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Sport and Leisure around the Cotswolds



  • Cotswold Country Cycles
    Chipping Campden
  • Cycle Cotswolds
    Chipping Campden
    Tel: 01789-720193 or 07933-368074
    Free Delivery and Collection within 10 miles of Chipping Campden
  • Elite Bike Hire of Broadway
    Tel: +44 (0) 1386 853057 or 44 + (0)7783 675321
  • Hartwells Cycle Hire
    High Street, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, GL54 2AJ
    Tel: +44 (0) 1451 820405
    Outlet offering a fleet of over 20 cycles of all sizes for hire. Cycles are usually available for up to 3 hours or for the whole day, with discounts to groups of more than 5 people. Basic cycle spares also carried.
  • Stow Cycle Hire
    Tel: +44 (0)1451 870425
  • B.D. Jeffrey
    The Toy Shop, Moreton-in-Marsh
    Tel: +44 (0)1608 650756


Tennis Courts are at The Recreation Ground, George Lane, Chipping Campden, GL55 6DA

Non residents can use the courts Mon – Fri 9.00am to 1.00pm. Click on the link for who to contact to book



  • Chipping Campden Sports Centre
    Tel: +44 (0) 1386 841595
    Open evenings and school holidays. Swimming, badminton, fitness suite.
  • Stratford-upon-Avon Leisure Centre
    Tel: +44 (0) 1789 268826
    Toddler and large swimming pools, squash courts, badminton, multi-gym, tennis courts.
  • Cascades Swimming Pool
    Tel: +44 (0) 1684 293740
    Tewkesbury Swimming pool, fun pool, water shute.
  • Cirencester Open Air Swimming Pool
    Tel: +44 (0) 1285 653947
    Open daily end of May to early September. Heated open air swimming pool, fed by spring water.


  • Rob Ireland, Country Crafts & Leisure Lower Lemington, Nr Moreton-in-Marsh.

    Tel: +44 (0) 1608 650413 (book in advance)
    Quad Biking, Power Turn Buggies, Clay Shooting, Honda Pilots, Helicopter Treasure Hunt, Archery, Air Guns, Paintballing.
  • Cotswold Quads near Moreton in Marsh
    Tel: +44 (0) 1608 650571 or 07836 657397
    Paintballing, Quad Trekking, Archery, Clay Shooting, Power Turns, 4 x 4 Off Road Riding


Cirencester Park Polo ClubNational Hunt Racing, Cheltenham Racecourse
Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse

Gloucestershire County Cricket Club
Prescott Speed Hill Climb
, Near Cheltenham.


OPEN DURING COARSE SEASON (Closed 15 March to 15 June)

Lake Fishing at Blenheim Palace 

Blenheim Lake is renowned for tench, bream, perch and roach fishing in the summer and superior pike fishing in the winter. Blenheim fishing can be enjoyed from 16th June to 14th March each year from 6am to 8.30pm every day of the week. Boats are available for hire to fish on the main lake. Rods and tackle are not supplied Book a boat for the day From October – March any day £10.00 per boat 2 anglers Telephone: 01993 810520.

Lemington Lakes

Near Moreton-in-Marsh. Take A429 north from Moreton, after crossing bridge turn immediately right, signposted to Todenham. After about 1.5 miles fishery is on left. Shop on site. Bait, etc available.  Fishing permits available from on site shop.  Key Species:  Tench, Carp, Roach, Rudd, Bream
Tel: +44 (0) 1608 650872

Lyneham Coarse Fishing Lake

Near Kingham. Take A436 then B4450 from Stow. Travel 5 miles. Turn right – signposted Lyneham. After passing Churchill Heath Caravan site the lake is on the right. Tel: +44 (0) 1608 658491

Butlers Hill Fishery

Butlers Road, Great Rollright, off A3400 near Chipping Norton

Telephone: 44 (0) 1608-684319

Permit:  On arrival.  Key Species:  Bream, Carp, Roach, Rudd, Tench

Burford –  Day ticket permits for The Windrush town Water from Orvis, High Street, Burford.

Telephone: +44 (0)1993 823 566

Shop open Mon – Sat 09.30 – 17.30 Sun 11.00 – 16.30

Coarse fishing from 16 June.  Fly fishing from 1 May.


Salford Trout Lakes

Small, privately owned Trout Fishery comprising two spring fed lakes, totalling 8 acres of water.

Rectory Farm, Salford, Near Chipping Norton. Fly fishing for trout. Day and evening tickets. 1 April – 31 October. Tel: +44 (0) 1608 643209


Cornbury Park Fishery, Charlbury

Fully qualified international coach available for tuition. Fly fishing for rainbow trout. Tackle hire available. Day or evening tickets. 1 April to 30 October approx. Tel: +44 (0) 1608 811509

Donnington Fish Farm

Near Stow-on-the-Wold. Open all Year. Tel: +44 (0) 1451 830873.

Open all year for fly fishing for trout.  Day and half tickets available.  Closed Sundays and Mondays all year. Equipment available for hire, and tuition can be arranged.  Please telephone for bookings.

Santhill Fisheries, Rissington Road, Bourton on the Water

Mature 26 acre lake . Offers Loch style fishing from boats with secluded bays for bank anglers. Rainbow and Brown Trout. Tel: +44 (0) 1451 810291

Bourton on the Water –  Trout fishing in River Windrush available to Season Ticket holders only.


Brailes Golf Club
Sutton Lane, Brailes, Near Banbury
On the B4035 between Shipston and Banbury.
Tel: +44 (0) 1608 685633

18 hole. Visitors welcome weekdays. Weekends on request

Broadway Golf Club
Willersey Hill, Broadway, Worcs
Tel: +44 (0) 1386 853683

18 hole parkland hill-top course. Bar and restaurant. Visitors welcome at all times by appointment. Handicap certificate required. Tuition available

Burford Golf Club
Burford, Oxon
Tel: +44 (0)1993 822583

18 hole flat parkland course. Bar and restaurant. Visitors welcome by appointment except on Tuesdays and weekends. Handicap certificate required. Tuition available.

The Wychwood Golf Club

Lyneham, Nr Chipping Norton, Oxon, OX7 6QQ

Tel: +44 (0) 1993-831841

18 holes set in the Cotswold countryside with no main roads or conurbations nearby.  Eleven holes involve water to a greater or lesser extent.  Tuition available

Chipping Norton Golf Club
Southcombe, Chipping Norton
Tel: +44 (0) 1608 642383

18 hole dry downland course. Bar and restaurant. Visitors welcome on weekdays. Tuition available.

Naunton Downs Golf Club
Stow Road, Naunton, Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire, GL54 3AE
Tel: 01451 850090

Naunton Downs is an 18 hole, par 71 course, which is situated in an area of outstanding Cotswold countryside, near Stow-on-the-Wold known for its charm and tranquility. The clubhouse sits quietly amongst the downs and offers societies and players a comfortable and relaxing place to enjoy a meal or a drink with friends after a game. Modern Pro-Shop with competitive prices on all the current brands. Lessons are available from PGA Pro on our practice ground using all the various modern equipment to analyse your swing if requested. Visitors welcome weekdays and after 11am at weekends.



Vale Golf and Country Club
Bishampton, near Evesham, WR10 2LZ
Tel: 01386-462520

18 and 9 holes

Bar and Restaurant

Pay and Play courses – Driving Range – Equipment Hire


Jill Carenza Equestrian Ltd, Washpool Equestrian Centre, Stanton, Near Broadway

Tel: + 44 (0) 1386 584250

Between Broadway and Winchcombe. Escorted rides for all standards, including cross country and pub rides. Group and private tuition from 4 years including dressage, show-jumping and cross-country.

Durham Farm Riding School
Moreton in Marsh
GL56 0SZ
Tel: +44 (0) 1608 674867

Caters for all levels of ability, with large open spaces, bridleways and woodland trails. Large floodlit outdoor ménage. Qualified instructors Private lessons and hacking out available all year round.

Woodlands Glebe Farm
Wood Stanway, Winchcombe
Tel: +44 (0) 1386 584404 (Daytime)
Tel: +44 (0) 1386 584391 (Evenings)

Off-road riding through beautiful Cotswold countryside. Tuition if required. All ages and standards. Livery available – long or short term.

Fosseway Riding School
Tel: +44 (0) 1451 821101

Escorted riding in small groups around the Slaughter villages. 1-2 hours. All ages and abilities. Pre booking essential. Tuition from age 5 years. Outdoor school.

Stonecroft Equestrian Centre
Kineton Road, Oxhill, near Stratford-upon-Avon

BHS and ABRS approved. Individual and group lessons, all ages and abilities, with hacking over 500 acres of countryside. Day courses, fun days. Two all weather arenas and one summer show jumping arena.

Oaklands Riding School
Windmill Farm, Shipston Road, Tysoe
Tel: +44 (0) 1295 688045 or +44(0) 1926 640053

ABRS approved. Near several safe hacking routes / bridle paths. Outdoor all weather arena. Day courses throughout the summer and in school holidays.

Overdale Equestrian Centre
Nether Westcote, Chipping Norton, OX7 6SD
Tel: +44 (0) 1993 832520

Full and part time livery. April – October: Mary Wanless “Ride with your mind” 2 and 4 day courses, with or without own horse. RWYM courses & coaching Tel: +44 (0) 1993-831193

Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre
Bourton-on-the-Water, Glos.
Tel: +44 (0) 1451 821 101

Escorted riding in small groups around the Slaughter villages. 1-2 hours. All ages and abilities. Pre-booking essential. Tuition from age 5 years. Livery available. Horse sales arranged. Outdoor school. Cross-country course. Pony club members.

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