The Maytime Inn

Burford, Oxfordshire
+44 (0)1993 822068

Immaculate Cotswold beauty with great food, welcoming staff, handsome rooms and a sun-trap terrace, plus countryside walks from the door


6 rooms


Rooms sleep 2

Children welcome
Babies welcome

The Experience

This 17th-century coaching inn has a delightful setting in the heart of a historic Cotswold village, with the babbling Windrush River just a stone’s throw away.

A cool young team run this rather posh pub, headed up by Dom. Good food is sourced locally and freshly cooked in a modern British style, and drinks are taken seriously: an ever-growing choice of gins, a beer menu with craft and world beers, an excellent choice of whiskies and wines by the glass. Continental breakfast (berry compote, mini croissants and fresh smoothies) are waiting on the table in the morning; cooked breakfast includes full English, smashed avocado on toast, eggs Benedict or any way you want. Coffee is roasted locally.

Several walks from the door take in the peaceful countryside. It’s a four-minute drive to the pretty town of Burford, which has boutiques brimming with antiques, art and gifts. Stow-on-the-Wold and Bourton-on-the Water are 20 minutes away, Oxford is 30 minutes and Cheltenham is about a 40-minute drive.

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We think you'll love

  • The gorgeous Cotswolds setting
  • Having a pint in the beer garden with views of rolling fields
  • Choosing from the vast range of gins
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You should know

  • A couple of the rooms are compact in size
  • Bedrooms at the back are the closest to the beer garden and those enjoying a drink


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Spa
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Bar
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Tennis court
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Check in
Check out
Open all day.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Starters from £6.50. Mains from £12.50.


Nightly price
from £105
6 Doubles
From £105



A great stay! We loved the selection of gins and enjoyed sampling a few new ones. The hospitality and food (especially the venison) was excellent. We'll be back!

Mike, Sawday's inspector

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The neighbourhood

The setting is glorious and is classically Cotswolds. The Maytime is in the centre of the small village of Asthall, which dates back to the 12th century. The Elizabethan manor house, Asthall Manor, dominates the entrance to the village and there are pretty walks past the manor house and church, or across fields on many footpaths.


Dominic Wood

Dom originally came to Oxfordshire to go to university at Oxford Brookes and liked the area so much he stayed. He manages the inn along with general manager Lubos and a genuinely warm and welcoming team, including Alfie the dog.