spring. At Monks Mill Barn, we welcome up to four guests at a time to [...]

By |2019-07-01T10:33:34+00:00July 1st, 2019|blog|0 Comments

Monks Mill Barn – Local Restaurants

The Falcon The Falcon Steakhouse is situated just over one mile away from Monks Mill Barn in the beautiful town of Wotton-under-Edge. The Falcon is a popular steakhouse with the locals due to the pleasant ambience and excellent food all of which is locally sourced at the nearby family farm a mere 10 miles from [...]

By |2019-07-01T10:33:10+00:00July 1st, 2019|blog|0 Comments

Why a holiday cottage is perfect for a romantic getaway

With Valentine’s Day just round the corner, love is in the air and couples all over the World are prepping for a special weekend getaway. Some celebrating an anniversary, some getting engaged, other simply because. Whatever your reason is, a romantic weekend away is the perfect way to focus all your energy onto each other [...]

By |2018-02-12T09:57:58+00:00February 12th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

4 Places in the Cotswolds Kids Will Love

The Cotswolds is one of the most stunning areas of the UK, pulling people in from around the world to visit on holiday to experience the picturesque surroundings and take a break from the rat race of everyday life. It’s also a great place to bring the kids with large open green spaces for them [...]

By |2017-12-07T14:30:07+00:00December 7th, 2017|blog|0 Comments

6 Castles you need to Visit in the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds in the south west of England has a unique history and culture, including plenty of castles and great houses you can visit during your stay. All fantastically beautiful, these great places have all been an important part of history over the centuries and offer a fun day out for the entire family. If [...]

By |2017-10-03T15:19:51+00:00October 3rd, 2017|blog|0 Comments

The Exciting History of the City of Bath

The History of Bath, Somerset The city of Bath, just 30 minutes away from Monks Mill Barn, provides a perfect day trip and has so much to offer that we think everyone should spend a day there whilst holidaying in the Cotswolds. This history has an extremely long history going back to at least the [...]

By |2017-09-27T13:53:32+00:00June 8th, 2017|blog|0 Comments