Cotswold Holiday Cottages in Blockley
Blockley is a very pretty village - well off the beaten track and
hidden in a valley an equal distance between Moreton in Marsh and
Chipping Campden. It was renowned in the 17th & 18th Centuries
for its Silk Mills but is now a very peaceful charming village with
its mill stream winding its way through the bottom of the valley.
With many very enjoyable walks leading from the village and surrounded
by beautiful countryside, Blockley has much to offer the holidaymaker.
Its attractive village green overlooks the popular Bowling Green
and beautiful Norman Church and is a pleasant place to enjoy a picnic
on sunny days. The quaint High Street winds its way past traditional
Cotswold stone cottages and houses built into the hillside and ends
in a wood where you can enjoy a stroll (you may see deer if you
The village has a very good General Store / Post Office and an
excellent delicatessan / coffee shop selling good quality organic
wines, cheeses and delicious cakes. If you would like to eat out
in the village, there are two pubs - The Crown Inn, with its restaurant
and brasserie, where you can sit outside and enjoy a drink in the
nicer weather and The Great Western Arms - serves good family meals.
There is also Lower Brook House Hotel where you can arrange to go
out for that special meal.
Stratford on Avon is 15 miles, Cheltenham 22 miles and Oxford 30
miles. Nearest train station - Moreton in Marsh - London, Paddington.
Airport - Birmingham
Cottages to rent around Blockley