Explore quintessentially English villages of honey-closured stone.

The Cotswolds

Base yourself at Hardwick Parks to explore the natural beauty and charm of the Cotswolds. Popular with visitors from all over the world, The Cotswolds with its stunning scenery and sleepy villages are just under a 30-minute drive away from Hardwick Parks.

Known for its roaming gentle hillsides, or ‘wolds’, this area encompasses 6 counties, medieval villages, distinctive limestone buildings and the 102 mile Cotswold Way walking trail. Home to beautiful cities such as Bath and Cheltenham, and with delightfully picturesque villages such as Burford and Castle Combe, this area of rural England is one of the most quintessentially British places you will have the pleasure of visiting.

Visit Cheltenham, Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Stroud and Cirencester to experience truly unique shopping experiences, or take the time to visit one of the many stunning gardens the area has to offer. Visting as a couple? Why not enjoy a day out together exploring the Romantic Road and discovering country roads leading to hidden river valleys and small towns and villages complete with Manor Houses, architecture and traditional pubs.

For the walking enthusiasts amongst you, there really is nowhere better to visit than the Cotswold countryside; with it’s undiscovered hilltops and wildlife. With all this and more, make sure you take the time to explore the Cotswolds during your stay at Hardwick Parks – there really is something for everyone.