Upper Slaughter, English Cotswolds


 View of the village of Upper Slaughter

 Information on Upper Slaughter

  • Location is just one mile from Lower Slaughter and is positioned on a gentle, grassy slope above the stream that connects the two villages.
  • A Norman castle once dominated the village but all that is visible today are the remains of the motte and bailey.
  • The village is dominated by an ancient, gabled manor house parts of which date from the 15th century. This building is now operated as a hotel.
  • Upper Slaughter is known as a double thankful village due to all the then members of the armed forces surviving both World War 1 and World War 2.
  • In 2011 a national magazine named the village's Eyford House as England's favourite.It is a classical, late 17th century Cotswolds home which was designed by Guy Dawber.
  • Visitors can avail of local walking routes and/or visit other popular Cotswolds destinations such as Bourton-on- the-Water, Stow-on-the-Wold, Moreton-in-the-Marsh and Broadway.


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