The Chestnuts at sunset rear view
Multi Award Winning 5* Eco Chic Cottages in The Cotswolds
Chestnuts main lounge
Places where luxury and sustainability meet
Garden Lounge The Chestnuts
Enjoy the outdoors from the comfort of the indoors
The Chestnuts dining room
Share the good times with friends and family
The Chestnuts kitchen
Kitchens equipped for foodies
The Chestnuts master bedroom
Sleep peacefully in the zen like bedrooms
Culls Cottage outside dining table
Unwind in your own private garden
Shilton village Ford
All within gorgeous Cotswold villages
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Places where Luxury and Sustainability Meet

The Chestnuts and Culls Cottage are two 5* Multi-Award Winning self-catering Eco holiday cottages that have everything you need for a perfect stay. Set in the heart of The Cotswolds – Southern England’s area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and National Landscape.

These historic stone cottages sit in unspoilt, quintessentially beautiful Cotswolds’ villages. Close to historic Burford and Lechlade on Thames, they are ideal bases to explore all the highlights of The Cotswolds, Oxford, Stratford and Bath.

Scoring 4.9/5 with UpFront Reviews


The Green Parent Magazine Award 2024
5 Star - Self Catering VisitEngland
Enjoy England Gold Award
Green Tourism Gold Award
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Cotswold tourism member
  A first Class Experience

"The whole family thought the accomodation was excellent. There was more than sufficient space for everyone not to feel on top of each other and the garden was a delight. the information and range of provision provided couldn't have been more comprehensive. The level of cleanliness was of the highest standard. Overall, the feeling was that this provided a benchmark to compare aspiring high quality accomodation against." 

  An idyllic Cotswolds escape

The award winning, Five star Chestnuts is a contemporary styled haven in which to relax and revive. Foodies will revel in its -chefs-standard kitchen, nearby farm shops and gourmet pubs. For countryside-lovers this is your idyllic Cotswolds escape.

British Vogue
  One of the 12 Amazing Places to Stay

The Chestnuts is one of the 12 Amazing Places to Stay – It’s as hip as they come, somehow managing to be traditionally snug and trendily design-conscious at the same time.

BBC Countryfile
  One of the Coolest Cottages

 Culls cottage is one of the Coolest cottages to stay in The Cotswolds

The Guardian Travel

Stunning, stand by for a group gasp as you walk into the beamed, stone floored living room of Culls Cottage.

Women and Home Magazine
  One of the Top Ten in The Cotswolds

Selected as One of the Ten top stylish hideaways for a classy break in the British Countryside

Sunday Mirror
  A kitchen Gizzi would be jealous of.

A kitchen Gizzi would be jealous of and gorgeous garden for summer evenings – The Chestnuts.

Company Magazine
  A luxury holiday retreat

A luxury holiday retreat with high Eco Standards.

Country Living Magazine
  A perfect blend of luxury and sustainability

These cottages are a perfect blend of luxury and sustainability. Ideal for families or groups, The Chestnuts and Culls cottage are stylish, cool and charming and good for the environment too.

Diva Magazine

Perfect for a stay with friends or family


Both of our cottages have been restored to preserve the traditional and lavished with contemporary luxuries. The stone floors, oak beams and inglenook fireplaces exude old world charm, while stylish furnishings, original art and kitchens equipped for the keenest chef, make them heavenly places to holiday. Beds are comfy and welcoming and our bathrooms have both drenching showers and double ended baths for a spa-like feel.

Complimentary wifi keeps you as connected as you want to be.

All seasons in the Cotswolds are magnificent and our cottages are equipped for all weathers; underfloor heating, roaring log fires and goose-down duvets keep you toasty in winter and our stunning private gardens with numerous places to sit, cook a BBQ and relax, are a haven in summer. Each village has a terrific food pub within a short walk and we have some of the most acclaimed food pubs and restaurants in the Cotswolds within a short drive.

Eco Chic Cottages is run as a Carbon Neutral Business.  The Chestnuts and Culls Cottage both independently hold the Gold accreditation with Green Tourism – they also have EV chargers – so you can be assured your holiday impacts on the environment as little as possible.

All bookings have access to our Free TouchStay digital guide book. Not only does this tell you all you need to know about the cottage you have booked but also gives you access to our Cotswold Guidebook where we list places we love to visit; from our favourite restaurants, pubs and cafes to the best garden centres and our favourite walks. This is accessible to you anywhere, anytime on your preferred device with no download required. The link is sent to you prior to your arrival.

Included in the price
Shilton Village church
Arlington Row
The Rose and Crown Shilton
Rape flower field The Cotswolds
Broadway Tower

Local attractions

The Cotswold Area is full of surprises and there really is something for everyone. From families with small children to the child in us all.

Visit Adam Henson's Farm Park, magnificent Palaces such as Blenheim, Castles of Warwick or Sudely, Shakespeare's home, the Arboretums of Westonbirt and world famous gardens such as Hidcote, Rousham and Kiftsgate.  

With every booking you recieve our free digital guide to the area and of course our team are always happy to make personal suggestions.

Daylesford Cafe

Eat / Drink

Our area has become dining central with some of the best food pubs and restaurants in the country.

Both of our cottages have wonderful food pubs just a short walk from the door and there are so many lovely places to dine within a short drive. Or explore the many farm shops in the area including the well known Diddly Squat and Daylesford.

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Horse riding in the lanes

Restore yourself

With its honey coloured stone villages, ancient woodlands, shallow streams and rivers The Cotswolds is a great area to let your body soak it all in and breath in the fresh air. Relax, revive and rejuvenate in the countryside.

Visit atmospheric ruins such as Minster Lovell, ancient stone circles - Stonehenge or the Rollrights.

Enjoy an in house massage or visit one of our local indulgent spas.

Or simply look up at the stars and listen to the owls hoot. Let nature heal your stresses.

Restore yourself
Giles Brandreth presents Chris with a Tourism awards
About Eco Chic Cottages

Eco Chic Cottages is a privately owned Company run by Chris and her fantastic team.

Established in 2005 it was always our aim to tread as lightly on the earth as possible. We have won numerous awards over the years including many for our Ethical, Sustainable and Responsible efforts. 

Book here to know that you are booking direct with the cottage owner.


Accessibility award NAS M1

We would love to welcome all visitors to Eco Chic Cottages but we know that our historic cottages may not be perfect for everyone. So we have tried to provide as much information and as many pictures as possible so that you can make the right decision for your stay. Do also take a look at our walk round tours where you can literally walk your way around the cottages and decided for yourself if the spaces and rooms suit your needs.

The Chestnuts is the larger of the two cottages and has achieved NAS Mobility level 1 Accreditation.


Teddy and Gatsey
Bring the children

We Welcome All – from the very young to the young at heart and The Cotswolds is bursting full of family activities for all seasons of the year.

We know how easily the car or suitcase can get filled, so to make travelling with your children that little bit easier we provide lots of extras including complimentary cots, high chairs and stair gate


Contact us

If you have any queries about our cottages or the area do just ask.

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