The Swan at Southrop
'The food is the focus at this 17th-century pub and restaurant' says Sarah. She recommends staying in one of its beautiful cottages - and booking into its Thyme Food School for a cookery course, where you can learn artisan skills from breadmaking to charcuterie to handmade chocolates.
Where TheSwan, Southrop, Lechlade, Gloucestershire, GL7 3NU (01367 850072; www. southropmanorestate.co.uk)
How much Cottage sleeping two from £170