Rick Steves’ Europe: Cotswold Villages, England

The storybook countryside of hedgerows, grazing sheep, thatched-roof cottages and stately homes harks back to the days of the medieval wool trade

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Cotswold Villages, England

Snowshill Gloucestershire England
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The Cotswold region, an 800-square-mile chunk of England two hours northwest of London, is crisscrossed with hedgerows, dotted with storybook villages and sprinkled with sheep.


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