The luxurious Old Swan & Minster Mill (5*) couldn't be more quintessentially English. At the heart of the Minster Lovell village, and with a history going back almost 600 years, this is the perfect spot to escape the city and explore the Cotswolds. Located just fifteen miles from Oxford and eleven miles from Blenheim Palace, the Old Swan & Minster Mill is peacefully nestled in acres of idyllic countryside. The traditional stone-built Old Swan is comprised of 15 charming guestrooms and suites epitomizing the classic beauty of a rural inn, while its modern counterpart, the adjoining Minster Mill, features 37 guestrooms with more of a contemporary, Scandinavian style. Seamlessly blending the rural charm of these historic buildings with modern design, luxurious comfort and delicious menus; this is the promise of the Old Swan & Minster Mill.
Traditional in character, Superior Rooms at the Old Swan allow a little more space to relax and unwind, with modern, ensuite bathrooms and luxurious double beds. Many Superior Rooms feature garden views, and twin bed configurations are available on request. Complimentary wi-fi access is included.
Feature Rooms at the Minster Mill offer clean contemporary lines, with each room featuring an outside private patio and fire pit or wood burner, ready for marshmallow toasting. These rooms include a king sized bed (can be set up as twin) and modern, ensuite bathroom, luxury bath products, slippers and fluffy robes. Complimentary wi-fi access is included.
The Old Swan's dining rooms and bars are a myriad of beamed, cozy quarters with roaring log fires and rugged flagstone floors. There are a choice of dining rooms depending on your numbers, occasion and preference or enjoy the outdoor terrace and picturesque gardens throughout the summer months. The menu is seasonal and the food is simpleand flavorsome, with fresh local ingredients crafted into hearty dishes.
The Garden Spa is a tranquil haven in the heart of Old Swan & Minster Mill's beautiful grounds. The indoor heated plunge pool is beautiful and intimate and a poolside rock sauna, aroma steam room, ice fountain and tropical rain forest showers complete the picture. Treat yourself to blissful spa treatments to relax and unwind.