Best Afternoon Tea in the Cotswolds

What better way to while away an hour or two than with afternoon tea in the Cotswolds. In almost every town and village you will find the perfect spot to enjoy the best cream tea in the Cotswolds. Here we share ten of the best spots for afternoon tea that promise an unforgettable experience amidst […]

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Top Ten Reasons to Visit The Cotswolds

As you can imagine, we LOVE the Cotswolds, so we’ve pulled together some of our favourite reasons to visit The Cotswolds Our 10 reasons why we think you should visit… #1 Explore the picture postcard villages The Cotswolds are famous for some of the most picturesque villages that you will find! Such as Burford, Bourton-on-the-Water, […]

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Best Roast dinners in Chipping Campden and Moreton-in-Marsh

Our favourite Sunday lunch spots in and around Moreton-in-Marsh We love a Sunday Roast here at team StayCotswold, and we’ve spent many a Sunday lunchtime in some of the finest local establishments all in the name of research. And now we’re going to share our recommendations with you here.  The Coach and Horses Inn, Longborough is […]

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Things To Do This Christmas in the Cotswolds

What To Do This Christmas in the Cotswolds We can’t wait for the festive season in the Cotswolds 2023. We know that snuggling up around the wood burner is tempting but there are many great events happening in the run-up to Christmas. The Christmas Market at Blenheim Palace 17 November – 17 December A magical […]

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Free Canapés for StayCotswold Guests

Free Canapés for StayCotswold Guests Peach and Pudding was created in October 2021 by chef Joe Limbrick, and artist/creative Camille Smith. Joe has been a chef in fine dining kitchens for over 18 years, and has worked in various Cotswold establishments including the Bathurst Arms in North Cerney, Barnsley House Hotel and Spa, and Giffords […]

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10 Things to Do in Chipping Norton, Cotswolds

What to do in Chipping Norton Chipping Norton, nestled in the north of the picturesque Cotswolds, offers visitors a delightful blend of charming countryside vistas, cultural attractions, and culinary delights. Whether you’re seeking relaxation or adventure, Chipping Norton has something for everyone. Here are ten must-visit places and activities to make the most of your […]

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Cotswold Baguettes

Perfect baguettes for picnics or lunch Tucked away in Stow-on-the-Wold, Cotswold Baguettes has a delicious range of sandwiches, soup, salads and cakes made fresh every day – making it the perfect pitstop for a picnic lunch before exploring all Stow has to offer! Run by a lovely local couple with over 25 years of experience […]

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Our favourite Sunday lunch spots in Oxford and Oxfordshire

Sunday Lunch in Oxford and Oxfordshire There is nothing we like more than a traditional Sunday lunch in a quintessential Cotswold pub – after all we think we’ve got the best selection in the country! In this article we’re focussing on the Oxfordshire area of the Cotswolds, stopping off in Burford. First up is The […]

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Top 10 Markets in the Cotswolds 

Cotswold Market Days The Cotswolds is an amazing place for foodies with its award-winning local produce serving Michelin star restaurants, pubs and cafes. You don’t even have to venture on a Cotswold night out to try this delicious food, you can enjoy it in the comfort of your cottage by shopping at a local Cotswold […]

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Indoor Activities in the Cotswolds for a Rainy Day

Things to do on a rainy day in the Cotswolds Rain, rain go away! You can plan a staycation to your hearts content but there’s annoyingly one thing beyond everyone’s control… the weather! However, you don’t need to worry as there are still plenty of indoor activities in the Cotswolds to do when it’s raining, […]

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Hawkstone Lager, Jeremy Clarkson and FREE Beer!

The Hawkstone Brewery, formerly known as the Cotswold Brew Co is a 10 minute walk from Bourton on the Water and a must visit destination when you’re on holiday in the Cotswolds. Jeremy Clarkson Beer The Hawkstone brand is synonymous with great quality lager and you may have seen a lot of it on Jeremy […]

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