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Attractions and Activities in or near Dursley, such as Clearwell Caves and Chepstow Racecourse are listed below.

Clearwell Caves

Clearwell Caves, Clearwell, Coleford, Gloucestershire

Clearwell, Coleford 12.8 miles away

Clearwell Caves are now a working mining museum where visitors can see impressive caverns with geological and mining displays. Iron ore from the Caves has been used over many centuries to make tools, weapons and machinery. Some forms of the iron ore... more

Chepstow Racecourse

Chepstow Racecourse, Chepstow, Monmouthshire

Chepstow 14.6 miles away

One of only three racecourses in Wales, Chepstow proudly hosts the country’s most prestigious race, the Welsh National, run just after Christmas, the centrepiece of its best day’s racing of the year. Chepstow’s location – just across the Severn... more

The International Centre for Birds of Prey

The International Centre for Birds of Prey, Boulsdon House, Newent, Gloucestershire

Boulsdon House, Newent 16.7 miles away

The International Centre for Birds of Prey: Described by one visitor recently as a Hidden Gem of a place, the Centre houses over 250 birds of prey, eagles, hawks, owls, vultures, kites, buzzards and falcons. There are three superb flying... more

Avon Valley Railway

Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station Bath Road, Bristol

Bitton Station Bath Road, Bitton, Bristol 18.1 miles away

The Avon Valley Railway offers steam-hauled trips through the River Avon valley close to Bristol and Bath. Oh, but this is more than just a train ride through the south west. This is nostalgia writ large, so expect to find a once neglected Midland... more

Bristol Zoo Gardens

Bristol Zoo Gardens, Clifton, Bristol

Clifton, Bristol 18.9 miles away

From the aquarium to the Zona Brazil via the monkey jungle and meercats, Bristol’s vast array of species is enough to keep you busy all day, never mind all the other attractions at this Clifton tourist spot. Look out for Kamran and Ketan, the Asiatic... more

At-Bristol

At-Bristol, Anchor Road, Bristol

Anchor Road, Harbourside, Bristol 19.1 miles away

Learn everything from why water flushes down a loo to how the human brain functions (they’ve a real one on display) at the hugely entertaining and interactive At Bristol science centre on the city’s waterside. From biting on straws to hear music... more

SS Great Britain

SS Great Britain, Great Western Dock, Bristol

Great Western Dock, Gas Ferry Road, Bristol 19.4 miles away

It still seems amazing that the glorious ss Great Britain, now looming regally over Bristol's Great Western Dock where she was built back in 1843, was once left to rot in a Falkland Islands port before making a treacherous 8,000 mile journey back... more

Three Choirs Vineyard

Three Choirs Vineyard, Newent, Gloucestershire

Newent 19.4 miles away

Three Choirs is a friendly way to discover how healthy vines and classic wines have once again taken root in England after an absence of nearly 900 years. We invite you to stroll among 70 acres of carefully cultivated vines, where we nurture... more

Bath Aqua Glass - Glassblowing Demonstrations

Bath Aqua Glass - Glassblowing Demonstrations, Bath Aqua Glass, Bath, Bath & Northeast Somerset

Bath Aqua Glass, 105/107 Walcot Street, Bath 20.3 miles away

Glassblowing demonstrations at Bath Aqua Glass offer the opportunity to see skilled glassblowers at work using traditional techniques to make beautiful ranges of free blown glassware (no moulds are used). The glassware takes inspiration from the... more

The Jane Austen Centre

The Jane Austen Centre, 40 Gay Street, Bath, Bath & Northeast Somerset

40 Gay Street, Bath 20.5 miles away

Well, if you’re going to immerse yourself in the world of Jane Austen, there are few better places to begin than the show city for Georgian architecture, Bath, which is home to the Jane Austen Centre. The centre sits on Gay Street, set between two of... more

Cheltenham Racecourse

Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Prestbury Park, Cheltenham 20.5 miles away

Considered the home of National Hunt racing, the racecourse enjoys a scenic location in a natural amphitheatre in the Cotswolds, and the quality of the racing matches that setting. No other race meeting in the world gets the build-up the Cheltenham... more

Bowood House & Gardens

Bowood House & Gardens, Estate Office, Calne, Wiltshire

Estate Office, Bowood House, Calne 21.9 miles away

Bowood House and Gardens has been the ancestral home of the Lansdowne family since 1754 and its awesomely beautiful grounds have been transformed into an excellent Wiltshire attraction, for adults and children in equal measure. Grown-ups can absorb... more

Westons Cider Visitor Centre

Westons Cider Visitor Centre, The Bounds, Ledbury, Herefordshire

The Bounds, Much Marcle, Ledbury 22.7 miles away

Join a tour around Westons Cider Visitor Centre, and hear how cider is produced, from the planting of the orchards to the moment cider is poured into a glass. Stroll through the Henry Weston Courtyard Garden and afterwards into the Bottle Museum Tea... more

Tewkesbury Abbey

Tewkesbury Abbey, Abbey Office, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Abbey Office, The Visitor Centre, Church Street, Tewkesbury 22.9 miles away

You really shouldn’t go to picture-pretty Tewkesbury without a little stroll around the 12th century abbey. Tewkesbury Abbey has lots of things to boast about (it has the highest Norman tower in the country, its Romanesque beauty much praised by... more

Wadworth Brewery & Guided Tours

Wadworth Brewery & Guided Tours, Northgate Brewery, Devizes, Wiltshire

Northgate Brewery, Northgate Street, Devizes 27.2 miles away

Wadworth Brewery is located in the heart of the beautiful thriving market town of Devizes, the most central town in the magical county of Wiltshire. Established in 1875, this independent family owned brewery is steeped in history, heritage &... more

Avebury

Avebury, Marlborough, Wiltshire

Marlborough 27.5 miles away

Probably one of England’s best known tourist attractions (and a World Heritage Site), Avebury is a Neolithic henge monument containing three stone circles in Wiltshire. The site has much to thank archaeologist Alexander Keiller, known as the... more

Cotswold Farm Park

Cotswold Farm Park, Guiting Power, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Guiting Power, Cheltenham 27.7 miles away

Cotswold Farm Park offers a total countryside experience for everyone. It was founded in 1971 by Joe Henson in order to help protect some of our rare and valuable historic breeds. Today, with over 50 flocks and herds of rare breed farm animals,... more

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, The Railway Station, Toddington, Gloucestershire

The Railway Station, Toddington 28.0 miles away

For nostalgia fans, railway buffs and, well, anyone who loves whistling through the beautiful Cotswolds countryside, a trip on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway makes a grand day out. The 24-mile round trip from Cheltenham Racecourse to... more

Birdland Park & Gardens

Birdland Park & Gardens, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Bourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham 29.1 miles away

The only spot in the England where you can sit and watch the irresistibly cute King Penguins, Birdland near Bourton-on-the-Water is home to 500 birds, from flamingos, pelicans and cranes to waterfowl , hornbills, toucans and ibis. You’ve seven acres... more

Hereford Cathedral

Hereford Cathedral, 5 College Cloisters, Hereford, Herefordshire

5 College Cloisters, Cathedral Close, Hereford 30.0 miles away

There has been a place of worship on the site of Hereford Cathedral since the eighth century so its little surprise that this soaring Romanesque cathedral is soaked in history and a fascinating place to visit. Built in the early 12th century, the... more

Hereford Cider Museum

Hereford Cider Museum, 21 Ryelands Street, Hereford, Herefordshire

21 Ryelands Street, Hereford 30.5 miles away

Set in an old cider-making factory, the Hereford Cider Museum immerses you in the art of creating this historic thirst-quencher. You’ll learn how apples and pears were harvested, milled and pressed and how the resulting juice was fermented to produce... more

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Burford, Oxfordshire

Burford 30.6 miles away

Closer to Wildlife! Enjoy a relaxing day out in beautiful surrounding at the Cotswold Wildlife Park, with over 260 animal species in 160 acres of spacious Parkland. Stroll up our New Giraffe Walkway and get eye-to-eye with these amazing creatures.... more

Cheddar Caves & Gorge

Cheddar Caves & Gorge, Cheddar, Somerset

Cheddar 32.8 miles away

Cheddar Gorge is the sort of place that when you see foreign visitors touring around it, you feel sort of proud to be British. To the uninitiated, this famous tourist spot is a three-mile long gorge which was created by numerous Ice Age meltwaters... more

Farmer Gow´s

Farmer Gow´s, Fernham Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire

Fernham Road, Longcot, Faringdon 33.2 miles away

Farmer Gow´s, the much loved open farm in Oxfordshire, looks forward to welcoming you. Friendly, fun and a real ´hands on´ experience, Farmer Gow´s is a great place for a family day out. The farm´s speciality is its ´Meet the Animals´, held daily at... more

Cotswold Falconry Centre

Cotswold Falconry Centre, Batsford Park, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

Batsford Park, Moreton-in-Marsh 33.8 miles away

There’s something wonderfully medieval about going to watch swooping birds of prey diving and soaring through the air so it’s little wonder Cotswolds Falconry Centre gets busy in the summer months. The Moreton-in-Marsh centre is home to around 130... more

Wookey Hole Attractions and Hotel

Wookey Hole Attractions and Hotel, Wookey Hole, Wells, Somerset

Wookey Hole, Wells 34.2 miles away

I took the kids (eight and five) to Wookey Hole some months ago and they still talk about it to this day. The undoubted highlight was the dark and gloomy tour of the 50,000-year-old caves (with their secret river and encrusted caverns), where a... more

Longleat Safari & Adventure Park

Longleat Safari & Adventure Park, Warminster, Wiltshire

Warminster 34.3 miles away

It’s hard to know where to start with Longleat – there are literally dozens and dozens of attractions to get through, from feeding giraffes in the African Village to cruising past the lions on the safari drive to hand feeding the deer to getting lost... more

East Somerset Railway

East Somerset Railway, Cranmore Railway Station, Shepton Mallet, Somerset

Cranmore Railway Station, Cranmore, Shepton Mallet 34.7 miles away

The East Somerset Railway runs through the Mendip Hills on a 5-mile round trip. Steam trains run from March to October, plus Santa Specials and there is a varied programme of events. Slow the pace of life with a trip at the East Somerset Railway.... more

Wells Cathedral

Wells Cathedral, Cathedral Offices Chain Gate, Wells, Somerset

Cathedral Offices Chain Gate, Cathedral Green, Wells 34.9 miles away

Wells Cathedral began as a holy place, taking its name from the springs in what are now the Bishop´s Palace grounds. The first church was built near the wells in 705 and the present Cathedral building was begun in 1180. It is one of the most... more

Worcester Cathedral

Worcester Cathedral, Chapter Office, Worcester, Worcestershire

Chapter Office, 8 College Yard, Worcester 35.6 miles away

Worcester Cathedral has been a place of worship for fourteen centuries. It is believed to be England´s loveliest cathedral with an ancient crypt, medieval cloisters and Royal tombs.... more

SeaQuarium

SeaQuarium, Marine Parade, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

Marine Parade, Weston-super-Mare 35.8 miles away

The SeaQuarium is located on the promenade sea front in Weston Super Mare - close encounters with our colourful creatures!Come along and see some of the weirdest, most fascinating and deadliest animals on the planet all in one incredible family... more

World of Boats

World of Boats, Heol Porth Teigr, Cardiff

Heol Porth Teigr, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff 37.9 miles away

Sitting beside the Doctor Who Experience on Cardiff Bay’s swanked-up Discovery Quay, The World of Boats is a bit of a mecca for anyone with a penchant for life at sea. It has the UK's largest collection of historic vessels and explains the evolution... more

Techniquest

Techniquest, Stuart Street, Cardiff

Stuart Street, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff 38.0 miles away

Techniquest - the UK´s most family friendly science centre with more than 150 hands-on exhibits and puzzles, Science Theatre, Planetarium, Discovery Room, Laboratory and The Hub.... more

Glastonbury Abbey

Glastonbury Abbey, Abbey Gatehouse, Glastonbury, Somerset

Abbey Gatehouse, Magdelene Street, Glastonbury 40.1 miles away

The beautiful ruins of Glastonbury Abbey attracts visitors from all over the world, join them and step through time with our wide range of events. From March to October, immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and smells of medieval living, when the... more

Stonehenge Monument

Stonehenge Monument, Amesbury, Wiltshire

Amesbury 41.3 miles away

OK, so we know this is a Bronze Age monument and it’s pretty old (it was completed about 3,500 years ago) but, that aside, no one really knows much about the graceful, beautiful standing stones in Wiltshire that have attracted so much attention over... more

Kennet Horse Boat Company

Kennet Horse Boat Company, 1 Holt Road, Hungerford, Berkshire

1 Holt Road, Kintbury, Hungerford 43.7 miles away

The Kennet Horse Boat Company offers the opportunity to take a great day out whilst appreciating the beauty of the Berkshire countryside, either by the meandering motor barge or the the sedate horse drawn barge. The public trips last between one and... more

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Woodstock, Oxford 44.2 miles away

Blenheim Palace is home to the 11th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. A true masterpiece of 18th Century Baroque architecture, Blenheim Palace delivers an awe-inspiring experience for visitors. Discover the... more

The Shakespeare Houses

The Shakespeare Houses, Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon 44.9 miles away

Shakespeare’s Houses, in and around Stratford-Upon-Avon, comprise of his birthplace, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Nash’s House and New Place, Mary Arden’s Farm and Hall’s Croft. Discover where young William went a-courting his future wife Anne (the... more

Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm

Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm, Swans Nest Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Swans Nest Lane, Tramway Walk, Stratford-upon-Avon 45.0 miles away

Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm really is a very lovely place to while away the time, watching those huge splashes of colour swirl and dance around you as you pick your way through the tropical blossom surrounded by the splish splosh of little... more

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority, Plas y Ffynnon, Brecon, Powys

Plas y Ffynnon, Cambrian Way, Brecon 47.5 miles away

Whether it’s a day rambling along the banks of The River Usk, bird watching, caving, cycling or sitting quietly with a rod and a bucket of bait as you wait to land the big one, the Brecon Beacons National Park is the ideal place to do it. Guided... more

Didcot Railway Centre

Didcot Railway Centre, Didcot, Oxfordshire

Didcot 47.8 miles away

Didcot Railway Centre is home to a collection of over twenty Great Western Railway steam locomotives based in the original engine shed or under restoration in the locomotive works, together with Great Western carriages and wagons. There is a typical... more

West Midland Safari & Leisure Park

West Midland Safari & Leisure Park, Spring Grove, Bewdley, Worcestershire

Spring Grove, Bewdley 48.3 miles away

Who would have thought it? Giraffes and big game wondering like butter wouldn’t melt around the wilds of… the West Midlands? Before I even mention the fantastic animals you can see here, it’s worth flagging up the sheer variety of things to do. The... more

Compton Verney

Compton Verney, Compton Verney, Compton Verney, Warwickshire

Compton Verney, Compton Verney 48.5 miles away

Compton Verney offers a unique Art Gallery experience. Housed in a Grade I listed Robert Adam Mansion set in 120 acres of ´Capability´ Brown landscaped parkland, it houses art from around the world. Six permanent collections include: paintings from... more

Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral, 33 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire

33 The Close, Salisbury 48.7 miles away

Salisbury Cathedral: Be inspired by the peace and beauty of one of Britain´s finest medieval cathedrals, Salisbury offers a warm welcome to all who visit. Set within eight acres of lawn and surrounded by historic buildings and museums within the... more

Severn Valley Railway

Severn Valley Railway, Number One Comberton Place, Kidderminster, Worcestershire

Number One Comberton Place, Kidderminster 48.9 miles away

Give yourself over to the old days of steam and jump on a SVR train. The journey snakes through lush West Midlands countryside taking in a series of pretty little stops. Try Bridgnorth station, close to a once thriving port and now a bustling little... more

Newbury Racecourse PLC

Newbury Racecourse PLC, Newbury, Berkshire

Newbury 49.0 miles away

Perhaps the biggest testament to how good a racecourse Newbury is comes with the news that it has been voted Racecourse of the Year five times in a row – no other has come close to matching that accolade. The key to Newbury’s popularity is that it... more

Bucklebury Farm Park

Bucklebury Farm Park, Bucklebury, Reading, Berkshire

Bucklebury, Reading 52.3 miles away

If you’re in Berkshire with a couple of kids and time on your hands, they will thank you mightily for booking a trip to Bucklebury Farm Park. Discover more than 70 acres of parkland where you’ll find deer roaming, free tractor and trailor rides... more

Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle, Warwick, Warwickshire

Warwick 52.9 miles away

They know how to put on a good show at Warwick Castle. A series of events throughout the day will have you rushing from the medieval trebuchet firing to the falconry display to the jousting tournament before demanding a sit down and a cup of tea... more

Bicester Village

Bicester Village, 50 Pingle Drive, Bicester, Oxfordshire

50 Pingle Drive, Bicester 53.4 miles away

Shoppers, stand to attention! Prepare for sheer retail nirvana at Bicester Village, a glorious mecca to bargain brand shopping in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside. We are talking 130 shops, including the likes of Anya Hindmarch, Ferragamo,... more

Spaceguard Centre

Spaceguard Centre, Llanshay Lane, Knighton, Powys

Llanshay Lane, Knighton 53.5 miles away

The Spaceguard Centre is a working astronomical observatory, located in a commanding location overlooking the town of Knighton, Powys, with stunning views that cover four counties. The Centre is dedicated to the study of asteroids and comets that... more

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