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The Cottages, The Woburn Hotel

The cottages at The Woburn Hotel are all unique and sit adjacent to the main hotel building.

With their original exterior brickwork and 300 year old wooden beams, our seven cottages offer guests something a little different by way of accommodation. 

With stylish, spacious seating areas and quirky features, the cottages at The Woburn Hotel are perfect for special occasions and weekend breaks. They are also very popular with bridal parties and for wedding guest accommodation.

Each of the five cottage suites and two executive cottages have been designed to reflect their connection to the Russell family and The Woburn Estate.

Cairnsmore Cottage, The Woburn Hotel

Cairnsmore Cottage

Originally an Estate in Dumfries and Galloway leased by Lord Russell from 1888. When he inherited the title of 11th Duke of Bedford in 1893, Woburn Abbey became home to him and his wife Mary.  Cairnsmore was retained by the family into the 1950s. 

Designed in a 'game lodge' style, this split level cottage has a large seating area on its upper level.

Wispers Cottage

Named after an Estate in Sussex which was purchased by the 11th Duke of Bedford for his wife, Mary, in 1927. Mary’s tragic death whilst flying in 1937 led to the sale of the Estate in 1939.

A two storey cottage with a mezzanine floor is very popular with brides marrying on the Woburn Estate. 

Slipperfield Cottage

Slipperfield Cottage takes its name from an agricultural and sporting Estate on the Scottish Borders, approximately 18 miles from Edinburgh, which was owned by the Russell family.

The Slipperfield Cottage has an upstairs bedroom and lower level seating area, ideal for a relaxing breakfast. Slipperfield Cottage has a rich autumnal colour scheme furnished with tartan fabrics and a huge leather armchair.  

Bloomsbury Cottage

The Bloomsbury Estate, situated between the City and the West End of London, came into the Russell family ownership in 1669 when William, Lord Russell (second son of the 5th Earl of Bedford) married Lady Rachel Vaughan, (daughter of the 4th Earl of Southampton). Famous for its literary heritage, Bloomsbury is home to The British Museum. 

Possibly our most quirky cottage, Bloomsbury Cottage has a free standing bathtub in the middle of the bedroom. 

Thorney Cottage

After the reformation, King Edward VI granted the dissolved Abbey of Thorney, in Cambridgeshire, to John Russell, Baron Russell of Chenies (later 1st Earl of Bedford). 

Warm aubergines and fawn coloured fabrics provide a country cottage feel. A unique feature of the cottage includes a large kiln, situated in the lower level seating area.

Endsleigh and Streatham Cottage Rooms

Both of these cottage rooms are steeped in history. From a family home in Devon for the 6th Duchess of Bedford; to an Estate that was used to trade with The East India Company. 

The single storey Endsleigh Cottage room at The Woburn Hotel has a garden theme. Streatham Cottage has been adapted for wheelchair access. 

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    "We stayed in a cottage on a bed and breakfast basis. The room was beautiful and large. The staff were great. The food was wonderful."