Inside the Beckhams' luxurious Cotswolds life of posh parties, city jaunts, a sprawling £6m mansion… and beekeeping

THE BECKHAM’s are back in Blighty after four months in sunny Miami, Florida. 

David, 45, Victoria, 47, Romeo, 18, Cruz, 16 and Harper, nine, are enjoying being back home on their £6million Cotswolds estate.

Meanwhile Brooklyn, 22, is staying in the USA with his fiancee Nicola Peltz, 26. 

The whole Beckham brood flew to Florida on Christmas Day where he was busy setting up his football team Inter Miami CF. 

They’ll be able to enjoy their controversial lake which is now built after neighbours opposed the move. 

A source said: “They are back in the UK and focusing on various aspects of their business ventures between the Cotswolds and London.

“They had to isolate when they got back but now they are settled again and the children are preparing to go back to school next week.”

And where better to isolate than their sprawling country home – kitted out with pools, pamper areas and even a footie pitch. 

From star-studded soirees to quaint rural past times, we take a look at what they'll get up to. 

Sprucing up the place

The Beckhams bought the Grade II listed Chipping Norton gaff in December 2016 for a reported £6.15million.

Since then they have spent their time renovating the pad – and no doubt they'll be spending the next few months bringing their grand designs to fruition.

They have built a lake – three quarters the size on a football pitch – with an island, despite the protests of neighbours. 

Some worried the family would be “racing speed boats and shattering the peace”.

Last year David applied for council permission to build an escape tunnel for the family to safely leave the home in an emergency after Dele Alli was attacked in his home.

They were also given the green light this year to a supersized wine cellar to house 7,000 bottles of plonk. 

Every day is sports day

As a family of sports fanatics, it’s unsurprising they have kitted out the mansion with athletic areas. 

To pass the time they have an outdoor pool, a football pitch, a home gym and a tennis court to flex their athletic streaks.

The grounds have an outdoor swimming pool where Romeo was pictured splashing about with his model girlfriend Mia Regan last year. 

The family had originally built keen tennis player Romeo his own £30k court in 2018.

But last year they made the decision to turn the space into a football pitch. 

David even built a viewing platform so friends can cheer from the sidelines during family friendlies. 

To keep fit, the family also has a home gym in the estate with yoga spaces and a treadmill.

And Victoria celebrated her 46th birthday last April by taking her new bike out for a spin, before enjoying a virtual dance party. 

Chilling out

No luxury country estate would be complete without a bit of pampering. 

And the Beckhams have their pick of unwinding activities to enjoy.

The family installed a plunge pool in their garden and last year David invested in an a igloo-style Estonian sauna.

The lavishly designed 6-bedroom mansion is the perfect place for the family to relax.

Fashion guru Victoria has made her mark on the property – with its simple but soothing decor inside. 

The estate boasts exposed brick walls and wooden floors but is softened by luxurious rugs and velvet curtains. 

The family’s farmhouse kitchen is kitted out with green cabinets and even a wood-burning pizza oven.

And the mum of four’s uber-organised pantry would put even Mrs Hinch to shame. 

Meet the neighbours

The country retreat might be a way to escape to the country – but there’s no escaping their famous pals nearby. 

And the Beckham's return to the countryside is the perfect time to get acquainted with the Cotswolds glitterati.

The estate is just down the road for celebrity holiday favourite Soho Farmhouse – where the Clooneys, Eddie Redmayne and Daisy Lowe have all stayed. 

Meghan Markle famously had her hen do at the spot in 2018. 

Nearby in the Cotswolds, the family can also count Liz Hurley, Kate Moss and Zara and Mike Tindall as neighbours.

But their sprawling estate no doubt can host their friends coming from further afield too. 

Last year, Gordon Ramsay, wife Tana and their five children came to stay with the Beckhams.

Country pursuits

David and Victoria often share pictures of them enjoying the countryside and enjoying peaceful walks with their dogs.

The family have also embraced more rural past times by farming their own veg and even building their own beehive. 

The Beckhams are said to be considering making their own honey after David went wild for beekeeping in last year’s lockdown. 

A source said: “Beekeeping started as a fun hobby early in lockdown. 

"But now David has become a bit obsessed. 

"He has all the gear, and even built a hive.”

They have enjoyed getting back to nature with David and Harper last year taking to the countryside to forage for vegetables.

The dad and daughter shared pictures from their trip to nearby Daylesford Organic Farm in October.

City jaunts

Victoria has told how she creates designs for her fashion empire from the Cotswolds kitchen. 

But she’ll no doubt be itching to get back to her London office after spending months away. 

In February she told the Telegraph how David complained about bumping into her moodboards in their country pad.

And Victoria said she was keen to make the two and half hour drive to her Mayfair shop.

She said: “I’ll never complain about the stress again.

 “I get withdrawal symptoms from my team and from seeing the models in clothes, with their hair and make-up – it’s always inspiring”.

Luckily the family have their London house which they bought in 2013 to stay in while visiting the city. 

David and Victoria’s Holland Park pied a terre is reportedly worth more than £31milion.

Posh parties

The Beckhams love a good knees-up like the best of us – and their country home is the perfect location to host. 

Given their history of blow out bashes, could the family have something special in-store for David's 46th birthday in May?

In 2019, the family had a star-studded baptism for Cruz and Harper, which Victoria’s friend Eva Longoria attended. 


And David and Victoria went all-out for eldest son Brooklyn’s 21st birthday last March – reportedly spending £100,000 on the bash. 

Staff erected marquees to host the affair on the 22,293 sq ft property. 

They invited Stormzy, the Spice Girls, Gordon Ramsay and his family and DJ Fat Tony. 

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