Quaint English towns, charm and character... The Cotswolds! We left a sunny but cool Wales in the morning, to spend a day meandering through a few of the Cotswolds villages.

13 June 2001: The Cotswolds

Our first stop in the Cotswolds was Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare. After spending an hour or two exploring the streets and strolling past Will's birthplace, we moved on to some of the smaller villages.

We enjoyed browsing through the quaint shops at Stow-on-the-Wold, and the proceeded to the charming Bourton-on-the-Water.

Stow-on-the-WoldLinda and Verna share a moment at Bourton-on-the-Water

The water running through the village gives Bourton-on-the-Water a unique character and charm of its own. After looking through some more shops, we enjoyed a sundowner at a pub situated by the water.


Our bed and breakfast that night was very comfortable old farmhouse located near the town of Chipping Norton. We had a wonderful meal at a restuarant in a small nearby town.

B&B in the Cotswolds

It seemed fitting to have spent our last night before returning to London in a relaxed country setting. From here, we would be returning to London and then heading home!

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