Stow on the Wold

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Places to stay in Stow-on-the-Wold

The Cotswolds is one of the most revered parts of Britain, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which straddles six different counties and commands some of the highest property prices around. The rolling hills and rippling rivers provide picturesque sights every way you turn, making it a great place for a countryside break.

Stow-on-the-Wold is a small market town which is typical of the region, with beautiful town houses and quaint local shops surrounded by hundreds of miles of spectacular countryside. If you want to try some outdoor activities or simply get out of the city for a few days of relaxation, Stow-on-the-Wold is ideal.

 
Hostels in Stow-on-the-Wold
Hostels in Stow-on-the-Wold

Stow-on-the-Wold is a beautiful market town in the Gloucestershire Cotswolds, and is hugely popular with those looking for a country break. A stay in our 17th century townhouse hostel is ideal for those looking for a weekend getaway or a family break at a great price.

 

Five Free Things To Do In Stow-on-the-Wold

Explore the Cotswolds
The Cotswolds is not only stunningly beautiful, it is rather compact. If you base yourself in Stow-on-the-Wold you are perfectly positioned to explore exquisite scenery in all directions.

Revisit the war
Stow-on-the-Wold was the scene of the last battle of the English Civil War, back in 1646. Fighting took place in the square itself, with the blood of fallen soldiers said to have washed down Digbeth Street. Numerous plaques around the town chart the route of the armies involved.

St Edward's Church
This church also played a role in the Civil War, and now has detailed memorials to all those who have lost their lives in service of the British Armed Forces. It is also a very striking building, with trees growing around the doors to create an unforgettable image.

The Old Mill Museum
A wonderful museum exploring the life of an old mill which is great for kids, and situated in the picturesque - if oddly named - village of Lower Slaughter.

Do a Treasure Trail
There are a range of treasure trails around Stow-on-the-Wold which are great for kids, so pick up some more information from the local visitor centre.

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