The Cotswolds

Things to do in The Cotswolds

In addition to farmshop Daylesford is also a garden store, yoga studio, spa, and designer clothing boutique. For more than 20 years, the owners have sold free-range meat and organic vegetables and cheeses, introducing London's "green chic" sensibility to early adopters in the country.

This independent traveling act is the creation of Nell Gifford, who ran away to the big top on her gap year from Oxford, and her husband, Toti.

Prince Charles' green shop features his Duchy Originals organic goods.

Book a treatment at this hypermodern spa in a tranquil natural setting.

Stop in for gourmet chutneys, flowers, cheeses, meat, fish, and game.

Founded in 2007 with a mission to revive Savile Row tailoring, Byrne & Burge is a bespoke tailoring house located in London’s Mayfair neighborhood. The company sells high quality men’s clothing that includes couture and bespoke suits and shirts.

The Duke of Marlborough lives here, Winston Churchill was born here, and Capability Brown did the gardens.

Nature lovers and history buffs should spend the afternoon in the 15th-century castle. The 14-acre grounds include an English rose garden.

Stroll Tetbury's 600-acre arboretum, started by the Holford family in the 1820's and now home to more than 3,000 types of trees, including maples, magnolias, and oaks.

Walk through the villages of Chipping Campden, Stow-on-the-Wold, and Moreton-in-Marsh. Just follow the walking maps for the Cotswold Way, a 100-mile trail that stretches from the northern border of the region to Bath.

At Lorfords Antiques, stone garden statues are showcased outside, while English wing chairs and blue-and-white porcelain plates and crockery fill the shop.

Tebury's Long Street is unofficially considered Antiques Alley.

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.

The National Trust has reserved this public footpath that bisects the whole of Gloucestershire.