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The Kings Arms



The Street, Didmarton, Badminton, Gloucestershire  GL9 1DT

Contact UsTel. 01454 238245
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TypePubs in Didmarton, Badminton. Accommodation in Didmarton, Badminton.
Pub Explorer Reference10410.
Pub Opening TimesMonday - Saturday 11am - 11pm.
Sunday 12noon - 10.30pm.


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Accommodation Details

The Kings Arms offers accommodation which include bedrooms at the inn and self-catering cottages in the coaching courtyard throughout the year. E-mail or ring for brochure and tariffs.

Bedrooms at the Inn.

The inn's delightful bedrooms, all with en-suite shower rooms, come equipped with television, hair dryer, radio alarm and direct dial telephone, as well as tea and coffee-making facilities.


The coaching stable has been lovingly restored and converted into three self-catering cottages each charmingly decorated in country style. The highly appointed cottages include private and en-suite bathrooms, lounges with TV/Video and CD/Radio, fully equipped kitchens with dishwasher, electric oven/hob, refrigerator/freezer, microwave, washing/drying and ironing facilities. The Stable sleeps up to 8 persons. The Barn and The Tack Room sleeps up to 4 persons.



In addition to the main dining room there is a beautiful private drawing room. This is the perfect setting to entertain up to 28 guests for a variety of functions including cocktail parties, private dinner parties, weddings or business meetings and you may personalise your event by creating a special menu with our Head Chef. Email for further information.

Conference Facilities

For 10 or more - up to 28 persons.


Our award-winning restaurant is renowned for many unique signature dishes and fresh game is our speciality! Add to that the freshest ingredients and the best local produce of the season and you will find a diverse selection of dishes to please every palette. The a la carte menu along with daily blackboard specials showcasing a selection of lighter snacks and hearty meals are all available in the bar. Ales, along with a vast selection of beers and carefully chosen fine wine from around the world, by the glass or bottle, round out your choices. Email for current a la carte menu.

MEAL TIMESDaily 12noon - 2pm & 7pm - 9.15pm.


OUTDOOR FACILITIESGarden with herbaceous borders adjoins the pub with an abundance of outdoor seating - weather permitting, guests can enjoy a great meal, sample a pint of real ale and finish the afternoon with a game of Boules. Darts and Cribbage are available in the bar, Car Parking - 30 spaces on site.
OTHERChildren Welcome when dining, Debit and Credit Cards accepted.
Kings Arms, Didmarton

The Kings Arms, built in 1652, is a beautifully restored Grade I listed 17th century coaching inn originally leased from the Beaufort family in 1745 at a rate of 6 pence per annum for 1000 years. Its location in the village of Didmarton is just at the edge of the Badminton Estate in the Cotswolds. There is effortless access from the cottages to many nearby historic cities including Bristol, Gloucester, Georgian Bath, Regency Cheltenham and Roman Cirencester. Those attending Cheltenham Gold Cup race meeting in March, Gatcombe park in August and the Badminton Three-Day Horse Trials in May will find the cottages ideally situated. Polo fans will find Beaufort Polo Club a stones throw away. Walkers can enjoy rambling along the Cotswold Way, Macmillan Way and Monarch's Way and Westonbirt Arboretum's 600 acres including 17 miles of footpaths will tempt walkers and gardeners alike. Events throughout the year include The International Garden Festival in summer, summer concerts, autumn's turning of the leaves and the winter highlight, The Enchanted Woodland. Nearby Tetbury's excellent selection of shops offer a wide choice of products and services including 25 world class antiques shops, monthly antique and craft fairs and market days. Cyclists will find a cycle shop with hire. In addition, a variety of activities can be found locally including falconry, fishing, gliding, golf, horse racing, motor racing, shooting, swimming, squash and tennis. Picnic hampers can be arranged for our guests. The private drawing room hosts guests for a variety of functions including weddings, parties, catered cocktail parties and private dinner parties. Proximity to the M4/M5 makes the cottages the perfect base for corporate short or long term lets, team building days, mid-week and weekend packages.