A day trip to the romantic Cotswolds is where you will discover the most stunning scenery and an area of outstanding natural beauty. Some of the most beautiful views can be seen in the Cotswolds and there are hidden villages and pretty Cotswold market towns that are interesting to explore. If you’re coming to England and planning on staying in London, then the Cotswolds is only a quick train journey that takes one hour and 40 minutes on a direct route to the North Cotswolds train station in Moreton-in-Marsh.
The Cotswolds is a complete contrast to big-city life where instead of busy streets full of people, you will experience open countryside, fresh air and miles of rolling hills. The Cotswolds really is nature at its best and the region is quintessential of English life in the countryside. The Cotswolds is renowned for being an area where thousands of visitors come every year to see beautiful views, to visit grand stately homes and to find pretty, hidden villages that can only be discovered off the beaten track. In the Cotswolds, you can see some of the best tourist attractions in England and the experience will give you a true taste of what picture-perfect English life involves.
Visit the Romantic Cotswolds
The Cotswolds is a somewhat romantic place where summer evening walks are along the river with beautiful views that inspire you. In the winter, cosy cottages with log burning fires are a typical sight in villages. You can visit Sudeley Castle or Warwickshire castle and take a walk around the grounds or discover the beautiful home at Blenheim Palace in Woodstock. Visit wild animals at the Cotswold Wildlife Park near Burford or find rare animal breeds at the Cotswold Farm Park near Guiting Power which belongs to TV celebrity Adam Henson. There are many Cotswold attractions and historical places worth visiting, such as Kenilworth Castle, Chedworth Roman Villa, Blenheim Palace, Owlpen Manor Gardens and Arlington Row in Bibury. Cheltenham racecourse is also famous for the Cheltenham Gold Cup and boasts 350 spectacular acres in the beautiful Cotswold Hills.
Great Shopping and Places to Eat
If you enjoy walking and admiring the views, then discover the Cotswold Way is a 102 mile walk that starts from Chipping Campden taking you on a breath-taking walk along the hills of the Cotswold countryside. If you enjoy shopping, then Cheltenham, Oxford, Stratford and Bath are famous for providing tourists and visitors a fantastic shopping experience. Cotswold market towns and larger towns such as Cirencester offer beautiful high street stores, bustling high streets, craft markets, garden bazaars and charming cafes where you can stop for a bite to eat and people-watch from the town squares. If you prefer to relax in the countryside for a meal, then there are plenty of wonderful charismatic country pubs that have spacious gardens with far-reaching views, good food and a large drinks menu.
Experience the Cotswolds
A visit to the Cotswolds is an experience that you will never forget, providing you with the perfect opportunity and excuse to unwind and relax from a busy life, with an exciting day tour. Cotswold tours give you a memorable experience that shows you hidden villages, pretty market towns, magnificent stately homes and some of the best views you will ever come across. If you’re planning on staying in the Cotswolds, then there are plenty of places to stay with a fine selection of luxurious country houses, grand hotels, quirky B&Bs, village guesthouses and more chic retreats on farm estates. Romantic weekends in the Cotswolds are very popular and you may even bump into a celebrity on their weekend away!
Cotswold Guided Tours
If you are visiting England and staying in London, then the Cotswolds is an easy daytrip. In fact, it only takes 1 hour and 40 minutes on a direct train from London Paddington to the North Cotswolds train station of Moreton-in-Marsh with fantastic views from your carriage. The Cotswolds Mystery Tour picks up their guests from Moreton-in-Marsh train station and takes them on an exciting 6-hour mystery tour of the Cotswolds. We show you charming, hidden villages, some beautiful country homes, popular Cotswold attractions and quaint Cotswold market towns such as Stow-on-the-Wold, Moreton-in-Marsh, Chipping Norton and Burford. There’s no need to bring food as we take you to a wonderful 16th century inn for a tasty lunch and also stop at a friendly village café in the morning for a hot drink and pastry. Discover the Cotswolds with our experienced Cotswolds Mystery Tour – create some wonderful memories of this beautiful region which you will never forget. Book your Cotswolds Mystery Tour today!