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5 Reasons to Buy in Buscot

  1. Riverside Living: Situated near the River Thames, Buscot offers picturesque riverside views and opportunities for water-based activities like boating and fishing.
  2. Historic Appeal: Home to Buscot Park, a stunning National Trust property with beautiful gardens and art collections, the village has a rich historical and cultural heritage.
  3. Community Engagement: The small, friendly community hosts various events and activities, fostering a strong sense of belonging among residents.
  4. Scenic Beauty: Surrounded by the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Buscot provides easy access to breathtaking countryside and scenic walks.
  5. Convenient Location: Located near the market town of Lechlade, residents can enjoy local amenities and services while still living in a peaceful, rural setting.

Buscot, with its population of only 173 (2011 Census), is probably most well known for Buscot Park, a beautiful National Trust Property housing a notable collection of paintings, an Italian water garden and the Four Seasons walled gardens.


Carry on past Buscot Park into the village itself and you will come across Buscot Lock and adjoining picnic site beside the river. From here, you can take the popular Thames Walk into the Gloucestershire village of Lechlade on the fringe of the Cotswolds.


Located nearby is the Buscot Tea Room which serves amazing cakes and cream teas and conveniently situated within the village shop.


The church at Buscot was built towards the end of the thirteenth century although the chancel arch is thought to be from an earlier period. Further restoration work in the fifteenth century added the small tower and increased the size of the building.