Blockley: A Village in the Northern Cotswolds (2023)

Blockley, one of the Cotswolds (designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1966) most charming villages, offers a tranquil atmosphere adorned with golden stone houses and was an important centre for silk production during the 18th and 19th centuries,

Visitors can gain an insight into medieval England by exploring this picturesque village, with its stone-walled streets and open pastures, surrounded by small ponds.

This charming village is an ideal starting point for exploring the area, situated midway between Moreton-in-Marsh and Chipping Campden. A short drive away, you’ll find Broadway with boutique shops, and restaurants, Batsford Arboretum and the Cotswold Falconry Centre.

Getting to Blockley takes around two hours by car from Heathrow Airport.

The Cotswolds is a region that’s famous for its peaceful countryside and charming villages, making it the perfect destination for those seeking a tranquil break.

Whether you’re looking to enjoy a quiet walk or simply relax in a peaceful pub or cafe, the Cotswolds is the ideal place to unwind and recharge your batteries.

If you are already in the Cotswolds or intend to visit, Bagendon, Ampney Crucis, Avening and Daglingworth maybe other places you’d like see.

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