Northleach: A Small Market Town In The Cotswolds (2023)

Northleach is one of the oldest market towns within the Cotswolds, an area designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1966.

Granted a charter in 1220 by the Abbey of Gloucester, this bustling market town was transformed by the wool trade and now serves as an ideal base to explore nearby Bourton-on-the-Water and Stow-on-the-Wold via Roman road the Fosse Way.

Look out for the Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul is an impressive fifteenth-century structure that serves as a showcase for the local architectural style.

Northleach offers a variety of shops and pubs for visitors to enjoy and there are nearby attractions like Cotswold Wildlife Park and Bibury Trout Farm add to this fun-filled village experience.

From Heathrow Airport to Northleach takes about 2 hours by car.

If you’re visiting Northleach, then you may be interested in Lower Slaughter, Longborough, Mickleton, or Oddington.

Check out our home page at for guides and information on villages and towns in the Cotswolds.

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