About The Cotswolds

This Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has become much easier to explore since the restoration of two canals - the Thames & Severn Canal and the Stroudwater Navigation. Visitors can now travel down parts of the canals on a boat and enjoy some of England's most picturesque countryside from the best possible vantage point. 

Cotswold Water Park 

This fantastic labyrinth of 147 lakes covers 40 square miles across the Gloucestershire and Wiltshire countryside. Here, you can try out every possible type of watersport imaginable and more besides.

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