Bourton-on-the-Water is located in Gloucestershire. The village is located in the Cotswolds region. The village is sometimes referred to as the Venice of the Cotswolds due to the stream that has been spanned by a bridge and runs throughout the village. There are many tourist sights in the area including a model railway, a motoring museum, an ornithological theme park and a dragonfly maze. There are also plenty of dining and eating establishments in Bourton-on-the-water as well. Be sure to visit the farmer's market, which is held on the fourth weekend of the month, as well.
The "Venice of the Cotswolds" is a small village of Gloucestershire and lies in the Cotswolds area. The association with Venice has a reason that the beautiful River Windrush flows through it. The river which is known for its vigour stays calm throughout the village which really gives it a soothing appearance. The statistics narrate an amazing fact that it is the most popular place of Cotswold as it gathers thousands of visitors yearly. There is a method in this madness as the town offers amazing tourist appeals. All the homes and shops are constructed from the amazing native stone which really adds to its grace.
The administration of the town has taken some interesting measures to maintain the natural calmness of the village by hanging flower pots to virtually each and every building moreover the routes to the river are made easily accessible.
The shops offer variety of items ranging from souvenirs to high quality fabrics. This description comes with a warning. Bourton can sometimes push you to spend more than the allotted budget, and this is always true for the places that offer so much attractive items that truly awake the instinct of shopping.
The Motoring Museum offers amazing variety of diverse animals and birds. You will be surprised to find amazing penguins in this modest museum. Birds of all natures can be easily found here as from parrots to the birds of pray are nurtured in the best of environments. With all these amazing offers the town justifies its attraction of tourist from all across the world.