Welcome to the Cotswolds
For walkers and cyclists. Naturalists and garden lovers. Horse riders and antique collectors. Golfers and amateur historians. The Cotswolds represents one of the UK’s most diverse and diverting regions to sample. So whatever your interests, and whenever you visit, you’ll find your needs catered for and your every wish granted.
Our home in Stow on the Wold
The house rises proudly from the crest of a hill, overlooking the rooftops of Stow on the Wold on one side, and the Dikler Valley on the other side. Today, Stow is a delightful, perfectly proportioned town, famous for its antique centres, art galleries, restaurants, pubs and tearooms.
Like Crestow House, Stow it has a rich history. One of the highest towns in the Cotswolds, it sits at the junction of no fewer than seven major roads, including the ancient Roman Fosse Way, and was originally the site of an Iron Age fort. It also become known the world over for its livestock fairs, with up to 20,000 sheep changing hands at these colourful events during the 19th century.
Stow on the Wold puts you within easy reach of the Cotswold’s many attractions and picture-book towns, such as Bourton-on-the-Water, Bibury, Chipping Campden and Broadway to name but a few. Other attractions within easy reach include…
- Daylesford Farm
- Batsford Arboretum and Falconry Centre
- Sudeley Castle and Gardens
- Broadway Tower
- Cotswold Distillery
- Royal Shakespeare Theatre
- Blenheim Palace
- Cheltenham Racecourse
- Corinium Museum
- Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
- British Motor Museum
- The Royal Gardens at Highgrove