Pepper Cottage, near Tewkesbury

Kemerton Nr 7JL, Peppercorn Ln, Kemerton, Tewkesbury GL20 7JL, England
In the Country, Rural Cottage, Unusual Stays / Bed & Breakfast
3/4 Guests
2 Bedrooms

Private stay in a postcard-pretty Cotswold cottage

Set in a charming Cotswold village, Pepper Cottage dates back to the 1500s – revealing its age in countless beams – but has been fully brought up to date to provide every comfort.

There are two guest bedrooms here. The Master Bedroom has a king-sized bed, en-suite bathroom and dressing area.  .Travel Insights. The Cosy Room has twin beds – perfect for solo travelers or children and “cosy” for couples. In any case, bookings at Pepper Cottage, during this pandemic period, are for a single family unit or “Bubble.”  This means you should be safe and always have a sense of privacy and space.

There’s a drawing room for guests great for relaxing in and for tea by the fire in the winter. The gardens include rolling lawns, a gentle stream and small pond, as well as an historic orchard growing apples, plums and cherries.

Pepper Cottage is not short of facilities. There is secure storage for bikes, a mud room to clean up after long country walks and plenty of parking space. With the whole house accommodating just one group of guests at any one time, this is the perfect place to explore the Cotswolds in peace.


Lodge Facilities

  • Building of Historical Interest
  • Children by Arrangement
  • Croquet
  • Dinner by Arrangement
  • Disabled Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Garden
  • Ground Floor Bedroom
  • Packed Lunch

Local Amenities

  • Bird Watching
  • Cycling
  • Festivals
  • Places of Historical Interest
  • Racecourse
  • Walking


  • Opening Times: open year-round
  • Tel: +44 (0)1386 725 644
  • Payment Options: cash, cheque or bank transfer
  • Price Range: 120


Price per room based on two sharing, including breakfast The Master Bedroom - £100 The Cosy Room - £70  Single night surcharge £20 per room


Though privately set in its large gardens, Pepper Cottage is in the heart of the small village of Kemerton, just outside Tewkesbury, with a shop and a pub within five minutes walk. It's a designated area of outstanding natural beauty on the slopes of Bredon Hill, with the beautiful gardens, houses and villages of the Cotswolds within easy reach. Cheltenham, with its festivals and race track, is 15 miles away, while Malvern and Stratford are within easy reach. There are castles at Berkeley, Sudeley and Eastnor, cathedrals at Gloucester and Worcester and an abbey at Tewkesbury. Gardens worth visiting include Hidcote, Kiftsgate and Sezincote.


"The only thing to match the beauty of this house is the wonderful host, Toushy. The cottage is up a narrow lane in a charming little village. A short 5 minute stroll takes you to the village pub which although a bit noisy is good for an informal meal. Pepper Cottage is a gorgeous home with heaps of character but not lacking in any of the 5 star amenities that you would expect in much grander accommodation. Looking out the window of the main bedroom shows you a vista straight from a romantic historical novel. You could imagine that you are living in the 18th century." Jen, Australia

Catherine Squires

  • Bio : Your hosts at Pepper Cottage are Mrs Catherine Squires, known to everyone as Toushy, and her dog, Raffi, her rescued Yorkshire Terrier. Both of them love visitors and look forward to meeting you with a welcome cup of tea, sandwiches and cakes in the garden, in Summer or by the fire, in Winter. Raffi is, however, somewhat afraid of other dogs and is the reason why other pets cannot, generally, be accommodated here. However, it is worth having a chat about it beforehand.

Pepper Cottage, near Tewkesbury

Pepper Cottage, near Tewkesbury

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