Places to Visit in the Cotswold
Things to See in Cotswold
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The best way to explore Cotswold is through day trips. You can find different villages that divide the whole county. Each has its own unique attractions for you to explore. To the north is where you can find Broadway, Chipping Campden, Moreton-in-Marsh, The Slaughters, Stanton, Stow-on-the-Wold and Winchcombe and to south is Bibury, Burford, Cirencester, Fairford, Lechlade and Painswick.
Day trips are the best way to explore Cotswold. If you want to enjoy and have an unforgettable experience, then this place is something that shouldn’t be rushed. It is best to plan your itinerary. The area is divided in the north and south region. The north is where you can find areas such as Broadway, Chipping Campden, Moreton-in-Marsh, The Slaughters, Stanton, Stow-on-the-Wold and Winchcombe. On the south is where you can find Bibury, Burford, Cirencester, Fairford, Lechlade and Painswick.
- The best way to describe Birbury is one of the most beautiful villages in England. Attractions in the area Bibury Trout Farm, Arlington Row and Arlington Mill Museum & Tea Rooms.
- Bourton on the water is often referred to as the Venice of the Cotswolds. You can take a stroll at some of its shops, pubs and tea rooms. If you are planning to visit during summer, then you can hold a picnic in pub gardens while being inspired by the view.
- Broadway is often referred to as “the Jewel of the Cotswolds”. You can find cottages and houses that date back in the past centuries. There are a lot of accommodations from bed & breakfast to world class hotel. If you love shopping, there are shopping stores that can surely delight you. Artists and writers make this place as an inspiration.
- Cirencester is the Capital of the Cotswolds. It is one of the biggest towns in England in terms of size. This is where you can find the church of St John Baptist. There is a Corinium Museum filled with roman artifacts. If you love crafted work, you will surely love this art centers.
- In the south is where Tetbury is located with a lot of history. There is a big market house set in the center of the town. This place was adored by Prince Charles.
- Stroud is a quaint little town that is situated in steep, hillside town. It has a long history of industry, farming and tourism. There is a superb view of the countryside where you can enjoy picnic, hike around, or fly kites.
- Bath is situated at southern edge of the Cotswolds. As the name implies, it is perfect for hot spring baths. The water in the area is said to cure a lot of disease. It is considered as a World Heritage Site. You can find numerous museums in the area like Victoria Art Gallery, the Museum of East Asian Art, and The Holburne Museum of Art and more.