The Cotswolds area is one of England’s favourite destinations; famous for hundreds of honey-colour limestone villages in a beautiful rural setting. Lively cultural events, a year round season of sporting events and festivals – even the range of individual, quirky shops here – all help to make the Cotswolds one of the UK’s favourite places to visit.
Christmas in the Cotswolds is full of festive cheer, alongside great places to to buy gifts. Take a look at the Cotswolds Christmas page to get some inspiration. Autumn in the Cotswolds offers long walks, cosy pubs and blazing colour from the Cotswolds countryside. Take your pick from our beautiful arboreta and gardens, all offering a different autumn landscape.
Our smaller towns and villages have much to offer – The Slaughters, Broad Campden, Chalford, Bibury, Longborough and many, many more each have a unique character and we’d recommend spending a day or two exploring at your leisure. The Cotswolds is a delight – full of experiences, inspiration and shops that you just can’t find anywhere else. Find out more here.
On the edge of the Cotswolds, the Regency town of Cheltenham offers award-winning gardens as well as an impressive range of stylish shops and restaurants, and a range of festivals, whilst nearby neighbour Gloucester will impress you with its fascinating history. Medieval Tewkesbury presents a range of beautiful buildings to explore and in the south of the region, Stroud holds one of the country’s best Farmers’ Markets. Both Montpellier in Cheltenham and Stroud have been named in The Times’ countdown of the thirty coolest places to live, an indication of what incredible nuggets of beauty, style and culture the Cotswolds have to offer!
Why not visit the www.cotswolds.com website for more information.