Wedding Ideas’ Ben heads up to the Cotswolds to experience the delights of Lord of the Manor Hotel

Defined by their rolling hills or ‘wolds’, the Cotswolds are gloriously situated to offer you a truly British romantic escape, minimoon, honeymoon or just a great day out. Studded on the backdrop of beautiful villages and gentle Cotswold slopes is a succession of charming Cotswold towns. This is no rural backwater however, the Cotswolds offer a sophisticated mix of shopping, sightseeing, excellent pub and places to stop off for lunch or afternoon tea.

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As a secluded Country House hotel, Lords of the Manor is one of the most highly sought after Cotswold wedding venues. Nestled away in eight acres of picturesque gardens and boasting four red stars, three AA-rosettes and a Michelin star, where’s better to stay than the Good House Hotel Guide’s Country House of the year 2015?

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The 26 bedrooms are each different, reflecting the layout of the original building and later additions. If it’s wedding bells you’re after, the Hotel is fully licensed to hold civil and partnership ceremonies in a choice of idyllic settings, the Garden Room, which overlooks the beautiful walled garden or The Conservatory, a room flooded with sunlight.

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Exclusive use is not essential, but highly recommended to provide you with the ultimate experience in owning a luxurious intimate and memorable Manor House for 24 hours. There are three wedding packages on offer – The Manor Package available from October to March, the Rectory Package available April to September and the Lords Package, available all year round.

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All of these include exclusive use of all the Drawing Room, Restaurants, 26 beautifully appointed bedrooms (with full English breakfast for all resident guests in the morning) and eight acres of parkland, landscaped gardens, terraces and lake. There are picture-perfect opportunities at almost every turn, so what are you waiting for? Visit Lords of the Manor to find out more.