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The Falcon

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Why We Love It

  • A 4-star B&B in Painswick, on the scenic Cotswold Way 
  • Serves an AA-Award-winning breakfast & dinner 
  • In a 1554 stone-built property near St Mary's legendary yew trees
  • Recommended by The Good Pub Guide for its "well-kept beers"

"Comfortable, charming atmosphere" -- The AA Hotel Guide

Map & Directions

The nearest train station is Stroud, which is about an 8-minute drive from the hotel. The nearest airport is Bristol, which is 45 miles away, and is approximately an hour's drive away. The hotel offers free car parking.

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

The Falcon Inn is a 4-star B&B in the Gloucestershire countryside that's received both an AA Breakfast and AA Dinner Award. It is in the picturesque town of Painswick, known as "The Queen of the Costwolds", which is an 18-minute drive from Gloucester.

The stone-built property, which previously spent over 200 years in use as a town courthouse, dates back to 1554. It overlooks Painswick's St Mary's Church, famous for its legendary 99 yew trees (100 trees now flourish there, despite the long-held parish belief the devil would have a field day if an extra tree were planted). Its scenic rural location -- on the Cotswold Way, a 102-mile footpath that runs along the Cotswold Edge – makes it popular with both hikers and horseracing fans, as it is also a 31-minute drive from Cheltenham Racecourse.

The AA describes the Falcon's bar and dining area as having a "charming atmosphere". The restaurant serves bistro-style dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner, made using locally sourced ingredients. The menu features dishes such as braised rump of lamb, grilled fillets of mackerel and beef tomatoes stuffed with Mediterranean vegetables. The Good Pub Guide says The Falcon Inn is also "worth a visit" for its "friendly young staff", and especially recommends the "four well-kept beers, including Sharps Doom Bar".

According to the AA, the B&B's 11 bedrooms are "all individually designed and well equipped, with comfortable beds, crisp white linen and very good-quality toiletries". Each bedroom has tea- and coffee-making facilities and Freeview television, and Wi-Fi is free throughout.

From the press:

  • “Comfortable beds, crisp white linen and very good quality toiletries” -- The AA Hotel Guide
  • “Worth a visit” -- The Good Pub Guide

Amenities

General

  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly

Room amenities

  • Coffee / tea-making facilities

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms

Bathroom

  • Hair-dryer

Parking

  • Complimentary parking

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Pets: Pets allowed

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Pets allowed Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 11am

National Rating
This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

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