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The Cotswolds is one of the most beautiful places to visit. Once you’ve been you will want to come back time and time again.

Make the most of this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the largest in Britain. Go for walks on wooded footpaths and head out on cycle paths with all the family. Stop at a pretty pub for lunch or browse outdoor foodie markets.



It’s a walkers dream!… and a great way to enjoy The Cotswolds.

Walk out the door of Spring Cottage, through the back of the town and you can have your pick of beautiful walks through the countryside surrounding Bourton on the Water. Escape to the Cotswolds has a wonderful list of walks to inspire you. You can find lots of information on local walks on the webpage.



If you prefer a set of wheels there are some lovely cycle routes to sample.

Bring your own bike or hire one locally and enjoy miles of cycle routes through the beautiful Cotswold countryside, a great way to enjoy the wonderful scenery and distinctive character of the Cotswolds.  Details of cycle routes can be downloaded from the website.


Market Days

Cotswolds markets are pretty special with most keeping to a 30 mile local food sourcing rule ensuring that you always get the best at a Cotswolds farmers market.

Check out when and where:

Bourton on the Water

Farmers Market
4th Sunday of each month,
9.30am – 1.00pm


Chipping Campden

W I Country Market
Every Thursday 9.00am – 11.00am

Country Market
every Friday 9.00am – 11.00am

Weekly Market every Wednesday

Farmer’s Market
3rd Saturday of each month – morning


Chipping Norton

Farmer’s Market
3rd Saturday of each month from 8.30 am

Country Market
every Saturday 8.45 am – 11.00 Lower Town Hall (with Farmer’s market on 3rd Saturday of each month)

Weekly Market every Wednesday


Farmer’s Market
Held regularly throughout the year.


Moreton in Marsh

Weekly Market
every Tuesday 9.00am- 3.30pm

Country Market
every Thursday 9.30am – 12.00noon

Every Wednesday 8.30am – 3.30pm


Stow on the Wold

Farmer’s Market
2nd Thursday in the month 9.00am – 1.00pm