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 Campden.

Top of the hill, Bourton on the Hill - - 633553.jpg
looking down the hill
Bourton-on-the-Hill is located in Gloucestershire
Location within Gloucestershire
Population391 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceSP1732
• London75 mi (121 km) NW
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMoreton-in-Marsh
Postcode districtGL56
AmbulanceSouth Western
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 home to many notable 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.

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.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 23 March 2015.
  2. ^ Parish Population Estimates for Gloucestershire Archived 3 December 2013 at the Wayback Machine Gloucestershire County Council

External linksEdit

  Media related to Bourton-on-the-Hill at Wikimedia Commons