A Storybook Day Trip in the Cotswolds, England

When my friend Karen, visiting from London, told me she wanted to see more of the English countryside, I knew just where to bring her: the Cotswolds. The Cotswolds are an area of outstanding natural beauty in England; picture quintessential limestone colored villages with thatched roofs and peaceful countryside. Continue reading “A Storybook Day Trip in the Cotswolds, England”

Hiking in the Cotswolds: Leckhampton Hill

One of the things I love most about living on the doorsteps of the Cotswolds, an area of designated natural beauty in England, is the ample hiking and country walk opportunities that the region provides.  And, after recovering from a cold last week, the first thing I wanted to do was get up and out, so I headed to Leckhampton Hill, a popular hiking area in the Cotswolds near Cheltenham. Leckhampton Hill has the Cotswolds Way, a walking path that stretches across the area. Continue reading “Hiking in the Cotswolds: Leckhampton Hill”