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    Bedrooms 8
  • From £110 per room per night

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This 17th Century inn offers the best of all worlds: a rural Cotswold village setting; a cosy-contemporary interior with a much loved bar; highly rated food and relaxing stylish bedrooms.

The Killingworth Castle has gone from strength to strength since reopening in the autumn of 2012, picking up numerous awards and glowing reviews for its innovative yet accessible approach to high-end cuisine and its discreet yet welcoming ambience. This pub has been serving the good people of Oxfordshire since 1637. Their illustrious regulars have included the likes of Sir Winston Churchill, who'd drop in when staying at his birthplace, the nearby Blenheim Palace. Other famous faces include racing drivers from the nearby Renault Formula 1 garage as well as David Cameron and his family.

Eating here is a treat and the talented kitchen team capitalises on Cotswold produce – their menus are divided into ‘pub classics’ and seasonal mains all bursting with local flavour. Although there’s an emphasis on dining, Claire and Jim have been careful to preserve a proper pub ambience with exposed-stone arches, wooden floors and crackling fires.

Jim and Claire have also focused their love of quality ale and local production to craft their own range of fine beers. The Yubberton Brewing Co. was born of their frustration at pubs stocking beers that could also be found in supermarkets. (For further details about these Cotswold craft ales please search Yubberton Brewing Co).

Their 8 recently refurbished bedrooms offer rural peace. Situated in a separate stable block, they have retro furnishings, handmade shutters, handmade wooden beds, bright cushions and cream walls. With comfy chairs you can bunker down with a book – there’s an eclectic range of reading material as well as tea and coffee, homemade brownies and a small decanter of sherry. Bathrooms are richly coloured; with roll-top tubs, Eco Boutique shampoo and artisan soap from the Little Soap Company in Broadway.

For the best room rates please phone or email the pub directly - contact details can be found if you click the purple button which leads directly to their website. Please mention Stay in a Pub in your correspondence.

In 2007 Jim and Claire purchased and renovated The Ebrington Arms, a village inn that had been serving the good people of Ebrington since the 1640s. This stunning pub is also listed on our website - please enter GL55 6NH in our search engine.

The Cotswolds are world-renowned for their outstanding natural beauty, beguiling stately homes and quirky rural attractions and events. Situated at the gateway to the Cotswolds the pub is the perfect base for visiting Blenheim Palace. Please click the "Things to Do" tab for activities in the local area - all of which can be accessed within a short drive or walk of the pub.

Ratings

  • AA 4 Star
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    Superior Double En-Suite 

    Superior Double Room
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    Sleeps 2
  • From £110 per room per night

The Killingworth Castle offers two superior double rooms. These rooms are located on the ground floor adorned with oak floors, handcrafted wooden beds and a mix of modern and rustic antique furniture. The en-suite bathrooms have a bath with shower over. Complimentary sherry and homemade sweet treats on arrival as well as a homemade full English breakfast in the morning. Prices start from £110 for a week day night and from £139 for weekends.
 

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    Super King Double En-Suite 

    Luxury King Rooms
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    Sleeps 2
  • From £119 per room per night

The Killingworth Castle offers six king size bedrooms. These spacious rooms are located on the ground floor and first floor and are furnished with hand crafted wooden four poster king size beds, window seats and an armchair. The en-suite bathrooms have a roll-top bath with shower over. Complimentary sherry and homemade sweet treats on arrival and a homemade full English breakfast in the morning. Room 4 is now also suitable for guests staying with dogs. Prices start from £119 for a week day night and from £149 at weekends.

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The Killingworth Castle Special Offers

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    Escape to the Oxfordshire Cotswolds for a wonderfully winter getaway and take advantage of this fantastic THREE nights for the price of TWO offer! Click the purple button to book.

    This offer includes: Three night stay in one of their individually furnished boutique bedrooms, furnished with a handcrafted oak double or king-size bed, seating area, luxury en-suite bathroom, free WiFi and flat screen TV, complimentary decanter of English sherry & homemade biscuits on arrival and a Full English Breakfast each morning. T&Cs can be found on their website.

     

    Offer expires 28 February 2019, terms & conditions may apply.