Stow-on-the-Wold

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Saturday: 9am - 5pm
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Bank Hols: 10am - 4pm

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Places to stay in Stow-on-the-Wold

For many years the Cotswolds has been a favourite family holiday destination, with this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty wowing visitors year after year. Stow-on-the-Wold resides in the county of Gloucestershire - just one of the six counties the Cotswolds straddles - and is a small market town famed for its distinctive Cotswold-stone cottages, quirky shops and the surrounding breathtaking countryside.

This quaint little town perched on a hill 700 feet above ground is also the perfect place for the whole family to explore everything the Cotswolds has to offer.

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

The Stow-on-the-Wold YHA is situated in a 17th century townhouse in the heart of the beautiful Gloucestershire Cotswolds. This grade II listed building is perfect for an inexpensive family break to the country.

 

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

Stow-on-the-Wold Treasure Trail
A great way to explore this beautiful market town is by taking your kids on a treasure hunt! Pop into the local visitor centre for more information on the best possible routes.

The Cotswolds
Stow-on-the-Wold's location is perfect for exploring the picturesque Cotswolds, as you can get to all parts of the Cotswolds hills - kids will love to explore them and it won't take too long to travel back to the hostel afterwards either.

The Old Mill Museum
The region's premier children's visitor attraction is undoubtedly the Old Mill Museum. Featuring fun activities for all the family - and even an ice cream parlour - this is a must visit.

English Civil War Remembrance
Stow-on-the-Wold will forever be remembered as the setting for the final battle of the English Civil War in 1646. When strolling around the town, keep an eye out for the many blue plaques on the walls of the town's streets.

St Edward's Church
Carrying on the Civil War theme, this spectacular church, famed for its main entrance bordered by sprawling trees, has memorials to all of those who have lost their lives during service with the British Armed Forces.

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