Burford is just a few miles from Oxford and a short bus ride away. It is also easy enough to get a bus direct from London which will take about 2 hours. On a hill, Burford nestles into its surrounding countryside in typical Cotswold fashion.
This historic city is a relatively easy place to get to and from as there's a railway station & good bus links. A frequently running train from London Paddington will take about 2 hours. It's often featured in tv & film including Dr Who, Harry Potter and Sherlock.
Bath is a UNESCO World Heritage site and known as one of Britain’s most beautiful cities. The beautiful Cotswold stone buildings and the layout of the old sector of Bath is certainly a lovely place to spend time.
if you want Cotswold Stone and the Cotswolds in under an hour and a half from London then Stroud is ideal. A perfect place to walk that Stroud is famous for is the five valleys on the Cotswold Walk Way. Stroud has a Bohemian vibe you'll love.
Dating back to the 13th Century and on the famous Fosse Way, Moreton-in-Marsh is approx an hour and a half from London Paddington and with onward trains to other Cotswold places and bus routes; this is almost a secret destination.
A charming Cotswolds market town on the west side of the Cotswolds, between Bristol and Gloucester. Train times from London Paddington vary between just under 2 hours to around 2 1/2 hours and change at Bristol.