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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What to do in the Cotswolds

With an area spanning just over 800 square miles, you won’t be stuck wondering what to do in the Cotswolds. Here’s a taster of what’s on in the Cotswolds this Spring / Summer season. April/June From May through to September the stunning open-air Amphitheatre at Berrybank Park will stage a selection of theatre, concerts, comedy […]

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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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Mechanical Art and Design Museum in Stratford-Upon-Avon

Visit the MAD Museum in Stratford-Upon-Avon Now in it’s 11th year and firmly established as the country’s main hub for mechanical art, this one-of-a-kind museum features a huge range of moving, interactive art and automata that are both fascinating and mesmerizing. MAD is located in the heart of Stratford-Upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare. The […]

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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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February half term fun in the Cotswolds. Top 10 attractions

February half term fun in the Cotswolds – Our Top 10 attractions All children need to be entertained so knowing what and where the kid friendly attractions are when you’re on holiday is always useful! Fortunately, the Cotswolds has lots to offer people of all ages, in February half term. From car collections, through to […]

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10 Things to do in Faringdon

What To Do In Faringdon The historic market town of Faringdon is situated in the Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire which borders the Cotswolds along the South Easterly edge. Here are our top 10 fun things to do near Faringdon. 1. Lord Berners Signs Take a walk around town and look out for the curious […]

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A Day Out at Blenheim Palace

A Day Out at Blenheim Palace Come rain or shine, Blenheim Palace is breath-takingly beautiful and a must-see destination in the Cotswolds. Built in 1705, Blenheim Palace has over 300 years of history to explore and as the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, no history lovers will be left disappointed! Although don’t misunderstand, Blenheim has […]

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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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What’s on in the Summer in the Cotswolds

We may be biased but we believe there’s no better place to spend the summer than in the Cotswolds. From festivals to film screenings, walking the Thames path to enjoying a day on the water here is our pick of things to do this Summer. 1. Sudeley Sculpture Safari The Sudeley Sculpture Safari is back […]

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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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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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