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Broadway area guide


On the edge of an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ Broadway is the quintessential Cotswolds’ village – quaint, pretty and steeped in history. Full of independent shops and eateries and brimming with community events it’s the perfect base for modern country living.

Why we love it


“Broadway has such character and a real buzz about it, the wide (broad!) high street is full of independent shops, cafes and pubs. There are loads of great family walks in and around the area, too.” – Francesca Sharvell

Did you know

The ‘Broadway’ was an ancient ridgeway and the main route from Worcester to London. The village also has a rich artistic heritage, with past residence including William Morris, John Singer Sargent and JM Barrie.

Property types

The village is brimming with honey-stoned, listed gems, it is undoubtably one of the prettiest villages in The Cotswolds – if you’re looking for charm and character, the properties here have it in spades. A good range of cottages, perfect for country boltholes, to larger, elegant Georgian family homes.


Broadway high street is one of the best mixes of independent shops in The Cotswolds – there’s a healthy offering of ‘country living’ stores, you can pick up all your tweed needs at The Man Cave, plus shooting attire at The Broadway Gun Room. Looking to kit out your country kitchen? The Broadway Cook Shop has everything your inner chef could wish for – whether you’re a baking enthusiast, or an Aga lover. The Cotswolds is a popular destination for weddings, The Bridal Room has a beautiful selection of dresses, while Betty and Violet is a great stop-off if you love vintage. There’s an Oka store for interiors lovers and if you’re looking to decorate your new property’s walls, Trinity House Modern is an amazing gallery – with branches in London, New York and The Cotswolds, they bring international acclaimed artists and exhibitions to the area.



With a choice of restaurants to suit all tastes including some recommended in the MICHELIN Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2023. The village is scattered with quirky tea rooms, charming cafes, award-winning restaurants and even a local gourmet deli. It's the perfect place to enjoy a delightful afternoon tea in the day and restaurants that deliver fine dining in the evening. Broadway is the place to delight all of your senses. Head over to Grill by James Martin at The Lygon Arms, showcasing a specially curated menu of exemplary dishes by James Martin inspired by local, artisanal and seasonal produce, the new menu is in keeping with The Lygon Arms ethos of serving traditional and authentic dishes in a laid-back and welcoming atmosphere. If you’re after a local delight, pop to the Broadway Deli for some great food, coffee and tea made with top quality ingredients. From traditional breakfasts to soups, salads, sandwiches & cakes. Also serve wine & beer.



There are plenty of characterful boltholes to rest your head if you’re visiting or house hunting in the area; The Fish Hotel is a charming country estate, set in 400 acres of prime Cotswolds’ countryside, perfect for muddy escapes, filled with rural views. The Broadway Hotel (pictured) is a great option if you want to be in the centre of the village, overlooking the green, the timber framed inn dates back to the 15th century. The 19 rooms have a modern designer feel, while the award-winning Tattersalls Brasserie in the new atrium is the perfect setting for a candle-lit dinner. The Lygon Arms is a listed gem that offers great spa breaks, paired with a cosy restaurant and wine bar too – a great cossetting escape to relax and unwind.



From the annual dog show to Horticulture and Craft, Food and Classic Cars – Broadway’s calendar of festivals and events is packed. There are plenty of surrounding villages to explore: Snowshill Manor and Garden is beautiful in spring (pictured), while Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park in Guiting Power is a guaranteed crowd pleaser with little ones.

A 3-acre recreation ground just off the high-street has been turned into a state of the art, Activity Park, with 4 specific areas, zoned for different age groups. There’s a picnic area too, a great stop off if you’ve got little ones with lots of energy to burn off!

Get outdoors

Boasting perhaps one of the most iconic walks, you can trek from the village of Broadway up to Broadway Tower which is sat at the top of Broadway Hill. You’ll get to see the sensational views from this point which is the second highest in the Cotswolds. This walk up to the tower is a moderately difficult route that takes around about 2.5-3 hours round trip. The climb will use up some of your energy supplies but the views out across the Seven Valley and into Wales are well worth the effort you’ll put in.


With 3 stations within 15 minutes (Evesham, Honeybourne and Moreton-in-Marsh) and equidistant from the M5 and M40, Broadway is brilliantly placed for commuting, both into London and further afield. Cheltenham, Worcester and Banbury are all around the 45-minute mark, whilst the larger market towns of Tewksbury and Stow-on-Wold are even closer.

If you are looking for a family base, close to good schools - Broadway is within the catchment area for excellent public and state options, including Cheltenham colleges, St. Edwards and Dean Close (also in Cheltenham), as well as Cothill and Kitebrook in Moreton-in-Marsh. Whether you're looking for a bigger, town-based campus or a rural backdrop for their education the options are plentiful and with excellent reputations.