About Sawday's

Life’s too short for ordinary. That’s why we’ve spent over 25 years finding, visiting and choosing brilliant places to stay. For people who love special.

Our mission is to: Bring together people and places of spirit and character for meaningful experiences. Have a positive social, cultural and environmental impact.

You can read more about the principles we were founded on, the way we work and how we choose the places we feature here. There might even be a chance for you to come and join us, as we always like welcoming new people to our team.

Why us >

Discover what makes our collection special for both our guests and the owners we work with

The Sawday’s story >

Read how our founder Alastair Sawday’s wanderings in France inspired him to champion slow travel

Good business >

Find out how employee ownership and our Charitable Trust form the core of our ethical business practices

Join the team >

Work with us in our Bristol office, complete with occasional dogs, a grand piano and a great group of people

Our collection of special places