The Cotswolds

Cirencester from the airThe Cotswolds is a large, beautiful and rural constituency, 65 miles long by 45 miles at the widest point.

Towns include Cirencester, the largest town, as well as Andoversford, Bourton-on-the-Water, Chipping Campden, Fairford, Lechdale, Moreton-in-Marsh, Northleach, Stow-on-the-Wold, Tetbury and Wotton-under-Edge.

Lower SlaughterWithin this big constituency is the largest of Britain’s 41 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a distinction which reflects the imagery most commonly associated with the Cotswolds: lovely countryside characterised by rolling hills and unique towns and villages. The area is enormously popular with tourists, who enjoy the market towns constructed of beautiful Cotswold stone. Tourism overtook agriculture as the largest single employer several years ago.

Cirencester AbbeyThe Cotswolds has the highest number of listed buildings of any constituency in the UK. It also contains eight of the 20 most popular attractions within Gloucestershire, including the Westonbirt Arboretum, Hidcote Manor and the Chedworth Roman Villa.



Ha'penny Bridge, LechladeAgriculture remains an important industry in the Cotswolds, and Cirencester is the home of the Royal Agricultural College, one of the most widely respected agricultural colleges in the world.





Other important insitutions include the Campden Food & Research Centre, and the Fire Service College in Moreton-in-Marsh.



 

Constituency Map

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Public Meeting

Verbatim Minutes of the Stow-on-the-Wold Public Meeting to discuss the provision of a new GP surgery – 30 June 2017.

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Surgery Dates

Call 020 7219 5043 or email cliftonbrowng@parliament.uk to discuss the matter you wish to raise and the possibility of a surgery appointment. Appointments are 10 minutes long. A concise synopsis submitted in writing beforehand will ensure a productive use of time.

Next surgery:

Saturday,
2nd December 10am-12noon
Cirencester

Latest Newsletter

Last week I was in Manchester for the well-attended and very busy Conservative Party Conference. Amongst other events, I was pleased to attend the British Association of Shooting and Conservation (BASC) rural reception which I co-hosted with the Angling Trust. BASC is going from strength to strength with now over 150,000 members nationwide.

9th October 2017

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