The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds is an area in the South West of England including the Cotswold Hills, which rise from the meadows of the upper Thames to an escarpment, known as the Cotswold Edge, above the Severn Valley and Evesham Vale.

This includes photos and information about the many villages, events or tourist attractions in the area.

About The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds were designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in 1966, with an expansion on 21 December 1990 to 1,990 square kilometres (768 sq mi). In 1991, all AONBs were measured again using modern methods. The official area of the Cotswold AONB increased to 2,038 square kilometres (787 sq mi). In 2000, the government confirmed that AONBs had the same landscape quality and status as National Parks.

The Cotswolds AONB, which is the largest in England and Wales, stretches from the border regions of South Warwickshire and Worcestershire, through West Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire and takes in parts of Wiltshire, and Bath and North East Somerset in the South. Gloucestershire County Council is responsible for 63 per cent of the AONB. “Cotswold Further Info”


Cotswolds Guided Tours

Lucy & Richard Lambert look forward to welcoming you to the Cotswolds and showing you around on their 6 hour tours, choose between the Famous Cotswolds Tour, the Cotswolds Hidden Villages Tour or new for […]

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Gloucestershire Festival of Polo 9–10 June 2018

The Beaufort Polo Club in Westonbirt, Gloucestershire meet again on 9/10th June 2018 a yearly celebration of the oldest sport in the world polo. The two-day spectacle, held at the Beaufort Polo Club, includes impressive top […]

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Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre

Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre have a special offer for a family ticket for entry to the arboretum, this is for 2 adults and 2 children.  SPECIAL OFFER  Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre is home to […]

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Cotswold Archery at Batsford Arboretum

Cotswold Archery have a special offer 2 hour archery introduction session at Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre in the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire. A 2 hour introduction to archery will give beginners an insight into the ancient sport. Cotswold Archery […]

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Cotswold Electric Bike Treasure Trail

Cotswold Electric Bike Treasure Trail For One or Two from £25 with Pedego Electric Bikes. Navigate the Treasure Trail is by solving clues and answering observational questions along the way. More info.. Photos More info Pedego […]

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Cheltenham & The Cotswolds featured on new ‘Route 57’ road trip

In a bid to rival America’s famous bucket list road trip ‘Route 66’, please welcome the invention of the UK & Ireland’s alternative, Route 57! (It has 57 stops along the way) Ten short road […]

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Lower Slaughter Art Exhibition – Elements Summer Show 2015

The Summer Show 2015 Elements is an exhibition of local artists. This includes; Ceramics Mosaics Original Paintings Photography When ? elements art exhimbition runs from 24th – 30th June 2015 and is open daily from […]

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Cotswold Wildlife Park

The Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens exhibits mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates from all around the world. The gardens and grounds are part of the Bradwell Grove estate. The manor house at Bradwell Grove […]

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Cotswold Farm Park

The perfect family day out interacting with our unrivalled collection of domestic rare breeds, or the chance to learn more about farming and conservation,  Cotswold Farm Park is open every day from 10.30 am to […]

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Stanway House and Fountain

Stanway House and Fountain is a Jacobean Manor House and the world’s tallest gravity fed fountain. Family home of the Earl of Wemyss with water gardens and 14th century tithe barn. Restored working water mill […]

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Tetbury In Gloucestershire

Tetbury is a small town and civil parish within the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. It lies on the site of an ancient hill fort, on which an Anglo-Saxon monastery was founded, probably by Ine […]

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A Unique Tour Of The Cotswolds – Secret Cottage near Moreton-in-Marsh

A Unique Tour Of The Cotswolds – Secret Cottage near Moreton-in-Marsh Announcing a unique tour that hasn’t been done before Secret Cottage, near Moreton-in-Marsh in the North Cotswolds, UK Throughout the Year.  Take a unique North […]

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Restaurants Of The Cotswolds

Restaurants Of The Cotswolds, our guide to the best places to eat out in The Cotswolds including all the local villages, Cirencester, Bourton on The Water. @aboutglos guide to eating out in The Cotswolds. We hope […]

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