Downtime in the countryside

Discover luxury breaks

Nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds, Lower Mill Estate is just 90 minutes from London and 10 minutes from the historic town of Cirencester. Our luxury lakeside holidays are the perfect getaway for a family escape, romantic break, dash from the city or group get-together. 

Expect award-winning architecture, ten freshwater lakes, three rivers, hundreds of acres of unspoilt countryside and a diverse range of native wildlife. Endless outdoor activities, exclusive spa facilities and locally sourced food and drink will ensure you return home refreshed and revived. Book now with our onsite rental agency, Habitat Escapes. 

"Absolutely beautiful setting, outstanding spa treatments, superb food. We'll definitely be back!"


Something for everyone

Discover our curated collection of contemporary holiday homes and cosy Cotswolds cottages perfect for couples, families, larger groups and four-legged friends.

From the exceptional to quintessential, our properties enjoy far-reaching views, expansive living spaces, comfy beds, cosy wood burners and a touch of Cotswolds charm.



"Great house for a multi generation family get together"


Creating memories together

Whether you’re looking for a family break, a secluded cottage for a romantic break, or even a larger dwelling for a holiday with friends, Lower Mill Estate specialises in luxury holiday homes sleeping up to 12 people.


Reconnect in the great outdoors by exploring acres of freshwater lakes, meadows and woodland on foot, by bike or on the water. Or simply enjoy some downtime at the Spa, followed by dinner and drinks at Ballihoo restaurant.


"First class service from start to finish"

Dog-friendly holidays

Bring all the family

We have a fantastic selection of dog-friendly cottages and contemporary homes where you can holiday in style, knowing your pet will be welcome when you arrive. Our pet-friendly holidays are perfect for the adventurous pup with endless trails through woodlands where they're free to roam, collect sticks and find muddy puddles.


We like to pamper pooches, so they're welcome at the Ballihoo restaurant, where they can enjoy a delicious bespoke menu and selection of treats just for them. With so much to do in the Cotswolds, you can book your escape safe in the knowledge that your four-legged friend will be welcomed and cared for.

Spa holidays

Discover wellness

Nature has a powerful, calming effect on our minds, bodies and soul. We believe in a natural, holistic and nurturing approach to wellness, with the Lower Mill Estate Spa designed with nature at its core. 

Take a dip or recline by our indoor or outdoor heated pool. Boost your immune system with a plunge into our outdoor eco-pool, naturally filtered by water lilies. Enjoy a rejuvenating sauna or steam, then relax in the restful 'relaxation room'.

Restore balance and recharge your mind, body and soul with a soothing GAIA treatment, letting the soft lighting and sweetly scented oils immerse you in our tranquil oasis.

Introducing our newest and final village

Copse Mere

Want your holiday to never end? We are delighted to introduce our newest and final village available at Lower Mill Estate, Copse Mere. The new village will offer a boutique collection of 11 architect-designed holiday homes in a prime location. Prices start from £540,000* for a freehold plot and build from our recommended construction partner. 

our sister estate

Introducing Silverlake, Dorset

Discover our sister estate, Silverlake, nestled in the heart of rural Dorset, just 10 minutes from the Jurassic Coast. Opportunity for adventure abounds at every turn with a heated infinity pool, 

a stunning private spa, rooftop bar, watersports, a private beach,

tennis, table tennis and forest playgrounds. 


Plant six trees to off set your Journey

Make a climate positive booking

A climate positive booking allows you to make an environmental and social impact by planting trees to rebalance your journey and gifting vital funds to our chosen charity for just £3. Every £1 will plant 2 trees, enough to rebalance the footprint of 365 miles in the average family car and 10% of every pound will also be gifted to our chosen charities Cotswold Lakes Trust and Dorset Wildlife Trust. 


Gallery of Photos

See for yourself


*Properties at Lower Mill Estate, The Cotswolds and Silverlake, Dorset cannot be used as primary residence. Price includes plot purchase and build contract from our recommended construction partner. The Copse Mere image is an artists' representation of how Copse Mere will look once completed and may be subject to change. Prices are correct at the time of going to press.