Subject: Cotswolds
Hi -- Art asks about a Cotswold village B&B Inn in January with a car. We have spent lots of time in the Cotswolds and have never made advance bookings even in the summer. So I would imagine that, in January, there would be plenty of choice....b and b's, inns, all price ranges. We like the smaller, pretty villages such as Lower Slaughter, the Swells (Upper and Lower), Bourton-on-the-Water (busy in high summer season), Snowshill, Stanton, Dorn (not really a village, just a few beautiful Cotswold stone houses, north of Moreton-in-Marsh). With a car, you can have a wonderful time exploring all of the villages from anyplace---the Cotswolds are not that big by car. We have explored most of the area by car, by bicycle, and by foot (There are a plethora of wonderful walking trails connecting the villages and towns---and lots of books and pamphlets available in the area delineating these. Also, there are wonderful, scenic pubs in practically every village and along the waysides. Take your time, wander slowly, and absorb the atmosphere. Enjoy! Cheers, Bill