"A glimpse at some Cotswold villages" Top 5 Page for this destination Oxfordshire by toonsarah
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The Cotswolds in fact straddle several counties – mainly Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire, but a little bit of Warwickshire too. A recent day out with Ingrid (aka Trekki) took us to the first two of these, and I’ve created a small page about each in an effort to keep tips in the right place for the county they refer too.
The Cotswolds are a line of hills stretching from about 7 miles south of Stratford-upon-Avon in a south-westerly direction to Bath, a distance of 70 miles. I’ve written about them in more depth on my small Gloucestershire page, where you’ll also find tips about the villages we visited there. The tips here describe a couple of the pretty Oxfordshire villages we visited, and a lovely pub lunch :)
Several of the tips are duplicated on the two pages in case people only find one or the other, but please don’t rate both!
- Pros:Pretty as a postcard
- Cons:A few of the villages can get busy, as can the roads around Oxford
- In a nutshell:A lovely day out
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