Tag Archives: Travel in the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds: History Of Glympton, Oxfordshire

We continue our travels into the Cotswolds proper, stopping off at the secluded village of Glympton. A large country estate encircles the church here, but ancient English laws allow us right of access.

Glympton is a village and civil parish on the River Glyme about 3 miles north of Woodstock, Oxfordshire. The 2001 Census recorded the parish’s population as 80.

The Cotswolds: Village Of Wootton, Bedfordshire

No more than a mile west of Woodstock, lies the small village of Wootton. On the very edge of the Cotswolds proper, this is a beautiful little village with a wonderful church, and lots of classic history and heritage.

Wootton is a large village and civil parish located to the south-west of Bedford, in the north of Bedfordshire, England. The parish also includes the hamlets of Hall End, Keeley Green and Wootton Green.

The Cotswolds: A History Of Yarnton, Oxfordshire

We’ve visited Yarnton before in the first episode of Exploring the Cotswolds, but at the time we didn’t realise there was so much more to see. Join us this week as we explore the church and some of the stories around the village.

Yarnton is a village and civil parish in Oxfordshire about 1 mile southwest of Kidlington and 4 miles northwest of Oxford. The 2011 Census recorded the parish’s population as 2,545.

The Cotswolds: Chipping Norton To Broadwell, Daylesford & Oddington

We’re back in the beautiful English Countryside this week in Exploring the Cotswolds Episode Seven. We visit Chipping Norton, Broadwell, Donnington Brewery, Daylesford and the Daylesford Farm Shop, Adlestrop and Oddington.

Chipping Norton is a market town and civil parish in the Cotswold Hills in the West Oxfordshire district of Oxfordshire, England, about 12 miles south-west of Banbury and 18 miles north-west of Oxford. The 2011 Census recorded the civil parish population as 5,719. It was then estimated at 6,254 in 2019.

Broadwell is a village and civil parish in the English county of Gloucestershire. It is about 1.5 miles north of Stow-on-the-Wold, In the 2001 United Kingdom census, the parish had a population of 384. decreasing to 355 at the 2011 census. 

The Cotswolds: Exploring The Village Of Adlestrop

Adlestrop is a village and civil parish in the valley of the River Evenlode in the Cotswolds about 3 miles east of Stow-on-the-Wold in Gloucestershire, England. The parish is on the county boundary with Oxfordshire. The River Evenlode forms the southwest boundary of the parish.

The Cotswolds: Exploring The Village Of Daylesford

The tiny village of Daylesford, a somewhat hidden gem, is another classic Cotswolds place to visit – not only for the fantastic Daylesford Farm Shop, owned by the Bamford’s, nestled nearby…

Daylesford is a small, privately owned village in Gloucestershire, England, on the border with Oxfordshire. It is situated just south of the A436 two miles east of Stow-on-the-Wold and five miles west of Chipping Norton. The village is on the north bank of the small River Evenlode.