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How to plan a day trip from London to Cotswolds (with or without a car)

Insiders’ guides to the best towns and villages in the Cotswolds

With over 50 Cotswold towns and villages for you to explore, it can be hard to know where to start. So we’ve selected some of our favourite places – from the most famous names to the prettiest villages (though that’s a very tightly fought contest!) to share insider’s guides, written by local residents who know them best, to give you an insight into each place.

Inside you’ll find everything you need to know, from the area’s history and the places to visit you won’t want to miss, to our top places to eat, drink, shop and stay.

Check out our latest Cotswold town and village guides and look out for more coming soon…