From vibrant rolling landscapes to chocolate-box villages packed with captivating culture, the Cotswolds has something for everyone. The Area of Outstanding of Natural Beauty is ideal for a romantic trip at any time of year. There are lots of things to see and do that are sure to bring you closer together.
Here we’ll look at some of the best romantic things to do in the Cotswolds. From visiting historical spots to driving through pretty villages, read our guide, and spend less time planning and more with the person you love.
The birthplace of Winston Churchill and one of Britain’s most magnificent palaces, Blenheim is a place of beauty and grandeur that’s sure to add romance to any Cotswolds holiday.
The palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a diverse history, a winning attraction whether you’re interested in the past, love intricate architecture, or enjoy a stroll through perfectly landscaped gardens.
If Blenheim Palace is open when you visit, take a look inside at the exuberant State Rooms, home to priceless collections of furniture, art, and tapestries. There are some exhibitions to enjoy while you’re there too, including one great look into Churchill’s life and legacy.
The Cotswolds is an area known for its pretty postcard villages. Visit a few during your romantic trip and transport your partner to fairytale land. With so many beautiful villages to discover, it can be a good idea to take a tour by road. When you drive between Cotswolds villages, you’ll be able to see more of the beautiful area. You can enjoy some leafy lanes and picturesque viewpoints along the way, not to mention you’ll be safe should the English weather turn on you.
These are some of the most beautiful villages to visit in the Cotswolds.
• Castle Combe
• Chipping Campden
Undoubtedly one of the biggest draws to the Cotswolds is the area’s wealth of walking trails and beautiful leafy lanes. Explore the pretty landscape on-foot, hand in hand with your partner, for the ultimate romantic activity.
The rolling hills of the Cotswolds boast plenty of walking trails and footpaths, not to mention lots of traditional English tearooms to stop off for a scone or two along the way. Get outside with your partner and enjoy some scenic countryside during your UK staycation!
When you’re planning a trip to a national park or beauty spot like the Cotswolds, it can be a good idea to choose a nearby city or town centre hotel. We have lots of Accor hotels in Bristol, Bath, Gloucester, and Cheltenham, all just a stone’s throw from the Cotswolds.
When you choose an urban hotel, you can enjoy easy access to all of the Cotswolds beauty spots as well as the conveniences of the town or city on your doorstep. Book with Accor ALL and rest assured comfort and cleanliness are at the top of our priorities, ensuring your UK staycation runs smoothly from start to finish.