Barnsley House Spa Hotel in the Cotswolds

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Barnsley House Spa Hotel – Perfect Hideaway Nestled in the Cotswolds

from £232 per night

Enjoy a relaxing spa stay, the stunning Cotswolds countryside & excellence in customer care at Barnsley House Spa Hotel. Discover special offers, spa deals & breaks!


About the Barnsley House Spa in Gloucestershire

The Barnsley House Spa is tucked away in secluded grounds down a winding path from the main house. There is a range of holistic beauty treatments with spa facilities that offer floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the grounds and aromatic herbs hanging from wooden beams.

The Garden Spa features five treatment rooms, a steam room, sauna, relaxation room, lounge area, stone terrace, and hydrotherapy pool. You can gaze out over the Cotswold landscape as well as the spa’s own garden, featuring a sculpture made from old walling stone and a reflecting pond with waterfalls.

  • Barnsley House Hotel & Spa
    Barnsley House Hotel & Spa

Barnsley House Spa Hotel Details

The hotel offers 18 beautiful rooms, most overlooking the world-famous gardens. The soothing rooms with 17th-century origins have been converted into 21st-century spaces.

There are stone fireplaces, wooden floors, and exposed beams that add a country atmosphere. Rooms are fitted with high-tech equipment like cinema surround-sound hi-fi systems and wide-screen plasmas.

  • Clay pigeon shooting school
  • Spa
  • River rowing
  • Tennis
  • Horse riding
  • Nearby Cotswolds villages
  • Private cinema
  • Fitness center
  • Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Free WiFi

Prices at the Barnsley House Spa

Double rooms from £232 per night

Barnsley House Hotel Spa Grounds

This hotel is situated in the Village of Barnsley and offers guests a beautiful garden and ancient meadows. Barnsley is in the center of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The famous hotel gardens were planned in 1950 by Rosemary Verey (the gardener/owner of Barnsley House). Garden features include a potager, laburnum walk, and Tuscan temple. The gardens also provide produce for the restaurant.


The Barnsley House Spa Hotel is 90 minutes from West London by car, an hour by train from Paddington to Kemble, and one hour from the Midlands.

Nearby the Barnsley House Spa

This property is only four miles northeast of Cirencester and 6.8 miles from Cotswold Water Park. Also, within easy reach are the villages of Bibury, Burford, Cheltenham, Stow-on-the-Wold, and Tetbury.

Style and character

Dreamily romantic house with golden stone, gables, and mullioned windows. Even more impressive are the property gardens. There are four acres of formal gardens that include a knot garden and a potage. There is also a vegetable garden and outlying meadows that back onto a dairy farm.

Service and facilities at the Barnsley House Spa Hotel

Slick professionalism with welcoming informality. Staff is always on hand to help. For example, they can help you arrange private sessions at the garden cinema. Also, the gardeners on site are always happy to chat about their planting techniques.

Access for guests with disabilities?

Yes, there is easy access in the car park and Room 12 in the stable yard has been specially devised for wheelchair users.


Children over the age of 14 years are welcome. This is a sophisticated retreat where peace is important.


Pets allowed.

Food, drink & restaurant menu

The Potager restaurant offers delicious food and great views. Everything about the restaurant is about offering pleasing simplicity with unfussy dishes and fresh local ingredients. Enjoy confit duck with sprout flowers and pork belly with apple jam.

The hotel is generally very informal and for this reason, you can enjoy hotel meals wherever you would like. Barnsley House becomes self-sufficient in the summer months using fresh vegetables from the gardens. It also produces its own honey!


Barnsley, Cirencester GL7 5EE


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Amy Pritchett

Amy Pritchett

If you truly love nature like me, you will find beauty everywhere.

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