Gotta love those Cotswold Views!
Here (below) are my favourite five – all are included in the Travel Guide of my book
Discovering a Beautiful Region of Britain on a Quest to Buy a 17th Century Cottage.
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Best COTSWOLD VIEW from a MANOR HOUSE
SNOWSHILL MANOR, Broadway, Gloucestershire, WR12 7JU nationaltrust.org.uk
Gorgeous views across the Snowshill Lavender fields and surrounding rolling hills.
This National Trust property houses Charles Wade’s eclectic collection of craftsmanship from all over the world. Charming organic garden.
Best COTSWOLD VIEW from a COUNTRY INN
EDGEMOOR INN, Near Painswick, Gloucestershire, GL6 6ND edgemoor-inn.com
Breath-taking views from the terrace as inn overlooks entire Painswick valley and is situated on the Cotswold Way. Great food and beer. Close to Haresfield Beacon.
Best COTSWOLD VIEW from a CASTLE
WARWICK CASTLE, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4QU warwick-castle.com
Worth the climb up to the roof for unmatched views of the River Avon, the Castle grounds, the Mill Garden and surrounding countryside.
1,000 years of history. Well constructed tableaux. Great Hall. State Rooms. Jousting. Trebuchet. Great day out with the kids. PeacockGarden. Gives Disney a run for its money.
Best COTSWOLD VIEW from a HISTORIC SITE
BROADWAY TOWER, Middle Hill, Broadway, Worcestershire, WR12 7LB broadwaytower.co.uk
Completed in 1798 this folly was built for Lady Coventry on a beacon hill. Spectacular views of more than a dozen counties. Over 17 metres high. Open to the public.
Best COTSWOLD VIEW from a NATIONAL TRUST SITE
HARESFIELD BEACON, 3 miles north west of Stroud (see website for directions) gloucestershire.gov.uk
National Trust site on the Cotswold escarpment with amazing 360 degree views, some reaching as far as Wales. Site of a Roman-British hill fort.
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