[ads1] Many famous people have lived in the Cotswolds over the centuries, and a number of celebrities still live there today. There are many appeals to the Cotswolds: the market towns are lovely and have a charming, historical atmosphere; the rolling hillsides, rivers and forests are some of the most beautiful land in the United…

While many tourists are attracted to the rolling green hillsides and charming historical market towns of the Cotswolds, they are not the only ones who have discovered the beauty of rural England.  Tourists also flock to the Cotswolds because of the region’s numerous connections to famous people, living and dead.  The Cotswolds have been home…

Cotswold Taxis When you visit the Cotswolds, especially the more remote Cotswold towns and villages finding a Taxi can be hard to do, most Cotswold hotels and Inns will have a list of the local taxi companies but in the summer and especially at weekends can be very hard to get, so it is always…

Want the perfect family day out in the Cotswolds? Cotswold Country Park and Beach, located just outside Cirencester, is open year-round, and offers the largest inland beach in the UK with lifeguards on duty for paddling and swimming. This year, we are working closely with local outdoor company Dynamic Pursuits, to increase the amount of…

Worcestershire is best known worldwide for its connection to Worcestershire sauce, but there’s a lot more to see and experience in this Cotswolds county than the condiment.  Worcestershire is famed for the beautiful cathedral city of Worcester as well as a number of charming market towns, architectural follies, and interesting outdoor areas.  The Malvern Hills…

No visit to the Cotswolds would be complete without some time spent in Warwickshire, a county in the center of England famous for being the birthplace of William Shakespeare.  Warwickshire is the site of many charming towns including Stratford Upon Avon, which can immerse tourists in the history of the region.  There are also many…

Bath England UK The city of Bath in Somerset is perhaps one of the most famous historical cities in England.  In 1987 it was inscribed as a World Heritage Site, and every year it draws millions of visitors from around the globe who journey to enjoy its theaters, museums, and festivals.  The city’s history dates…

GLOUCESTERSHIRE Gloucestershire is located in the Cotswolds in the southwest of England and encompasses the fertile valley traversed by the River Severn as well as the famous Forest of Dean.  It’s a popular tourist destination with lovely old market towns like Moreton-in-Marsh, Stow-on-the-Wold, Tewkesbury, Tetbury, and Cirencester.  Each of these towns has its own charm…

Oxfordshire is a county in the Southwest of England in the Cotswolds and is of course the home of the city of Oxford, one of the most important cultural centers in all of England.  While Oxford is its largest draw to tourists, the county also boasts a number of other attractions including some lovely historical…

Do you enjoy hiking, seeing the great outdoors and touring the countryside at your own pace?  If so, you may want to plan a hike along the Cotswold Way while you are visiting in the Cotswold Hills.  The Cotswold Way is a 164 km trail which runs along the escarpment of the Cotswold ridge, affording…