Cotswolds AONB – Beauty Spot
It is the largest of 38 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England and Wales: an area of warmth and clarity with stone walls and buildings, open skies, rolling grasslands, beech woods and captivating villages, which make it an outstanding English landscape – a landscape once experienced, never forgotten.
The Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty spans nearly 800 square miles (2,038 square kilometres) of some of the most beautiful countryside in England and is a wonderful place to visit and explore at any time of year.
Of course it’s not just about the scenic and the picturesque. The Cotswolds has hundreds of miles of walking, cycling and riding routes, an amazing variety of events and festivals, mouth-watering local produce and numerous attractions – from historic sites and stately homes to exquisite gardens, farm parks and amazing viewpoints.
If you are looking for a truly peaceful and relaxing holiday, it’s easy to get away from the crowds and explore the quieter tracks, hidden villages and secret corners of the Cotswolds. Using this website you will find lots of information to help you plan your next escape to the Cotswolds – walking routes, free guided walks, cycle rides, horse riding, events and festivals, as well as information on places to visit including towns, villages and attractions.