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The Temple

Exterior of Temple with lake
Historic Grade 1 listed building situated next to a tranquil lake with delightful gardens. Romantic getaway for 2 people near Stroud

Gloucestershire, England

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Book 3 nights and get the 4th for FREE

According to legend, The Temple was used as a secret hideaway by a married Reverend to meet his gypsy lover. Now lovingly restored as a peaceful and romantic getaway for 2 on the edge of a stunning lake in a beautiful garden setting.

Located in the Cotswolds, there are many beautiful and charming villages where you can while away the time in a local pub or restaurant. Bibury, which is only a short drive from Dursley, has been described as "the most beautiful village in England" for it's picturesque cottages and stream. A little further afield you can visit the stately home that is Sudeley Castle, or the legendary Stonehenge.

The Temple itself and the Folly Gardens that surround it are Grade 1 listed by the English Heritage. In The Temple, there is a main Long Room with perfectly formed alcoves that contain the bedroom, WC and shower, writing alcove and bar. There is a sitting area at the far end with a well equipped kitchen. Central heating is available to ensure that you keep warm and cosy in this intimate setting.

Well behaved dogs are welcome, please bring their bed. Wifi is available. A luxury welcome pack will be ready for you on your arrival. A deep relaxing massage is available on request.

£300 per night, minimum 2 night stay. Book for 3 nights and get the 4th free! Payment by bank transfer only.

Please click Booking Enquiry link above to get in touch.

Room Types:

  • Double


  • High > £220

Nearest Airport: Bristol


  • Car parking
  • Pets Welcome
Garden tunnel
Shower room
Toilet and sink
Writing Bureau Alcove
Sitting area for two
Modern Kitchen
Long room
Gardens with Pagoda
Double bedroom