travel guide

Moreton in Marsh

A small market town in the Evenlode Valley Moreton-in-Marsh is within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This Cotswold market town stands at the crossroads of the Fosse Way Roman road & is served by the local railway station & a couple of local bus routes. Moreton is a great stop for those travelling by train, with many hotels located a short walk from the railway station, which links travellers South to Oxford & London Paddington or North to Worcester & Hereford. Moreton in Marsh, dates back 1000 years to the Saxon era. With elegant 17th and 18th Century buildings along the wide main street, one building of note, a former manor house is where King Charles I took refuge during the Civil War. In the centre is the Redesdale Hall dating from 1887 which is the town’s main public hall (pictured below) with its arches (now bricked up) that originally provided shelter for dairy farmers & vegetable growers selling their items at the market.  There is a weekly market every Tuesday, selling a variety of handmade items, local produce & general market fare.

You may want to discover a little more of the region, so why not book a Cotswold tour with us at Cotswolds Guided Tours. We provide 6 hour day trips around the Cotswolds region. We have two fabulous Cotswold day tours which provide you with a great day out in the Cotswolds. Or if you are visiting in May, June or July you can book onto one of our Cotswold Evening Tours. We collect guest from the railway station.

There is a great selection of hotels & inns, along with some little idependent shops & antique stores to explore. You have a variety of places to eat, whether it's for tea & cake or something a little more substanital after a day exploring this wonderful region.

 Places to stay in Moreton in Marsh

Moreton in Marsh has a great collection of places to stay, working in alphabetical order:

Acacia Bed & Breakfast, Moreton in Marsh is a cosy 18th Century three-storey Cotswold stone house. you have a single & double room (with shared facilities) or a twin ensuite room. Enjoy a full English breakfast before your day out exploring. Bell Inn public House, Moreton in Marsh, five recently refurbished spacious & airy rooms – each with ensuite shower rooms, complimentary toiletries, flat screen TV, hospitality trays, free WiFi. With connections to JRR Tolkien, who it is believed used the Bell Inn as the inspiration for the Prancing Pony Inn in his Lord of the Rings novels. Manor House Hotel, is an enchanting 16th Century Cotswold retreat where you can both indulge and relax in a homely atmosphere. 35 beautifully designed bedrooms, a 2 AA Rosette restaurant &  with views overlooking their stunning gardens. Martha's Coffee House, historic cottage right in the heart of Moreton in Marsh, cosy and tasteful accommodation for two people is situated just above the Cafe.

The Redesdale Arms, with it's central location the award winning 34 bedroom 3* hotel offers a mixture of doubles, twins and junior suites with sofa beds. The rooms are spread between the original main building, dating back to 1650, and to the rear of the building in the original stable block or courtyard. The White Hart Royal Hotel, a former 16th century coaching inn and is as comfortable and elegant today as it was in its coaching heyday. Rooms vary is size & shape offering a selection of small doubles, deluxe & superior options. A historic hotel with a characterful and intriguing past, with on site bar & restaurant. The Cotswolds Guided Tours collection point at Moreton in Marsh railway station is within a short walk of all the accommodation listed above.

Please Note, Cotswolds Guided Tours is providing accommodation options as a guide only these are not recommendations but for information purposes, it is not an exhaustive list and we advise you seek out reviews before booking to ensure you are happy with your selection

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Redesdale arms

moreton in Marsh

Award-winning hotel in the centre of Moreton in Marsh. Selection of rooms available, friendly staff & a warm welcome in this 17th Century Inn.

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Manor House hotel

moreton in marsh

The Manor House Hotel in the historic market town of Moreton-in-Marsh. Relax, eat and sleep in luxury.

old dorn farm

moreton in marsh

Located a mile from Moreton in Marsh, Old Dorn Farm offers traditional B&B & self catering accommodation on a working farm.

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