Upper Slaughter: A Riverside Village In The Cotswolds (2023)

Upper Slaughter’s charm, a postcard-perfect village, picturesque and quaint

Upper Slaughter

is a renowned village in the Cotswolds (designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1966) and is a short drive from Bourton-on-the Water.

Its honey-coloured stone Cotswold cottages make it an idyllic destination to explore on foot with flowery paths and tranquil ponds – perfect for taking some time to take in its tranquil atmosphere.

A sand-coloured house found in the Upper Slaughter, Cotswolds against a blue sky
A honey-coloured house found in the Upper Slaughter, Cotswolds against a blue sky

Walking along the River Eye – a tributary of the River Windrush – is one of the village’s most charming spots.

The brook meanders between neatly mowed grassy banks and there are several charming old bridges across it.

Look out for the Lords of the Manor Hotel – an exclusive getaway that blends luxury and history with comfort and sits within 8 acres of lawns and gardens. The hotel dates back to 1649.

Heathrow Airport to Upper Slaughter takes approximately 1 hour 40 minutes by car.

The Cotswolds is a region that’s perfect for a slow-paced getaway, with a range of landscapes that offer a chance to immerse yourself in the natural world.

From the delicate flowers and plants that bloom in the spring to the rich colors of the autumn foliage, the Cotswolds is a region that’s both tranquil and invigorating.

Upper Slaughter is a perfect example of a typical Cotswolds village and, in the vicinity, are plenty of places for a peaceful walk through the countryside, a picnic, or a bike ride.

This village is full of character, with its honey-coloured stone buildings, and an abundance of lush countryside.

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 website dedicated to helping others plan their own trips to the Cotswolds.

Other places you may like to visit include BiburyBourton-on-the-WaterCirencesterCompton AbdaleCondicoteLower SlaughterMiserdenSomerford KeynesStroud, and Yanworth.

Contact: hello@travelcotswolds.com

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