Northleach is a small Cotswold market town in Gloucestershire, England. It constitutes the major part of the
civil parish of Northleach with Eastington.
One of England's prettiest small medieval towns is a busy community of about 1,000 people. The town
merchants were granted a charter to hold their own markets over 900 years ago, and the current business
people, who have developed this site, continue the long tradition of good service and the supply of excellent
luxury and essential goods to both residents and visitors.
Lechlade is a small market town on the River Thames in Gloucestershire at the southern edge of the
Cotswolds. The town is a popular venue for tourism and river-based activities. There are several pubs, some
antique shops, a convenience store, food outlets, a garden centre and a Christmas shop. Near the 15th
century Church of England parish church of Saint Lawrence, in the centre of the town, there is a large open
space which is now a car park.
Fair ford sits on the south east edge of the Cotswolds. It has a population of just over 4000 and although small
benefits from a wide range of facilities including a Pre-School, Primary School, Secondary School, Doctor's
Surgery, a hospital outpatient clinic, two Dentists, an Opticians, a Library, Sports Hall, a Community Centre,
and the Palmer Hall. There are also some good shops and a Post Office.
Bibury is about as typical a Cotswold village as you could wish to find. The village consists of a narrow main
road winds through streets of Cotswold stone lined buildings down to the River Coln, over a small river bridge
and out towards Burford. It is a major destination for tourists visiting the traditional rural villages, tea houses
and many historic buildings of the Cotswold District; it is one of six places in the country featured in MiniEurope,
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, 93 miles west northwest of London.
Cirencester lies on the River Churn, a tributary of the River Thames, and is the largest town in the Cotswold
District. Cirencester has much cuter, original shops then Cheltenham. Yet still retains a few modern high
street stores. Worth a visit are some of the very lovely antique and jewellery stores located just off the High
Street. In general these are owned and run either by one person or a small group usually families. Expect very
friendly staff, and some genuinely beautiful pieces for sale. If you are a fan of antiques, Stow on the Wold and
Burford are also well worth a visit.
Painswick is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. Originally the village grew on the wool
trade, but it is now best known for its parish church's yew trees and the local Rococo Garden.