Places to Visit

People come from all over the world to visit the Cotswolds but whether you are a visitor or someone who has lived here all your life there is always something to discover.

The AONB is a beautiful and varied landscape with distinctive towns and villages built in the traditional Cotswold limestone. The area is full of interesting and inspiring places to visit from grand manor houses and gardens to beautiful churches in quite backwaters and age-old archaeological sites.

In this section we give you information about the towns and villages of the Cotswolds, and the attractions within the AONB.

Click here to visit our interactive map and explore the Cotswolds online.

The Cotswolds has many wonderful woodland areas to visit offering a chance to see some of most beautiful native trees, plants and wildlife.  You can search for a woodland to visit by going to: