Once a working windmill, Hambutts Mynd is now a beautiful guest house in a tranquil spot.
Known as the 'Queen of the Cotswolds', the small town of Painswick in Gloucestershire was once an important centre for the British wool trade. It earned it's regal title thanks to the fine, limestone buildings that line the streets of the town. To sample a taste of the much-loved Cotswolds, book a bed and breakfast in Painswick. You will soon find yourself falling for its charms.
Visitors to Painswick should stop off at the historic St Mary's Church, which dates from the 15th and 16th centuries. In the church yard, you can catch a glimpse of the famous 99 yew trees that have grown there since 1792. Another prime attraction, which is sure to draw green fingered gardeners to a Painswick b and b, is the Rococo Gardens. Here you can see the UK's last remaining example of an 18th century Rococo garden design.
If you're looking for a quaint bed and breakfast Painswick is almost certainly for you. It's the epitome of an English village. Take a wander around the picturesque village centre, where you can delight at the narrow streets filled with the pretty antique and gift shops that define much of the villages in the Cotswolds. Walking enthusiasts can use their Painswick B&B as a base to explore the nearby Stroud valleys and the rest of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Beauty.
Painswick is also home to The Falcon Bowling Club, which has the oldest bowling green in the country. There are several beautiful country pubs in and around the area where you can enjoy a meal and a relaxing few drinks. If you wish to experience life in a traditional English village from the comfort of a charming Cotswolds B&B Painswick is a perfect choice.