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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.

Travel Tour Guide to the Cotswolds

..... Heart of Englandwe love the Cotswolds

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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Saturday 18th June 2016 - Guiting Power Fete and Dog Show

Starts Noon - 4pm at Village playing field, Guiting Power GL54 5TX
Entry and parking are FREE.


    All day  on Saturday 25th June and Sunday 26th June

Thomas the Tank Engine and his Friends visit the GWR. Please note that entry to the site will be by ticket only.

Sunday 28th June 2015 from 1pm - A Taste of summer at the Oddington 'Strawberry Fayre' Village Fete

The Oddington summer fete is always a great way to spend an afternoon, and this year will be no exception.   Stalls will include the ever popular Cakes and Bakes, Collectables, Plants and Books, the Oddington ‘Bee Keeper’, a Raffle, Tombola and a whole lot more.  Entertainment will include The North Cotswolds Wind Band who will be ‘jamming’ throughout the fete, planned activities and stalls just for the kids, egg and spoon and sack races for all the family and Mr Merry, the younger children’s favourite entertainer.   Lots of prizes and rosettes will await all the lucky winners. 

2 to 3 July 2015 - Annual Cotswold Show and Food Festival 
at Cirencester Park, GL7 1XB

Two days, 100 acres, hundreds of attractions and 40,000 visitors – the Cotswold Show is now one of the most popular on the regional Country Show calendar.

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

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