What's On

At The Lakes by YOO

From wellness retreats with celebrity personal trainers to delicious pop-ups or exhibitions with up and coming artists, there's so much to see and do at throughout the seasons. Take a peek at what's on and plan your adventure ahead of your stay.

Festive Season at The Lakes

From 16th December

Get into the spirit with a variety of festive-themed events, classes and activities, designed for all to enjoy and experience Christmas and New Year at The Lakes.

From a party extravaganza (with reindeer, festive activities and much more), a visit from the main man himself, Santa, clay pigeon shoot on New Year's Eve to festive zip-wire and high ropes sessions throughout.

Pizza Night

Every Friday | 5.30 - 7.30pm

It's time to delight in some delicious dough, from the simple yet classic margherita to the luxurious mushroom & truffle oil. Join us at Elsa's for a woodfired pizza night every Friday!

Please note that this event is only available to residents and guests of The Lakes by YOO.


Wreath Making with The Flower Hut

10 December | 10am - 2pm or 12.30 - 4.30pm at Elsa’s

£110 pp (*includes 2-course lunch)

With just over 2 months until Christmas, ensure you'll be in the festive spirit by booking our Wreath Making Workshop with the very talented Hannah from The Flower Hut in Tetbury. Hannah has competed at Chelsea Flower Show on no less than four occasions in the florist of the year competition, winning a bronze, silver, silver-gilt and eventually the gold medal award. Hannah will supply everything you need to create your own fabulously festive wreath to decorate your door.

*Lunch to take place at 12.30 straight after the morning class and prior to the afternoon session.

Tickets are non-refundable.

OMNI Retreat

February 2023

Founded by celebrity trainer Aimee Victoria Long alongside pilates instructor and nutritionist Lucy Raetz-O’Connell and strength & conditioning coach Josh Davies, OMNI Wellness Group was created to make holistic health and wellbeing a reality.

Embodying the meaning of ‘all’, OMNI brings together every key pillar of wellness, creating a one-stop space for daily movement, fuelling the body with the right nutrition, and allowing to recharge.

In 2023 OMNI will be hosting a series of overnight wellness retreats at The Manor House.

In the Cotswolds

Our location is a hive of activity, from just exploring the loca area and taking in the Cotswolds culture to food markets, car shows, festivals and much more.

Late night Christmas Shopping in Broadway

25th November & 2nd December from 5pm

Discover the chocolate box of boutiques, eateries and stalls that line historical Broadway. Enjoy a festive atmosphere with Christmas lights, mulled wine, delicious food and more.

Places to visit

The Cotswolds is home to some of the most quintessentially English villages and picturesque towns. These postcard-perfect locations are great for exploring, enjoy luxury shopping at Bicester Village or sample delicious local produce in Burford.


Burford is 20 miles west of Oxford and its vibrant high street has its very own character with a wide variety of independent shops, many of which are family run businesses. You can find excellent galleries, specialist craft and antique shops. As you would expect from a town with such an abundance of farming on its doorstep, delicious Cotswolds produce is for sale in the local deli, butcher and cheese shop.

Bicester Village

Located in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside, Bicester Village is an open-air shopping experience home to more than 160 boutiques of world-leading brands offering their collections on sale, all year round. There are plenty of options for the hungry shopper - savour the splendour of Café Wolseley or grab a bite at Soho House & Co’s farmshop restaurant. Open seven days a week, Bicester Village offers an array of personalised services including a concierge and personal hands-free shopping.

Broadway Tower

Standing 1,024 feet above sea level, Broadway Tower is a family-owned Cotswold destination set within a 200-acre estate of parkland and sits on the second-highest point of The Cotswolds Ridge. A great English heritage experience with views of 16 counties. Get ice cream or afternoon tea from the Shepherd’s Hut or Morris & Brown tearoom.