Journal

Stories

Once Upon a Tile

Last autumn we marked the reopening of The Bell at Charlbury with stories about its renovation and our work with local artisans. To start the new year with a celebration of heritage local crafts, our Head of Sustainability is revisiting one of the more prominent features of the building, the roof.

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Farm & Field

From The Source

Farm & Field

8th February 2024

Our pub menus are united by a simple food philosophy of working with high quality, low impact ingredients. Each of our chefs prioritises seasonal, local produce, working with farmers and growers that operate to the highest standards of environmental stewardship…...

Pithivier of confit potato, Lyonnaise onion, Comté & black truffle

Recipes

Pithivier of confit potato, Lyonnaise onion, Comté & black truffle

24th November 2023

With its origins dating back to the Orléans region of France in the 17th century, this buttery puff pastry pie has stood the test of time. Perfect for feasting with friends and family during the cooler months, Executive Chef Alan…...

Venison carpaccio with walnut ketchup

Recipes

Venison carpaccio with walnut ketchup

26th September 2023

Autumnal seasonal highlights always include venison from our sister farm in Staffordshire. They are the first and largest red deer herd to be certified by the Soil Association. The deer are raised on an organic forage-based diet in ancient parkland,…...

Interiors & Artisan Craft

Stories, Sustainability

Interiors & Artisan Craft

8th September 2023

When we started to think about the interiors for The Bell at Charlbury, I thought it would be a wonderful opportunity to work with, and draw attention to, some of Britain’s talented artisans and craftspeople....

A Festive Getaway

Things To Do

A Festive Getaway

8th September 2023

Relax in our pub rooms at The Bell and enjoy festive, seasonal food and raise a glass or two by the fire in our welcoming bar.

A Sustainable Renovation

Stories, Sustainability

A Sustainable Renovation

2nd September 2023

The historic market town of Charlbury can trace its roots back as far as the 7th century when it is thought to have been a monastic settlement. Its principal street names – Church Street, Market Street and Sheep Street –…...

Bamford Wellness Spa

Things To Do

Bamford Wellness Spa

18th February 2023

The award-winning spa at Daylesford has been designed to nurture the mind, body and spirit, focusing on healing through nature and human connection.

Plan Your Stay

Things To Do

Plan Your Stay

18th February 2023

Nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds, we are lucky to be surrounded by many cultural and historical landmarks for you to explore.

Daylesford Organic

Things To Do

Daylesford Organic

10th February 2023

Celebrate the joy of simple pleasures and dine at our working farm where we raise native breeds, grow seasonal fruit and vegetables and make our award-winning artisan breads and cheeses.