Guest Blogger August 2017

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The Feathers, WoodstockThis prize draw is now closed.

This month our guest blogger will have the opportunity to stay for two nights midweek at AA 4 Star The Feathers in the centre of Woodstock. Situated in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds and within walking distance of magnificent Blenheim Palace, this is a wonderful hotel in a small, bustling country town. Woodstock High Street is full of interesting, unique galleries and shops, along with many teashops and specialist eateries. And the town has an exciting calendar of events and local museums too.

For foodies – The Feathers has a wonderful kitchen, with AA 2 Rosettes, with menus devised by Dominic Chapman, a Great British Menu regular who is loved for his traditional food with a modern twist. Our reviewer (who may also bring a partner if they wish) will receive a complimentary meal one evening, in order to truly taste and consider the fine fare. The Gin Bar has over 450 gins on offer and there’s an ‘AA Notable’ Wine List, not to be sniffed at!

How to apply

The Feathers, WoodstockPlease add a comment or join the Forum thread below and tell us why you’d like to visit Woodstock and the Cotswolds. Maybe this is a new area you’ve wanted to visit for a while or an old favourite, with treasured memories. Is there a walk you’ve always wanted to do near here? Let us know why this guest blogger assignment is for you!

Applications close on 31 August, and we’ll advise who the lucky reviewer is early in September.

You will need to write two articles, within 2 weeks of your visit, each about 6/700 words long, with 4 or 5 accompanying images. One article will be about The Feathers, the other about Woodstock and the surrounding area. 

Terms & Conditions

The guest reviewer, on their own or with partner will stay at The Feathers for 2 nights midweek on a B&B basis, with dinner provided one night. All extras, including drinks, to be paid for by the reviewer. The date of the stay will be after 1st October 2017, and is subject to availability and the GM’s discretion.

The Feathers, Woodstock

About Signpost
Signpost has been recommending the UK’s top privately owned hotels since 1935. All Signpost members including The Feathers are visited every year, to make sure top standards are maintained. Most are near areas of outstanding beauty with plenty to do or see in the area; many are hidden gems, all have award winning cuisine. For more details and to receive news about great hotel offers visit

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