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24 fun things to do in The Cotswolds

If you’ve ever sent a postcard to friends or family, or seen promotional material of the English countryside, chances are the pictures are from the Cotswolds – they’re one of the quintessential, enchanting feature of Britain, and the countries largest Area of Outstanding Beauty, an ideal place for a refreshing break.

In the Cotswolds, you’ll find some of Britain’s most stunningly preserved villages, with ancient churches, houses, pubs and restaurants that will make you re-think your life in the city!

If you’re looking to explore the great outdoors, then the Cotswolds is certainly the place to do it – take the plunge and complete the Cotswolds Way National Trail, in a unforgettable week-long walking expedition, or see the picturesque rolling hills with these cycling experiences.

If you’re taking the family, there’s plenty of things to keep everyone entertained, from these fantastic animal experiences, such as the UK’s only crocodile zoo, to fascinating historical sites, like this ancient Roman villa.

Things to do in The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds is a cyclist’s paradise. With stunning views around every corner, excellent accommodation, wonderful pubs and beautiful cuisine, Active England will give you an experience you won’t forget. On the 6-day, 5-night tour you will be led through the stunning Cotswold …

Relax and unwind at the Lygon Arms Spa. This luxury spa is situated close to a three-acre private garden making it a peaceful and private oasis for guests. Drop in for the day or stay a little longer, with pampering treatments, invigorating …

Test your aim and shoot your shot at Cotswolds Archery. Whether you’re a complete novice, a recent beginner or you have competition experience, Cotswold Archery welcomes everyone to experience the thrill of archery. The archery experience can be tailor-made to your specifications, Novice …

Are you looking to hire an electric bike today for an adventure? Are your batteries charged and ready for an adventure through the gorgeous Wye Valley? Wye-Bikes is a new cycle hire company located in the Forest of Dean, a hidden gem …

Embark on a beautiful list of guided tours throughout The Cotswolds with Cotswold Electric Bike tours! Experience some of the most breathtaking cycling trails in the whole of the UK, full of incredible views, flora-rich areas, wildlife, historic towns, and villages. All …

You don’t have to travel to Alaska to experience the thrills of husky sledging! Here at Arctic Quest, you can meet the friendly huskies for the ultimate adventure- this is not one to miss off your stack! Whether you want to come alone or as …

Ever wanted to try waterskiing? Located on a sheltered private lake set in the beautiful Cotswold Water Park at South Cerney, Lakeside Ski and Wake welcomes water skiers of all ages and standards, from improvers who have tried waterskiing before, to expert …