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We hope you have enjoyed reading about us in Vogue, House & Garden, Marie Claire, Harper's Bazaar, Conde Nast Traveller, The Telegraph, The Times, The Mail Online, The Metro, Evening Standard, The Independent, Sheerluxe, Food & Travel Magazine, Country & Town House Magazine, Gentleman's Journal, Delicious Magazine, Olive Magazine, Town & Country to name but a few ...

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"Sharing salads follow, one topped with smoky artichokes and silky slices of fatty pork that melts on the tongue, while the highlight for us was simply-dressed green leaves tossed with sweet, crisp slithers of yakon, nuggets of hazelnut and sweet dollops of quince jelly that broke through the salty, creamy chunks of stichelton that perched on top." Olive Magazine, November 2018

“an impressive, painstakingly restored 19th century oxen house, surrounded by its own land of homegrown fruits, vegetables and herbs; the menus are farm-based and plant-inspired, with dishes sourced within just metres of the kitchens.” Luxury Restaurant Guide, November 2018

"Thyme feels a million miles away from city life, both physically but also metaphorically speaking, probably because its heart is the land it sits on. So often we’re told that the key to destressing is in getting back to nature and at Thyme there's an abundance of it." Get the Gloss, November 2018

“Ramble-induced aches and pains can be kneaded away in a flash at Thyme’s lovely Meadow Spa” and “It’s a restorative green-welly getaway with a working farm and orchards thick with fruit, yet it’s polished in all the right places.”  Hello Magazine, 12 November 2018

"From dreamy facials to manis and pedis, and ask the team to help plan your day – you won’t want to miss a dip in the new spring-water pool or a bike ride around the grounds.”  Brides Magazine, November 2018

“Thyme has grown into a country destination, one woman’s vision of a village within a village, with 29 bedrooms in barns, bothies and dairies and a farm at its beating heart.”  The Times, 3 November 2018

"Cotswolds calling ... heaven is clearly a spa in Southrop." Evening Standard Magazine, October 2018

"It's worth it, occasionally, to take yourself out of the fast lane and just cruise for a while. Thyme allows that to happen. It should be a prescription for every big shot in the city ..." Fashion Foie Gras 22 October 2018

"Even if guests choose to spend their time lounging at the spa pool or hunkering down by the fire in one of the common areas, we’re willing to bet they’ll come away with some of that love-of-the-land feeling—the William Wordsworth–esque, English-countryside vistas are enough to do that on their own." Robb Report, October 2018

"The [Swan] once housed the village bakery has been sensitively restored, and here you’ll enjoy rustic cooking and a family-friendly ambience”. Lifestyle Magazine, October 2018

"The food is great and rooms are comforting - think roll-top baths, sheepskin rugs and fluffy duvets ... this is a nurturing haven in which to step off life's treadmill for a few days" The Telegraph & Stella Magazine 30th September 2018

"The fabulous vegetable garden provides for the restaurant and the cookery school. The fresh, healthy, local and homemade breakfast - from the henhouse eggs, homemade jams to the delicious granola - is a big hit. As is the spa, entrusted to Aurelia Probiotic Skincare." Le Figaro, September 2018

"At Thyme’s most seamlessly integrated spa ... I am treated to a 90-minute massage and facial, so soothing and intense that I still feel impossibly like I am floating." Spectator Life, September 2018

"Expect soothing interiors, tranquil treatment rooms and a cutting-edge, chemical-free pool filled with spring water that flows from an adjacent meadow.” The Essential Spa Guide, Matches Fashion, August 2018

“If Tiffany’s was Holly Golightly’s happy place, then Meadow Spa is mine.” The Saturday Telegraph, 18th August 2018

"We stumbled upon Thyme ... which isn't the obvious Pig or Soho Farmhouse, but was fabulously cool." David Gandy in Sunday Times Travel Magazine, July 2018

"The dishes are well paired, the food well cooked and you’ll leave feeling happy, content and probably rather pleased with yourself."  The Independent, July 2018

"The Swan is the perfect combination of great food served by charming staff, in an enviable Cotswold location."  Cotswold Living, July 2018

"For the ultimate field to fork dining ... set in the honey-hued Cotswold village of Southrop." Sphere Magazine, June 2018

"... a less formal style of hospitality and a simpler, more rustic style of cooking, using the ever expanding vegetable gardens and farm at Thyme." Oxford Times, May 2018

"The Swan serves a tasty supper, with the added satisfaction of knowing you’re eating food that’s been created with sustainability and intelligent, local sourcing in mind." The Jackal Magazine, May 2018