Bibury is a typically Cotswold village that lies between the historic Roman town of Cirencester and the ever popular town of Burford. The River Coln runs through the village of Bibury and is the subject of many photos due to the backdrop of the Arlington Row cottages.

Arlington Row
Arlington Row

Arlington Row

Arlington Row is a group of ancient cottages with steeply pitched roofs dating back to the 16th Century.

Bibury is extremely popular with tourists who like to wander along the river, photograph around the picture-postcard cottages and visit Bibury Trout Farm when in the village.

Visit the Bibury web site for more information on Bibury (including Bibury accommodation such as the Swan Hotel) and Bibury attractions.

The Boxing Day Duck Race in Bibury draws in people from miles around!
The Boxing Day Duck Race in Bibury draws in people from miles around!

Bibury Events

From Bibury Literary Festival to the 'world-famous' Boxing Day Bibury Duck Race, there's a host of events taking place in Bibury - to view events in Bibury visit the Cotswold Events website.

Places to stay in Bibury

For places to stay in Bibury visit the Bibury accommodation page.

Bibury Attractions

The Saxon Church of St Mary's is a stones throw from the centre of the Bibury. Some of the Saxon remains from the church are housed in the British Museum.

Feed the fish at Bibury Trout Farm.

Cotswold towns and villages

Stepping into the Cotswolds is like stepping into a timeless postcard. Honey-colored stone cottages line winding streets, rolling hills unfurl in every direction, and a sense of quintessential English charm permeates the air. Here are some of the most popular Cotswolds towns and villages, each offering unique experiences, from bustling market squares and historical landmarks to enchanting natural beauty. Discover hidden gems, charming shops, and delightful cafes - your Cotswold adventure awaits!

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 and RIAT
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 town
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 - A 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 - Oxfordshire town famous for Witney blankets
Woodstock - Home to Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill