Nortons Lodge

Leave the rush and noise of the outside world behind in Norton’s Lodge, our chic and spacious proper stone cottage in the beautiful Cotswold halmet of Fordwells. The cosy dog-friendly cottage can accommodate up to 4 guests and of course your four-legged pal. Boasting 2 opulently designed bedrooms, a luxurious king-size bed sits within the sumptuous master suite. The light filled second floor hosts a separate sleeping quarters containing two comfy singles.  

Norton's Lodge Lounge

Cottage Space

Kick back and relax in the snug living area and watch your favourite TV shows on the flat-screen TV or play some games on the Xbox 360. The cottage features a top of the range eco burner to keep you warm through the winter months. No need to step away from the office either, the cottage presents perfect work from home experience boasting 300mb fibre optic broadband! 

Wash away the day, relaxing within bucolically decorated bathroom. High quality towels, bedding and toiletries are also supplied for your stay.

Norton's Lodge Amenities


For the cooks in the group, the kitchen includes an oven, hob and microwave. On sunnier evenings, make use of our small outside space for alfresco dining and chill out as you watch the sunset from our relaxing seating area. 

 We have three-step access from the road and the bedrooms are on the first and second floors. The bathroom has an electric shower over the bath. The master bedroom has a deep wardrobe with hanging space. You can also use our BBQ on the terrace – you’ll just need charcoal and firelighters.

Norton's Lodge Amenities
The Cotswolds


This peaceful getaway is the perfect venue for your next retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. You shall be enchanted with the harmoniously captivating valley surrounded by the rolling meadows of the English countryside. The Cotswolds is in an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB), so there is no shortage of scenic country walks and cycle routes to choose from. Local pubs are just a short drive away and you’ll also have quick access to Burford, Bourton-on-the-water, Oxford, Woodstock, Chipping Norton and Stow.


"We had a lovely stay in this cute and cosy cottage. It was incredible well located and from start to finish we had great communication with Nick. Thanks for having us, definitely recommend!"
December 2020
"We had a lovely stay in Nick’s cottage, it’s in such a beautiful, peaceful rural location but close to lots of great places to visit. Loved hearing all the birdsong and the house had everything we needed. Looking forward to visiting again!"
June 2021
"A beautiful cottage based in the gorgeous countryside. We had a wonderful stay with our dog and it couldn’t have been more perfect! If staying here, definitely visit Burford and Witney. Stunning local villages!"
November 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! We welcome well-behaved small to medium-sized dogs that stay in the living areas.

When you arrive please park as close to the cottage as possible, ensuring you leave space for the neighbours. 

We ask our guests to arrive at, or after, 3pm and on the last day of your stay we have to say goodbye at 10am. If you’d like to book a later checkout, this can be arranged for a small fee.

The apartment can accommodate up to 4 guests. The master bedroom boasts a luxurious king-size bed and the second two comfortable singles. 

Bicycle and helmet hire is available for £25.00 for a short stay or £45.00 for one week or more. We currently have two bikes with frames to suit one standard lady and one standard gent. 

You’re also welcome to store your bikes in our utility room across the yard. We remind guests that all personal possessions are the owner’s responsibility and are left on the premises at their own risk – we do not accept liability. 


One pet is automatically included in your original booking, but if you’d like to add another, you only have to let us know and your additional four-legged friend can be added for just £35.00.