Welcome to "Places to Visit" in the Cotswolds

Typical Cotswold towns are Bourton-on-the-Water, Broadway, Burford, Chipping Norton, Cirencester, Moreton-in-Marsh, Stow-on-the-Wold and Winchcombe. The town of Chipping Campden is notable for being the home of the Arts and Crafts movement, founded by William Morris at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries. William Morris lived occasionally in Broadway Tower a folly now part of a country park. Chipping Campden is also known for the annual Cotswold Games, a celebration of sports and games dating back to the early 17th century.

Map of the Cotswolds, Download PDF File

Click for a free download of the PDF version of our Cotswolds Map. The map details the North and South of the Cotswold's showing the major market towns and villages plus other places to visit in the area. The map gives visitors a clear and concise impression of the positions of places in the AONB and the distance between them, perfect for planning that tour, maximising your precious time and seeing the most scenic locations.

Download Cotswolds Map PDF

Villages are the True Jewels in the North Cotswold Crown

Below is a full list of Cotswold villages & market towns with something to offer every visitor.

"A to C" of Cotswold Villages & Towns

  • Aldsworth
  • Ashley
  • Ampney Crucis
  • Arlington
  • Ascott
  • Ashton Keynes
  • Aston Magna
  • Barrington Park
  • Bath
  • Baunton
  • Bibury
  • Birdlip
  • Bledington
  • Blockley
  • Bourton-on-the-Water
  • Brailes
  • Brimpsfield
  • Broad Campden
  • Broadway
  • Broadwell
  • Bruern
  • Burford
  • Calmsden
  • Chalford
  • Charlton
  • Chedworth
  • Cherington
  • Cheltenham
  • Cirencester
  • Chipping Campden
  • Chipping Norton
  • Clapton-on-the-Hill
  • Coates
  • Coberley
  • Cold Aston
  • Coln St Aldwyn
  • Compton Abdale
  • Cowley
  • Cricklade
  • Crudwell
  • Church Westcote

 

"D to I" of Cotswold Villages & Towns

  • Daglingworth
  • Didmarton
  • Donnington
  • Dorn
  • Dorsington
  • Down Ampney
  • Draycott
  • Duntisbourne Abbotts
  • Duntisbourne Leer
  • Duntisbourne Rouse
  • Dursley
  • Driffield
  • Eastleach
  • Ebrington
  • Elkstone
  • Evenlode
  • Ewen
  • Fairford
  • Farmington
  • Fifield
  • Ford
  • Frampton Mansell
  • Gloucester
  • Great Barrington
  • Great Rissington
  • Great Wolford
  • Guiting Power
  • Hawling
  • Icomb
  • Ilmington
  • Inchbrook
  • Itlay

 

"K to P" of Cotswold Villages & Towns

  • Kemble
  • Kempsford
  • Kingham
  • Latton
  • Lechlade-on-Thames
  • Leigh (Glos)
  • Little Barrington
  • Little Compton
  • Little Rissington
  • Little Wolford
  • Longborough
  • Long Compton
  • Lower Oddington
  • Lower Quinton
  • Lower Slaughter
  • Lower Swell
  • Malmesbury
  • Maugersbury
  • Meysey Hampton
  • Mickleton
  • Middle Duntisbourne
  • Minchinhampton
  • Miserden
  • Moreton-in-Marsh
  • Nailsworth
  • Naunton
  • Nether Westcote
  • Northleach
  • Oaksey
  • Oddington
  • Owlpen
  • Oxford
  • Painswick
  • Perrotts Brook
  • Poole Keynes
  • Poulton
  • Preston (Glos)

 

"R to Z" of Cotswold Villages & Towns

  • Rendcomb
  • Rodmarton
  • Sherborne
  • Shipton Oliffe
  • Shorncote
  • Siddington
  • Snowshill
  • Solers
  • South Cerney
  • Stow-on-the-Wold
  • Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Stretton-on-Fosse
  • Stroud
  • Sudgrove
  • Sudeley Castle
  • Temple Guiting
  • Tetbury
  • Todenham
  • Turkdean
  • Upper Oddington
  • Upper Quinton
  • Upper Slaughter
  • Upper Swell
  • Welford on Avon
  • Westonbirt
  • Weston-sub-Edge
  • Whichford
  • Willersey
  • Winchcombe
  • Withington
  • Woolstone
Cotswold Villages to Visit - Cotswold District Council

About the Coltswold's as an AONB

The Cotswold's were designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in 1966, with an expansion on 21 December 1990 to 1,990 square kilometres (768 sq mi). Since then the official area of the Cotswolds AONB increased to 2,038 square kilometres (787 sq mi). In 2000 the government confirmed that AONBs had the same landscape quality and status as National Parks. 2006 was the 40th anniversary of The AONB.

Tailor made Cotswold Tours of Cotswold Villages and a selection of Cotswold Market Towns is advisible as locations can be wide-spread. Our ‘Cotswold Villages Tour’ incorporates most of the heart of the Cotswolds, so please contact Chipping Campden Taxis regarding booking of Tours.