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Minster Mill


The newly refurbished and historic Minster Mill in the heart of the quintessential Cotswold village of Minster Lovell is set in 65 magical acres on the banks of the River Windrush. The charming Cotswold stone buildings and barns are surrounded by glorious gardens, wildflower meadows and peaceful woodland just 15 miles from the dreaming spires of Oxford.

What makes a stay at Minster Mill unique?

Minster Mill is set in 65 acres of grounds alongside the River Windrush with gardens, meadows and woodland all ready to explore. The hotel's lawns are perfect for a spot of croquet, boules and badminton, and reception can provide guests with equipment for the hard tennis court. A day of fishing can be enjoyed on the River Windrush with over a mile of private fishing bank available. Relax, unwind and indulge in super-soothing spa treatments at the hotel's Garden Spa with three tranquil treatment rooms, indoor heated plunge pool, a poolside rock sauna, aroma steam room, ice fountain and tropical rainforest showers.

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Minster Mill?

Each one of Minster Mill's 38 guest rooms is sleek, considered and design-forward - other than that, no two are alike. Dressed in individually sourced fabrics, contemporary lights and fittings, and mid-century furniture, every room and suite is complemented by individually designed bathrooms. With magnificent views of the River Windrush, the unique Feature Rooms all have a private terrace area, complete with log burner or fire pit ready for marshmallow toasting.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Minster Lovell area?

The hotel is set in the wonderfully picturesque region of Oxfordshire, nestled within the Cotswolds. Just 15 miles from Oxford and 11 miles from Blenheim Palace, the hotel is perfectly situated to explore nearby quintessential villages of honey-coloured stone, take in splendid market towns and visit some of the country's greatest palaces and country houses.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

Guests can experience outstanding cuisine prepared with the finest regional, seasonal ingredients in the hotel's restaurant, with handsome vaulted ceilings, original oak beams and an open fireplace. The Head Chef along with his team of highly skilled chefs produces refined and contemporary menus with a nod to tradition and exquisite flavour. Set in a high gallery overlooking the restaurant, the Mill Bar serves fine wines and Champagnes along with classic cocktails. At the hotel's sister property located across the road, the Old Swan, is a traditional village inn offering hearty, seasonal dishes.

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Breakfast included

Free parking

Facilities & information


Breakfast included

Parking (free)

Child friendly

Dog/Pet friendly

Historic property


Free broadband access (wifi)

Shared gardens

Tennis court



Children's cots

Conference & Meetings

Woodland walks

Health & Beauty Treatments

Wedding Receptions, Civil Licenses

Room Service & Food/Drink

Iron/ironing board

Hair dryers


Bicycling, Cycling

Bowls, Boules, Petanque



Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)


Tennis courts (walking distance)



Continental breakfast (included)

Cooked breakfast (included)

Lunch available (at additional cost)

Dinner available (at additional cost)


Extra info

Nearest Airport: London Oxford Airport

Nearest Airport Distance (in miles): 18

Nearest Train Station: Charlbury

Nearest Railway Distance: 7

Dinner Available: Yes

Number of rooms: 38

Double twin room price from: £180.00

Arrival information and directions

Address: Minster Mill, Minster Lovell, Oxfordshire, OxfordshireOX29 0RN, United Kingdom

Approximately 14 miles after Oxford take the sliproad signposted to "Carterton, Minster Lovell." Turn right at the junction and travel through Minster Lovell. Turn right at the T-Junction and take the second left following the signs to the Old Swan & Minster Mill. Turn right over the stone bridge. Minster Mill reception is on your left. 

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