Get Inspired / Europe / England Cotswolds, England - Highlights Extra Medium Share on email Print this article Share on Facebook Get Inspired / Europe / England Cotswolds, England - Highlights story by: Inspire UK & Ireland The Cotswolds are such a spread-out and diverse area that there truly is something for everyone. With so much to see and do, at House of Travel we’ve compiled our top 3 activities, but make sure you speak to your HOT specialist and identify what is right for you and your holiday. There are many attractive gardens in stately homes and throughout the Cotswolds: encompassing the counties of Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Oxfordshire, and south Warwickshire. Many of the Cotswold towns have beautiful parks and formal gardens - several of which are free to visit. Jane Austin, the famous novelist spent five years in Bath and this time spent here is reflected in the novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. The Jane Austen centre has been created with the help of the Jane Austen Society and is a wonderful exploration for Jane fans. The centre is open all year and is a great place to spend a wet afternoon. Leisure time is the freedom to enjoy life away from the time-consuming chores of everyday work practices. For the active there are endless things to do in the Cotswolds, from walking long distance trails & biking down quite country lanes, here you can enjoy boat trips on quite canals & rivers, fishing, sailing or swimming at the Cotswold Water Park, the largest inland water park in Britain & when the daylight fades you can enjoy the latest films, you can dance the night away , visit one of the theatres or just relax in a quiet country pub. > Click here to view all of our HOT deals to the UK and Europe Enquire Now First name* Last name* Email* Phone How can we help? My preferred House of Travel Store* Select Outlet Auckland Albany: Auckland North Botany Junction: Auckland South Browns Bay: Auckland North Devonport: Auckland North Ellerslie: Auckland Central Hobsonville: Auckland West Howick: Auckland East Milford: Auckland North New Lynn: LynnMall Auckland West Newmarket: Auckland Central Orewa: Auckland North Parnell: Auckland Central Ponsonby: Auckland Central Remuera: Auckland Central St Heliers: Auckland East Takanini: Auckland South Takapuna: Auckland North Whangaparaoa: Auckland North Bay of Plenty Mt Maunganui Papamoa Rotorua Taupo Tauranga CBD the Crossing Canterbury Ashburton Barrington: Christchurch South Christchurch City: Christchurch Central Ferrymead: Christchurch East High Street Lanes: Christchurch Central Hornby: Christchurch West Merivale: Christchurch Central Northlands: Papanui Christchurch North Rangiora Riccarton: Christchurch Central Shirley: Christchurch North Timaru Upper Riccarton: Christchurch West Hawke's Bay / Gisborne Havelock North Jenny Nilsson: Hastings Nelson / Marlborough Blenheim Motueka Nelson Richmond Northland Kerikeri: Northland Whangarei: Northland Otago / Southland Alexandra Balclutha Dunedin Lakers Gore Lakers Invercargill Oamaru Wakatipu: Queenstown Wanaka Taranaki / Manawatu Broadway: Palmerston North New Plymouth Stephen Parsons: Palmerston North Wanganui Waikato Calder & Lawson: Hamilton East Cambridge Coromandel: Whangamata Hamilton: Hamilton Central Matamata Morrinsville Taupo Te Awamutu Wellington / Wairarapa Featherston Street: Wellington City Hunter St CBD: Wellington City Johnsonville: Wellington North Kapiti Coast: Paraparaumu Lower Hutt: Wellington North Masterton West Coast Greymouth Hokitika Westport I would like to receive email updates on the latest HOT holiday deals HOT Privacy Statement * required fields Similar Journeys Add or remove from Wishlist 6 things you need to know about London Read more Add or remove from Wishlist 17 hotel hacks for 2017 Read more Done this? Tell your friends about it.