Blog (Food and Drink) - Cotswolds

10 Great Tastes of the Cotswolds

Great Tastes of the Cotswolds

The Cotswold countryside is not only spectacular to look at, but supports and inspires some of the best producers in the land: from vines and organic vegetables that grow directly from Cotswold soil to whisky made from locally grown barley. The Cotswolds also nurtures brilliant bakers, ice cream makers and curers of meat. Here are ten producers we thought you ought to know a little more about.

Discover Cirencester this Winter

Discover Cirencester this winter

Winter is a magical time of year here in the Cotswolds, so why not visit the beautiful market town of Cirencester, the 'Capital of the Cotswolds'. There is plenty to explore and discover: a rich history going right back to Roman times, a wonderful arts centre, two theatres, parks and grounds, outdoor markets, fabulous independent shops, great places to eat & drink and to stay in.

The Town Hall & Buttercross in Witney

Discover Witney - a wonderful Cotswold surprise

Discover a hidden Cotswold gem and head to historic Witney for an unforgettable getaway. Tucked away on the eastern edge of the Cotswolds, Witney is rich in history, packed with independent cafes, restaurants and shops and has a charming, bustling, market town atmosphere.

The Cotswolds will be full to bursting with amazing events this autumn and it’s a great chance to get out and about in the late summer sunshine and soak up the festival atmosphere.

Ten fabulous autumn events in the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds will be full to bursting with amazing events this autumn and it’s a great chance to get out and about in the late summer sunshine and soak up the festival atmosphere.

Whatley Manor

Escape to the Cotswolds

Nights away in beautiful Cotswold hotels are here again!  And many hotels have gone all out to give you the safety and seclusion you deserve.  So get away from the crowds, enjoy intimate spaces with the ones you love and soak up good old Cotswolds hospitality once again.  

Wonderful Winchcombe

Wonderful Winchcombe

Escape the crowds and head to beautiful Winchcombe for a truly Cotswold experience. Home to magnificent Sudeley Castle and Gardens, it’s a Walkers Welcome town and has been a mecca for tourists since the Middle Ages visiting the tomb of St Kenelm.  Now it boasts beautiful Cotswold streets full to bursting with independent shops, galleries and eateries as well as some lovely places to stay.

Thyme’s Cookery School

Taste the Cotswolds

With a well-deserved reputation as a foodie destination, the Cotswolds offers tempting treats and delicious drinks for every taste and budget.  Whether it’s a full-blown Michelin starred meal or afternoon tea, great British pub food or incredible local brews, it’s the perfect place to tickle your tastebuds this winter.

It’s the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness – and there’s nowhere better to soak up the sights, sounds and tastes of autumn than the beautiful Cotswolds countryside.

Autumn in the Cotswolds

It’s the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness – and there’s nowhere better to soak up the sights, sounds and tastes of autumn than the beautiful Cotswolds countryside.  From chilly walks through our glorious woodland and arboreta to cosying up with a hot drink (or something cheeky!) enjoying fabulous Cotswolds food and drink, you’ll be spoilt for choice of ways to spend this magical time of year.  

Make the most of the long summer holidays by finding a little bit of time for some rest and relaxation.  You’ll be spoilt for choice for luxurious places to go, as well as a wonderful selection of gorgeous spas and treatments to make yourself feel truly pampered!

Cotswold Luxury

Make the most of the long summer holidays by finding a little bit of time for some rest and relaxation.  You’ll be spoilt for choice for luxurious places to go, as well as a wonderful selection of gorgeous spas and treatments to make yourself feel truly pampered!  

If tucking into artisan food and drink is your idea of the perfect weekend break, then make a beeline for the Cotswolds.

Eat, drink and be

If tucking into artisan food and drink is your idea of the perfect weekend break, then make a beeline for the Cotswolds.  With distilleries, breweries and a whole host of fabulous food producers, you’ll be spoilt for choice for places to indulge your passion!

From fabulous food to exciting days out, the Cotswolds have something for every dad – whatever his interest or passion.

All About Dad

With Father’s Day fast approaching, you’ll find a whole host of wonderful experiences guaranteed to make him feel like the most important man in the world! From fabulous food to exciting days out, the Cotswolds have something for every dad – whatever his interest or passion.

Spring is the perfect time to unwind and relax in the beautiful Cotswolds.  Whether you just want to enjoy the picture-perfect countryside or are looking for some activities and events to keep you and the family occupied, there’s something for everyone in the Cotswolds this spring.

Spring into the Cotswolds

Spring is the perfect time to unwind and relax in the beautiful Cotswolds.  Whether you just want to enjoy the picture-perfect countryside or are looking for some activities and events to keep you and the family occupied, there’s something for everyone in the Cotswolds this spring.

Snowdrops at Painswick Rococo Gardens

Feel-good February

If spring feels like a lifetime away and you’re struggling with the winter blues, the Cotswolds has a host of wonderful things to do and see, guaranteed to bring a sunny smile to your face.  Whether it’s gorgeous food, indulgent luxury or getting out and about, there’s plenty on offer to make you feel good this February.

The Tea Set in Chipping Norton, just one of the places to find an amazing afternoon tea in the Cotswolds

Sugar & Spice

Is there anything better than a fabulous afternoon tea or something sweet and tasty on a summer afternoon?  A visit to the Cotswolds is the perfect excuse to tickle your taste buds with one of our incredible treats – from the occasional cheeky cake to a full blown afternoon tea with all the trimmings…..