The Kings Arms Coaching Inn

The Kings Arms Coaching InnWith a 4-Star Silver Award The Kings Arms Coaching Inn is located on the edge of the sprawling Badminton estate in the idyllic Cotswolds. This traditional 17th-century inn has a 4-star silver award and offers fresh, locally sourced food and real ales. Ideal for the Cheltenham Gold Cup, Gatcombe Park and Badminton Horse Trials, the homely rooms are an excellent place to experience traditional British hospitality. Popular with the locals, you can enjoy award-winning meals and a good pint in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
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The bright, homely rooms contain an en suite shower room, homely wood furniture and a selection of practical facilities to make your stay a convenient and comfortable one.

Hotel details

Built in 1652, this inn has been lovingly restored and is the holder of a number of awards, including the Good Pub Guide 2005 Gloucestershire County Dining Pub of the Year. The drawing room is available for functions, and can hold up to 20 guests. A personalised menu is possible.

General information

Size : 4 rooms
Currency : GBP
Check-in: from 14:00 to 22:00
Check-out : 07:30 to 10:30


  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Parking


  • Internet Services
  • Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access Included


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Food & Beverages

The restaurant serves a variety of traditional English meals, including fresh game specialities. A varying selection of specials is available each day. The bar serves both wine and an excellent selection of regularly rotated real ales.

The Kings Arms does not accept payment made by American Express or Diners cards.


Wi-fi is available in the entire hotel and is free of charge. 


Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed). 


Pets are not allowed. 

Location & area


The Street
GL9 1DT Didmarton, Badminton


Area information

Westonbirt Arboretum (5 km) - Containing 18,000 trees from all over the world. Planted between 1829 and the present day, they are situated within 600 acres of beautifully landscaped Cotswold countryside. Chavenage (8 km) - This historic Elizabethan house, enables visitors to see its tapestry rooms, furniture and relics of the Cromwellian period. Owlpen Manor (9.5 km) - This romantic Tudor manor is the occupied medieval manor home of the de Olepennes. It dates from 1450 to 1616, with minor early 18th century improvements.

Travel information

By car: From the North - Exit the M5 at Junction 13. - Take the A419 into Stroud. - Follow the signs for the A46 South towards Bath. - Follow the A46 to the A433, sign posted to Cirencester, and turn left. - Follow the A433 for approximately 3 km into the village of Didmarton. - The Kings Arms Inn is on the left. From the south - Exit the M4 motorway Junction 18. - Follow the A46 towards Stroud - Exit at the A433, sign posted to Cirencester, and turn right. - Follow the A433 for approximately 3 km into the village of Didmarton. - The Kings Arms Inn is on the left.

Hotel policies

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled up to 2 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged.  If cancelled later, the first night will be charged.  In case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged. 

Deposit Policy

No deposit will be charged. 

VAT and city/tourist taxes

17.5 % VAT is included.  Service charge is not applicable.  City/tourist tax is not applicable. 

Meal Plan

Full English breakfast is included in the room rate. 

Children and Extra Bed Policy

All children are welcome.  All children under 1 year stay free of charge when using existing bedding.  There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.  Maximum capacity of babycots in a room is 1. 

Please note that in case specific policies apply to a particular room or rate, the specific room/rate policy prevails over the general hotel policy