Cotswold Places

Historic Stories and Favourite Haunts

"Cotswold Places is dedicated to bringing you the best that the region has to offer. Keep exploring!"

Robin Shuckburgh,
aka The Cotswold Explorer

Visit our Favourite Haunts in The Cotswolds

Don’t miss our new Haunted Places feature with YouTuber, The Cotswold Explorer. The journey begins in Cheltenham and continues south to popular South Cotswold gems like Minchinhampton, Cirencester and North East to the nearby city of Oxford.

Watch now to hear about creepy moving stones and flying monks, and discover the region’s most haunted places. 

Be sure to follow in the footsteps of this ghostly trail and visit these spooky Cotswold Places for yourself.


We share stories and videos about popular tourist destinations and lesser-known villages, past and present.

More than a travel guide, our community on YouTube has grown to nearly 50K  subscribers in less than three years. 

Our team is passionate about the story behind the rich history and evolving landscapes of the Cotswolds and beyond.

Celebrating the people, heritage, and places of England’s most enchanting region.


Journey Through Steam is the complete steam train experience, in the heart of Broadway.

Engage all the senses as you experience a curated station ticket office with the station masters desk, ticket machines, platform posters, and signage. Explore GWRs history and life stories of those who lived and worked on the line.  > Read more

4th November to 7th May 2023

Broadway Museum & Art Gallery



Cotswold Towns & Villages

 Historic stories, aerial footage, and local interviews are available here and on The Cotswold Explorer YouTube channel. Click on the images below for videos about Burford, Stroud and Broadway.


Burford’s medieval High Street is flanked by an unbroken line of ancient houses. Little has changed over the centuries and it remains a popular shopping destination. Here’s our short video to give you a taster; A History of Burford


Stroud is a picturesque town in the Cotswold hills, recognised as the best place to live in the UK in a Sunday Times guide. The Gloucestershire town was praised fo its “independent spirit”. See more in our video; A History of Stroud .


Broadway is a charming village with a rich cultural and art heritage. It’s a joy to visit whether you arrive for a day-trip or a relaxing weekend. Learn more about the history of the area in our short video; A History of Broadway.