Multiple airlines offer nonstop flights from Washington Dulles and BWI Marshall to London Heathrow. From Heathrow, it’s best to rent a car. The drive from the airport to the middle of the Cotswolds takes roughly 90 minutes.
Near Idbury, Chipping Norton
A 350-year-old farmhouse with two double rooms and one family room.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Rooms from $116 for a couple.
The King’s Head
The Green, Bledington
Gastropub that features local and organic ingredients. Mains start at $22.
Church Road, Churchill
Popular gastropub in a picturesque village. Mains start at $20.
The Wild Rabbit
Church Street, Kingham
Newly opened gastropub with a short, seasonal menu. Mains start at $30.
Hidcote Bartrim, near Chipping Campden
Landscaped garden in the North Cotswolds created by an American horticulturalist. Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in summer, weekends only in winter. $17.
Chastleton, near Moreton-in-Marsh
Stately home virtually unchanged since the early 1600s. Wednesday-Sunday
1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Closed most of the winter. $14.
The Oxfordshire Way
A 65-mile trail through the Cotswolds and nearby Chiltern Hills.
Charming Cotswold village with a variety of walking trails, antiques shops, cafes and pubs to explore.