Things to do in the Cotswolds


The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds is the UK’s second largest protected landscape, with its ancient beech woodlands, thatched cottages, honey-coloured dry stone walls, centuries-old buildings and family friendly attractions, there really is something for everyone.

Blenheim Palace

World Heritage site Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and currently home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough. Blenheim Palace boasts a magnificent palace, Capability Brown landscaped gardens, and is open all year round.


Cogges Manor Farm

Cogges Manor Farm is a historic farmstead and home to Downton Abbey’s Yew Tree Farm. With a living museum in the manor house and grounds, demonstrations, tours and animal feeding, it’s a great day out for all the family

Bicester Village

An open-air shopping destination in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside, the Village offers exceptional year-round savings in more than 150 boutiques of the world’s best luxury fashion and lifestyle brands.


Oxford Castle Prison

Explore 1000 years of history at Oxford Castle and Prison. Step back in time on a costumed guided tour and hear fascinating stories come to life.