Welcome to the official website of the cotswolds
Cotswold District Council website - We’ve tried to make the site easier and more informative for residents, customers and members of the public, with plenty of navigation links and interactive features.
Cities in the Area
Cheltenham Spa - Centre for the Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, England
Places in the area to Visit
The National Trust - was founded in 1895 and set up the Trust to act as a guardian for the nation in the acquisition and protection of threatened coastline, countryside and buildings
The National Arboreta - The National Arboreta were formed in 2001 with the joining of the Forestry Commission’s two premier tree collections
Sudeley Castle - Set against the beautiful backdrop of the Cotswold Hills, Sudeley Castle is steeped in history. With royal connections spanning a thousand years, it has played an important role in the turbulent and changing times of England’s past.
Stratford upon Avon - Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare, steeped in culture and history. Set in the beautiful rural Warwickshire countryside, on the banks of the river Avon, it is one of the most important tourist destinations in the UK.
The Rollright Stones - The Rollright Stones is a ancient site located on the Oxfordshire/Warwickshire border in England. The complex consists of three main elements, The Kings Men stone circle, the King Stone, and the Whispering Knights.
The name “Rollright” is believed to derive from “Hrolla-landriht”, the land of Hrolla.