Monthly Archives: May 2011

Stow on the Wold Hotels – Video

The Kings Head Inn is located not far from the town of Stow on the Wold, a town steeped in history going back to pre civil war, The kings head Inn is considered to be more of a boutique hotel with 12 rooms and stunning restaurant. With many local attractions there is plenty to seeContinue Reading

The Cotswold Connoisseurs

Green Wellies, clay pigeons – Brian Schofield lives the life of a country gent The hotel? Right on the border between Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire, this former 16th century cider house, set on a perfect Cotswold village green, performs three functions with equal aplomb – country hotel, quality restaurant and thriving, gossip-soaked local pub. Two yearsContinue Reading


Published May 17, 2011 Our Guide to the best of British pubs. This week: The King’s Head Inn, Bledington I have no scientific or statistical proof, but, on the evidence of my own eyes, I believe that the blows barmaid is, like the spotted flycatcher, corn bunting and skylark, one of a vanishing species ofContinue Reading

Romance In The Stone

Winter blues? Curl up in a cosy romantic retreat and get in the pink. Lydia Gard seeks out the most welcoming hearths The Kings Head Inn, Bledington, Oxfordshire People (and dogs) flock to the Kings Head, possibly the cosiest English pub there is, just a stones throw from Stow-on-the-Wold. Villagers tumble in as they pass,Continue Reading

Hearty Pubs

The time for romantic weekends is after Valentine’s Day scrum, says Lydia Gard. Then you can enjoy some serenity at these wonderful pubs with rooms and great food within two hours’ drive of London. Elegantly simple: The King’s Head, in Bledington, Oxfordshire, has been modernised without losing its original country charm. On arriving at thisContinue Reading

A Place To Stay

Another Review of the Kings Head Inn to celebrate our decade at this luxurious Cotswold Inn. By Nicola Devereux This 16th-century former cider house claims an idyllic spot by the village green, Owner Archie and Nicola Orr-Ewing have restored the inn to create 12 rooms with individual character. We sample the seasonal menu, including Aberdeen AngusContinue Reading

Welcome To Our New Blog

Welcome to our first post for the new King’s Head Inn blog. We will be posting articles, events, reviews and an in depth history of our story of running the Kings Head Inn. Look out for chefs articles where we will be giving you the background info of their history. We hope you enjoy ourContinue Reading

Visiting The Cotswolds

When you say Cotswolds you immediately think of sleepy villages, Sheep dotted around and beautiful stone buildings Well maybe here is a video we found for you to prove it. A fresh walk to the top of tower at broadway with its panoramic views or a small journey to Hidcote gardens part of the NationalContinue Reading