Covering an impressive 800 square miles, an ultimate guide to the Cotswolds would be 100’s of thousands of words long due to the number of things there is to do in The Cotswolds.
Bourton-on-the-Water’s high street is flanked by long wide greens and the River Windrush that runs through them. The river is crossed by five low, arched stone bridges.
The village is built on both banks of the River Eye, a slow-moving stream crossed by two footbridges, which also flows through Upper Slaughter.
Burford is a small medieval town on the River Windrush, in the Cotswold hills, often referred to as the ‘gateway’ to the Cotswolds. Burford is located 18 miles west of Oxford.
This adorable village is like its been frozen in time for the past century, with no new houses have been built in this tiny Wiltshire village since the 1600s.
Situated below the western escarpment of the Cotswold Hills at the meeting point of the Five Valleys, the town is noted for its steep streets, independent spirit, and cafe culture.