Unique character of honey-colour limestone villages
Taking The Romantic Road
Our two specially researched car routes weave their way through the most beautiful parts of this 'area of outstanding natural beauty'. They will guide you through wide upland landscapes and hidden honey-coloured stone hamlets, revealing the fascinating contrasts of peaceful, timeless villages and bustling market towns, complete with ancient manor houses, churches and traditional pubs.
In an area rich in history and natural beauty like the Cotswolds, it is sometimes difficult for visitors, even those who have been before, to find the most scenic country roads and the most picturesque villages. Our guide to the Romantic Road provides touring routes which are easy to follow and traces the tales of the many artists, writers and craftspeople who have drawn inspiration from the Cotswold landscape. (And if you are looking for a truly special experience we can arrange for you to drive the car of your dreams too - see our Morgan packages!)
The two romantic journeys: A Road for Today and A Road for Tomorrow, are each designed to be completed in a single day, at a leisurely pace, allowing time to enjoy the towns, villages and scenery en-route. They will introduce you to some of the places which have proved so popular with generations of visitors to the Cotswolds and also to some of our less well-known favourites. For visitors with time, there are many suggestions for places along the route in which to linger. On the Romantic Road you will never be far from your starting and finishing point in Cheltenham