The Cotswolds are world famous for their stunning scenery and idyllic villages, with beautiful honey-coloured Cotswolds stone cottages and traditional thatched roofs. For many, the Cotswolds represent the quintessential English village, and staying in one of the Cotswold Cottages makes the visit that bit more special. A glimpse into a bygone era with traditional village greens, country pubs, antique shops and charming cobbled streets Cotswolds never fail to impress.
The scenery is breathtaking, with verdant meadows, woodland and hills, this is England at its very best, untouched and unspoilt. Discover beautiful walks along the Cotswold way or explore the area on horseback, the choice is yours and with so much to see and do, you’ll want to return again and again.
The Cotswold Region
At 790 square miles the region is the largest officially designated “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty” in the UK, located across the counties of Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Worcestershire, Wiltshire, Warwickshire, and Bath and North Somerset.
The area is home to come of the most beautiful countryside in the UK, with hills, valleys, rivers, woods and meadows, and is justifiably one of the most popular destinations for overseas visitors to England. There are superb opportunities for activities in the area such as walking along the Cotswold Way, cycling, fishing, shooting and horse riding; or for those looking for a more leisurely pace of life there wonderful country pubs and inns waiting to be discovered.
But for many it is the towns and villages themselves that are the main attraction: Historic market towns and limestone villages where time appears to have stood still for 300 years. Lose yourself wandering through the ancient cobbled streets of Chipping Campden, Broadway and Stow on the Wold, frequenting the numerous cafes and antiques shops and marvelling at the preservation of these quintessentially English villages. Many towns have been scarcely altered since they were created in mediaeval times, with historic buildings and gardens aplenty to visit.
Luxury Homes in the Cotswolds
The Cotswolds has some of the most beautiful luxury homes in the UK, with many “A List” celebrities owning a home here. The whole region has an air of exclusivity and as such house prices are among the highest in Britain. For many a second home in the Cotswolds is a dream, but you can experience life in the Cotswolds by renting one of our exclusive luxury Cotswold homes.
Our collection includes some of the best luxury Cotswold holiday homes available for exclusive use rental in the UK, such as the magnificent Elkstones within walking distance of Chipping Campden, the majestic Temple Guiting Manor, and the luxurious Lake Lodge. Enquire now to discover the perfect Cotswold retreat for you.