Support Local Businesses

The Cotswolds is not only an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it also boasts many outstanding local businesses. From hand-crafted jewellery and cutlery to local potters, micro breweries, gin distilleries, fruit farms and furniture. The beautiful towns and villages in the Cotswolds are full with eclectic, independent shops and boutiques. Listing all of them would be impossible, but listed below are a few Honeypot Cottages highly recommend…

Cotswold K9 & Equine Care Ltd

If you’ve booked a dog friendly stay in one of Honeypot Cottages and need a pet sitter, we would highly recommend Cotswold K9 & Equine Care.

You can have confidence that your furry family member with be looked after with care, love and attention. If you need to be out for the day, or perhaps attend that special event that brought you to the Cotswolds, you don’t have to worry about leaving your dog alone.

Cotswold K9 & Equine Care are fully insured and a member of the award-winning association for pet sitters and dog walkers, NarpsUK. They also ensure they work to Government and Governing Body guidelines for the Pet & Equine Care Industries. Read more…

Someone cradling North Cotswold Brewery bottles of the family-brewed craft ales.

North Cotswold Brewery

Established in 1999, the North Cotswolds Brewery is a family-run craft brewery, located just 7 miles outside Chipping Campden

The brewery has a core range of six ales which make up their ‘Fine Ales from the Fosse’ collection; Windrush Ale, Moreton Mild, Cotswold Best, Green Man IPA, Shagweaver and Hung Drawn ‘n’ Portered.

Using only the finest natural ingredients and brewing ales in a traditional way is at the very heart of North Cotswold Brewery.

If you are staying in one of our Honeypot Cottages, we would recommend a visit to the brewery. Buy some craft ale from the Brewery Shop or even arrange a holiday home delivery. Read more…

Louise Pocock shown working on a hat uses traditional handcrafting techniques.

Louise Pocock Millinery

Louise opened her Cotswold studio shop in Chipping Campden in 2015 but enjoys a worldwide audience. This is because she uses traditional handcrafting techniques along with her trademark flair for colour and quirkiness, which is a brilliant and successful combination.

Over the years, Louise has made hats for people from all walks of life, including actors and musicians and for commercials on TV. But don’t be put off, Louise mostly makes hats for those who just love wearing them!

So, if you want to order a bespoke hat, buy one off the hat rack, hire one for a special occasion, ask about a repair, or maybe take part in a hat making workshop go their website Read more…

The outside of a traditional Chipping Campden Cotswold stone building that is the entrance for the Robert Welch Chipping Campden Studio Shop.

Robert Welch Designs Studio Shop

A black and white image of a traditionally made teapot with text overlaid over the top describing the timeless work and craftsmanship over multiple generations since 1888.

Hart Silversmiths

A rurally decorated gallery containing bowls and artwork on the walls.

The Gallery at the Guild