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Best Cotswold Tours Chipping Campden House

Day Trip from London

The Cotswolds, running through 5 counties of Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, Warwickshire, and Worcestershire is located just over a One-hour train ride from London. An incredibly picturesque and charming part of England, you will immediately feel transported back in time.  The best way to see the awe-inspiring gorgeous rolling hills is to take a highly recommended tour with Best Cotswold Tours. You will not be disappointed! The Cotswolds derive the name from the old English term "Wold" meaning rolling hills, and Cotswolds refers to "sheep enclosures in rolling hills. You are likely to see lively markets, local pubs, castles, and country houses and of course sheep grazing in their natural environment. 

 

Villages, Chipping Campden, Cotswolds

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Blade Runner in the Cotswolds

In the beautiful location of the Lords of the Manor Hotel, Upper Slaughter in the Cotswolds the Cotswold Conservation Board organizing courses in traditional skills. The Scythe, thanks to lightweight Austrian Scythes are making a comeback. The Scythe has been used for many centuries to cut and trim vegetation at ground level. Lawns, meadows, and weeds can all be controlled by the use of the scythe. It also has the advantage of being peaceful and quiet and is a good exercise for one's posture. The next course will be on August 16th. Take a look at the Cotswold Conservation Board website www.cotswoldsaonb.org.uk for further details of traditional courses.

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A Glorious trip to the Cotswolds after Lockdown

 Escape after lockdown, by visiting the quiet Cotswolds. There has never been a better time to visit the Cotswolds where you will be given a very warm welcome. Visit glorious tranquil villages with their winding streams and honey-coloured cottages. 

 

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Visit the Cotswolds to sample the walks,Lavender, and delights.

The Cotswolds are a must to visit in July to see the gorgeous Lavender fields at Snowshill. While in the area there are so many places to visit. From sampling Wildflower Gin at the Cotswold Distillery Shop both in Broadway and Bourton on the Water, walking the short distance to the charming Mill at Lower Slaughter, and trying a cone of home-made ice cream, to sampling a pint of Donnington Ale at the Snowshill Arms. Perhaps beer battered fish and chips on a table at the Lamb, or possibly you might like to try  Mushroom Pizza at the Wheatsheaf in Northleach. Thses are just some of the delights on offer this month in the Cotswolds.

Snowshill Lavender

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Escape to the Cotswolds for the best round of Golf

Are you looking for a top-quality golf course coupled with a staycation at The Manor Hotel in Castle Combe.  A charming South Cotswold village Castle Combe is the crossing point of the River Bybrook and is well placed to take a tour of Bath, Stonehenge, or the North Cotswolds with Best Cotswold Tours.  Tea at the Old Rectory Tearooms must not be missed either.

 

 

 

 

Villages, Castle Combe

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Bibury : The Most photographed Village in the Cotswolds

The Cotswold Village of Bibury has been rated one of the most "Instagrammable" Villages in the UK. It is well known for its 17th. Century Weavers Cottages, the River Coln, the Old Mill, and Trout Farm. Arlington row was converted from a wool store to house workers in the wool degreasing (fulling) Mill built at that time. Emperor Hirohito visited the village in 1921. William Morris described Bibury in the 1870's as the "the most beautiful village in England". I agree with William Morris, and I am sure you will too when you visit.

Villages, Bibury

Honey Pot Cottages in The Cotswolds

Honey Pot Cottages in The Cotswolds

Welcome to the Cotswolds village, which boasts more than its fair share of charming stone cottages.

Today I’m daydreaming about taking a Cameron Diaz-style holiday in a small, 400-year-old house known as Honey Pot Cottage.

It’s a holiday rental, and the listing describes it as “Not too big, not too small, The Honey Pot is a fairytale cottage that lives by every rule of the Goldilocks principle – simply perfect in every way. Bring your walking boots and a camera!”

Take a look!

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