Bourton on the Water - "The Venice of the Cotswolds"

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Bourton on the Water

Bourton on the Water is often called "The Venice of the Cotswolds". Its many bridges span the shallow, crystal clear River Windrush which flows through the centre of the village alongside the main street.

Bourton on the Water

Bourton on the Water is An extremely popular tourist destination that attracts visitors to the Cotswolds throughout the year and is just as appealing in the Autumn and Winter months as it is in the Summer.

Bourton-on-the-Water is located along the Roman Fosse Way, an ancient route stretching from the mouth of the Humber all the way down to Devon.

Bouton is beautiful, picturesque village that is a must see for anyone spending time in the Cotswolds.

Bourton on the Water is home to one of the Cotswold Company shops

Bourton on the Water attractions

Bourton Model Village, a replica of the village
The Old Mill Motor Museum
Birdland Park and Gardens, Rissington Road, Bourton-on-the-Water
Cotswold Perfumery.

More Bourton on the Water attractions

Bourton on the Water accommodation

Full Bourton on the Water hotel, Bourton on the Water bed and breakfast and Bourton on the Water self catering holiday accommodation can be found on the Bourton on the Water accommodation page

Cotswolds towns and villages

Bibury   Home to the famous and picturesque Arlington Row
Bourton on the Water   Bourton on the Water is sometimes known as "The Venice of the Cotswolds"
Broadway   One of the most beautiful villages in the Cotswolds, and probably England
Burford   Burford is a beautiful town on the river Windrush
Chipping Campden   An historic town with impressive buildings such as one of the finest wool churches
Chipping Norton   The highest town in Oxfordshire and sometimes known as "The Gateway To The Cotswolds"
Cirencester   One of the oldest and most beautiful market towns in the country
Fairford   Gloucestershire town, probably most famous for being the home of RAF Fairford
Lechlade   Lechlade is a small market town on the southern borders of the Cotswolds
Moreton in Marsh   Moreton-in-Marsh is in the heart of the Cotswolds, located at the head of the beautiful Evenlode valley<
Nailsworth   Situated about 4 miles from Stroud, Nailsworth is a charming town with winding streets and a plentiful supply of nooks and crannies to explore
Northleach   A charming, under-developed Cotswold village
South Cerney   One of the largest villages in the Cotswolds
Stow-on-the-Wold   Stands along the old Roman Fosse Way on a 700 foot high hill
Stroud   The oldest market town in Gloucestershire
Tetbury   A centre for antique shops and home to The Market House built in 1655
Westonbirt   Home to the world famous Westonbirt Arboretum
Witney   Famous for Witney blankets
Woodstock   Home to Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill

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