A CHARMING bolthole nestled in one of the Cotswolds' most picturesque villages has been awarded a prestigious accolade.

The Lygon Arms - which is including in Iconic Luxury Hotels' portfolio - in Broadway's High Street won Best Hotel in the Cotswolds 2023 at this year's Cotswolds Concierge Awards.

This four-star hotel attains an array of historical features such as a vaulted ceiling and original wood panelling which were built in the 17th century.

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Exterior of The Lygon ArmsExterior of The Lygon Arms (Image: The Lygon Arms)

The stunning retreat also has 86 rooms, including a suite where King Charles I allegedly once met with his supporters. 

It also encompasses a dine in grill and a traditional tavern with menus created by celebrity chef James Martin.

In addition, it has many facilities where visitors can relax such as the spa, swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi and fitness studio.

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Lygon Bar & GrillLygon Bar & Grill (Image: The Lygon Arms)

Commenting on the award, executive director of Iconic Luxury Hotels Andrew Stembridge said: “It is wonderful to see The Lygon Arms recognised in these awards. 

"The Cotswolds boasts a plethora of outstanding hotels and hospitality businesses, which makes this achievement all the more special.”

Graeme Nesbitt, general manager and innkeeper of The Lygon Arms, said: “We are honoured to be recognised in these prestigious awards, and are incredibly grateful to our loyal guests who took the time to vote.

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: The Courtyard Suite at The Lygon Arms The Courtyard Suite at The Lygon Arms (Image: The Lygon Arms)

"Here at The Lygon Arms we have a long and remarkable history and our dedicated team are proud to be custodians of this historic coaching inn.  

"Winning this award is a real recognition of the hard work and dedication of our team in what has been our most successful year to date.” 

Nominations for Cotswolds Concierge Awards were submitted by visitors, diners, business owners and teams.

The businesses, organisations and individuals with the most votes in each category were announced as winners at the beginning of the month.

Other winners in our area included:

  • Best Restaurant in the Cotswolds 2023: Waterside Kitchen & Bar, Cirencester
  • Best Caravan Park in the Cotswolds 2023: Hoburne Cotswold Holiday Park
  •  Best Vineyard in the Cotswolds 2023: Poulton Hill Estate
  • Best Deli in the Cotswolds 2023: Jesse Smith Farm Shop, Cirencester
  •  Best Place to go with Kids in the Cotswolds 2023: Cotswold Wildlife Park
  •  Best Outdoor Experience in the Cotswolds 2023: Cotswold Country Park and Beach

To view the full list of winners visit tinyurl.com/yey2mjzj