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The Cotswolds - the Heart of England

...where time has stood still for 300 years

The official Cotswolds.info 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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27 to 29 March 2020 - Bibury Literary Festival at St Mary's Church, Bibury, 10am-8pm

'Our Special Relationship with the US' is the theme of the second Bibury Literary Festival. Join us for a weekend of fascinating and inspirational talks from such names as Christopher Meyer, Jonathan Aitken and Nicholas Coleridge. Tickets will be on sale below from 1st Feb 2020.

BUY TICKETS FROM JUST £6 PER SESSION @
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Saturday 4th April 2020, 7.30pm - Cheltenham Choral Society Spring Concert at Christ Church, Cheltenham GL50 2JH

Conductor: Alexander Thacker Cotswold Sinfonia Leader: David Lewis Continuo Organ: Alison Howell.

Unreserved Tickets £18 under 13s free Buy on the door, from choir members or via eventbrite.co.uk Contact us at info@cheltchoral.org.uk www.cheltchoral.org.uk


5 to 10 May 2020 - Cheltenham Jazz Festival

In association with BBC Radio 2
Cheltenham Jazz Festival is one of Europe’s leading jazz festivals, featuring international headline acts, cutting-edge jazz and unique collaborations. Guest Curator Gregory Porter adds star quality and special guests to the line-up.
Cheltenham Jazz Festival is part of Cheltenham Festivals, a charity which creates world-class cultural festivals and year-round accessible talent development, outreach and education programmes. Over 225,000 visitors a year are inspired by its Literature, Science, Jazz and Music Festivals. Cheltenham Jazz Festival started in 1996.

.www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/jazz


Thursday 14 May 2020 - Gypsy Horse Fair, Stow-on-the-Wold

The first of the bi-annual gypsy horse fairs at Stow-on-the-Wold.
Two fairs, on the nearest Thursdays to 12th May and 24th October. The fairs are held in fields between Stow and Maugersbury. Gypsies arrive from the Monday onwards, and there are stalls of crafts with the sales on the Thursday after which everyone packs up and moves on. The May fair is the larger of the two.

About - Gypsy Horse Fair

For Places to Stay see - Stow-on-the-Wold accommodation

For video of the fair see - www.cotswolds.info/places/stow-on-the-wold.shtml


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

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