Chipping CampdenThe hidden gem of the Cotswolds
“The most beautiful village street now left on the island.”
– GM Trevelyan
“The best piece of townscape in Gloucestershire, arguably one of the best in England.”
– Nikolaus Pevsner
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Chipping Campden in the Cotswolds
Chipping Campden is a small market town within the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Chipping Campden is most noted for its long and wide High Street, dating from the 14th century to the 17th century.
“Chipping” is from Old English cēping, “a market, a market-place”; the same element is found in other towns such as Chipping Norton and Chipping Sodbury. If you get up early on the morning of Scuttlebrook Wake you can generally see it in all its glory. Once a rich wool trading centre in the Middle Ages, Chipping Campden enjoyed the patronage of wealthy wool merchants at the time.
Our speed camera enforcement team have been out over the weekend and have caught nine drivers over the speed limit, the highest recorded at 78 mph in a 60 mph zone. Tickets will be in the post. We also have a new community speed watch group in Bourton-on-the-Hill who...
We are pleased to announce that the Tourist Information Centre in Chipping Campden is now open as of April 12th. Opening Hours Are Currently: Weekdays: 9:30am until 1pm. Saturdays: 09:30am until 4pm. Sundays: 10am until 4pm.
12 April: What’s changed Some of the rules on what you can and cannot changed on 12 April. However, many restrictions remain in place. You must not socialise indoors with anyone you do not live with, unless you have formed a support bubble with them, or another...