We decided to end our business and go travelling with our young son, in all for 11 years. We eventually returned to settle back in the beautiful Cotswolds after living in many different parts of the world.
A little about Oak House No.1
Oak House No.1 is alive with things that reflect our interest in art, decor and style, interesting objects gathered from far away places like India, Bali, Bangkok, France and Italy, as well as many special pieces from London galleries. If your interests are in art and decor your eyes will be bombarded with many amazing things, old and new, contemporary and antique. Oak House No.1 is not just a luxury hotel in the Cotswolds, but a place alive with unusual artefacts, pictures, interesting tales, fun and wonderful memories.
Exceptional Reviews : Please do take a look at our Trip Advisor reviews at the top of our web page for an honest cross section of opinions from our guests. Oak House No.1 has been named in the top 3% of all world hotels for customer satisfaction, something that we here are extremely proud of and also awarded a 9.9/10 ‘Recognition of Excellence’ in 2018 from Hotels Combined the world’s leading hotel comparison site. Booking.com rated Oak House No.1 9.5/10 in 2019.
About Us – Oak House No.1 is a small luxury boutique hotel in the Cotswolds and totally unique, here’s what one guest says …..” When Alice arrived in wonderland and Doctor Parnassus invented his imaginarium, they must have been here. Where designer opulence collides with creature comforts, where art, creativity, rock and roll and inspiration drips from the walls, where glitz and glamour meet tradition and taste. Receive the warmest of welcomes , A stand alone experience, second to none”. Jon, Uckfield.
Exclusive and discreet – a Celebrity Bolt Hole in the Cotswolds Oak House No.1 has become a favourite with TV personalities, rock stars and even royalty. Guests have included, Miranda Hart, Johnny Vegas, Tim Minchin (of ‘Matilda’ the musical fame), Kelly Jones lead singer of the Stereophonics, the UK’s favourite tenor Russell Watson, Oscar winner, Sir Tom Stoppard and many others.
In 2016 The Sunday Times Travel Magazine named Oak House No.1, Cotswolds luxury hotel as one of their ‘100 Ultimate hotels in the whole of the UK’.
Food and Travel Magazine readers voted us in the top 4 Boutique places to stay in the UK and Oak House No.1 has appeared in the Guardian, Tatler, 25 Beautiful Homes, The Sunday Times Style Magazine, The Sunday Times ‘Travel’ Magazine, Conde Naste Traveller, Elle Magazine, The Independent and many more magazines as far afield as Italy, China and Brazil. In fact, Esquire magazine (China) recently named Oak House No.1 ‘the best art hotel in the UK’.
Oak House No.1 has been awarded a 5* ‘Certificate of Excellence’ and a 100% customer satisfaction rating from Trip Advisor and described as ‘Outstanding’ and ‘Exceptional‘ based on guest reviews. Oak House No.1 is unlike any other 5 star luxury hotels in the Cotswolds, our aim is that you to leave with a wonderful, unique experience to remember and not just another hotel stay.
Charities and Oak House No.1
Oak House No.1 has been involved in many charity fund raising events and are very proud sponsors of the following charities:
Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy http://www.nordoff-robbins.org.uk/
Using music to transform lives, Nordoff Robbins is the UK’s leading provider of music therapy services.
Edirisa UK http://www.edirisa.org.uk/
Working to improve the living conditions of the Ugandan people, focussing on education, health and sanitation with the provision of clean water.
Fresh 2o http://www.fresh2ohome.com/