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Top of the hill, Bourton on the Hill - - 633553.jpg
looking down the hill
Bourton-on-the-Hill is located in Gloucestershire
Bourton-on-the-Hill shown within Gloucestershire
Population 391 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference SP1732
• London 75 mi (121 km) NW
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Moreton-in-Marsh
Postcode district GL56
Police Gloucestershire
Fire Gloucestershire
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament
List of places
51°59′N 1°45′W / 51.98°N 01.75°W / 51.98; -01.75Coordinates: 51°59′N 1°45′W / 51.98°N 01.75°W / 51.98; -01.75

Bourton-on-the-Hill is a village and civil parish in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England, and about 2 miles (3 km) west of Moreton-in-Marsh. In 2010 it had an estimated population of 288.[2] The village overlooks the surrounding hills of the Cotswolds and lies on the Heart of England Way, which heads southwards to Bourton-on-the-Water and northwards to Cannock Chase. The village is also connected by a footpath to the Cotswold Way, via Blockley and Chipping Camden.

Bourton-on-the-Hill is home to many beautiful buildings including the Grade I listed St. Lawrence's Church, Slatters Cottage, a stone cottage dating back to the 17th century, Horseshoe Cottage, a 3-storey stone cottage dating back to the 1750s and a public house, the Horse and Groom which is consistently rated among the finest of its type in the Cotswolds.

Bourton-on-the-Hill is also home to several attractions, for example the Batsford Arboretum, the Cotswold Falconry Centre and Bourton House and Gardens and it is also within walking distance of the house and gardens at Sezincote.


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