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Welcome to the fascinating world of perfume. The Cotswold Perfumery is a independent family business in a beautiful 300 year old grade II listed building in the centre of Bourton-on-the-Water. We have been creating and selling fine fragrances since 1966. As well as guided factory tours, a gift shop and make your own perfume’ courses, we also offer luxury accommodation.
All our perfumes are made on the premises in the heart of the Cotswolds. Yo can buy them in our shop or online. Factory tours offer visitors a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes of the Cotswold Perfumery. Get a glimpse into a world where fragrances are king and everything is still produced by hand. Guided tours start in the perfume garden and include the laboratory compounding room and packing area.
Perfumer John Stephen
Learn to make your own Perfume under the guidance of experienced Perfumer John Stephen. John has even created fragrances for members of the Royal Family. Our courses enable attendees to create their own bespoke fragrance from scratch. Following completion of the level one course, attendees can book a day in the laboratory at the Cotswold Perfumery to practice their newly acquired skills. You can buy all necessary equipment and materials from our website.
If you combine a perfume course or lab day with a holiday at our apartments there is a £50 discount for each course place booked.
Stay at the Cotswold Perfumery in five star’ and gold award’ rated accommodation overlooking the river Windrush. These one bedroom self-catering apartments make the perfect alternative to the traditional Cotswold cottage. They are thoroughly modern but with all the character of the original building. For more information including rates and availability check our availability page >>