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The Cotswolds - the Heart of England

...where time has stood still for 300 years

The official website covering the whole of the Cotswolds and its surrounds is your online travel tour guide for discovering everything you need to know about visiting and touring the unique Cotswolds region of the UK. Your travel in England would not be complete without a visit to the Cotswolds.

This website is the only Internet resource to fully cover the whole of the Cotswolds region and important tourist areas on its borders.

Prepare to be intrigued by our rich unique history, culture and the natural beauty of ancient limestone villages, rolling wolds countryside, beautiful gardens and magnificent historic castles and stately homes.

The Cotswolds is one of the most 'quintessentially English' and unspoiled regions of England where you cannot help but fall in love with the uniqueness of it.

This site is an extensive resource for the whole of the Cotswold region formed by the associated six English counties of Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and Bath & North East Somerset.

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Cotswold LionThe unique region officially covers an area of 790 square miles in the upper part of the southwest region of England and is the country's largest officially designated 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' see our (Cotswolds Fact Sheet).

Popular with both the English themselves and international visitors from all over the world, the area is well known for gentle hillsides (‘wolds’), outstanding countryside with river valleys, water meadows and beech woods, sleepy ancient limestone villages, historic market towns and for being so ‘typically English’ where time has stood still for over 300 years.

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Throughout the Cotswolds stone features in buildings and stone walls act as a common thread in seamlessly blending the historic towns & villages with their surrounding landscape.

Horse RidingThis detailed and comprehensive tour directory is the perfect visitor guide to the region's history, beautiful villages, places to visit, finding Cotswold accommodation and places to eat including where to shop, and what glorious gardens to see.

It also includes outdoor activity pursuits including Walking, Cycling, Fishing, Golfing, Garden Visits, Horse Riding, Camping and Caravanning.

The Events Calendar lets you know about Events taking place throughout the year and Maps are provided for the whole region. Find holiday and vacation accommodation and lodgings.

The Cotswolds - "the most English and the least spoiled
of all our countrysides" - J.B. Priestley


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2016 Marks the 50th Anniversary of the Cotswolds being officially designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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23rd July 2016 - Windrush Valley Flower Show and Fête at Great Barrington

From 1pm at the wonderful village hall, in the stunning Windrush valley.

A delightful family day out in the country with Home Produce, BBQ, Electric Folk Band, Games, Races and Competitions. Fun Dog Show and Gun Dog Scurry. Vintage Cars

23/24 July 2016 - The Pet Show at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire

Starts at 10:00am- finishes at 5:00pm on both days

This year they are teaming up with The Midlands food show, which means that visitors can visit both shows for the price of one.

5 to 7 August 2016 - 42nd Annual Gloucestershire Steam & Vintage Extravaganza

The Stroud Vintage Transport & Engine Club stage their 42nd Annual show at South Cerney Airfield on the outskirts of Cirencester in Gloucestershire on August 5th, 6th, & 7th 2016

Thank you to everyone that helped to make the 2015 show such a huge success from our army of volunteers, marshals, trade stands, exhibitors, entertainers, and show visitors, we are incredibly grateful for your support.

27 to 29 August 2016 - Fishing Festival, Crown Meadow, Evesham


The Evesham Festival is like no other angling festival in the country. 
Fierce competition, star names in action, a tented village to
explore and a fun day out for all the family is always guaranteed. I cannot
think of a better place to be for an August Bank Holiday weekend! It's a
spectacle that you cannot afford to miss!

For further information & more Events view our - Cotswold Events Calendar

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