Bourton on the Water

 

The Cotswold Motoring Museum is a great way to spend a day in Bourton on the Water. There is plenty to see and do in the local area, so after your visit to the museum why not try one of the many restaurants for a spot of lunch or pop in to one of the many shops for a browse. If you what to make a longer break of it stay at CSMA Club's very own Cotswold Cottages adjacent to the museum and on the banks of the River Windrush.

Local Area

The Cotswold Motor Museum is situated in Bourton on the Water, in the heart of the Cotswolds.

Steeped in history and with an architectural style all of its own, the Cotswolds make a great destination for both day trippers and holidaying visitors.

You will find plenty to do in this beautiful corner of the country, from rolling hills to steam railways and picturesque gardens to explore.

Bourton on the Water itself is a very popular tourist destination and aptly described as the 'Venice of the Cotswolds', as the River Windrush runs straight through the town with charming stone bridges providing regular crossing points.

There are a plethora or shops and eateries to enjoy too!

Where to stay

Our very own Cotswold Cottages are attached to the Cotswold Motoring Museum and offer fully equipped self catering accommodation

Cotswold Cottages are all housed within the same old mill building and comprise four compact and cosy apartments - just perfect for a romantic stay. Our larger semi detached holiday cottage ‘Stepping Stones’ is great for bigger groups and families sleeping up to five.

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Where to shop

  • Bill Barr Fine Art: Fine art and a fascinating selection of unique antiques find out more »
  • Bourton Basket: An Aladdin’s cave for the craft minded find out more »
  • Gifts be mine: Bourton on the Water's world famous gift store find out more »
  • Cotswold Perfumery: A fascinating tour of fine English fragrances find out more at find out more »
  • Cotswold Sheepskin: Family run business offering a large range of ladies and gentleman sheepskin & leather coats find out more »

Where to eat

  • Mad Hatter Tea Rooms: Step into the past in this charming 18th Century tearoom. Find out more at the-mad-hatter-tearoom.co.uk
  • Norah’s Pantry: Treat yourself to a tasty wholesome snack by the River Windrush (+44 (0)1451 820815).
  • Riverside Café: Tea rooms with stunning views of the River Windrush find out more at bourtoninfo.com
  • The Croft: Fabulous breakfasts, morning coffee and continues delicious food throughout the day and night. Find out more at chesterhousehotel.com
  • The Duke of Wellington: Great food and lazy summer days set in a picturesque garden under the willows overlooking the river. Find out more at dukeofwellingtonbourton.co.uk
  • The Mousetrap Inn: Combines the ambience of a traditional old English Inn with comfortable, affordable accommodation and relaxed dining. Find out more at www.mousetrap-inn.com
  • The Village Restaurant & Tea Rooms: Fabulous home cooked food in a welcoming atmosphere. Find out more at foodanddrinkguides.co.uk

Where to drink

  • The Mousetrap Inn: Combines the ambience of a traditional old English Inn with comfortable, affordable accommodation and relaxed dining. Find out more at www.mousetrap-inn.com
  • The Lamb Inn: one of the Cotswolds most welcoming country inns find out more at thelambinn.com
  • Duke of Wellington Inn: Great food and lazy summer days set in a picturesque garden under the willows overlooking the river. Find out more at dukeofwellingtonbourton.co.uk

Download the Cotswold Motoring Museum brochure

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