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a Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the county of Gloucestershire

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About The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds is one of the most charming and uniquely picturesque regions of England to visit. Famous for its gentle hillsides and rich golden limestone used to build its beautiful villages and towns (see below) the Cotswolds cannot fail to charm and inspire all those who visit the area.

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Bibury, Gloucestershire

Bibury

(9.1 miles, 14.7 km, direction S)

William Morris, the 19th-century artist and poet thought Bibury to be the most beautiful village in England...

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View of a street in Bourton-on-the-water

Bourton on the Water

(0.0 miles, 0.1 km)

'The Venice of the Cotswolds'. Bourton is a favourite amongst tourists and is a beautiful place to visit all year round...

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Broadway Cottage

Broadway

(11.3 miles, 18.1 km, direction N)

The village of Broadway in the Cotswolds richly deserves the prestige of being the "show village of England"..

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Burford Architecture

Burford

(7.5 miles, 12.0 km, direction SE)

Welcome to Burford - an historical market town in the Oxfordshire part of the Cotswolds. With a character all of its own, and a church that is considered to be one of the top 20.....

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Castle Combe

(33.4 miles, 53.7 km, direction SW)

As recently as 2001 it was awarded the title of 'Most Picturesque Village' by British Heritage Magazine's 2001 Traveller's Choice Awards...

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Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire.

Chipping Campden

(11.9 miles, 19.1 km, direction N)

Immediately appealing, this is certainly one of the most picturesque small towns in the northern reaches of the Cotswolds..

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Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Chipping Norton

(10.2 miles, 16.5 km, direction NE)

Chipping Norton lies in the midst of beautiful cotswold countryside and is surrounded by other villages that radiate the glory of traditional honey-coloured cotswold stone Manor Houses and magnificent Churches...

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Cirencester - Dyer Street - Bingham's

Cirencester

(14.4 miles, 23.2 km, direction SW)

Originally known in Roman times as Corinium Dobunorum, the town of Cirencester in those far off day's was the second largest town in England...

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St Marys Church, Fairford

Fairford

(12.2 miles, 19.6 km, direction S)

Fairford was granted a market charter in the year 1135 but it is believed that village has its origins way back in the Bronze Age. Its beautiful church is world famous for having the most complete set of Medieval stained glass windows of any parish church in the United Kingdom..

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Village Shop, Lacock, Wiltshire

Lacock

(36.0 miles, 57.9 km, direction SW)

Gatherings of graceful medieval houses line the streets of Lacock..

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Church in Lechlade, Gloucestershire

Lechlade

(13.5 miles, 21.8 km, direction S)

This pleasant little market town, set beside the upper reaches of the Thames, is dominated by the elegant spire of the beautiful parish church of St.Lawrence..

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The riverside at Lower Slaughter

Lower Slaughter

(1.2 miles, 1.9 km, direction N)

Lower Slaughter is one of the Cotswold's most idyllic villages where you should abandon your car and roam around on foot...

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Inside Malmesbury Abbey

Malmesbury

(25.2 miles, 40.6 km, direction SW)

The town stakes its claim to be the oldest borough in England on the fact that it was granted a charter in the year 924 by King Edward..

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Moreton in Marsh - October 2010

Moreton in Marsh

(7.8 miles, 12.6 km, direction N)

The delightful market town of Moreton has welcomed visitors for many centuries...

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Stow on the Wold

Stow on the Wold

(3.6 miles, 5.8 km, direction NE)

"Stow on the Wold, where the wind blows cold"..

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Long Street, Tetbury, Gloucestershire

Tetbury

(24.0 miles, 38.6 km, direction SW)

A rather charming Cotswold town which has the good fortune to stand on the winding river Avon. Tetbury has a lovely old church which is thought to have been rebuilt around.....

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The village of Upper Slaughter in the Cotswolds

Upper Slaughter

(1.6 miles, 2.5 km, direction NW)

Tranquillity is the keynote for this enchanting hamlet which is best explored on foot...

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Church at Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

Winchcombe

(10.3 miles, 16.5 km, direction NW)

To experience the quintessentially English town of Winchcome, is to part-take of a miscellany of pure delights...

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Blenheim Palace North Facade from the site of Woodstock Manor (Midsummer 2007)

Woodstock

(17.6 miles, 28.3 km, direction E)

Woodstock will be forever inextricably linked with the great Palace of Blenheim and as birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, one of the greatest Englishmen ever...

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Combe Valley, Wotton under Edge

Wotton under Edge

(30.4 miles, 48.9 km, direction SW)

This charming Cotswold village boasts a finely restored 14th-15th century church which retains some good brasses and an old Organ case. The Wotton Mosaic, which is a splendid.....

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Autumn in the Cotswolds

Batsford Park Arboretum

(8.1 miles, 13.1 km, direction N)

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Penguin at Birdland, Bourton on the Water

Birdland

(0.3 miles, 0.6 km)

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Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace

(17.4 miles, 28.1 km, direction E)

Home of the 11th Duke of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace has been awarded Historic Attraction of the Year 2002 and is birthplace of.....

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Chedworth Roman Villa in Chedworth, Gloucestershire

Chedworth Roman Villa

(7.9 miles, 12.8 km, direction SW)

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A scarlet ibis

Cotswold Wildlife Park

(8.9 miles, 14.3 km, direction SE)

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Minster Lovell Hall, Oxfordshire

Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote

(11.6 miles, 18.6 km, direction SE)

The ruins of Minster Lovell Hall stand in an attractive position on the banks of the River Windrush. Despite speculation, the.....

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Old Ceremic Roman floor at North Leigh Roman Villa, Oxfordshire

North Leigh Roman Villa

(14.3 miles, 23.0 km, direction E)

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The Rollright Stones, near Great Rollright, Oxfordshire

Rollright Stones

(10.4 miles, 16.7 km, direction NE)

These Bronze-Age monolithic circles are third in importance only to Stone-Henge and Avebury. They are one of the most historic.....

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Dovecote and Gardens at Snowshill

Snowshill Manor

(9.7 miles, 15.6 km, direction NW)

The romantic atmosphere of Snowshill Manor is made more vibrant by stories of ghostly happenings deep in the past. Given that a.....

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In the garden of Sudeley Castle

Sudeley Castle

(9.6 miles, 15.4 km, direction NW)

The pretty village of Winchcome has been blessed with the stunning buildings and gardens of Sudeley Castle since the time of the.....

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Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt Arboretum

(27.3 miles, 43.9 km, direction SW)

A magnificent arboretum which is a joy to visit at any time of year. It is run by the Forestry Commission and has a dazzling.....

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Chester House Hotel in Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire, England

Chester House Hotel

Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire, England (0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
With free Wi-Fi and free parking on site, this contemporary country-style house is situated in Bourton-on-the-Water – known as the “little Venice of the Cotswolds”. Cheltenham is a 25-minute dri...
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Old Manse Hotel in Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire, England4 stars

Old Manse Hotel

Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire, England (0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
With original features and traditional charm, Old Manse Hotel overlooks the River Windrush. In picturesque Bourton-on-the-Water, the hotel has free parking, a riverside terrace and free Wi-Fi....
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Chestnut Bed and Breakfast in Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire, England4 stars

Chestnut Bed and Breakfast

Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire, England (0.2 miles, 0.3 km)
Chestnut Bed and Breakfast is a 300-year-old, grade II listed building in the centre of the beautiful Cotswold village of Bourton-on-the-Water. It has a sitting room with free Wi-Fi. Breakfast is ser...
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The Dial House in Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire, England3 stars

The Dial House

Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire, England (0.2 miles, 0.3 km)
In the heart of the Cotswolds, The Dial House Hotel boasts free Wi-Fi, and free parking on site. It has a peaceful walled garden with a private summer house, so guests can relax outside in warmer weat...
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Cranbourne House in Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire, England4 stars

Cranbourne House

Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire, England (0.4 miles, 0.6 km)
With free Wi-Fi and free parking on site, this elegant bed and breakfast is built from Cotswold stone and sits just outside the centre of Bourton-on-the-Water. There is a garden and a conservatory for...
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