Things To Do

Events in the Cotswolds

Events calendar.

Walking in the Cotswolds

A guide to walking in the Cotswolds.

Museums in the Cotswolds

Museums in the Cotswolds.

Angling in the Cotswolds

A guide to fishing in the Cotswolds.

Visit Tetbury

A guide to the market town of Tetbury.

Food and Drink

Cotswolds Restaurants

A guide to restaurants in the Cotswolds,.

Cotswolds Pubs & Inns

A guide to pubs and inns in the Cotswolds.

Cotswold Farmers' Markets

A guide to Cotswold Farmers' Markets.

Cotswolds Farm Shops

A guide to Cotswolds Farm Shops.

Food Producers

A guide to food producers in the Cotswolds.


Hotel's In The Cotswolds

A guide to hotel accommodation in the Cotswolds.

Holiday Cottages

A guide to self-catering holiday cottages in the Cotswolds.

Camping & Caravan Sites

Camping holidays for all the family.

The Mayfield House Hotel

Nestling on edge of the Wiltshire Cotswolds in the pretty village of Crudwell.

Hillside Bed & Breakfast

Hillside is a traditional stone-built cottage in a quiet village.


The Cotswolds is primarily farming country and has been for hundreds of years. You can buy almost any type of fresh produce including fruit juice, cheese, beers, meats, cider, honey, preserves, bread, fish and much more, you are spoilt for choice and by buying locally produced food helps our local economy, it helps to creates new jobs and of course reduces the length of the food chain so creating a healthier, fresher product. Visit our page's on Cotswold Farming for more information, links to producer's of good, quality foods & where to buy produce.

West Oxfordshire

The district of West Oxfordshire is a local government district. The district borders Gloucestershire and Wiltshire with the River Thames forming the south east border. Steeped in history the West Oxfordshire Cotswolds is a mix of market towns and picturesque villages.

The main population areas include the Brize Norton and Carterton, Chipping Norton, and Witney, the main town at the centre of the area.


All of West Oxfordshires towns and villages are well within the commuting belt for Oxford, London, Birmingham and Swindon with links via the M4 and M40 motorways the A34 trunk road, and mainline rail links from several stations in the area.

West Oxfordshire Attractions

The West Oxfordshire Cotswolds are a major tourism centre and there are many attractions in the district. Blenheim Palace at Woodstock, Chastleton House, on the Gloucestershire border, Buscot Park, Cotswold Wildlife Park and gardens and the Cogges Manor Farm Museum is great examples of day's out.

Leisure Activities

Walkers are well provided for with several major footpaths and cycle ways serving much of the area. The Glyme Valley Way is a 16-mile walk from Chipping Norton, following the path of the River Glyme, to Woodstock; the Oxfordshire Way is a 68-mile recreational walk that runs southeast from Bourton-on-the Water through to Henley-on-Thames and the Wychwood Way from Woodstock in the east to Ascott-under-Wychwood in the west.

West Oxfordshire has a number of golf courses and West Oxfordshire Council manages a number of leisure centres at Eynsham, Carterton, Chipping Norton and Witney.