Five acres of landscaped gardens, billiards room, snug, library, lounge, seasonal boules pitch, croquet lawn, tennis court. In rooms, Vi-Spring mattresses, TV, iPod dock, free WiFi, free bottled water and fresh fruit. Suites also have Nespresso coffee machines.
For an extravagant weekend of romance, book one of the ground-floor Garden rooms in the Coach House: Valentine is a decadent suite with a bathroom featuring twin roll-top baths that gives onto a private garden; Magnolia is a huge double with a freestanding bath and private garden. Deluxe rooms and Junior suites on the second floor of the main house have wonderful views of the village; Mrs Smiths will love Longborough – it has feature beams, a freestanding roll-top bath and a separate dressing room.
Slippers, robes and luxury toiletries are all provided. Bring activity-proof clothes if you want to try quad-biking, rock-climbing or any of the other more mud-prone outdoors options.
Two-night minimum stay at weekends.
Three sets of rooms can be connected for families. Cots (free), extra beds for under-12s (£50 a night including breakfast) or sofa beds (one under-12, £50 a night including breakfast) can be provided in Deluxe rooms and upwards.
Slaughters Manor House is a good choice for getaways en famille, particularly if your children are young. Three sets of rooms can be connected for families.
Babies and up – children of all ages welcomed.
Deluxe rooms and upwards take at least one extra bed for under-12s (£50 a night including breakfast), or cot (no extra charge). There are three sets of interconnecting rooms in the Coach House. Magnolia interconnects with Cedar.
The garden is large, and there's a tennis court and croquet set. Staff can point families in the direction of everything from rock climbing to duck herding, as well as attractions such as the model village at Bourton-in-the-Water.
Children are welcome to dine with their parents in the restaurant at either 6.30pm or 7pm. No children's menu is available, however, the chefs are happy to cater for younger tastes.
Ask at reception for details of an approved babysitting company, which the guest must book direct.
No need to pack
There are high chairs in the restaurant, and Dubarry boots to borrow – just take a pair from the rack by the front door.