Lower Slaughter: Quintessentially Cotswolds (2023)

Lower Slaughter is a village in the Cotswolds (an area designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1966) and one of the prettiest in the region.

This is the place to experience a quintessential Cotswolds village and to relax, take some great photos, enjoy the scenery and see a treasure that typifies country living.

The cliche of being transported in time when visiting Lower Slaughter or any other village in the Cotswolds is one of truth.

Cotswolds picnic spots: Lower Slaughter
Lower Slaughter: Ideal for a picnic

A must-do activity is strolling along the serene riverside walk to Upper Slaughter and there are plenty of great photo opportunities along the way.

At the west end of the village, the red brick mill stands (disused in 1958) out in stark contrast to its honey-colored Cotswold stone surroundings and, up until 2023, you were able to find an ice cream and gift shop there.

Honey-coloured stone cottages in Lower Slaughter
Honey-coloured stone cottages in Lower Slaughter

The Parish Church of Saint Mary on Copsehill Road is a beautiful church on large grounds and is famous for its avenue of yew trees.

The Slaughters Country Inn, a 15th century pub, sits on four acres and is ideal for sitting outside and enjoying the summer day. Or you may wish to stay there (some rooms even have claw-footed baths).

Heathrow Airport to Lower Slaughter takes approximately 1.5 hours by car.

Lower Slaughter is near Naunton Golf Course, an 18-hole golf course, making the village the perfect place for a golfing getaway. Visitors can enjoy the stunning views of the Cotswolds while playing a round on this course, with its wide range of tees and greens.

Attractions and other villages nearby include Batsford Arboretum, Bourton-on-the-Water, and Little Rissington. Visit our home page at www.travelcotswolds.com for information on towns and villages in the Cotswolds.

Enchantment Awaits
Enchantment Awaits

The Cotswolds region is home to many charming villages and towns, churches, historic landmarks, outdoor activities, in a beautiful part of England. After visiting the region many times, we created the TravelCotswolds.com website dedicated to helping others plan their own trips to the Cotswolds.

Quick guides: Compton Abdale: A Village With Great Walks To Explore, , Daglingworth: A Peaceful Village With Traditional CharmBagendon: A Quaint Village in the Cotswolds, and Avening: Stunning Views Across Rolling Hills

Contact: hello@travelcotswolds.com

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