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Chipping Campden Guide

Discover Chipping Campden, a beautiful old "wool town" in the Cotswolds!

This town's High Street curves in a shallow arc and is lined with buildings made of Cotswolds Stone.

It was one of the most important medievil Merchant Centers for the wool industry and famous throughout Europe.

Many of the wealthiest wool merchants lived in this important market town.

Chipping Campden makes an excellent base in which to explore The Cotswolds, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Two other favorite Cotswold villages are Stow on the Wold and Bourton on the Water.

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Sights to See

Chipping Campden High Street
Chipping Campden High Street
  • St. James Church - One of the finest Wool Churches.
    • Gothic in style.
    • Wool merchant Tombstones pave the floor.
  • Ernest Wilson Memorial Garden
    • Created by Victorian Botanist with plants from Asian travels.
    • Gothic gargoyles.
  • William Grevel House - sheep tycoon's house.
    • First stone house in Cotswolds, built in 1367.
  • Gothic gargoyles.
  • Market Hall - Fine covered market built in 1627.
  • Thatched-roof homes.

Chipping Campden Hotels

  • Noel Arms Classic Hotel - 600 year Old Cotswold Hotel with character on main square. Lobby...Medieval with armor, guns, etc. 26 rooms with antiques. Restaurant/pub.
  • Lygon Arms Hotel - 01386/840-318, Small, 10 toom Hotel with Pub
  • Volunteer Inn - 9 rooms, Indian Restaurant
  • The Kings Arms Hotel and Braisserie - 12 lovely rooms in Georgian House, restaurant, pub
  • Red Lion Inn - 5 rooms, lots of character, restaurant and pub
  • More Cotwolds Hotels

Bed and Breakfast

  • Brymbo Bed and Breakfast Mickleton - Charming Cotswold B&B in countryside near Chipping Campden - need a car.
  • The Old Bakehouse
    5 rooms in 600 year old house.
  • Bramley House
  • More Cotswolds B&Bs

Pubs and Restaurants

Chipping Campden
  • Hicks Brasserie - Elegant restaurant.
  • Eight Bells - 14th century restaurant and pub.
  • Volunteer Inn - Pub grub lunch and Indian dinner.
  • Alexiou's - Greek food.

Cotswolds Collectibles

  • School House Antiques - High Street
  • Barn Antiques Centre - Stratford upon Avon Road

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Related pages:
The Cotswolds
Bed and Breakfast Cotswolds
Bourton on the Water
Stow on the Wold

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