Ever wanted to visit the Cotswolds? Wanted to spend some time in the highest market town in Gloucestershire? The Stow on the Wold is the place for you!
We visit Stow on the Wold as part of our Famous Cotswolds Tour, guests love this market town, which is steeped in history. The warren of little streets of the market square, its connection to the English Civil War & the wool industry that made the Cotswolds famous. For our literary fans, the JRR Tolkien was said to be inspired by the north door of St Edwards Church, this is always a favourite photo stop for our guests. you also have a selection of wonderful independent shops, the Cotswold Chocolate shop & the Cotswold Cheese Shop or if you love antiques you are spoilt for choice in the market square & along Sheep Street. For those who love 'all things old' then why not have a pint in the 'Oldest Inn in England'. There is so much to see & do here it is unsurprising that we included this stop on our Famous Cotswolds Tour.
Cotswolds Tour from Stow on the Wold:
Stow on the Wold is a fabulous market town for those wishing to spend a few nights in the Cotswolds. You have a great selection of hotels & inns, providing a relaxing nights stay for the wandering traveller. Along with some great places to eat. Now if you plan to stay in Stow on the Wold, you may decide to take a Cotswold tour. the great news is, that Cotswolds Guided Tours provide a free collection & return service to Stow on the Wold. Take a look at some of the great places our guests have enjoyed, we always recommend reading the latest reviews to make sure these locations are right for you:
Stow Lodge; A traditional, family run hotel in the hear of Stow on the Wold, 'The hotel has 20 comfortably furnished en-suite bedroom's, situated in the main hotel, the hotel coach house and one bedroom, Room 30 the Chalet Suite, situated in the hotel grounds.'
The Kings Arms; 'The rooms at the Kings Arms are all stylishly decorated in contemporary Cotswold country style with modern en-suite bathrooms. Each has a TV, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities. The main building accommodates seven en-suite bedrooms, some with a steep climb up the original staircase which is rewarded with a view out across Market Square. The three split-level ‘stable’ rooms are in the courtyard on the site of the original coaching inn stables. '
Lucy's Tearooms; 'A small, family run, traditional English tearoom and B&B' With two ensuite rooms 'Darjeeling' & 'Earl Grey' both offer a cosy & relaxed place to spend the night, along with a fabulous ' Full English' breakfast to set you up for a wonderful day exploring.
The Bell Inn & Stuart House; with 13 boutique rooms, The Bell is located on the edge of Stow on the Wold & Stuart House just off the market square. If you are looking for a wonderful place to eat, at 'The Bell you can sit back and unwind during a countryside getaway over a pint of cask ale whilst tucking into something from our seasonally curated menu.'
Victoria House; 'is a 19th century former brewers’ house in Stow on the Wold, tastefully converted into 7 luxury boutique rooms and perfectly situated to explore the Cotswolds.' There are lots of little extras offered here to make your stay a little more special.