Here are 10 drool-making Cotswolds cottages, as a follow up to our most popular post by far, our recent ‘Region In Focus’on the Cotswolds.
The Cotswolds are probably the most ‘English’ of all the regions of the UK….
1. Birlingham, Worcestershire
Thatched cottages are the quintessential ‘English’ cottage. Here’s a good example from the village of Birlingham.
2. Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Shottery, Warwickshire
William Shakespeare’s wife, Anne Hathaway, lived in this cottage in Shottery just outside Stratford Upon Avon.
It’s now open as a museum run by the Shakspeare Birthplace Trust.
3. Avon Cottage, Cotswolds
One of many thatched roof cottages in the Cotwolds area.
4. Chastleton, Oxfordshire
Chastleton is a small village just outside Stow-In-The Wold it’s not only home to this pretty cottage but also Chastleton House a stately home now run by the National Trust.
5. Elmley Castle, Worcestershire
A pretty cottage, again thatched, part of the Worcestershire area of the Cotswolds.
6. Upton St. Leonards, Gloucestershire
This pretty, exposed beamed, house is in Upton St.Leonard which prides itself on having won the ‘Best Kept Gloucestershire Village’ more than 20 times…
7. Stanton, Gloucestershire
This house is in the small village of Stanton, close to the much larger village of Broadway.
8. Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
Chipping Campden is a small market town (“Chipping” is old English for market) in the north of Gloucestershire.
9. Old Minster Lovell, Oxfordshire
Mister Lovell is part of the Oxfordshire area of the Cotswolds.
Despite being small it is split into Old Minster Lovell, New Minster Lovell and Little Minster Lovell.
10. Stanton, Gloucestershire
The second house in this pretty Gloucestershire village.