The Cotswolds is the complete opposite of big-city life, where instead of busy streets you will experience far-reaching open countryside and miles of rolling hills. The Cotswolds really is English nature at its best and the region is classic of English life in the countryside. The Cotswold region is famous for being an area where thousands of visitors come every year to visit Cotswold attractions, grand stately homes, hidden villages and stunning market towns. You can see some of the best tourist places in England and the experience will give you a real taste of life in the English countryside making it easy for you to see the attraction of the Cotswolds.
Some of the most attractive views can be seen in the Cotswolds where you will find hidden villages and quaint Cotswold market towns that are fascinating to explore. Booking a day trip to the Cotswolds is how you will discover the best scenery and one of England’s famous areas of outstanding natural beauty. If you’re visiting England and planning on staying in London, then the Cotswolds is only a short train journey taking one hour and 40 minutes on a direct route to the North Cotswolds train station in Moreton-in-Marsh.
Dreamy Cotswold Life
The Cotswolds is certainly a romantic place where no matter what time of year you visit, you will still find it breath-taking. You can visit Kenilworth Castle, Sudeley Castle or Warwickshire castle and enjoy a walk around the grounds or explore the beautiful home at Blenheim Palace in Woodstock. See wild animals on a summers day at the Cotswold Wildlife Park near Burford or find rare animal breeds at the Cotswold Farm Park which belongs to TV celebrity Adam Henson. Cotswold attractions and historical places worth visiting include the famous Chedworth Roman Villa, the beautiful Blenheim Palace, Owlpen Manor Gardens and Arlington Row in Bibury. Cheltenham racecourse is also well-known for the Cheltenham Gold Cup and boasts 350 amazing acres in the rolling Cotswold Hills.
Perfect Shopping Experiences
If you want to plan shopping, then Cheltenham, Stratford, Oxford and Bath are the largest shopping places, providing tourists and visitors the perfect shopping experience. Cotswold market towns and larger towns such as Cirencester also offer attractive high street stores, busy high streets, interesting craft markets, garden bazaars and friendly cafes where you can stop for a coffee and people-watch from the town squares. If you prefer to enjoy a meal in the countryside, then there are plenty of great country pubs with spacious gardens and far-reaching Cotswold views. If you enjoy walking and admiring the views, then enjoy a walking hike on the Cotswold Way which is a 102 mile walk starting from Chipping Campden and taking you on a breath-taking walk along the hills of the Cotswold countryside.
Stately Homes and Pretty Market Towns
Cotswold day tours give you an unforgettable experience that takes you on a magical tour of hidden villages, quaint market towns, beautiful stately homes and some of the best scenery you will ever come across. If you’re thinking of staying in the Cotswolds, then there are many fantastic places to stay with a fine selection of luxury country houses, beautiful grand hotels, quirky B&Bs, friendly village guesthouses and quiet retreats on farm estates. Many visitors to the Cotswolds enjoy romantic weekends no matter what time of year it is. A visit to the Cotswolds is a memorable experience, giving you the perfect opportunity to unwind and relax on an exciting day tour.
Secret Cottage Tour
If you are coming to England and staying in London, then the Cotswolds is an easy trip to do in a day. It only takes 1 hour and 40 minutes on a direct train from London Paddington to the local train station of Moreton-in-Marsh. The Secret Cottage Tour picks up guests from Moreton-in-Marsh train station and takes them on an exciting journey and a tour of the Cotswolds. We show you charming villages, stunning country homes, popular Cotswold tourist attractions and charming Cotswold market towns. We take guests to our home the 400-year old Secret Cottage, giving you a tour of our Cotswold cottage and some delicious food. Not only do we provide a hot drink and pastry in the morning, but also provide a tasty homemade buffet lunch and a Cotswold cream tea in the afternoon. Discover the Cotswolds with our Secret Cottage Tour – take home some wonderful memories of this beautiful region. Book your Secret Cottage Tour today!