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Uplands House is a recent winner  of the  ROSE Award from Visit England which stands for Recognition of Service Excellence,  given only to the very best,  and is the most coveted accolade in English tourism.  This is a lovely place to stay and visit the wonderful array of stately homes, National Trust properties, villages and world famous gardens to be discovered in the Cotswolds.

In addition to the other awards you can see here, just recently  the Resorts and Retreats Awards have  voted us (July2022) Best Luxury B&B of the Year 2022 -2023, and Best of British Getaways Cotswolds  voted us Luxury B&B of the Year, and the Hospitality Excellence Award 2022 – UK.

Set well back from the A422 up a long avenue of ancient lime trees, the house is situated between Banbury and Stratford on Avon. Uplands House is a luxury five star bed and breakfast, with Gold Awards and Breakfast Awards over many years. and we overlook a Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the heart of England. Standing in a beautiful one acre garden, we are within short drives of Blenheim Palace, Moreton-in-Marsh, Stow-on-the Wold, The Swells, the Slaughters, Stratford-on-Avon, Chipping Campden,  Warwick Castle, the magnificent gardens at Stowe, arguably the finest landscape garden in Europe with its temples, bridges and other monuments, and so much more.  Uplands House provides a wonderful base for visiting many of the attractions, the  7 NT properties and all the events in the local area.

Your hosts  Poppy and Graham provide the very best in English country  house hospitality. We offer our visitors an enthusiastic and friendly welcome,  much kindness, comfort, and good food. We will even do the occasional load of washing for you! We have been awarded Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence and 5 stars for over a decade. You can see  some of the other recent awards we have been honoured to accept on the home page of the website.

Our guests frequently arrive in time for tea, served around 5.00pm, with delicious home made cake, either by the fire in the Winter, or on the terrace in Summer. This is when we plan the evening meal, or help the guests find somewhere to eat out, and we book it for them.

Don’t worry if stairs are a problem, we have installed a stair lift for you and your luggage.

To book, please choose and secure the room you prefer (see Bedrooms) and send me an email to (, or phone me on +44(0)7836 535538 (safest as it is always in my pocket if I am out or in the garden) and I will respond within the day.

The en-suite bedrooms at Uplands House are luxuriously furnished, with beautiful linen; they are very comfortable, guaranteeing a thoroughly restful night’s sleep. Guests are also invited to use the tranquil garden and the comfortable drawing room; both are ideal places for relaxing.

Dinner by candle light

Dinner by candle light

Most of our visitors eat with us on their night of arrival and you may wish to really treat yourselves to the fine dining experience that awaits you at Uplands House. Please see Dining for further information. A nourishing and healthy  breakfast is served in the mornings from 7.30 – 9.00am, using our own and locally sourced organic produce.

Cattle seen from the garden

Cattle grazing peacefully, seen from the garden

Our beautiful Cotswold view seen from the farm

Our far reaching Cotswold view seen from the farm

Garden terrace with lavender, overflowing pots, and cattle grazing contentedly