Inventive cooking was slow to arrive in the Cotswolds, the bucolic English region that has become a weekend retreat for posh Londoners. But in recent years, nearly every one of its historic hamlets has been reborn as a dining destination.
The Cotswolds Travel Guide
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Hotels in The Cotswolds
This hotel for style-conscious urbanites is a great alternative to pricier spots in the Cheltenham area. The rooms have whimsical accents such as Panton chairs and Orla Kiely patterned wallpaper.
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Things to do in The Cotswolds
In Tetbury, don't miss Long Street, unofficially considered Antiques Alley: there's Sharland & Lewis, a cheerful shop brimming with 19th-century quilts, distressed wooden chests, enamelware, vintage French and English ticking, and reupholstered linen chairs from the 1940's.