Wychwood Wild Garden is a beautiful woodland and garden, close to the centre of Shipton under...

Get the best view in the Cotswolds from behind the wheel of a classic car. Adding a classic car to your Cotswolds break couldn’t be easier.

FREE PARKING - all the towns in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds offer free parking

Fabulous AA 5 star coaching inn right in the heart of Cirencester, and an ideal stop-over for exploring the Cotswolds. Enjoy cosy guest accommodation, excellent food and wide range of cask ales.

The architecture is in the Early English and Perpendicular styles consisting of nave, 14th century...

The course is fairly flat and although not long at a maximum of 6,401 yards, it does offer a...

Crocodiles of the World is the UK's first and only crocodile zoo, and is home to over 80...

Leading Cotswold interior designer offers his passion in your home

The origin of the golden dragon standard is attributed to that of Uther Pendragon, the father of King Arthur of whom Geoffrey of Monmouth wrote:

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Dormy House is one of the Cotswold’s best loved luxury hotels. We’re comfortable and stylish – like home, but better.

"... in Saxon Beorgford [i.e. Burford], where Cuthred, king of the West Saxons, then tributary to the Mercians, not being able to endure any longer the cruelty and base exactions of King Æthelbald, met him in the open field with an army and beat him, taking his standard, which was a portraiture of a golden dragon."[11]

St Kenelm's church in Minster Lovell is mainly 15th century, built on the foundations of an earlier...

From 1949 Burford Priory housed the Society of the Salutation of Our Lady, a community of Church of England nuns. In the 1980s, its numbers dwindled, so in 1987 it became a mixed community including Church of England Benedictine monks. In 2008 the community sold the property and it has now returned to being a private house.[5]

Various writers live in Burford, including children's book writer, Ray Murray, author of the Arabella Parker series of books.

Recently re-opened after refurbishment, the Tolsey Museum is housed in the early Tudor market...

Manor Cottages is self-catering holiday cottages in the Cotswolds. With nearly 300 Cotswolds cottages, we have the widest selection of personally inspected, self-catering holiday homes in the Cotswolds, Bath and Wye Valley.

Burford is the main setting for Cynthia Harnett's historical novel for children, The Wool-Pack.

It is with great regret that we have taken the difficult decision not to open the farm to the...

Burford has twice had a bell-foundry: one run by the Neale family in the 17th century and the other run by the Bond family in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Character Cottages focus specifically on fabulous, luxury country homes and cottages, in beautiful towns throughout the Cotswolds. With over 100 fantastic places to choose from, we are sure you will find something perfect for you!

Hoburne Cotswolds sits at the heart of the Cotswold Water Park near Cirencester in Gloucestershire & is a perfect base for exploring the natural beauty of this area.

The Spa at Witney Lakes Resort provides you with the chance to taste the exotics as well as adding...

This large medieval cruciform church, with a north and south transept, dates back to the 12th to...

St John’s Church began life in 1908 as a Mission Church to Black Bourton. It was rebuilt in 1963...

Holy Trinity is set in the heart of the beautiful village of Ascott-under-Wychwood. It abounds...

This handsome medieval church, mainly dating to the 13th to 15th centuries, has a wonderful...

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Burford

Indoor play for 0-11 year olds with slides, ball pits, tunnels and rope bridges. There is a...

Located on the edge of the Cotswolds, the Witney Lakes Golf Club is a stunning 6,500yds, par 71...

Designed in 1859 by Sir George Gilbert Scott, St Michael and All Angels was consecrated in 1860,...

The perfect base for exploring the rolling hills and picturesque villages of the Cotswolds. Located in the Roman market town of Cirencester, with Bath, Cheltenham, and Oxford within easy reach.

In 1649, the church was used as a prison (during the Civil War),[7] when the New Model Army Banbury mutineers were held there. Some of the 340 prisoners left carvings and graffiti, which still survive in the church.

Considered a significant medieval church, St Mary the Virgin's earliest features are Norman...

Among the half-timbered buidings you will find the town's museum, The Tolsey, an early Tudor building on stone pillars. In times gone bye Wool Merchants would meet in the open space underneath and conduct their trading transactions. Above there are two small rooms of exhibits which tell of the trades that once flourished, from bell-founding and brewing , to leatherworking and clarinet making. The museum is open every year from April to October, afternoons Tuesday to Sunday.

With its medieval bridge, old stone houses and attractive Tudor and Georgian frontages, Burford is justifiably one of the most picturesque towns in England. Often referred to as the ‘Gateway to the Cotswolds’, the town was originally a fortified Anglo-Saxon ford which later grew to be an important regional crossroads and wealthy wool town.

In the late 16th or early 17th century the people of Burford still celebrated the anniversary of the battle. Camden wrote: "There has been a custom in the town of making a great dragon yearly, and carrying it up and down the streets in great jollity on St John's Eve".[13] The field traditionally claimed to be that of the battle is still called Battle Edge.[11]

If you've seen something you love in the Arboretum, chances are you'll find it - or something similar - in the Garden Centre at Batsford, so don't forget to stop by during your visit.

Chipping Campden in the Cotswolds is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the UK. With easy road access, it is ideal for a full vacation or short break, the ideal base for your accommodation for a touring holiday.

One of the large Cotswold 'wool churches' built between 1160 and 1475.  Items of interest...