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Bed & Breakfast

The Close - Bed & Breakfast in Gloucestershire

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Well Hill, Minchinhampton, Stroud, GL6 9JE, Gloucestershire
England, United Kingdom

Karen Champney

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+44 (0)1453 883338(landline)

Elegant rooms, polished antiques, shutters and window-seats - Karen’s home is instantly relaxing. Made-to-order breakfasts, too

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Up a hill of pretty Cotswold-stone houses, this large Queen Anne house with handsome sash windows delivers what it promises. Step into a stone-flagged hall with grandfather clock and Georgian oak staircase; take welcoming tea with Karen in the drawing room – all gracious sofas and charming chandelier; then upstairs to three light and airy bedrooms softly furnished with antiques. Window seats, shutters and views over garden or pretty street add to the restful atmosphere. Karen, as gracious and relaxed as her house, serves excellent breakfasts in the polished dining room. An elegantly hospitable base for exploring the Cotswolds.

No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Credit cards
Credit or debit card payment accepted.
Wireless internet access available.
Pets welcome
Please let the owner know if you want to bring pets.
Public transport
Within 10 miles of a bus/train station.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Vegetarian meals
Available on request.

Local points of interest from Karen Champney:

Local points of interest from
Karen Champney:

  • Historic town house set in the heart of the charming small Cotswold town of Minchinhampton.
  • Lots of places to eat - Minchinhampton cafes serve lovely lunches and teas, Sophie's restaurant serves delicious suppers (selected Saturday eves), plus there are many excellent pubs and restaurants within a few miles.
  • Many fine houses and gardens to visit, including the fabulous Arts & Crafts Rodmarton Manor, Chavenage House, Newark Park, the beautiful Highgrove (book ahead) and Painswick's Rococo Gardens.
  • Wonderful walking country - The National Trust's Minchinhampton Common is a short stroll away, many public footpaths through glorious countryside, and close to the Cotswold Way.
  • Great for golfers - there are many excellent golf courses within a few miles (Minchinhampton Old & New Courses, Cotswold Edge, Painswick).
  • Cheltenham and Bath within easy reach, both with many festivals, theatres and racecourses, and lots of interesting smaller towns to explore (Tetbury, Stroud, Cirencester and Nailsworth).
Points of interest

Guest feedback
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"Faultless - a typical classy Sawday place. My room - or should I say my three rooms ?- was spacious and very comfortable, with fine bed-linen; everything one might need was provided. The breakfast was excellent too! The only, very minor, drawback is the difficulty in finding the car park in the dark."

Martin - Abingdon, oxfordshire, United Kingdom

March 2016
"Very welcoming, clean, characterful stay in this quiet location, with lots to see and do in the area. Our room was spacious and very comfortable and breakfasts were delightful. The returning 'home' treats in the hallway were a very tasty surprise. We would definitely return."

Clare - Seaton, Devon, United Kingdom

September 2015
"We just loved our stay at The Close. The house is an elegant, peaceful sanctuary, Karen is the perfect host - warm and welcoming without being intrusive - and to cap it all our toddler loved playing with the friendly dog on the expanse of lawns in the garden. Great attention to detail. Can’t fault it."
May 2015
"Lovely house, warm welcome, & SO accommodating. Nothing seems to phase Karen, who is just charming."
September 2014

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  • 2 Doubles
  • , 1 Twin
Price:(i) £85 to£95 per night

Singles £65 - £75.

Booking info:

Minimum stay: 2 nights at weekends.


Pubs/restaurants 1-minute walk.



Paw prints Bringing your dog
Handy to know:

Garden, lots of public footpaths and dog walks on beautiful Minchinhampton Common. Many dog-friendly pubs/cafes nearby.

Dog treats:

Advice on walks and large dog-friendly garden.

Dog fee:

Dogs £10 per stay.

Bringing your dog

Well Hill, Minchinhampton, Stroud, GL6 9JE, Gloucestershire

B&B 2 Double rooms
Price: (i) £ 85 to £ 95 per night
B&B 1 Twin room
Price: (i) £ 85 to £ 85 per night

Karen Champney

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+44 (0)1453 883338(landline)