Everything You Need to Know to Find the Best Food in the Cotswolds

A Foodie’s Guide to The Cotswolds With a diverse culinary scene, the Cotswolds offers a mix of Michelin-starred venues and welcoming pubs. Here we take you on a journey to find the best food in the Cotswolds – a delightful blend of high-end restaurants, inviting gastro pubs, fabulous coffee shops and lively farmers’ markets. Where […]

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve in The Cotswolds

5 Reasons to Book a Cottage in the Cotswolds for New Years Eve The Cotswolds, in the absolute heart of England, is a wonderful scenic destination that attracts people from around the world. And, when it comes to ringing in the New Year, this picturesque region offers a truly unforgettable experience.  Here are five great […]

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The Cotswolds: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know

Your One Stop Guide to The Cotswolds The Cotswolds attracts over 35 million visitors per year and many of our guests stay with us time and time again. Covering such a vast expanse, you can return to The Cotswolds every year and still find new places to visit. If you’d like to get a real […]

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10 Things to Do in Chipping Norton, Cotswolds

What to do in Chipping Norton Chipping Norton, nestled in the heart 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 Luxury Holiday Homes

The Best Luxury Cotswold Rentals Nestled in the picturesque heart of England, the Cotswolds offer a timeless escape for those seeking tranquillity and charm coupled with Cotswolds luxury holiday homes. With its rolling hills, charming villages, and stunning landscapes, it’s no wonder that the Cotswolds have become a favourite holiday or short break destination. Selecting […]

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Cotswolds – Which County to Stay In?

So, you’ve decided on a break in the Cotswolds. What a superb call! But which part of the Cotswolds to stay in? You’ve got to narrow down the huge choice of possible places to stay.  What county is the Cotswolds in? Not a straight forward answer – it’s in many – with 800 square miles […]

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Family Days Out in The Cotswolds

Given that the area covers approximately 800 square miles of breath-taking rural landscape, you’ll find a vast range of outdoor pursuits and numerous ways to enjoy the natural environment, as well as museums, educational activities, and more – here are our top ideas for family days out in the Cotswolds! A Cotswold Day Out for […]

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Where are The Cotswolds?

The Cotswolds is the UK’s largest designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (A.O.N.B.), covering approximately 800 square miles in the Central South West of England, approximately 80% of which is farmland. Lying to the East of the River Severn where it joins the Bristol Channel, it incorporates parts of several counties, predominantly Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire, […]

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When to Visit The Cotswolds

Summer Avoid the queues at Dover and Heathrow this summer and book yourself a staycation in The Cotswolds. Whether you choose a couples’ getaway in a shepherd’s hut, a family holiday in a cottage, or a get-together with friends in a luxury farmhouse, you won’t need to hunt for your passport or worry about your […]

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What is the Cotswolds known for?

The term ‘Chocolate Box’ conjures up a variety of images of quintessentially English villages, any number of which could very realistically be set in The Cotswolds. And there are several reasons why the region, with its gentle hilly landscape and warm limestone architecture, has earned its reputation as one of the most picturesque areas in […]

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A Downton Abbey Day Out in the Cotswolds

A Downton Abbey Day Out in the Cotswolds There’s no better time to revisit your favourite Downton moments by exploring filming locations right here in the Cotswolds. Let’s start with Downton Village, better known to us as Bampton. You can also browse our places to stay near Downton Abbey in Bampton. St Mary’s Church Home […]

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Where can I go on holiday with my Dog in the UK?

Holidays where dogs are welcome The Cotswolds is one of my favourite dog friendly places to visit, not least because of all the wonderful walks and stunning scenery, but also because there is so much to see and do without leaving your furry friend behind. Here are some of my favourites: Head to Cotswold Wildlife […]

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