the cotswold explorer

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"Enjoy our collection of videos, guides and stories as we uncover hidden gems and meet the people around this magnificent region. And to help you plan your next trip we've complied digital maps and a local directory of must-see places.
Keep exploring!"

Robin Shuckburgh,
Presenter and YouTuber

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Featured Towns & Villages

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New historic stories, aerial footage, and local interviews are added weekly.

Burford

Burford’s medieval High Street sweeps downhill towards the River Windrush, flanked by an unbroken line of ancient houses and shops. 

Little has changed over the centuries and it remains a popular shopping destination, especially for antiques. Here’s our short video to give you a taster; A History of Burford 

Stroud

 The southern Cotswolds were recognised earlier this year when Stroud was named as the best place to live in the UK in a Sunday Times guide. The Gloucestershire town was praised for the quality of its schools, green spaces and its “independent spirit”. See more in our video; A History of Stroud .

Broadway

Broadway is a charming village with excellent cuisine, and a rich cultural heritage. It’s a joy to visit whether you arrive with all the family for a day-trip or simply want to treat yourself to a relaxing weekend.

Learn more about the history of the area in our short video; A History of Broadway.