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Charm and cheers: exploring Cotswold's finest pubs from Pigeon House Cottage

Greetings once again from the cosy haven of Pigeon House Cottage in Cheltenham! As your trusted hosts, we are thrilled to introduce you to a guide of the Cotswold's finest pubs that our guests can explore during their stay. These gems promise Cotswold charm and an authentic taste of local culture. Join us as we unveil these local treasures that are waiting to be discovered by our guests:


Conclude your pub and restaurant exploration in Prestbury with a visit to The Kings Arms. This historic establishment seamlessly blends old-world charm with modern comforts. Enjoy a fine selection of drinks and unwind in the relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.



The Royal Oak in Prestbury is a hidden haven that embodies the Cotswold spirit. Step inside and experience the classic interiors, friendly locals, and a menu that celebrates local ingredients.



Nestled in the village of Ford, The Plough offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere, perfect for a relaxing drink or a hearty meal after a day of exploration. With its traditional interior and charming garden, this pub provides a true taste of Cotswold hospitality.



For those seeking a genuine countryside experience, The Hollow Bottom is a must-visit. This pub captures the essence of rural life with its rustic interiors and friendly ambiance. Enjoy a wide range of drinks and sumptuous pub fare in a setting that exudes local character.



A hidden gem in the village of Gretton, The Royal Oak offers a blend of traditional charm and modern comforts. Relax by the open fire or take in the fresh air in the beer garden with a view of the open Cotswold countryside. This pub is known for its friendly staff and locally sourced menu.



Tucked away in the charming village of Cowley, The Green Dragon is a true Cotswold gem. Boasting a history dating back to the 17th century, this pub offers a timeless atmosphere where you can savour a range of classic pub dishes and locally brewed ales.



Set in the village of Sapperton, close to Cirencester, The Bell is a classic Cotswold inn offering a warm and inviting ambiance. From traditional ales to a carefully crafted menu, this pub invites you to enjoy the flavours of the region in a quaint and charming setting.



Nestled in the picturesque village of Sheepscombe, The Butchers Arms is a hidden culinary gem that beckons with its charming exterior and warm welcome. Step inside to discover a world of gourmet dishes prepared with a passion for locally sourced ingredients. This pub's dedication to elevating classic dishes makes it a must-visit for food enthusiasts.



Situated in the picturesque village of Painswick, The Falcon Inn is a delightful discovery. With its low ceilings and historic character, this pub provides an intimate setting to enjoy a diverse selection of drinks and locally inspired dishes.



Nestled on the outskirts of Minchinhampton Common, The Old Lodge combines stunning views with a cosy ambiance. Whether you're enjoying a leisurely lunch or an evening drink, the pub's inviting interiors and traditional features make for a delightful experience.



Embrace the charm of Minchinhampton village by visiting The Crown. This historic pub welcomes visitors with its exposed beams, stone walls, and hearty food. The Crown is a fantastic spot to unwind and relish the relaxed Cotswold pace.



From Pigeon House Cottage, we invite you to embark on a journey of discovery through these recommended Cotswold pubs. Each of these offers a unique taste of the area’s character and hospitality, ensuring that your Cotswold experience is nothing short of exceptional. We eagerly await your return to our cosy B&B after your visit to our local pubs. Here's to unforgettable moments and the magic of the Cotswolds!

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