Upper Rissington: A Village With Hidden Beauty (2023)

Upper Rissington, Cotswold charm in every view, nature’s beauty found

Upper Rissington

Upper Rissington is a village in the Cotswold (an area designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1966) south of Stow-on-the-Wold and near Bourton-on-the-Water.

Stunning scenery surrounds this picturesque village, and the area boasts several historic attractions, such as Clearwell Caves and many old mines.

Nearby, Little Rissington is a charming village with winding streets and its 12th century church has a poignant memorial window to those who served at Upper Rissington Airbase (The Imperial War Museum’s website has information on this).

Upper Rissington boasts a vibrant community and boasts many shops and businesses and plenty of green spaces in the surrounding area.

Heathrow to Upper Rissington takes about 1.5 hours by car.

You may be interested to know that the Cotswolds is a region with many historic landmarks and sites that offer a glimpse into the past.

From the ancient hillforts of Uley Bury and Painswick Beacon to the historic wool towns of Tetbury and Chipping Campden, the Cotswolds is a region that’s perfect for history buffs looking to explore England’s rich heritage.

The area is a great place to celebrate Christmas, with many towns and villages hosting festive markets, carol services, and other special events.

One of the most popular is the Bath Christmas Market, which, this year, takes place from Thursday 23rd November to Sunday 10th December 2023 and features over 150 stalls selling everything from handmade gifts to delicious food and drink all in a festive atmosphere.

The streets and buildings are adorned with twinkling lights and beautiful decorations, and there is seasonal entertainment too!

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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