10 Beautiful Cotswolds Cottages

This article was originally posted at https://englandexplore.com

Here are 10 drool-making Cotswolds cottages, as a follow up to our most popular post by far, our recent ‘Region In Focus’on the Cotswolds.

The Cotswolds are probably the most ‘English’ of all the regions of the UK….

Cotswolds Cottages

1. Birlingham, Worcestershire

Birlingham, Worcestershire


Thatched cottages are the quintessential ‘English’ cottage. Here’s a good example from the village of Birlingham.

2. Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Shottery, Warwickshire

Ann Hathaway Cottage, Shottery, Warwickshire


William Shakespeare’s wife, Anne Hathaway, lived in this cottage in Shottery just outside Stratford Upon Avon.

It’s now open as a museum run by the Shakspeare Birthplace Trust.

3. Avon Cottage, Cotswolds

Avon Cottage, Cotswolds


One of many thatched roof cottages in the Cotwolds area.

4. Chastleton, Oxfordshire



Chastleton is a small village just outside Stow-In-The Wold it’s not only home to this pretty cottage but also Chastleton House a stately home now run by the National Trust.

5. Elmley Castle, Worcestershire

Elmley Castle in Worcestershire


A pretty cottage, again thatched, part of the Worcestershire area of the Cotswolds.

6. Upton St. Leonards, Gloucestershire

Upton St. Leonards.


This pretty, exposed beamed, house is in Upton St.Leonard which prides itself on having won the ‘Best Kept Gloucestershire Village’ more than 20 times…

7. Stanton, Gloucestershire

Stanton, Gloucester


This house is in the small village of Stanton, close to the much larger village of Broadway.

8. Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

Chipping Campden, the Cotswold


Chipping Campden is a small market town (“Chipping” is old English for market) in the north of Gloucestershire.

9.  Old Minster Lovell, Oxfordshire

 Old Minster Lovell, Oxfordshire 


Mister Lovell is part of the Oxfordshire area of the Cotswolds.

Despite being small it is split into Old Minster Lovell, New Minster Lovell and Little Minster Lovell.

10. Stanton, Gloucestershire

Stanton, Gloucestershire


The second house in this pretty Gloucestershire village.

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