Local Interest

Burford is one of England's prettiest medieval towns, and is considered the southern gateway to the beautiful Cotswolds. Its broad main street lined with ancient houses and picture postcard cottages, slopes gently down to the River Windrush, offering magnificent views over the surrounding rolling countryside.

There are wonderful little side streets and gardens to explore, the famous 15th century parish church of St John Baptist and of course an abundance of traditional English pubs and restaurants, tea and antique shops as well as the local fetes, markets and events that take place throughout the year.

Around Burford

Bibury, Bourton on the Water, Cirencester, Stow on the Wold and Tetbury are just a few of the famous Cotswold towns and villages that are all within the local area, each having their own individual attractions amongst the honey coloured churches, cottages and beautiful gardens and parklands.

The major university city of Oxford is only 30 minutes away , a visitor destination of international proportions. With its famous colleges and institutions the city of dreaming spires will inspire, enchant and surprise all who visit.

Blenheim Palace is considered to be one of the finest baroque houses in the country, home to the Marlborough family and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill it is still cared for by the family for whom it was built.

Nearby Cheltenham is considered as Englands most complete regency town, famous for its spa, Regency town houses characterised by intricate ironwork balconies and painted stucco facades.

Cheltenham is also famous for its award winning gardens, impressive range of stylish shops and resautants and its international festivals of horse racing, music and literature.