Bourton on the Water is famously referred to as the “Venice of the Cotswold.” The village received its nickname mainly because of the fact that the River Windrush flows into and then out of the town and the small Cotswold stone bridges that span the river Windrush. Bourton on the Water is typically voted as…

Burford Tourist Information Burford is a small community of around 1,000 residents that is known as one of England’s prettiest small towns in Oxfordshire. The merchants of the town were granted a charter over 900-years ago that allowed them to hold their own markets. To this date, the business owners in Burford continue the traditions…

Stratford Upon Avon, which is a gateway to the Cotswolds, is considered one of the most historic and significant towns in all of England. This little town, which has a population of 25,000, is located on the banks of the River Avon and is known to attract millions of tourists each year. In its glory…

Stow-on-the-Wold Tourist Guide If you enjoy shopping, you may wish to include Stow-on-the-Wold in Gloucestershire County as part of your tour of the beautiful Cotswold region of England.  Stow-on-the-Wold is a small but well known market town with a long history in both commerce and war and is between Bourton On The Water and Moreton…

Chipping Campden Tourist Information Chipping Campden, which is located in the Cotswolds, is considered one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in all of England. Because of its central location in the Cotswolds, it is ideal for visitors on a sightseeing vacation. Not only can you enjoy all that Chipping Campden has to offer but…

Broadway Tourist Information Guide The town of Broadway in the Cotswolds is a prime destination in the Cotswold Hills, a role that hearkens back to the town’s historical roots as a key staging post on journeys between Worcester and London.  While only three of these historical inns remain, the town once boasted thirty-three.  It is…

Bibury Tourist Information Of all the charming villages in England’s beautiful Cotswold Hills, one of the most delightful by far is Bibury. Bibury is located in Gloucestershire County only a brief drive away from the market town of Circencester. Artist William Morris felt that Bibury was “the most beautiful village in the Cotswolds,” and many…

Snowshill is the name of a small village that sits atop a hill above Broadway, Laverton, and Buckland.  The village is quiet, secluded, and not particularly well known in its own right it is more well known for the Snowshill Lavender Fields.  The name of the village derives from its location.  If there is any…

Guiting Power nestles snugly in the slopes of a valley formed by a tributary of the River Windrush.  Originally the site of an Anglo-Saxon town called Gyting Broc, it is now a beautifully preserved medieval style Cotswold town. Despite being very tiny, Guiting Power has a Post Office, village hall, two public houses and more…

Ilmington is a tiny village of less than a thousand people, situated just underneath the Ilmington Downs, which are the highest point in Warwickshire.  From the top of the Downs, there is an incredible view of the surrounding green countryside. Ilmington is known for its typically English architecture with honey coloured thatched cottages built of…

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