Bourton-on-the-Water - "The Venice of the Cotswolds"
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Bourton on the WaterBourton on the Water, known as "The Venice of the Cotswolds" is an extremely popular village where elegant 18th century bridges cross the River Windrush as it flows through the centre of the village.
Although Bourton on the Water is a large village as villages go, there are more attractions in Bourton on the Water than you would perhaps expect to find in a destination of its size. Bourton on the Water grasps the tourism industry with both hands and offers the model village, Birdland, Bourton Model Railway, Cotswold Perfumery, Cotswold Motoring Museum and Toy Collection, Dragonfly Maze and Salmonsbury Meadows Nature Reserve amongst its attractions. See Bourton on the Water attractions page for more details.
Bed and Breakfast Accommodation in the Bourton on the Water area
Some bed and breakfast accommodation in the Bourton area
Cotswold View Guesthouse
The Cotswold View Guesthouse offers comfortable accommodation in an unspoilt village enjoying superb views of the countryside. Halfway between Stow on the Wold and Burford 5 miles from Bourton on the Water.
Village Inn recently refurbished. Horse riding and golf nearby. An ideal centre from which to tour the Cotswolds. Blenheim Palace, Warwick Castle and Stratford upon Avon within easy reach.
We also offer self-catering accommodation in Stable Cottage.
Tel: +44 (0)1993 830699
Link: Visit the Cotswold View Guesthouse website
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Bourton on the Water HotelsThe Dial House Hotel
Privately owned hotel in the centre of Bourton-on-the-Water, set back from the main street which runs through this picturesque and popular village in the Cotswolds.
The Dial House dates back to 1698 and is the oldest building still standing in Bourton.
All rooms have TV/video and a large collection of videos to choose from, complimentary Penhaligons Quercus toiletries, tea/coffee making facilities and mineral water.
Telephone: +44 (0)1451 822244
Bourton-on-the-Water AttractionsThe Model Village
- Built in 1937 of Cotswold stone, this is a 1/9 scale model of Bourton-on-the-Water depicting every house and garden in great detail.Link : Bourton Model Village
Telephone 01451 820467Birdland
- An unusual collection of over 500 birds in a natural woodland, river and garden setting. There is also a play area, picnic areas, gifts and the Penguin Cafe. Open all year except Christmas Day.Link : Birdland
Telephone 01451 820480Cotswold Motoring Museum & Toy Collection
An award winning museum hosting one of the UK's best collections of cars, motorcycles, toys and motoring signs.
Open February to November
Telephone 01451 821255
Link: More Cotswold Motoring Museum Information
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