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The Cotswolds - the Heart of England

...where time has stood still for 300 years

Cotswolds.info 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.

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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..... 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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BBC 'Top Gear' with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May caught filming in Stow-on-the-Wold on Sunday 11 May 2014 - see pictures.

"Love the cotswolds, we visit every year, love the welcome extended to us and our dog Ollie, we think its the most friendly place in the uk. We have been on the 1940's weekend on the train wartime, Italian day, Cotswold wildlife park, Painswick. Our favourite is Broadway. Thank you for a wonderful place, please don't change".

SELECTION OF COTSWOLD EVENTS

6th SEPTEMBER 2014 - Moreton-in-Marsh Agricultural and Horse Show

The Moreton-in-Marsh Show is a traditional one day Agricultural and Horse Show and the leading agricultural event in the County. It is held in the extreme north of the Gloucestershire Cotswolds on the first Saturday in September each year.


11th to 14th September 2014 -
The Blenheim International Horse Trials

One of the world's premier three-star three-day events. Set in the magnificent grounds of Blenheim Palace, at Woodstock, Oxfordshire, and with the Palace as the back drop for all main arena action, the horse trialsĀ  offers a fabulous opportunity to see some of the world's finest riders and their horses compete against one another in a truly spectacular environment.
www.blenheim-horse.co.uk


14th September 2014 - Frampton Country Fair
Frampton on Severn, Glos. 10am to 5.30pm.
www.framptoncountryfair.co.uk


21 September 2014 - Clypping Ceremony at St Mary's Church, Painswick.

This is held on Feast Sunday, the Sunday after Feast of Nativity of St Mary. The church is 'clypped' or embraced by parishioners while the 'Clypping Hymn' is sung.

Further details - Clypping Ceremony


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

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