Bourton On The Water


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Tel code: 01451 | code search
Postcode: GL54 5LH | code search
Population: 2000
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Birthplace of:
Wilfrid Hyde-White
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Folk Customs:
Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling
Cotswold Olimpick Shin-Kicking
Cranham Feast
Gloucesters Royal Lamprey Pie Gift
Marshfield Mummers
Pig Face Day
Randwick Wap
St Briavels Bread and Cheese Throwing
Tetbury Sack Race

Bourton On The Water Events

Football in the River
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Kingsbridge Inn
"This pub is in a popular tourist area where many new potential customers are and therefore the pub does not rely on a good reputation. Without the tourists this pub ..." More

Kingsbridge Inn
"Had a terrible experience at this pub, during an otherwise lovely day out with my family in Bourton on the Water. The portly, miserable, barman on the afternoon of the ..." More

Kingsbridge Inn
"Having ordered a pint of beer I asked how much it would cost in order to have the correct money ready. The bar man said that he had no idea ..." More

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Frequent visitor for day and short break. Surprised and disappointed that ...More

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Probably the most popular village in the Cotswolds, and often referred to as the Venice of the Cotswolds because the River Windrush runs right through the centre. The combination of this clear sparkling water and the attractive low bridges crossing it create a charming scene, best enjoyed in the quieter times of day and quieter months of the year. Bourton has many visitor attractions, suitable for visitors of all ages. Its tourism promotion has grown around the Model Village (a mini replica of the village itself) opened in 1937 and Birdland, opened twenty years later. St Lawrence’s church is of several periods, and is notable for its domed tower, unique in the Cotswolds. Salmonsbury Meadows has recently been saved as a wildlife reserve, and the Iron Age site of Salmonsbury Camp can be traced in outline.


Bourton Model Railway Exhibition
Model Village


Folly Farm Camping


Forge Dental Surgery
Riverside Dental Surgery


Dr Healy TJG & Partners
Moore Health Centre


Coach & Horses

Pub and Bar

Chester House Hotel
Duke of Wellington
Kingsbridge Inn
The Old New Inn


Barton Cottage


Bourton-On-The-Water Private Hire
Limozena Taxi & Mini Bus Service
Tour Gems


Cotswold Day Spa
Picturesque Gallery
World Galleries

Rowlands Pharmacy
Smalltalk Tea Room
The Windrush Garden Cafe
Riverside Cafe
Sweet Memories
The Cotswold Shop
Garlands Little Sweet Shop
Cotswold Flowers
Elysian Days
Toys For Boys
Chestnut Gallery
Peter Rabbit & Friends
Laurel Tree
Shalom the Rainbow Shop
Timeless Tales

Places to Stay near Bourton On The Water

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Chestnut B&B (0.05 miles)

Chestnut B&B
Chestnuts B&B (formerly Polly Perkins) is a 300 year old listed building and is conveniently located in the very centre of the village, overlooking the village green and the River Windrush which flows through the ... More | visit website
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Dial House Hotel (The) (0.05 miles)

Dial House Hotel (The)

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The Hotel is situated in idyllic surroundings and is built from the famous mellow Cotswold Stone. The Dial House dates back to 1698 and is the oldest building still standing ... More

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Halford House (0.11 miles)

Halford House
This delightful Cotswold stone building set in the very heart of Bourton on the Water offers high quality accommodation that would suit couples, families and groups of friends alike. Recently refurbished to a very high ... More | visit website
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Old Manse Hotel (0.11 miles)

Old Manse Hotel

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Literally a stone's skim away from the River Windrush. The hotel was built for the first baptist minister in 1748.
The river has flowed through this delightful Cotswold village for centuries and ... More

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Chester House Hotel (0.14 miles)

Chester House Hotel

Chester House lies in the centre of Bourton-on-the-Water, the little "Venice of the Cotswolds" with the River Windrush running through the village.All rooms are centrally heated and have direct dial telephones. Colour television; tea/coffee making ... More | visit website

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Harrington House (0.14 miles)

Harrington House

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Just 100 yards from the centre of the beautiful centre of this charming village Harrington House dates back to the Tudor period.Accommodation is in the main building and several stone ... More

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Bella Dorma (0.16 miles)

Bella Dorma
Bella Dorma is a warm friendly family establishment offering spacious rooms with those few special extra touches. Bella Dorma offers on site parking for up to 4 cars and is situated just ... More | visit website
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Strathspey (0.25 miles)


Situated just 5 minutes walk from Bourton-on-the-Water village in the Cotswolds and next door to an old mill and the river Windrush. Frequently called the Venice of the Costwolds, Bourton-on-the-Water is a popular destination for ... More | visit website

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Southlands (0.51 miles)

Southlands is an extensive mature traditional property set within pretty gardens on the edge of picturesque, Bourton-on-the Water, in the heart of the North Cotswolds. We are a non smoking establishment and provide bed and breakfast/evening ... More | visit website
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Coach & Horses (0.60 miles)

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Set in the heart of the Cotswolds within walking distance of Bourton-on-the Water and within easy reach of surrounding villages such as Stow,Broadway and Lower Slaughter making it an ideal ... More

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