About Us

 

Privately owned by local family, Paul & Maria Drinkwater, The Mill House Hotel is a 21 bedroom hotel set in 40 acres of stunning riverside gardens. With a recently refurbished fine dining restaurant and bar, it is the perfect place to choose for a relaxing stay in the Cotswolds.

At the Mill, we have a large car park, providing ample parking for all our guests. If you are arriving by train, then we offer a complimentary collection & drop off service from Kingham main line station, which is just a short drive from the hotel, and there are always buses to take you around the area during your stay with us.

For guests arriving by helicopter, we have a helipad situated in our grounds, conveniently located just a short walk from the main hotel. Please contact us directly for the helipad co-ordinates.

Some History about the Mill

The Mill House was originally a water-powered flour mill, dating back to the 11th Century, and was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086. However, the flagstones in Reception are the last survivors of the original Mill.

In the 16th Century the Mill was owned by New College, Oxford then it was rebuilt in 1770 – the original fireplace and bread ovens for proving the dough are now features in our residents lounge area. By 1847, milling was being supplemented by the sale of beer, and so the Mill effectively became part flour mill and part alehouse.

By the late 19th Century, the flour mill was no longer operational and evolved into the Kingham Village Inn. Further conversion in the mid 1980’s resulted in the present-day hotel with 21 bedrooms.

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