The Cotswolds covers an area of around 800 square miles. It runs through five counties of Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire and Worcestershire.
'Wolds' is used (in England) to describe a range of hills which consists of open country overlying a base of limestone or chalk.
These hills and typical Golden Stone buildings and structures make Cotswolds unique and picturesque.
Some of the most popular villages are Bourton on Water, Burford, Chedworth, Cirencester, Fairford, Naunton and Painswick.
Bibury is a village in Gloucestershire, England. On banks of the River Coln which is a Thames tributary.
The village is centred 6 1⁄2 miles northeast of Cirencester.
Arlington Row here is a nationally notable architectural conservation area depicted on the inside cover of all United Kingdom passports.
It is a major destination for tourists visiting the traditional rural villages, tea houses and many historic buildings of the Cotswold District.
Arlington Row: This row of 14th century weaver’s cottages has been the foundation of Bibury for hundreds of years and is instantly recognisable as a symbol of the Cotswold District.
Bourton on Water
Morning Coffee at Cirencester
Once described by William Morris as ‘the most beautiful village in England’, the chocolate box village of Bibury is one of England’s most iconic hamlets and home to the peaceful River Coln and some of the most photographed houses in the country.
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