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Alexander Armstrong – Walking In The Cotswolds

We are thrilled to welcome the Armstrong family to The Cotswolds. This Financial Times article features Alexander sharing an insight into one of the many beautiful walks that can be experienced in the surrounding countryside here in Bledington.   Financial Times, November 1, 2013 A Walk with the FT: Alexander Armstrong By Jeremy Taylor The comedian andContinue Reading

Bledington Festival

The Bledington Music Festival is an annual music event which takes place over three summer evenings in June and features top class performers from all over the world. The Festival will be on held on June 4th, 5th and 6th, 2013. Tickets details can be found here Featuring Tuesday 4th June The Cann Twins –Continue Reading

Hotel Guru

HOTEL GURU Published June 30, 2011 HOTELGURU, by Fiona Duncan THE KING’S HEAD, OXFORDSHIRE It’s easy to see what tempted Nicola and Archie Orr-Ewing (known to all as Nic and Arch) away from London and into the wilds of the Labrador-and-Range Rover-infested Cotswolds. Casting around for a dream pub to run, they found the King’sContinue Reading

The King’s Head Inn on Facebook

The Kings Head Inn is now on facebook and we would love you to join us. So if you have friends who are looking to visit the Cotswolds for accommodation or you are looking to find a restaurant for an evening meal or pub lunch.

The King’s Head Inn enters the Tatler guide

When it comes to high society, a Cotswold village pub is proving to be making the head-lines. The Kings Head, at Bledington near Stow on the Wold, has made it into the Tatler Restaurant Guide 2011. The 16th century village green hostelry, run by Archie and Nicola Orr-Ewing for 11 years, is only one ofContinue Reading

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