Cottages near Burford
Discover the Gateway to the Cotswolds
Originally a fortified Anglo-Saxon ford, Burford grew into a wealthy wool town and important regional crossroads, granting the gateway name. There is a mix of Tudor and Georgian buildings, with its famous High Street sweeping downhill towards the River Windrush and the medieval three-arched bridge.
Burford is a firm favourite for history lovers – you can have dinner where Nelson dined, see where King Charles and Nell Gwynn stayed, and even visit England’s oldest pharmacy. The eclectic mix of buildings offers a unique landscape, and the village remains close to amenities such as Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens and Crocodiles of the World. Discover our range of Burford properties below for your historic escape.