Our guides to Cotswold Towns

Cirencester

Often referred to as the ‘capital of the Cotswolds’, Cirencester is a buzzing hive of activity with a rich historical past. This vibrant market town was once the second largest in Roman Britain and a prosperous medieval wool town.  Today a diverse business community is…

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Stroud

Nestled amongst the beautiful rolling hills of the Five Valleys, Stroud is a lively and creative town with much to boast about. Once described by Jasper Conran as ‘the Covent Garden of the Cotswolds’, the town has oodles of independent shops, restaurants, pubs and cafes…

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Painswick

Set on a hill with views that stretch to Wales, Painswick, which lies between Cheltenham and Stroud, is a picturesque town of honeyed Cotswold stone. A mix of medieval cottages and wool merchants’ houses make up the historic residences of this town which flourished thanks…

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Tetbury

With far reaching views across the sweeping countryside, stunning architecture and an abundance of shops and eateries, there’s much to love about Tetbury. This picturesque town, which is close to Highgrove, the royal household of HRH the Prince of Wales, lies on the site of…

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Cheltenham

Its stylish Regency architecture and position on the edge of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty make Cheltenham a highly desirable location. Add to that the fact that the town is always buzzing thanks to a vibrant calendar of festivals throughout the year and…

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