If you've been searching for the true English countryside, then this is it - The Cotswolds. This most traditional region of Britain is famous for the beauty of its towns and villages. Everything about the Cotswolds, from lofty manor houses to beautiful old churches is steeped in a unique heritage and history.
Cotswolds, from lofty manor houses to beautiful old churches is steeped in a unique heritage and history. There's a uniformity about it all which offers instant appeal; it's that mellow golden limestone which soaks up the sun. Here you'll find excellent accommodation, too, from friendly country guest houses and B&Bs to superb cosmopolitan hotels with a true international flavour.
There's lots to see and lots to do. You can trace history back through the Roman period, enjoy the great canal system, sit by tranquil lakes and dine out at some of the best restaurants and pubs in Britain.
If you like walking or rambling, you are spoilt for choice with over 3,000 miles of public footpaths in an outstanding area of natural beauty, the largest such region in the country.