Tudor Caravan Park is an ideal base for exploring the Cotswolds. Sited in the Severn Vale, along the Cotswolds Edge about halfway along the famous Cotswold Way running from Bath to Chipping Campden, with good access to some lovely unspoilt Cotswold villages & Gloucestershire.
The Cotswolds is a famous area of outstanding natural beauty covering just under 800 square miles mainly in Gloucestershire and five other counties. There are numerous pretty villages worth visiting especially some of the less well-known ones you just stumble across. Some places you may be interested in visiting during your stay at Tudor Caravan Park all within an hours drive.
We have won Cotswolds Holiday Park of the Year 2014 - Gold. We also won Cotswolds Caravan or Camping site of the Year 2012 - Silver.
2016: The Cotswolds Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty is celebrating it's 50th Anniversary this year with lots of special events. See the link at the bottom of this page.
Surrounded by hills, and sitting on the Cotswold Way, Dursley offers secluded walks with breathtaking views.
The town is centred upon a delightful 18th century market house which is also the Town Hall. Originally renowned for its woollen cloth, and later its world-famous Lister-Petter engines, Dursley is fast becoming a centre for the arts.
The centrepiece of Berkeley is undoubtedly the magnificent 12th century Berkeley Castle with its dark and brooding bloodstained history. Here, in 1327, King Edward II was brutally murdered in the castle dungeons.
Notably, it is the oldest inhabited castle in England, having been home to 24 generations of the Berkeley family.
Regularly voted one of the prettiest villages in England, the village of Bourton-on-the-Water is known for its picturesque High Street, flanked by long wide greens and the River Windrush that runs through them.
The river is crossed by several low, arched stone bridges. These arched bridges lending to Bourton-on-the-Water being called the "Venice of the Cotswolds".
Cheltenham Spa was specifically designed in its 18th and 19th century heyday as a pleasure and health resort for wealthy visitors - the legacy of which is an exceptional town full of regency town houses, beautiful squares and terraces with award-winning gardens.
There is an impressive range of stylish shops and restaurants, and its festivals of horse racing, music and literature.
Cirencester is often known as "The Capital of the Cotswolds". The town was once one of the most important places in Roman Britain, second only to London.
More recently an important wool town. The magnificent Cirencester Parish Church in Cirencester's Market Place is one of the most impressive "wool" churches in the country.
Minchinhampton is one of the Cotswold's secret treasures - a beautiful Gloucestershire Market Town, surrounded by countryside and common land.
Located on a hill top 4 miles from Stroud, the heart of Minchinhampton is almost unaltered with its narrow streets and cottages built in mellow Cotswold stone dating from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Moreton-in-Marsh is situated the head of the Evenlode valley on the Fosse Way and is one of the most well-known Cotswold towns.
It is a pretty town of the honey-coloured stone quarried from the local area. The broad High Street has the Fosse Way, a major Roman road from the south coast to Lincoln lying beneath the modern surface.
Nailsworth is a lively artistic town full of surprises, nestling in a wooded valley. It is renowned for its award-winning restaurants, pubs, cafes.
Originally a small mill town and centre for brewing, is still has the largest number of working water wheels per square mile in the country.
The historic wool town of Painswick, known as "The Queen of the Cotswolds", is one of the finest and best-preserved Cotswolds settlements, nestling quietly in the hills and surrounded by some of Gloucestershire's most delightful countryside.
Stow-on-the-Wold is a delightful market town, perhaps the best known of the small Cotswolds towns. It stands at a junction of seven major roads, including the Roman Fosse Way.
The vast Market Square testifies to the towns former importance surrounded by an elegant array of Cotswold town houses.
Encircled by five sweeping valleys opening out to the River Severn and made famous by Laurie Lee's novel 'Cider with Rosie', the scenery is dramatic around Stroud.
The town has a bohemian vibe and an enviable array of independent shops and it's award-winning weekly Farmers Market (Saturday) is one of the best in the country.
Tetbury is known as an 'architectural gem' as many of the wool merchants houses still look as they did 300 years ago and the town centre is still dominated by the splendid pillared Market House built in 1655.
Tetbury is well known for its antique shops and its close proximity to Prince Charles's residence of High Grove House, and many of the towns businesses bear the Prince of Wales feathers as a sign that they hold the Royal Warrant.
Wotton-under-Edge nestles under the south side of the Cotswold edge, overlooking the Severn Vale.
It lies on the Cotswold Way close to the Tynedale Monument and is a centre for walking.
Tudor Caravan Park in Slimbridge is a great location to base your caravan and camping break to explore the Cotswolds. This view is of Cam Peak from the Cotswold Way.
Typical Cotswold countryside
View towards Cam Peak near Dursley
Bourton on the Water
One of the bridges in Bourton on the Water
Pitteville Pump Room in Cheltenham
A Cirencester street view
Painswick Post Office
The Cotswold Way at Uley