Cotswolds

A Drive around the North Cotswolds

A Drive around the North Cotswolds From West End, Broadway A suggested route for a drive around the North Cotswolds from our holiday cottages in West End taking in Chipping Campden, Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water, the Slaughters and Winchcombe with some suggested places to visit on the way. Starting at The Manor House, West End, turn left …

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William Sheldon, The Manor House, Broadway, and the English Civil War

Broadway and William Sheldon, Lord of the Manor, played a small but interesting part in the English Civil War which raged from 1642 to 1651. Both King Charles I and Oliver Cromwell (who led the Roundheads, the Parliament of England’s armies), stayed in the village during the war, albeit not at the same time. At …

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Book Direct and get the Best Price #BookDirect

Book Direct and get the Best Price Book Direct with us and get the best price on your rental of your chosen Cotswold holiday cottage at The Manor House, Broadway. We guarantee you will get the best publicly available price on our website or through contacting us by email or telephone. We offer short breaks (minimum stay 2 nights) …

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Cycle Hire in and around Broadway

There are various options for cycle hire, including E-bikes, to explore the villages and towns in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Popular cycling routes include Broadway, Snowshill, Bourton-on-the-Water, Stow-on-the-Wold, or the less undulating Vale of Evesham with its many cycle routes. A popular cycle path is The Stratford Greenway, a 5.3 mile route on …

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Bibury: Spend a Few Hours in one of the Cotswolds’ Prettiest Villages

The Cotswold Village of Bibury: Whilst staying on one of our Cotswold Holiday Cottages in Broadway, one of the Cotswold villages we recommend visiting is the pretty picture-postcard village of Bibury. Bibury, once described by William Morris as the ‘most beautiful village in England’ is about a 5o minutes’s drive from our holiday cottages in …

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Broadway Italian Day with the Ferrari Owners’ Club: Saturday 6th May 2018

This Bank Holiday Sunday 6th May 2018 a little bit of Italy will return to Broadway when the High Street will once again be lined with bright red super cars (and a few yellow, white and blue ones too) when the Ferrari Owners’ Club comes to the Cotswolds. A fantastic event which has been hugely …

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Spend Easter in the Cotswolds at Rafters, Broadway

Are you looking to spend Easter Weekend in the Cotswolds? Look no further than our award-winning, romantic one bedroomed apartment Rafters (sleeps 2) at The Manor House, West End. Rafters is available this Easter 2018 for a short break in the beautiful Cotswold village Broadway or stay longer and enjoy all that the Cotswolds Area …

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Worcestershire Life Interview: My Favourite Work of Art

My Favourite Work of Art: Galloway Landscape by Barbara Williams In 2010 I was interviewed by Worcestershire Life for an article in the run up to the inaugural Broadway Arts Festival titled ‘My Favourite Work of Art. My favourite piece of art is a painting I own by Barbara Williams of the Galloway landscape.  The following article: Debbie …

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