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Things To Do In The Cotswolds

Things to do in the Cotswolds, include museums, parks & gardens, leisure activities & historic buildings, nightlife & shopping, so much in fact that you will be spoilt for choice.


The Italianate Gardens at Blenheim Palace The Cotswolds boast magnificent gardens like that of Hidcote Manor & grand houses such as Blenheim Palace, home to the Duke of Marlborough. There are also attractions that have an educational element, these include the Oxford University Botanic Gardens, Slimbridge Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre & the many museums dedicated to the history of the Cotswolds. Whatever you decide to do you will be rewarded with a great day out.


Leisure Time

Angling on a sunny afternoon Leisure time is the freedom to enjoy life away from the time-consuming chores of everyday work practices.
For the active there are endless things to do in the Cotswolds, from walking long distance trails & biking down quite country lanes, here you can enjoy boat trips on quite canals & rivers, fishing, sailing or swimming at the Cotswold Water Park, the largest inland water park in Britain & when the daylight fades you can enjoy the latest films, you can dance the night away , visit one of the theatres or just relax in a quiet country pub.
Your time, Your choice!


Food & Drink

Afternoon Tea © Where-ever you are in the world, good food & drink is part of life's experiences. The Cotswolds is no exception to the rule and whether it's eating at home with local produce or eating out in a top class restaurant then your never far away from enjoying the taste of the Cotswolds.

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A Summer Country Show Wherever you stay or live in the Cotswolds, you are never very far from a country show or fete, music festival or concert, antiques fair or street market & many of the attractions have different things happening throughout the season.
All year round the Cotswolds hosts a wide variety of events & many are listed in the "What's On" section, so its well worth having a look to see whats going on.



Bourton-on-the-Water © Follow one of our suggested self-drive tours around the Cotswolds. You will see pretty villages & small towns, have the chance to visit some of the attractions & stop at a country pub or two for the delightful taste of the Cotswolds.
Each tour is between 30 miles & 75 miles but remember, these are only idea's & you can change whatever you wish, take as long as you want & stop when & where you want. If, on the other hand you want to take a leisurely tour around the Cotswolds but you cannot drive, then use one of the many companies that specialise in individual tours.

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