The Lamb INN

 Just down the lane, a little gem, awarded Pub Of The Year by The Times in 2021.

This local historic Cotswold pub serves delicious simple pub food with a straightforward wine list, spirits and beer selection. There is a cosy bar area with lots of seating to have a quiet drink, a separate restaurant, a private dining room & also a large beer garden.

"Our seasonal menus are ever changing with what we can source from our butcher, fish monger, local game dealers & farmers. We believe in delivering core pub classics on our menu with the addition of interesting but simple dishes celebrating classic British food, offal & game. Everything is freshly prepared everyday by Tom & his team so please just ask if you wish to change anything or perhaps would like to see a certain dish on our menus."

Book your table online or at 

 01993 832116

The Swan

The Swan was also listed as one of the best UK pubs with beer gardens and outdoor seating in 2021 by The Times.  Set in a tucked-away honey-stone village of much charm (Aston-Under-Wychwood), this 16th-century pub combines the attributes of a relaxing local and a stylish retreat with an old-school bar and beautiful dining room. It’s an appealing foodie venue with an adventurous menu based on artisanal ingredients.  From Spring Cottage you can reach The Swan by car or with a 30/40 minutes walk through fields and charming Cotswold's roads with lovely views.

Book your table online or at 01993 832332

The Hare in Milton

Their Head Chef, Matt Dare, is hugely passionate about cooking and leads an enthusiastic team who create delicious dishes from predominantly local suppliers. They serve the full a la carte menu every lunch time and evening alongside their famous Marine Cuisine board which is stuffed with the freshest fish and seafood available from the shores of Devon and Cornwall and delivered daily! From Spring Cottage you can walk to this lovely pub either through the villages or through fields. It's a 30 minutes walk.

Book your table at 01993 835763

The Wild Rabbit

The Wild Rabbit in Kingham is part of the Dylesford estate.  They support British farmers and artisan producers and their menu reflects this.

Their award-winning kitchen uses the finest seasonal ingredients to create dishes that celebrate traditional British cooking bringing a contemporary twist to Cotswolds fine dining.

Book online or at  01608 658389

Daylesford Organic Farm

Everything you need for your organic grocery shopping, from seasonal fruit & vegetables harvested from their Market Garden to fresh organic meat and fish from their butcher’s counter and fishmonger, quality larder staples, artisan bread from their Bakery, award-winning cheese from their Creamery.

Bring your own containers to fill at their Zero Waste Pantry and make sure you have plenty of time to browse the stunning collections in their Homeware and Garden spaces. 

Daylesford delivers their products the same day to Spring Cottage, just make sure you place your order between 9 am and 11am at +441608731680.


Huffkins is an award-winning British bakery and café tea rooms, established c.1890 in the Cotswolds town of Burford. Their founder, Mr Titcomb baked in a tiny Cotswold stone cottage, delivering freshly-baked goods from a wood fired oven by donkey & cart.

Now you can either visit their cafe in Burford in a beautiful listed building or get you afternoon tea delivered at Spring Cottage! 

Order by 12pm Mon-Fri for Next Day Delivery. Next Day excludes Sundays, Mondays and days immediately following Bank Holidays.

the cotswolds chef

Are you looking for a bespoke home catering experience like no other? My menus are the perfect addition to any celebration or family meal. The dishes within them boast the perfect balance of the five flavour elements, fresh, local produce, and over 10 years of culinary experience.

As The Cotswolds Chef, I provide many different in-house catering options - here my most popular:

Relax, Deluxe, and Premium - each with a selection of stunning dishes on them.

Rise & Flour

Artisan Bread and Patisserie handcrafted in the Cotswolds.

We love their sourdough bread!

Location: unit 29c Groves Industrial Estate, Milton Under Wychwood.

just behind the hardware shop.

Fish & Chips Wednesday

Every Wednesday at the Village Hall in Shipton there's a great fish & chips van that we really like and we never miss on a Wednesday evening. From 5 pm. 

Bruern Farm Shop

Bruern Farms is a third generation family run farm in the North East Cotswolds.

They are passionate about the environment and work hard to create an eco-system where farming practices produce healthy food whilst increasing biodiversity.

They have a small farm shop and their cafe is a popular community hub.

They offer a range of home grown and local products including delicious pasture-fed English longhorn beef, free range pork, pastured eggs and wild venison!