crestow house cotswold hotel

putting you at the heart of English beauty

Sitting pretty just outside the bustling yet beautiful historic market town of Stow on the Wold, Crestow House is one of the many crowning glories of the Cotswolds, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Explore quintessentially English villages of honey-coloured stone; take in splendid lively market towns; visit some of the country’s greatest palaces, castles, and country houses.

Our home in Stow on the Wold

The house rises proudly from the crest of a hill, overlooking the rooftops of Stow on the Wold on one side, and the Dikler Valley on the other side. Today, Stow is a delightful, perfectly proportioned town, famous for its antique centres, art galleries, restaurants, pubs and tearooms.

Like Crestow House, Stow it has a rich history. One of the highest towns in the Cotswolds, it sits at the junction of no fewer than seven major roads, including the ancient Roman Fosse Way, and was originally the site of an Iron Age fort. It also become known the world over for its livestock fairs, with up to 20,000 sheep changing hands at these colourful events during the 19th century.

Stow on the Wold puts you within easy reach of the Cotswold’s many attractions and picture-book towns, such as Bourton-on-the-Water, Bibury, Chipping Campden and Broadway to name but a few. Other attractions within easy reach include…

  • Daylesford Farm
  • Batsford Arboretum and Falconry Centre
  • Sudeley Castle and Gardens
  • Broadway Tower
  • Cotswold Distillery
  • Royal Shakespeare Theatre
  • Blenheim Palace
  • Cheltenham Racecourse
  • Corinium Museum
  • Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
  • British Motor Museum
  • The Royal Gardens at Highgrove
Broadway tower
Bourton-on-the-water