Cotswold Ice Cream
Discover the best ‘ice cream parlours near me in the Cotswolds’ and check out our top 5 below!
Winstones Cotswold Ice Cream, near Stroud
Winstones has been producing award-winning artisan ice cream since 1925 and we still can’t get enough of it! The famous Cotswold ice cream parlour can be found on Rodborough Common near Stroud, surrounded by grazing cattle and rolling Cotswold hills making it a perfect countryside day out. There are 17 different luxury flavours on offer including two dairy-free options which are suitable for vegans, vegetarians and lactose intolerants. If a few scoops don’t satisfy your ice cream craving, you can even take your favourites home in 120ml, 500ml, 1litre, 2litre or 4litre tubs!
Alfonso Gelateria, Stow-on-the-Wold
Alfonso Gelateria is a must-visit when heading to Stow-on-the-Wold. Located just off the Market Square, the team make delicious flavours inspired by Italy. If you can’t make it to their Stow Gelateria, they can be found in multiple towns around Oxfordshire, or you might see their ice cream van pop up to a Cotswold village in the summer months.
Wholly Gelato, Gloucestershire
Award-winning gelato makers Wholly Gelato create their award-winning treats on site, just yards away from the gelato parlour where their herd produce the milk. Creating over 200 flavours since inception, Wholly Gelato often collaborate with small businesses to produce delicious and creative flavours alongside the classics. Head to Barhouse Farm in Elmore, Gloucestershire to try a scoop or fill up a bottle of milk from their ‘Milkbot’ milk-vending machine!
Italian style ice cream using locally sourced ingredients, what more could you want?! Dolcetti is a family run business serving 24 flavours of gelato, not to mention the sorbets and frozen yoghurt to choose from. Our favourite has to be the ice cream cake, a combination of our two favourite things.