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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Dog Friendly Holidays in the Cotswolds

Reasons to Book Pet Friendly Cottages in the Cotswolds Who needs the hassle of arranging doggy daycare or a pet passport? A Cotswolds holiday is certainly cheaper than going abroad and the gorgeous scenery paired with some of the great weather we’ve been having makes it the perfect spot for dog friendly holidays in the […]

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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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Oxford Walking Tours

We recently spent a couple of hours enjoying one of the Oxford Official Walking Tours. We chose one of the more popular Oxford walking tours around the Oxford University buildings and we were fascinated by all of the history and some of the quirky facts that we would never have known without our brilliantly knowledgeable […]

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10 Things to do in Lechlade-on-Thames

Lechlade is a bustling market town on the southern edge of the Cotswolds. Its idyllic location on the banks of the river Thames makes it one of our favourite places to visit, so we thought we would share our top 10 things to do on a visit to Lechlade. 1. Thames Path No visit to […]

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10 Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

What to do in Bourton-on-the-Water Discover our top 10 best things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water and get planning your holiday in the Venice of the Cotswolds today with StayCotswold! 1. Model Village  A great attraction for all the family is the Model Village which you will find directly in the centre of Bourton-on-the-Water. This tiny […]

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5 Best Ice Cream Parlours in the Cotswolds

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 […]

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Our favourite places to eat in Stow-on-the-Wold

Where to eat in Stow on the Wold Stow-on-the-Wold is a popular year-round Cotswold destination, thanks to the abundance of things to see and do as well as a huge choice of cafes, pubs and restaurants. Here are 10 of our absolute favourite restaurants near Stow on the Wold: 1. Old Stocks Inn Whilst in […]

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Walking tours in the Cotswolds

Walking Holidays in the Cotswolds Sean Callery is a Blue Badge tourist guide and specialises in town tours across the Cotswolds. Here is a taste of what you’ll discover on the Offbeat Cotswolds tour of Broadway! If you’re interested in a Cotswold walking holiday, see below for contact details. Broadway Stars The beautiful Cotswolds village […]

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10 Things to do in Stow-on-the-Wold

Stow-on-the-Wold Attractions The highest of all the Cotswold towns, Stow-on-the-Wold is a popular destination year-round, thanks to the abundance of things to see and do on the doorstep. 1. The Market Square The epicentre of the town, The Market Square, is a must visit for anyone staying in or close to Stow-on-the-Wold. The focus of […]

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10 Things to do in Burford

What to do in Burford Often referred to as the Gateway to the Cotswolds, the picture-perfect market town of Burford is a must visit destination. Take a look at our Top 10 things to see and do in Burford; 1. Church of St John the Baptist A great way to start your stay in Burford […]

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Beauty Treatments in the Cotswolds

BRINGING THE BEST BEAUTY, WELLNESS AND FITNESS BRANDS DIRECT TO YOUR HOLIDAY COTTAGE.   If you fancy a bit of pampering during your cottage holiday in the Cotswolds you can easily bring top beauticians, stylists, personal trainers and many other specialists directly to your door by downloading the Lucie app. Lucie gives you instant access […]

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10 Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

What to do in Stratford-upon-Avon The delightful market town of Stratford-upon-Avon is the 16th-century birthplace of William Shakespeare and is packed full of historical sites – here’s our Top 10 list of activities and things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon: 1. Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the Swan Theatre Catch a play at one of the Royal […]

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10 Things to do in Painswick

What to do in Painswick It was difficult to stick to just 10 things to do in Painswick, but we’ve managed it. Take a look at our Top 10 and start planning your visit to ‘The Queen of the Cotswolds’ today. 1. Painswick Rococo Garden No trip to Painswick is complete without a visit to […]

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