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Burford is often referred to as the ''Gateway to the Cotswolds'', it's a chocolate box town and its high street is overlooked by 17th and 18th century Cotswold stone buildings, the street slopes down to a bridge crossing the River Windrush. An idyllic landscape is offered to the picture postcard Burford Hotels that provide for a discerning group of people who may venture here for a weekend break, for a holiday in the country, for an impressive business function or for a romantic wedding reception.

It is a wonderfully quaint town, and boasts a selection of mostly small independent shops, antique shops and fascinating art galleries. The Tudor House called '' Tolsey Hall'' is located on the corner of Sheep Street is a reminder of the importance of the wool trade once had in the area. The town boasts its own Golf course and is also punctuated by many traditional Pubs boasting local Ales and trendy wine Bars, restaurants, bistros, Tea Shops and Coffee shops and Pavement Cafes.

The very unusual church of St John is found off the High street and was Originally Norman; it was remodelled in the 15th Century and is home to a Renaissance monument to Henry Vlll's barber and surgeon, alongside a Native American Indian Memorial. Surprisingly there is a wildlife Park and Gardens in Burford that is set around a listed Victorian manor house and has a wide variety of animals in landscaped grounds.

The Burford Hotels offer wonderful access to the neighbouring towns of Bibury, Bourton-on-the-water, Stow-on-the-Wold and Chipping Norton and not far from Oxford or Cheltenham. The town centre Hotels provide easy access to its heart and all that this lively town has to offer as well as easy access via road and rail links making it ideal for business functions and meetings as well as social gatherings.

Many of the Hotels are found within the mantles of heritage buildings that may well have been former Coaching Inns and overlook the rolling countryside, the entrances offer a glimpses of the past, a step back into time hosting flagged floors, gleaming copper, brass and silver reflecting the flicker of log fires, antiques glow with age and warm welcomes are provided by the proud owners and provide a brief overview of the town and Hotel.

Heritage Hotels often provide the rich canvas for new and much sought after Boutique Burford Hotels, these employ historic buildings perhaps set in leafy lanes allowing privacy and seclusion and meld the past with the present in a highly artistic fashion. Reception areas may amaze with vast works of modern art, streamlines mix with intricate and ornate opulence. Accommodations are unique each suite hosting its own ambience and specialist view.

Fringing the town are found Country Burford Hotels surrounded in acres of landscaped grounds home to their own parklands some hosting private golf courses, riding tracks, hiking trails and fishing spots. Beautiful residences are found at the end of sweeping driveways where entrances host sweeping staircases and guilt framed oil paintings, priceless antiques and expansive bowls of fresh flowers. Guests may arrive via private helicopter.

Accommodations needless to say are straight from the pages of glossy magazines, every luxury imagined is provided and flow onto private balconies. These spaces allow for seating and dining, master bedrooms offer king size beds dressed in fine linens, lavish en suite bathrooms pamper with deluxe toiletries, bathrobes and slippers.

Fine dining is found throughout all of the Hotels as many employ master Chefs who use seasonal produce to craft changing menus companioned with vintage wines. A final drink may be taken at the Bar to round off the evening the Burford Hotels are sure to impress and delight all.