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Local Attractions in Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton-on-the-Water, located in the Cotswolds in England, is a charming village known for its picturesque setting along the River Windrush. There are several local attractions in and around Bourton-on-the-Water that visitors often enjoy, and The Willow is the perfect destination to enjoy something to eat and drink, before, after or as a pit stop between attractions.

The Model Village

Bourton-on-the-Water is home to a 1/9th scale replica of the village itself, known as the Model Village. It provides a unique perspective on the architecture and layout of the village. The attention to detail in the model is impressive, and it's a popular attraction for tourists.

Bourton-on-the-Water Motor Museum

This museum showcases a collection of vintage cars, motorcycles, and caravans. It's a treat for automotive enthusiasts and provides a glimpse into the history of transportation.

Birdland Park and Gardens

Birdland is a wildlife park that focuses on birds, featuring a variety of species from penguins and flamingos to parrots and owls. The park also includes other attractions like a Jurassic Journey and a Marshmouth Nature Reserve.

Cotswold Motoring Museum and Toy Collection

This museum displays a fascinating collection of vintage cars, motorcycles, and caravans. Additionally, it houses a toy collection that spans several decades, making it an interesting visit for both adults and children.

Bourton-on-the-Water Dragonfly Maze

This is a traditional yew hedge maze with the challenge of finding four hidden golden dragonflies. It adds an element of fun and adventure to your visit.

Cotswold Perfumery

Located a short drive away in nearby Bourton-on-the-Hill, the Cotswold Perfumery offers guided tours where visitors can learn about the art of perfume-making. The tours cover the history of perfumery and the process of creating unique fragrances.

Bourton-on-the-Water Cricket Club

If you enjoy sports, you might want to catch a cricket match at the local cricket club. The setting is picturesque, and it can be a relaxing way to spend an afternoon.