An Interior Lover’s Guide To The Cotswolds

From covetable homeware shops to galleries, historical homes and exhibitions; here are some of our favourite places to visit in the Cotswolds for interiors lovers. Pair a trip with lunch at The Chequers and a stay at The Swan and we have your perfect Cotswold weekend covered.

An Interior Lover’s Guide To The Cotswolds

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Housing 80 antique dealers all under one roof, Station Mill Antiques is a veritable treasure trove with a regular influx of new stock. Discover furniture, textiles, lighting, art, ceramics and other decorative items, as well as a café to recharge over a slice of something sweet. Station Road, OX7 5HX



Stocking a brilliant array of classic, cosy and cool, this homeware and vintage shop is a firm favourite here at Country Creatures. Housed in a sprawling four-floor townhouse, complete with a café and courtyard garden, it’s a go-to for an eclectic mix of treasures. 53 Long Street, GL8 8AA


The only dedicated Aboriginal gallery in the UK, Bay Gallery Home sells bold and beautiful abstract paintings based on Aboriginal mythology and culture. The vibrant designs, featuring plants and animals, also appear on a range of homeware, such as wallpaper, rugs and tiles, stocked in store.One Market Place, GL8 8DA



Built and furnished by Ernest Barnsley, a follower of William Morris, this beautiful country house and its interiors is a showcase of the very best of the English Arts and Crafts Movement. Open to visit on selected days from Easter Monday 2020 – visit the website for further details. Rodmarton, GL7 6PF



Set up by creative duo Peter Thwaites, a former illustrator, and Rebecca Aird, a former graphic designer, Rapture & Wright creates fabulous handprinted fabrics, wallpapers and accessories. Their print studio and showroom also boasts serious eco-credentials. Broad Flat, Horn Lane, GL56 0NT




Owned by native New Yorker turned Cotswold local, Amanda Brooks, this impeccably styled shop sells new and vintage homeware, fashion and gifts ‘inspired by country life’. Former Fashion Director Amanda has an incredible eye for style and everything stocked here feels a little special. The Square, GL54 1AB

picture credit @cutterbrooks




Far more than just a garden centre, Burford Garden Company stocks a carefully curated collection of furniture, homeware, lighting, original art and handmade pottery and ceramics you don’t often find elsewhere. Their children’s area, Little Burford, is also fantastic, as is their café. Shilton Road, OX18 4PA


This renowned biennial sculpture exhibition takes place in the beautiful grounds of Asthall Manor, the childhood home of the Mitford sisters. This Summer, it is venturing into interior design for the first time with a special furniture exhibition in the ballroom created by interior designer Victoria Barker. Runs from Sunday 14th June to Sunday 12th July 2020. Asthall Manor, OX18 4HW

picture credit credit @burfordgarden


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