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Cotswolds

Cotswolds (also translated as Cotswolds) is located in the southwest of England. It features a honey-colored stone house in the town. Among them, the beautiful scenery of Bibury and the Arlington Pavilion built in the 14th century The house (Arlington Row Cottage) is well preserved, and the 19th-century artist William Morris was amazed by the scenery in front of him during his visit, praising it as "the most beautiful town in England".

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Background
Attractions
Activities
Cuisines
Transport
Trip planning

Background

Cotswolds RangeWide, with an area of about 800 square miles,Covers administrative regions Gloucestershire andOxfordCounty (Oxfordshire), selected as the AONB (An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) in 1966, and the largest AONB in England, Northern Ireland and Wales .

During the Middle Ages, the quality of wool in Cotswolds was well-known in Europe, and you can still see the beautiful buildings built during the prosperous period of the wool industry. andThe name of "Cotswolds" in Cotswolds has many origins. One of the most well-known explanations is that Cot refers to a sheep farm, and Wold refers to a hill. The combination of the two is called a "sheep farm on a hill."

Attractions

Bibury

Bibury is a typical small village in the Cotswolds area, and even the artist William Morris fell for it. The landmark is the Arlington Row cottages built in 1380. It used to be a wool shop, and it was a weaving cottage after the 17th century. It is now used as a residential house; of which, house 9 is open for accommodation.

Cotswolds: Bibury

Little Venice Burton-on-the-water

On the water, Burton is known as the Cotswolds version of Venice. The small stone bridge on the river brings out the beautiful scenery. Visitors enjoy the leisurely walk along the river. There is also a mini version of The Model Village on the water. ) and the Cotswold Motoring Museum can be visited.

Cotswolds Lavender Farm

The lavender farm in Kozwo, the main flowering season is from mid-June to early August of each year, and the best flower viewing period is from early July to mid-July. In addition to flower viewing, the farm also sells lavender-related products such as skin care products and essential oils.

Opening hours 2020/06/10 – 2020/08/05 
Reference fare Adults £ 5.00 | Children aged 5-15 £ 2.50 | Children under 5 are free.

Cotswolds: Cotswold Lavender
Cotswolds, Cotswolds: Castle Combe

Castle Combe

Commburg (also translated by Kumburg) is located in the south of Cozywo, close toBath(Bath) A small town in the north. Castle Combe was the scene of many movies, and the most known of them is "The Wolf Man".

Stow-on-the-Wold

In this place name, Stow refers to the Holy Place, and Wold refers to the hill, and together they are the sacred place on the hill. Formerly a woolen town in Cotswolds, there is also the Roman Roman way The Fosse Way, which used to pass from Exeter in the southwest through Bath to Lincoln in the north. The back door of St. Edwards Church, the town ’s church, is considered by many as a source of inspiration for the scenes in the Lord of the Rings movie.

Cotswolds: Burford

Burford

The town is one of the gateways to the Kozwo region, and its location makes it an important wool trading town. From the high point of the slope overlooking the grassland, the scenery is beautiful, and the breeze is blowing slowly, which makes people relax. Go down the main road, you will see various shops, antiques, bamboo baskets, brushes and coffee shops, etc., each with its own characteristics, suitable for digging treasures. There is a church from the 15th century as the faith center of the town. The exterior is a typical Norman architecture, and the church is free to visit.

Activities

The Big Festival

The Big Festival is an event suitable for adults and children. It debuts in August every year. Combining music and food, you can enjoy the influence of music, and the variety of food is diverse, from snacks to chef Michelin’s dishes. Tickets must be purchased for the event.

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Cuisines

Cotswolds: Trout Meal

Trout Meal Bibury Trout Farm

This is a centuries-old trout farm that is quite well-known in the area, about a 5-minute walk from the Arlington townhouse. Locals love to come here to buy trout, and tourists also love to enjoy its fresh trout meal. There is a Cabin Cafe in the trout farm, where you can order food!

address Bibury, Cirencester GL7 5NL
Business season Every year from March to October

The Potting Shed

This is a traditional English pub with friendly service and delicious food. It was once appreciated by British foodie Tom Parker Bowles. Its meat pie is quite famous, the crust is crispy, the meat is juicy, and the sauce is seasoned properly. The Potting Shed is located in Crudwell. The environment is quiet. There are not more tourists than Bibury, but it has the beauty of tranquility.

address The St, Crudwell, Malmesbury, SN16 9EW
Opening hours Monday to Sunday 11:00-23:00

Crudwell: The Putting Shed, a traditional English pub

Transport

Traffic information

FromLondon(London) Victoria Coach Station (Victoria Coach Station) take the express National Express to Cirencester (Cirencester) get off, the journey takes about 2.5 hours. Then take the bus 855 from Cirencester and you will be able to reach Bourton-on-the-Water, Northleach and Bibury respectively.

In addition, take a train from Paddington Station to Moreton-in-Marsh Railway Station. The journey takes about 2 hours. You can also transfer to a bus to other towns.Trains are floating fares, it is recommended to use the train APP (Trainline) to inquire and book tickets.

Trip planning

Experience English country life

Kozwo is suitable for tourists who love slow travel and experience local culture. Honey-colored stone houses and rural scenery, as well as a variety of independent shops, the atmosphere is casual but not monotonous. If you want to slow down the towns of Kozwo, it is recommended that the itinerary be arranged for at least 2 to 3 days.

Cotswolds: Bibury

Recommended Itinerary | 1-Day Tour of Kozwo

The most classic of Kozwo's itinerary is to be able to visit the picturesque towns, but many of the beauty is not easy to reach through public transportation, so it is recommended that passengers accompany the group or use the chartered car in-depth tour service. The itinerary of the 1-day tour is compact and packs the most popular attractions in Kozwo!

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