Chipping Campden is a small market town within the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, in England. With rich, spectacular surrounds and historic buildings, Chipping Campden is the ideal place to enjoy a rural getaway.
The High Street is a notable sight, featuring terraced houses dating from between the 14th to the 17th Centuries. Other architectural attractions of the area include the grand early perpendicular wool church of St. James, that houses medieval altar frontals and an extravagant 17th Century monument to wealthy silk merchant Sir. Baptist Hicks.
St James Church
This 15th century church is one of the largest and best kept in the Cotswolds. Its easily found by its great tower, whilst inside you can view some good 17th century monuments.
Court Barn Museum
Tracing Chipping Campden’s history, this museum has displays antiques, costumes, coins and many other artefacts. Located in Church Street. (01386 841 951)
Art and sculpture work by local artists is displayed in this fine 300 year old Cotswold stone building. Located in High Street. (01386 841 555)
This is one of England’s most beautiful walks, it goes for over 100miles, from Chipping Campden to Bath, and the scenery is true English landscape.