Self catering cottages for groups of up to 34 people

For all enquiries to book our cottages and accommodation in the Manor House, call to speak to a member of our team in our onsite office 9.30am – 1.30pm: 0333 3355 246.

Welcome to Upper Court – A Georgian manor built in 1760, with 15 acres of grounds, including a private lake, swimming pool, tennis courts, children’s play ground and beautiful gardens and onsite pottery and printmaking studio for those who want to get creative.

Award winning accommodation, to cater for groups up to 43 and a lakeside retreat (sleeps 2+2).

We cater for small weddings, anniversaries, hen parties, family reunions and birthdays or team building activities.

The 5 rooms in the manor house and the Attic flat sleep up to 14 guests. Breakfast is always available in the Manor dining room, but is optional.

The holiday cottages in the Cotswolds are the perfect place for weddings or to entertain friends and clients, enjoy a family reunion or celebrate a hen party. Cheltenham race course is only 7 miles away and so Upper Court is ideal for racing and the many festivals held in Cheltenham and surrounding areas.

An ideal retreat for a summer holiday, a family Cotswold Christmas or a romantic weekend hide-away.


Accommodation

4 Cottages & 5 Manor Rooms

The Bird Room - Upper Court Manor House

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The Red Room - Upper Court Manor House

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The Ribbon Room - Upper Court Manor House

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The Wisteria Room - Upper Court Manor House

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Relax and enjoy a refreshing swim

Our pool is located in an enclosed courtyard garden and can be used all year round. It is heated during the winter months.

We charge £150 for heating the pool for a weekend out of peak season (End April – End September).

Reviews

Read Reviews from Our Guests

  • Myself and some friends stayed in Courtyard Cottage and it was perfect for us...a very warm and comfortable home from home. The cottage is 18th century and has a lovely, gentle atmosphere. I only had time for a brief walk around the grounds, but they were beautiful. It's a lovely, tranquil place and I really hope I can stay here again!
    Hermione St Leger
    20.10.2022
  • What can I say. The setting, the grounds, the cottage. How can you describe such tranquil surrounding where the cottage makes you feel at one with nature. You can sit on the window cushion or in the four poster and watch as cygnets and moorhens and ducks float by outside. Walk around the grounds and spot the cheeky heron, a red kite flying over, or perhaps a wily fox on its rounds. The underfloor heating downstairs in The Dovecote made it so snug and there really is everything you need for a couple for a lovely weekend away. The village itself is charming too, with a cute little pub well stocked with gins and beers and a very nice coffee shop a few doors along too. Just fabulous!
    Amy Newton
    17.10.2022
  • In a recent article in Scottish Field, Alexander McCall Smith wrote, that as an antidote from all the unpleasant ongoing in the world, "there natural world is still there for our consolation, as are friendship, and art, and summer days spent in places we cherish and hope to remember." Not just in Summer, but in all times, Upper Court is such a place to cherish.
    Iain Robertson
    03.10.2022
  • The property and the surrounding facilities were wonderful. We had an amazing stay, and even ran out of time. The property is ideally located near lots of places o visit as well as having amazing stuff to do on site. The swimming pool was a particular highlight. The accomodation is also very safe and secure.
    Neil Roper
    15.08.2022
  • The property and the surrounding facilities were wonderful. We had an amazing stay, and even ran out of time to do some of the activities we wanted. We were a large family group covering ages 5 to nearly 80, and everyone had a great time. The property is ideally located near lots of places o visit as well as having amazing stuff to do on site. The swimming pool was a particular highlight. The accomodation is also very safe and secure.
    Neil Roper
    15.08.2022
  • I originally booked the Upper Court for May 2021 to coincide with my 65th birthday but this had to be postponed due to covid. Unbeknown to us at the time, the rescheduled date ended up as the Platinum Jubilee weekend. I invited my 4 daughters and their families plus my Mother, Brother and Sister. In the end there were 22 of us over the weekend (Thursday to Sunday) ranging in age from 1 to 92. we used the Courtyard Cottage, Dovecote and 3 rooms in the Manor house as well as the Coach House. The attraction of the Upper Court was that it was just about the right size for my party and it offered the opportunity of both separate spaces (for my daughters with children) and a space for mixing. It meant my guests could do their own thing if they wished or join together for meals and activities. I had visited the site about a month before our stay and looked around the grounds. I'd recommend a visit in advance but if anything, it only confirmed my original decision. The weekend itself made for a wonderful family gathering and I don't think it could have gone any better. The house and grounds are beautiful and the village is quiet. The accommodation worked well. It took a number of attempts to find the best combination of rooms and cottages for the various groups but the accommodation is quite flexible and in the end we arrived at a very good solution. If anything, the rooms in the Coach House felt bigger than they looked on the website. We managed 4 "home-cooked" meals all together in the lounge of the Coach House and ate at the Crown Inn in the village on the Saturday evening - which had the benefit of being in walking distance. We had a minor changeover of rooms on the Friday, due to the combination of rooms and arrival dates but it worked well and the rooms were made up exceptionally well with the minimum of fuss. During the weekend, we spent time in the grounds, the village, visited Hidcote Manor and climbed over Bredon Hill. The feedback from everyone who went is very positive and I'm really pleased with my choice.
    Guest
    17.06.2022
  • This was a beautiful cottage and we had a lovely stay. Only issue being a skylight making the room too light for my children to settle to sleep. Thank you for a lovely stay!
    Guest
    07.06.2022
  • We booked all of the cottages and the gallery for a hen party and had an absolutely amazing weekend. The properties themselves were lovely, clean and had all that we needed, the grounds were incredible and the gallery room was perfect for what we needed. We also paid to have the pool heated and enjoyed two lovely afternoons in the pool. The properties, location, grounds and owners/staff were all amazing from start to finish! We also thought it was great value for money and would definitely return. Our hen said it was the perfect venue! We've made memories we will treasure, thank you!
    Michaela Dewe-Ballantine
    26.04.2022

Guest Book Reviews

Thank you for the lovely stay in the Dovecote. We had a wonderful time and enjoyed the surroundings, lovely walks, quiet surroundings and sweet people. Greetings, Thomas, Suzan & Ruben Boelaars.

Thomas, Suzan & Ruben Boelaars – the Dovecote

15/09/2022

We have had a fantastic stay - lovely rooms, enjoyed the hot tub and a refreshing swim in the pool. Look forward to coming back in the summer. Thanks again, Nicky Cramp x

Clare’s Hens – The Coach House

13/03/2022

Great weekend spending time with family

Kelsey Family – The Courtyard

06/03/2022

What’s on at Upper Court

News & Special Offers

Manor House rooms available midweek breaks including pottery experience

Our special offer includes a two hour pottery experience, throwing on the wheel and hand building, including breakfast both mornings and room in the Manor

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Pottery Experiences at Upper Court

Join us for pottery workshops. Book your private group to experience throwing on the wheel and hand building techniques in our onsite pottery in the

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Availability for October 2022

Our stunning Court Yard Cottage that sleeps 8 has become available Contact us for more details.