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Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village had a population of 3,296 inhabitants at the 2011 census making it a rather large village as its population actually exceeds those of nearby Stow-on-the-Wold and Burford, both of which are considered small market towns.Plan your visit to Bourton On The Water Cemetery and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Bourton-on-the-Water trip planner.
The village of Bourton-on-the-Water is known for its picturesque High Street, flanked by long wide greens and the River Windrush that runs through them. The river is crossed by several low, arched stone bridges. These arched bridges have led to Bourton-on-the-Water being called the "Venice of the Cotswolds". Bourton-on-the-Water often has more visitors than residents during peak times of the tourist season.
An electoral ward of the same name exists. This ward includes Cold Aston in addition to Bourton. The total population of the ward taken at the 2011 census was 3,676.
Bourton-on-the-Water parish is bounded by the Fosse Way along the northwest, while the eastern boundary is defined by a series of brooks, namely: Slaughter Brook, the River Dikler and the River Windrush; the southern boundary is associated with a watercourse that runs between Bourton Hill and Broadwater Bottom.
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Lovely quiet spot tucked out of the way from the tourist hordes in the rest of the village. Really peaceful, and when we visited in June, the remembrance garden was full of beautiful nectar rich...
Lovely quiet spot tucked out of the way from the tourist hordes in the rest of the village. Really peaceful, and when we visited in June, the remembrance garden was full of beautiful nectar rich... more »
My parents and grandparents are buried here. It is a well kept cemetery and a very peaceful place. It is off the beaten track but easy to find.
My parents and grandparents are buried here. It is a well kept cemetery and a very peaceful place. It is off the beaten track but easy to find. more »
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