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Out and About in the Cotswolds

The Old Mission Church makes an ideal base from which to explore the Cotswolds National Park, which at some 787 square miles is the largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (ANOB) in Britain. The area is rich in history and there are many fabulous places to visit, great restaurants, pubs and cafes.


The List Here is our list of recommendations - Also see Our Blog for more in-depth reviews

Nearby pubs & gastropubs

Opening and food times vary, check websites for details


Ebrington Arms, Ebrington - 2 miles

Our nearest pub, excellent food.  -
Review and walking route


The Bakers Arms, Broad Campden - 3 miles
Good pub in walking distance -
See walking route here

Great Western Arms, Blockley - 3 miles
Good pub in walking distance with decent pub menu

The Crown, Blockley - 3 miles
Returning to popularity after many years of poor management & building a reputation for excellent currys. 

Howard Arms, Ilmington - 5 miles

Gastropub/hotel, open 7 days, excellent food.


The George Townhouse, Shipston - 4 miles

The Kings Arms, Mickleton - 4 miles

Fuzzy Duck, Armscote - 8 miles
Gastropub with good reputation.

Plough Inn, Stretton on Fosse - 3 miles

Simple pub in walking distance

The Black Horse, Shipston - 4 miles

Traditional characterful thatched pub.

The Fleece, Bretforton - 5 miles
Historic pub run by the National Trust, open 7 days, good food too.   Read our Review

Red Lion, Long Compton - 10 miles

Excellent dining pub.

The Falkland Arms - Historic pub in a pretty village - 18 miles

Many others in Chipping Campden, Moreton, Shipston etc




Little Oak Vineyard, Chipping Campden - 1.5 miles
Does excellent wine tastings all year round


Fine Dining


The Royal Oak, Whatcote - Michelin Star - 8 miles

Henne, Moreton in Marsh - Fine dining w. tasting menu - 3 miles

Dormy House / The Fish Hotel - Farncombe Estate, Broadway
Several dining options including Mo chefs table - 4 miles
and a Seafood restaurant at

Restaurant Oxheart - Fine dining w. tasting menu - 10 miles
Excellent reputation but is booked up months ahead.


Wild Rabbit, Kingham - Part of Daylesfod Organic - 14 miles

Restaurants and Cafes


Vegetable Matters Farm Shop & Cafe - 1.5 miles

Superb Farm Shop and Cafe  
Review and walking route

Blockley Cafe, Blockley - Licensed, Artisan Café - 3 miles
Open seven days a week, 363 days a year

Michael’s, Chipping Campden - Greek - 3 miles


Charingworth Manor - Restaurant / Afternoon Teas - 2 miles
Open 7 days a week.

El Café, Shipston - Tapas - 3 miles

Siam Cottage, Moreton in Marsh - Thai - 3 miles

Huxley’s Cafe, Chipping Campden - Cafe - 3 miles

Deluigi’s, Chipping Campden - family-run Italian bistro - 3 miles

Bower House, Shipston on Stour - Modern British - 3 miles

The Old Butchers, Stow on the Wold - Classic - 3 miles

Quince & Clover, Great Tew - Classy Café, lovely setting - 18 miles
Read our Review


Restaurants with takeaway or delivery

Raj Mahal, Moreton in Marsh - 3 miles - 01608 651015

The Maharaja, Chipping. Campden - 3 miles - 01386 840688

ASK Italian & Pizza - Moreton in Marsh - 3 miles - 01608 651119

Crystal Palace Chinese, Chipping Campden - 3 miles
Cash take away only - 01386 840388

Local food shops and supermarkets


Vegetable & Meat Matters, Farm Shop and Cafe - 1.5 miles


Blockley Village Shop & Café - Blockley - 2 miles


Mor Bakery - Sourdough Bakery & Café, Chipping Campden (Fri, Sat, Sun 9-2) - 3 miles


Todenham Farm Shop & Café - Excellent local produce & café open Weds-Sun- 5 miles

Fillet & Bone - Upmarket Deli, Chipping Campden - 3 miles

Tokes - Deli, Chipping Campden - 3 miles


Local Supermarkets

Co-op, Aldi - Moreton in Marsh - 3 miles

Co-op, Tesco - Shipston on Stour - 3 miles

Co-op, One Stop - Chipping Campden - 3 miles



We're putting our favourite walks on Komoot so visitors can download them and then get turn by turn directions on the Komoot App which is free to use.

Circular walk from the Church to the Bakers Arms, Broad Campden

Circular walk from the Church to the Ebrington Arms

Circular Pub walk from Willersley

Historic houses & gardens nearby (eg National Trust)

Batsford Arbouretum, Batsford - 4 miles

Snowshill Manor, Snowshill (NT) - 5 miles

Hidcote Manor Gardens, Hidcote (NT) - 5 miles

Kiftsgate Court Gardens, Hidcote - 5 miles

Upton House (NT) - 15 miles


Chastleton House (NT) - 9 miles


Compton Verne, Warwickshire - 15 miles


Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe - 12 miles


Sezincote House and Garden - 4 miles


Mill Dene Garden, Blockley - 3 miles

Charlecote House (NT) - 12 miles


Days out


GWSR Steam Railway, Broadway - 9 miles

Take a steam train to Cheltenham!

Stratford upon Avon - 20 miles
Famous for Shakespeare co
nnections and theatre

Cotswold Farm Park - 8 miles

Adam’s Farm from TV

British Motor Museum, Gaydon - 11 miles

Best in the UK - Read our Review

Cheltenham - 20 miles
Regency spa town famous for its festivals, good shopping too

Cirencester - 24 miles

The ‘Capital of the Cotswolds’ good shopping and roman remains

Oxford - 28 miles

Famed for its colleges and has lots of everything

Bath - 53 miles

Famous Spa town, lots to see, the new spa is worth a visit


Nearby towns and villages of interest


Chipping Campden - 3 miles

Historic Cotswold wool town, historic building & fine church

Moreton-in-Marsh - 4 miles

Historic Cotswold market town

Broadway - Historic Cotswold town, with good shops & hotels

Stow-on-the-Wold - 10 miles

Historic Cotswold market town, with good shops & hotels

Blockley - 3 miles

Pretty Cotswold village with fine walks in the woods

Stanton and Stanway - 12 miles

Pretty villages with lovely walks and views

Winchcombe - 17 miles
Charming market town with Sudeley Castle nearby

Lower Slaughter - 13 miles

Pretty village with streams


Snowshill - 9 miles

Pretty Cotswold village, fine NT property


Kingham - 14 miles

Peaceful and secluded village with good dining pubs


Mickleton - 5 miles

Pretty Cotswold village, good walks


Bibury - 26 miles

Pretty waterside village, famous for Arlington Row almes houses


Painswick - 31 miles

Pretty Cotswold village with fine church


Castle Combe - 52 miles

Famous for its idyllic cottages and riverside setting


Stroud - 29 miles

South Cotswold market town, good for arts and crafts, good market on Saturdays


Nailsworth - 34 miles

Market town, Great for foodies.

Other places of interest

Broadway Tower - 3 miles
Famous for views over the Cotswold Escarpment, goo
d walks into Broadway, gift shop and Café -

Diddly Squat Farm Shop & Cafe - 15 miles

Jeremy Clarkson's farm shop and Café. Open Weds to Sun.

Daylesford Farmshop Café and Spa - 14 miles

Upmarket farmshop, café, lifestyle

Alain Rouveure Gallery and Café, Todenham - 4 miles

Specialising in Nepalese arts and crafts

Cotswold Distillery - 9 miles

Very popular distillery tours, shop, cafe and events   Read our Review

Cotswold Water Park - 12 miles

Cotswold Wildlife Park - 23 miles

Birdland Park & Gardens, Stratford upon Avon - 14 miles

Sporting facilities


Cheltenham Race Course - 25 miles

Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre - 25 miles

Cotswold Driving Experiences - 26 miles

Prescott Hill Climb and Bugatti Trust Museum - 20 miles

Cycle Hire

Cycles can be hired at Broadway Tower and Ty Cycles in Chipping Norton.


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