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Burford

Burford- Southern Gateway to Cotswolds

Burford Burford is situated in north Oxfordshire, twenty miles north of Oxford, and is considered the southern gateway to the Cotswolds. A beautiful old Cotswold town, its High Street sloping from the high Wolds, where you have beautiful views over the open countryside, down to...
Cotswolds Tours Photos- Lower Slaughter- Cotswolds, UK

The Old Mill at Lower Slaughter

History of the Old Mill at Lower Slaughter A Mill is recorded in the Doomsday Book of 1086 on the site of the The Old Mill. In the 14th Century it had begun to be known as Slaughter Mill and by the 18th Century had become independent of the manorial estate. In its later years The...

Tetbury- Cotswolds Market Town

History of Tetbury  The first written record of Tetbury occurs in 681 AD, when Ethelred of Mercia gave 15 acres of land near ‘Tette’s monastery’ to the abbey of Malmesbury. Who Tette was we do not know for certain, but we do know that a woman of that name was...

Malmesbury- “Queen of Hilltop Towns”

Malmesbury- An Introduction Atop a perfect flat hill encircled by the River Avon at the southern entrance to the Cotswolds, sits Malmesbury, said to be the oldest continually inhabited town in England. Malmesbury is rightly called the “Queen of Hilltop Towns” being England’s...

Castle Combe- “Prettiest Village in England”

  History of Castle Combe Castle Combe was voted ‘pretties village in England’ in 1961 and it is easy to see why. The Romans are known to have but a fort named ‘Castle Hill’ here due to its proximity to the Fosse Way, which required fonts all along its...

Lacock Village-

History of Lacock Centred around a grid of four streets Lacock has changed little in the past 200 years. The name Lacock has its origins in Saxon times when settlers living by the Bide Brook named it Lacuc to ‘Little Stream’. Lacock was recorded in the Domesday Book...

Bibury-“the most beautiful village in England”

Bibury is a charming, typically Cotswold, village just a short drive from “The Capital of the Cotswolds”, Cirencester. Bibury was once described by William Morris (1834-96) as “the most beautiful village in England”. A picture of Bibury is seen on the...

Guiting Power- Cotswolds Village

The typical Cotswolds village of Guiting Power lies on a tributory of the river Windrush, its russet-coloured houses clustered round a sloping green. There was a late Anglo-Saxon settlement on this site, when it was called Gyting Broc. The buildings are restored by a self-help...

Stanton • Secret Cotswolds Village

Stanton is a small village in Tewkesbury Borough, Gloucestershire, England. It is located on the edge of the Cotswolds Hills, around three miles southwest of Broadway, in the neighbouring county of Worcestershire. Although Stanton is officially in Gloucestershire, it is often...

Chipping Campden- The Jewel of the North Cotswolds

Chipping Campden- A Brief History The Domesday Book “Great Survey” of England completed in 1086 by order of William the Conqueror records that the Manor and Village ‘Broad Campden’ previously belonged to King Harold. Sitting at the northern most point of the Cotswolds Way...
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