Blockley Has Beauty and Surprises: Blockley is a very picturesque village surrounded by the green Cotswold Hills in Gloucestershire. Its fine honey coloured buildings made from the local stone are charming and the former mill buildings turned into homes are the legacy of a once thriving silk-making industry. This is a historical village with plenty to recommend it. Located close to some of the best towns in the Cotswolds, taking a cottage break in Blockley could be a fantastic choice for a Cotswold holiday.
What Blockley offers for Cottage Breaks
Many buildings in the village of Blockley remain from the 17th and 18th centuries. St. Peter and St. Paul is the parish church, an attractive structure, some of which dates back to the 12th century. In the village, there is also a village green and a bowling green. After discovering the delights of staying in the village, you can go for walks in the surrounding countryside. If you like gardens, Mill Dene Garden is just outside the village and offers an unusual visitor attraction. A grotto, a bog garden and a mill pond are some of its features and you can relax with a cream tea. Other local gardens are available to visit nearby. On further day trips out, the fine towns of Moreton in Marsh, Stow on the Wold and Bourton on the Water are close by and with their tea shops, gift shops and country inns are well worth a visit.
We hope you’ve found our hints and tips on what this area of the Cotswolds has to offer helpful. For free independent information on what this area has to offer visitors we recommend popping in to the tourist information office on the High Street at Moreton in Marsh on arrival where you can pick up free leaflets and more.
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