Things To Do In Chipping Campden

Visiting the area? Use our guide to discover the best thing to do in Chipping Campden. This picturesque town is known for its beautiful limestone buildings, traditional pubs, and stunning countryside views. Stroll along High Street which is lined with over 270 beautiful historic buildings and shops, making it a perfect place to take a leisurely walk.

In the medieval period, Chipping Campden was an important wool trading town. Wool merchants would gather in the town to buy and sell wool, and the High Street was the center of this trade. The town’s wealth grew during this time, and many of the beautiful limestone buildings that line the High Street were built during this period.

Make sure to check out the Market Hall, a stunning 17th-century building in the middle of the street. Notice how smooth the cobbled stone floor is, which has been worn down over the years by foot traffic.

The Silk Mill is listed as Grade II by Historic England, as it retains many original features and is regarded as a nationally significant industrial building from the 18th and early 19th centuries. Certainly worth a visit, its historic atmosphere is experienced as soon as you enter.

The Chipping Campden History Society have a wealth of documents, artefacts, photographs and recorded memories of the town and local villages, which can help you dig deeper into the towns history and attractions.

Chipping Campden countryside is stunning and offer some great routes ranging from easy strolls to more challenging hikes. The town is the beginning and the end of the Cotswold Way, you could walk part of it by taking the 4.1 mile circular walk to Drover’s Hill. Whether you are interested in history, culture, or nature, there’s something for everyone in this charming Cotswolds town.

Cafe and Gardens

Kiftsgate Court Gardens where you can enjoy a wonderful day out and be blown away by the beautiful gardens and wonderful views...

History & Heritage

Stories & legacy of the craftspeople, designers & artists working in the north Cotswolds from 1900 to the present day......

National Trust

Arts & crafts inspired garden, intricately designed outdoor spaces in the Cotswold hills....

Outdoor Activites

Natural amphitheatre on a spur of the Cotswolds. Views over the Vale of Evesham. Rich birdlife & Roman remains......

Outdoor Activities

This walk is a beautiful & scenic trail that winds its way through the rolling hills of the Cotswolds......

History Online
Br> Discover a wealth of documents, artefacts, photographs & recorded memories on their website......

History & Heritage

400 year old building, built by the town's wealthy benefactor, Sir Baptist Hicks, landmark built to give traders shelter......