In the heart of the peaceful Cotswolds, this 16th-century inn is rich in original character, with a wood-beamed bar and restaurant. The historic town of Cirencester is just a 5-minute drive away. The Crown of Crucis is a friendly, traditional English country hotel with a large free parking lot. It stands beside Ampney Brook, overlooking the village’s cricket green. The comfortable rooms with private bathrooms have an elegant country-house style and overlook a central Mediterranean-style courtyard. Many rooms overlook the quiet stream and cricket field. Carefully restored, the traditional bar features beautiful original features including open log fires. With a creative approach to food, the restaurant serves lunch and dinner made from fresh local produce prepared by innovative chefs.