Ellenborough Park, Cheltenham

Ellenborough Park provides guests with an intimate and inviting place to stay in the heart of the Cheltenham countryside. With immaculate attention to the small details during your stay, expect excellent service from check-in. A friendly welcome goes a long way and entering this beautifully restored Cotswold stone property, you are destined to feel truly at home.

Staying in the Bridal suite of the hotel, you are transported into the lofty coves similar to that of a Tudor home, with a large four poster bed, living space and private writing desk. The bathrooms are large with roll top baths and aptly placed his and hers sinks. Ellenborough Park features 61 rooms that have been carefully and timelessly decorated. 

There are many layers of history at Ellenborough Park and those are made known by the natural cosiness of the property, from the roaring stone fireplaces that ward off any feeling of the approaching wintertime and the centuries of oak beams that line the ceilings. Intricate stained glass also adorns the hotel, with artefacts and artwork sporting a suitable equine theme.

Ellenborough Park, although traditional, has a modern approach to its spa facilities. Book in for a treatment and enjoy the ‘Escape & Unwind’ package which includes a 55-minute Elemis facial or body massage designed to help guests reach peak relaxation during their stay. The ‘All About Me!’ package includes a mimosa on arrival and a 55-minute de-stressing Elemis treatment with a bespoke Facial and Back, Neck & Shoulder massage. After your treatment, recover and replenish yourself at the Indian themed spa, which coupled with its peaceful location makes for an idyllic relaxing retreat. There are other facilities available including a gym, relaxation room, sauna and steam room or even take a dip in the heated outdoor pool or jacuzzi. Ellenborough Park’s impressive heritage and location make it ideal for those wishing to relax in nature but also enjoy the calming comfort of a countryside escape.

For those who may also be travelling with their pets, can stay in one of the dog-friendly hotel rooms, which offers private fenced gardens and is close to the outdoor pool facility with a mini dog spa for the dogs to use.

Explore Ellenborough’s 90-acre grounds and the surrounding Cotswolds countryside for a leisurely stroll or hike. Do not fret if you find yourself lacking in the right footwear or outerwear as the hotel’s renowned Boot Room allows guests to borrow a pair of Dubarry boots and an outside coat. There are also Bainton bikes on-site for rental, so those preferring to cover more terrain can do so that way. With lots to see in the neighbouring Cheltenham area, guests can also take a short drive to experience the historical and cultural landmarks of Gloucestershire including Sudeley Castle & Gardens. 

Ellenborough Park is the only 5-star country house hotel in Gloucestershire, with its spacious bedrooms, open fires and fantastically indulgent afternoon teas. Ellenborough Park is the perfect place to find some peace and wellbeing as await the start of winter.

Nightly rates at Ellenborough Park start from £299 inclusive of VAT and breakfast based on a Cosy Double room sleeping two people.