Things To Do

Events in the Cotswolds

Events calendar.

Cantores Chamber Choir are coming again to St Mary’s Parish Church in Tetbury on Saturday Feb 26, and to St Peter’s and St Paul’s in Northleach on Saturday March 12, (both performances at 19.30) with a powerful programme of exquisite and complex baroque music.

Walking in the Cotswolds

A guide to walking in the Cotswolds.

Museums in the Cotswolds

Museums in the Cotswolds.

Angling in the Cotswolds

A guide to fishing in the Cotswolds.

Visit Tetbury

A guide to the market town of Tetbury.

Visit Banbury

A guide to the Oxfordshire market town of Banbury.

Food and Drink

Cotswolds Restaurants

A guide to restaurants in the Cotswolds,.

Cotswolds Pubs & Inns

A guide to pubs and inns in the Cotswolds.

Cotswold Farmers' Markets

A guide to Cotswold Farmers' Markets.

Cotswolds Farm Shops

A guide to Cotswolds Farm Shops.

Food Producers

A guide to food producers in the Cotswolds.


Hotel's In The Cotswolds

A guide to hotel accommodation in the Cotswolds.

Holiday Cottages

A guide to self-catering holiday cottages in the Cotswolds.

Camping & Caravan Sites

Camping holidays for all the family.

The Mayfield House Hotel

Nestling on edge of the Wiltshire Cotswolds in the pretty village of Crudwell.

Hillside Bed & Breakfast

Hillside is a traditional stone-built cottage in a quiet village.


The Tracklements Company

Tracklements introduced the very first wholegrain mustard to the UK over 40years ago and were the first people to make Onion Marmalade in the UK. Read more....

Kitchen Garden Foods

The small town of Stroud on the edge of the Cotswold Hills is where the KITCHEN GARDEN FOODS company is based. KITCHEN GARDEN FOODS have been making top quality jams, chutneys, marmalades and condiments under the KITCHEN GARDEN label since 1989. Everything sold under the Kitchen Garden label is made in the Cotswolds by hand just the way it always has been the team of talented and enthusiastic cooks.

Cotswolds Tourism Information

Are you planning on visiting the Cotswolds during 2010, then the Cotswold Gateway is your holiday guide, a great place to start your holiday planning. The Cotswolds tourism and residents information guide is crammed full of places to stay, places to visit and events in and around the Cotswolds.

Exciting new photography competition is launched to celebrate the Cotswolds

Photograph the Cotswolds - Your chance to see your work exhibited at O3 gallery, Oxford Castle and win some great prizes.

April sees the launch of a exciting new photography competition celebrating the beauty of the Cotswolds and giving you the chance to have your image showcased in a six week high profile exhibition at O3 gallery, Oxford Castle.


A tribute to Wootton Bassett, a small town on the edge of the Cotswolds

This video has been especially commissioned to accompany the song for Wootton Bassett 'Forever Young' as a tribute to the people of Wootton Bassett and the surrounding area for the way they turn out in all weathers at the repatriation of our brave soldiers from Afghanistan. Written by Alan Pettifer, the song features: Colette Cassin vocals. The City of Bath Junior Bach Choir directed by Adrienne Hale, Mike Stainer keyboards, Alan Pettifer guitar, Peter Lamb Bass and Julian Scott Drums. Matthew Walton from Wootton Bassett Brass and Brunel Brass, playing cornet as he does for some of the repatriations.

The 'Forever Young' cd single is available for £2.99 plus postage from: or as a download from: It is a permanent way of remembering these sad times as well as all profits are going to 'Afghan Heroes', a charity set up to provide support for the families of those lost in conflict. Please give your support.

Where To Stay In The Cotswolds

We can help you find a place to stay during your visit to the Cotswolds and, with over three hundred quality hotels, b and b's, guest house's, holiday cottages and camping sites listed we are sure to have a place for you to enjoy your stay in the beautiful Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Cotswolds Travel Information

If you are travelling around the Cotswolds and you need to rent a car, we can point you in the right direction for your car hire. If you need to use a bus or rail we can help you find your routes to the Cotswolds using public transport. And finally, if we can't help you, we will point you to the local Cotswolds Tourist Information Centres who are able to offer you lots more advice.

What's On In The Cotswolds

There's such a fantastic variety of things to see and do in the Cotswolds that it’s difficult to know whats on and where. We have suggestions for self-guided Cotswold tours and events a guide to activities including horse riding and walking in the Cotswolds, cycling and fishing and various water sports at the Cotswold Water Park. Find local car boot sales and craft markets, football matches and other sports events.

A Cultural History

The Cotswolds have featured on a thousand country calendars, but what is the real story behind the picture-perfect rural scene? Jane Bingham reveals a history of privilege and poverty, idyll and conflict, through the eyes of travellers, writers and artists.

Looking beyond the image of a picture-perfect rural idyll, author Jane Bingham reveals a complicated history of the Cotswolds


Living In The Cotswolds

If you are planning to live in the Cotswolds, we can help you with the things you need to know about living in the area. We can help you find an estate agent, tell you how much your new house may be, where to send the kids to school and where to do the local shopping.

Cotswolds Books And Maps

Suggestions for buying the best Cotswolds books , which maps you will need and local news from newspapers and magazines to local television and radio.