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    (2 night min all year)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    4 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    2 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    3+ Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Hot Tub

About The Manor Vineyard

The Manor Vineyard on the Cotswold Manor Estate is the perfect place for getting together with friends, family or celebrating a special occasion (hen and stag parties welcome). In an area known for its well-heeled locals (Prince Charles, Princess Anne and Zara Phillips all live in the Cotswolds), The Manor Vineyard stands out for the quality and flexibility of its accommodation and the beauty of the surroundings nestling amongst half an acre of private lawned garden with hot tub. Sleeping up to ten guests, the house offers plenty of space inside and out for relaxing and is tucked away on 70 acres of private estate just a mile away from the Lord Kitchener gastropub. Whatever the time of year, The Manor Vineyard assures a warm welcome.

The eastern Cotswolds is a blend of lush green rolling countryside punctuated with towns and villages that are quintessentially English with their stone buildings and market squares. The Manor Vineyard is close to Bampton, which plays the role of Downton village in the famous television show, Downton Abbey, and fans may recognise St Mary’s Church and Church View. Bampton is a charming place with a friendly community that offers a range of amenities including an excellent butcher selling locally raised meat, a small supermarket and an antique centre.

Nearby Cotswold attractions include Aston Pottery, Kelmscott Manor and Buscot Park, which is managed by the National Trust. The Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens promises a fun day out for all ages, and if you like animals, then you can also visit Cogges Manor Farm and the UK’s only crocodile zoo, Crocodiles of the World. The magnificence of Blenheim Palace’s interiors and gardens will take your breath away, and you should also make a small detour to the charming town of Woodstock to pay your respects at the grave of Winston Churchill, who was born at Blenheim.

The historic city of Oxford is less than 20 miles from The Manor Vineyard, providing you with a wealth of entertainment. In addition to the usual shopping, bars and restaurants you would expect, there are fantastic sights and museums to explore including the Oxford University Museum of Natural History and the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology. Slightly further afield but still an easy drive are beautiful Cotswold villages and historic towns including Stow-on-the-Wold with its impressive market square, Chipping Norton with a good range of shops, The Slaughters which are quite simply picture-postcard pretty and Bourton-on-the-Water.

Despite having all of these amazing attractions on the doorstep, you may prefer to stay within the privacy of the grounds of the estate. The 70-acre estate features three wildlife ponds, streams, a bluebell wood, orchard and vineyard. The three-mile walk around the edge of the estate provides opportunities for bird watching, and it is possible to arrange for other activities including laser clay-pigeon shooting, zorbing and team sports events such as mini Olympics which is great fun for hen and stag parties.

The Cotswold Manor Estate has seven other self-catering properties, each being dog-friendly, sleeping between 10 and 26 guests. While each enjoys their own privacy, they can be hired together to accommodate larger parties, making the estate a centrally located, highly desirable venue for large gatherings.

Whether you are celebrating a milestone event, or simply gathering all your favourite people in one place to enjoy their company, the owners of The Manor Vineyard will make sure your stay is relaxing and enjoyable.

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Owner details:

Stephen Palmer joined Independent Cottages in March 2018

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Hot Tub
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Games Room
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi
  • Family Activity
  • Wedding Venue

Location (The Cotswolds)

Providing a high standard of comfort with mod-cons including WiFi and a hot tub, The Manor Vineyard offers a social living space with accommodation spread out over two floors. The living area, two bedrooms and a shower room are on the ground floor making the property suitable for those who prefer to not climb stairs. Some of the single beds can also be zipped together to become doubles providing extra flexibility.

Accommodation Comprises:


  • Flooded with light, the conservatory sitting room has comfortable seating and a television with Freeview channels. Whether you open the large glass doors in the summer and spill out onto the patio with hot tub; or relax in front of the electric effect stove during the cooler months, this room offers ample space to relax and unwind and allows you to soak up the surrounding scenery.
  • Kitchen / diner with large square dining table seating ten, granite worktops, an American-style fridge-freezer, dishwasher, oven/hob and a good range of cooking implements and utensils, as well as sufficient crockery and cutlery for your guests.
  • Guests have the shared use of a communal laundry room with washing machine and tumble drier.
  • The first of the two ground-floor bedrooms is a twin with two single beds.
  • The second ground-floor bedroom is a triple with three singles.
  • Shower room with WC and hand basin.


The remaining two bedrooms are on the first floor and accessed off the landing. Like the others, each has good quality bed linen.

  • Twin bedroom with two single beds and an en-suite shower room with WC and hand basin.
  • Triple bedroom with three singles.
  • Shower room with WC and hand basin

Outside: The Manor Vineyard is surrounded by its own half acre garden that is mainly lawn, and which includes a patio area with garden furniture, barbecue and hot tub. Guests have access to a separate barn which houses a variety of games including table football, table tennis and a pool table, as well as a range of other sporting equipment that can be used in the grounds. There is ample off-street parking. Guests of all properties on the estate have shared use of the 70-acre grounds for walking, picnics, games and relaxing. An Events Barn is available to rent separately (additional charges apply) for team building events, meetings, large-scale dining (seating 65 guests) etc.

Additional information: Dogs are most welcome at an additional charge of £50 per pet and a doggie box is provided with essentials including poo-bags, towels for paws and drying, water/feed bowls etc. Bonfires, Fireworks and Chinese Lanterns are strictly forbidden. House parties cannot be accepted unless agreed with the owner prior to booking. Some of the single beds can be linked together to become doubles by prior arrangement (one week's notice is required). Activities can be arranged via the owner. Prices include heating, bed linen, electricity and one hand/bath towel per person (please bring towels for the hot tub). Should you want to use the BBQ, please bring charcoal. Smoking is allowed outside (clay pots and ash trays are provided). Payments can be taken by debit/credit card, Amex and bank transfer. Short breaks available all year round. Cots and high chairs are available upon request.

Prices are charged as follows: Short breaks are offered all year round costing from £1200 (low season) to £1700 (high) for a one to three-night weekend break or one to four-night mid-week break. Full pricing can be found by clicking through to the owner's website where online booking is also available.

The Manor Vineyard Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 11 in 4 bedrooms (2 Twins & 2 Triples)
3 or more dogs welcome
Wheelchair accessible, but check requirements with owner
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Yes
All female groups - Yes
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1993 358202 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Children must be supervised when around / using the hot tub.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Stephen Palmer
Member Since March 2018

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* Calendar last updated: 16th June 2024

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