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Address: Cotswold Perfumery Victoria Street, Bourton-on-the-Water, England
Phone Number:
+44 1451 820698
09:30 - 17:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:30 - 17:00

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assault on the sense of smell but lovely

We had been into the shop before and bought some lovely soap. They also sell lovely jewellery for all tastes. The staff are very helpful and pleasant

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 November 2016
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Chipperfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was so looking forward to my visit, as I adore perfume, but to be honest, it was disappointing. The lady on the counter required an emergency injection of enthusiasm. There was no welcome from her as you entered the store and she was well, just not enthusiastic. I did buy some perfume but I can't imagine sales rocketing through... More 

Thank Ann2shoes1
Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 517 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Being able to buy local products is a thing that I love, but the prices here were comparable to the world famous brands, forcing me to buy only a 30ml bottle as a gift. Almost all the perfumes seemed to be quite old fashioned and sweet, but the presentation is nice and the shop worth a stop.

1 Thank menq
Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We had been into the shop before and bought some lovely soap. They also sell lovely jewellery for all tastes. The staff are very helpful and pleasant

Thank GrauntyWa
Alsager, United Kingdom
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371 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This shop has been here since I can remember so must easily be 40 years plus. The displays seem to have gone so its really just a shop now with a few scents to try. Although I have bought from here in the past, it is relatively expensive and arguably not as good as some of the readily available brands.... More 

Thank GAlsager
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Beautifully decorated inside and the displays were stunning but was FAR too expensive However if like us you wanted to view every place to visit in Bourton on the water then please visit

1 Thank MrsPhillips2016
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275 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

The perfumery is Worth a visit even if you do not buy anything. Lovely smells and items reasonably priced. A good selection of choice.

Thank thewillow
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I used to enjoy coming here and looking at the exhibition and gardens. However, now it is just a shop only. Therefore it is not really a tourist attraction any more than the other local shops.

Thank louise j
College Station, Texas
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Love shopping at the Perfurmery. The perfumes are wonderful and the jewelry selection is extensive and affordable. I always shop here when we are in Bourton-on-the-Water.

Thank Kay P
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

What an interesting place. I love perfumes so being able to discover how they are made and what goes into them is fascinating

Thank Tinkerscuss
Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

So we drive all the way from Bedford for the day to buy some of the wonderful after shave that the Perfumery sells. Lovely lay out, prefer the men's aftershaves to the perfumes for women which for me are a bit flowery apart from Neroli which is a bit harsh. Service very good, a nice selection of jewellery too.

Thank Penny S

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