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 His big, amused smile showed how outdated that kind of cooki...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 His big, amused smile showed how outdated that kind of cooki...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 His big, amused smile showed how outdated that kind of cooki...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 His big, amused smile showed how outdated that kind of cooki...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

The rooms are thick with over-the-top modern furniture and the main restaurant, Juliana's, is so formal you need to bring dress-up clothes. Though, to be fair, the food is inventive, refined, and pristinely executed, and the pricey wine list is extensive and global.

Restaurants in The Cotswolds

Casual (order from the bar) but with a sophisticated menu, this gastropub serves both posh and humble locals alike.

Things to do in The Cotswolds

Tebury's Long Street is unofficially considered Antiques Alley.