The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds Travel Guide

Articles about The Cotswolds

By Aleksandra Crapanzano

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.

By Aleksandra Crapanzano
"Ten years ago. Londoners would drive up to the Cotswolds and be happy with a chop, chips, and a pint—period,” said the chef Adam Caisley. “A roast on Sunday. A steamed pudding. Now....” His big, amused smile showed how outdated that kind of cooki...
By Aleksandra Crapanzano
"Ten years ago. Londoners would drive up to the Cotswolds and be happy with a chop, chips, and a pint—period,” said the chef Adam Caisley. “A roast on Sunday. A steamed pudding. Now....” His big, amused smile showed how outdated that kind of cooki...
By Aleksandra Crapanzano
"Ten years ago. Londoners would drive up to the Cotswolds and be happy with a chop, chips, and a pint—period,” said the chef Adam Caisley. “A roast on Sunday. A steamed pudding. Now....” His big, amused smile showed how outdated that kind of cooki...
By Aleksandra Crapanzano
"Ten years ago. Londoners would drive up to the Cotswolds and be happy with a chop, chips, and a pint—period,” said the chef Adam Caisley. “A roast on Sunday. A steamed pudding. Now....” His big, amused smile showed how outdated that kind of cooki...
By Emily Mathieson
Every summer, Brits and other Europeans flock to the Cotswolds, about a two hours’ drive northwest of London, to revel in its bucolic countryside and storybook limestone villages. Since the best place to soak up the local character is at the pub, ...

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.

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.