Cold Aston: A Village In The Charming Cotswolds (2023)

Cold Aston

Situated in a picturesque corner of the Cotswolds (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) is the tranquil village of Cold Aston with stunning views, honey-coloured stone cottages and beautiful countryside.

The Parish Church of St Andrew is an impressive building from the 12th century, and is approached via a path that passes a majestic yew tree. Inside the church, there is a collection of ancient documents and a gilded memorial to Samuel Elliot, the rector who died in 1667.

The Plough Inn is a classic country pub located in Cold Aston and the ideal spot for enjoying a drink, some great local food, and great company.

Cold Aston is also a popular destination for visitors interested in outdoor activities and nature. The village is situated near several walking and cycling trails, including the Cotswold Way National Trail and the Gloucestershire Way. The nearby Cotswold Water Park is also a popular destination for water sports, fishing, and other outdoor activities.

In addition to its natural beauty and historic landmarks, Cold Aston is also home to a village hall, and a cricket ground and within easy reach of nearby towns and villages, including Bourton-on-the-Water and Stow-on-the-Wold, which offer a range of shops, restaurants, and other attractions for visitors to enjoy.

Accommodation is offered at the Cotswolds Coach House in Cold Aston. This is a former coach house dating back to the 18th century and is a Grade II listed building and sleeps 4 people and, according to their website, it’s £694 for three nights.

Driving to Cold Aston is a joyous experience that offers breathtaking views, winding country lanes, and historic villages along the way. Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor to the area, exploring by car is an unforgettable adventure that is sure to leave you with lasting memories.

Heathrow Airport to Cold Aston takes 90 minutes by car.

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

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