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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10 Things to do in Broadway

10 Things to do in Broadway Often referred to as the ‘Jewel of the Cotswolds’, Broadway is ideally situated to explore the breathtaking countryside of the northern Cotswolds, and here are our top 10 things to do in the area: 1. Broadway Tower Where else can our Top 10 start other than at Broadway Tower […]

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What is The Cotswolds?

The terms ‘rolling green hills’, ‘picturesque’ and ‘honey-coloured limestone villages’ are oft-repeated when describing The Cotswolds. And for very good reason. What area is The Cotswolds Spanning just over 800 square miles of central-south-west England, the UK’s largest designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (A.O.N.B.) does exactly what it says on the tin. The landscape […]

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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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Free wine and wonderful views at this Cotswolds gastro pub.

Free wine and wonderful views at this Cotswolds gastro pub Nestled in the sleepy village of Nether Westcote, a short drive from Bourton-on-the-Water, Burford and Stow on the Wold, the Feathered Nest is a charming 15th century inn that’s truly a hidden gem for food and wine lovers. Originally an old Malthouse, the thoughtfully refurbished […]

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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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Afternoon tea served to you in your holiday cottage

Afternoon tea served to you in your holiday cottage The Tea Set began life in Chipping Norton after owner, Vicky, received a request from her daughter to host a vintage afternoon tea party for her 18th birthday, in January, in a marquee! Without a moment’s hesitation, with the help of friends and family, Vicky gathered […]

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Great tea rooms and farm shop in the Cotswolds

Great tea rooms and farm shop in the Cotswolds The Cotswold Outpost is a fabulous spot nestled on the outskirts of Burford – the Gateway to the Cotswolds. Located at 1 Windrush Heights, OX18 4BF, it is the perfect place to eat, drink and shop, visitors will find fine local produce and handmade goods for […]

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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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