The excellent Co-Operative mini-market is a three-minute walk from the cottage and stocks all immediate shopping requirements, with a great wine selection. It’s open 7am – 10pm; Monday-Friday. If you prefer to shop locally, then try Mrs Bumbles delicatessen is just round the corner from Lawrence Lane, a little way up the High Street (beside the newly re-opened Burford Post Office). Recently refurbished and with a wide range of delicious cold meats, cheeses, homemade pies and savouries, everything is locally sourced if possible.
It’s not hard to want to fill your home with locally produced items when you live in a Cotswold town like Burford. Church Cottage is just a few paces away from the historic High Street, where you will find artisan boutiques, cafés serving delicious snacks and meals, and interesting pubs. Walk to the top of the High Street and look back down the hill to enjoy one of the most exquisite views in the Cotswolds – and perhaps the finest ‘streetscape’ in England!
Burford used to be a major coaching town between London and the West Country and was home to 35 coaching inns! The town still retains 12 pubs, all within walking distance of the cottage, of which the owners’ favourites are The Angel, a very good gastropub, and The Lamb Inn. There’s also a great variety of specialist shops to explore and the fascinating Tolsey Museum.
As well as exploring everything the local town has to offer, why not take a day to sit back, relax, and let the experiences come to you. We have curated some of our favourite local businesses who offer experiences directly to your cottage, including pamper and spa packages, a personal chef service, or craft workshops. Follow the link below to explore all the experiences available at your cottage