Can I visit the Cotswolds in Winter? . The Cotswolds are as beautiful in Winter as they are in the Summer. The villages are very picturesque in the cool winter sun. Enjoy a delicious lunch seated beside a warming log fire in one of the excellent pubs. Explore the hidden gems at a much quieter time of year. Fancy a break? The winter months are a perfect time to visit to see the Cotswolds at their best.