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Snowshill Manor & Garden [Historic House]

Snowshill, Broadway

Snowshill Manor & Garden, Snowshill, Broadway, Gloucestershire


Discover the hidden treasures of Snowshill Manor and Garden Set in the Cotswolds, Snowshill Manor House was extended in Elizabethan times by adding a floor above the hall. It contains Charles Paget Wade´s extraordinary collection... more

Batsford Arboretum [Garden]

Batsford, Moreton-in-Marsh

Batsford Arboretum, Batsford, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

? Take a stroll around the glorious Batsford Arboretum tucked into the Cotswold Hills for a crash course in trees and shrubs followed by scrumptious home-baked coffee and cake at the pretty Garden Terrace Cafe (there's also a restaurant for... more

Berkeley Castle [Historic House]

Berkeley, BERKELEY, Berkeley

Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Berkeley, Gloucestershire

They don’t come much more historic than Berkeley Castle. This Gloucestershire landmark has played host to Francis Drake, Elizabeth I and a succession of other royalty as well as being celebrated by Shakespeare and the scene of Edward II’s murder back... more

Bourton House Garden [Garden]

Bourton-on-the-Hill, Moreton-in-Marsh

Bourton House Garden, Bourton-on-the-Hill, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

Back in 1983, a neglected, wild piece of land sat surrounding an 18th century manor house in the pretty Cotswolds village of Moreton-in-Marsh. From that year on, the Paice family took on the task of creating a perfect garden setting and the result is... more

Rodmarton Manor [Historic House]

Rodmarton, Cirencester

Rodmarton Manor, Rodmarton, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Rodmarton Manor is one of the last country houses to be built and furnished by hand between 1909 and 1929, using local stone, timber and local craftsmen. All the furniture was made especially for the house, to the Cotswold Arts and Crafts ideals.The... more

Snowshill Manor & Garden [Garden]

Snowshill, Broadway

Snowshill Manor & Garden, Snowshill, Broadway, Gloucestershire


Discover the hidden treasures of Snowshill Manor and Garden A Cotswold home packed with unusual treasures collected by one Charles Wade, Snowshill Manor and Garden near Broadway in Gloucestershire is a brilliant day out. The house... more

The Gloucester Folk Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

99/103 Westgate Street, Gloucester

The Gloucester Folk Museum, 99/103 Westgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Set over three floors of a beautiful Tudor and Jacobean timber-framed building, the Gloucester City and Folk Museum will draw you into some of England’s most fascinating periods of history. Wind your way through this atmospheric space and admire the... more

Rodmarton Manor [Garden]

Rodmarton, Cirencester

Rodmarton Manor, Rodmarton, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Rodmarton Manor gardens are divided into different areas by bold hedges of various species. Retaining virtually all of its original features; the holly hedges, the limes by the circle, the beech hedges, the yew hedges. Today it is gardened with great... more

Cotswold House Spa [Spa]

Cotswold House Hotel, The Square, High Street, Chipping Campden

Cotswold House Spa, Cotswold House Hotel, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

While at some spas, you find yourself elbowed out from your peaceful swim by a noisy aqua aerobics class or jolted out of some quiet contemplation by children in armbands, at Decleor Spa, set in a converted coach house, they believe small and... more

Corinium Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Park Street, Cirencester

Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Discover the archaeology of the Cotswolds at the award-winning Corinium Museum. Cirencester was Roman Britain second largest city and at Corinium Museum you can experience life as a Roman; marvel at the stunning mosaics, enjoy the sights and smells... more

Avon Valley Railway [Attraction / Activity]

Bitton Station Bath Road, Bitton, Bitton, Bristol

Avon Valley Railway, Bitton Station Bath Road, Bristol, Gloucestershire

A friendly, local, steam railway bringing back the sounds and smells of steam to the Avon Valley. Opened in 1869 by the Midland Railway as a through route between the Birmingham and the South Coast, the line was later linked to the iconic Somerset... more

Dyrham Park [Garden]

Dyrham, Bath

Dyrham Park, Dyrham, Bath, Gloucestershire


Explore the grandeur of Dyrham Park The magnificent formal gardens of Dyrham Park were laid out when the grand house was built but became unfashionable by the late 18th century. They were largely cleared away or filled in when the... more

Westbury Court Garden [Garden]

Westbury-on-Severn

Westbury Court Garden, Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire


Explore the only Dutch style water garden in the Country Westbury Court Garden is a rare Dutch garden of water and simple green spaces, surviving from the 17th century Restored in the 1970s to become the best example in England. A... more

Elan Spa at The Greenway Hotel & Spa [Spa]

Flat 8, Brookbank Close, Cheltenham

Elan Spa at The Greenway Hotel & Spa, Flat 8, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

The Greenway Spa is the perfect playground for those who want some serious rural respite. Blending seemlessly with the serenity of its Cotswolds location, the luxurious and characterful Elan Spa is home to a fine crop of beauty names including... more

Kiftsgate Court [Garden]

Chipping Campden

Kiftsgate Court, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

Kiftsgate Court Gardens is a series of interconnecting gardens each with its distinct character and secrets. The gardens are a plantsman´s delight with species from all over the world. A glorious garden of roses, perennials and much more, around a... more

Cotswold Farm Park [Attraction / Activity]

Guiting Power, Cheltenham

Cotswold Farm Park, Guiting Power, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire


Discover the best of British agriculture at Cotswold Farm Park 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 the rare and valuable... more

Chavenage House [Historic House]

Chavenage House, Chavenage, Tetbury

Chavenage House, Chavenage House, Tetbury, Gloucestershire

A Cotswold manor pretty much unaltered for the last 400 years, Chavenage House in Gloucestershire is featuring as Trenwith House in the hugely popular Poldark. Prior to that it was probably best known as Candleford Manor in the series Larkrise to... more

Dyrham Park [Historic House]

Dyrham, Bath

Dyrham Park, Dyrham, Bath, Gloucestershire


Explore the grandeur of Dyrham Park Dyrham Park is a 17th century mansion built in the baroque style between 1692 and 1704 for William Blathwayt, Secretary of State to William III. The rooms have changed little since they were... more

Spa du Vin - Cheltenham [Spa]

Hotel du Vin, Parabola Road, Cheltenham

Spa du Vin - Cheltenham, Hotel du Vin, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Hotel du Vin knows a thing or two about spa. Inside this elegant hotel in the heart of regency Cheltenham with its pretty gardens and historic promenades and squares, experience a refined spa treatment to match. Decked out with quality Espa products... more

Hidcote [Garden]

Hidcote Bartrim, Chipping Campden

Hidcote, Hidcote Bartrim, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire


Explore a beautiful Arts and Crafts Garden at Hidcote Twisting lanes of the Cotswold countryside lead to Hidcote Manor Garden, one of the most inventive and influential gardens of the 20th century. Its structure of outdoor `rooms´,... more

Chapel Spa [Spa]

North Place, Cheltenham

Chapel Spa, North Place, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Having carved out a position as a favourite among serious spa enthusiasts, there is no doubt a visit to Chapel Spa in Cheltenham will impress. Revive tired minds and ease muscle tension with a whole host of therapeutic and pampering treatments from... more

Tewkesbury Abbey [Attraction / Activity]

Church Street, Tewkesbury

Tewkesbury Abbey, Church Street, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

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

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway [Attraction / Activity]

The Railway Station, Toddington

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, The Railway Station, Toddington, Gloucestershire

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

The Kendleshire Golf Club [Golf Course]

Henfield Road, Coalpit Heath, Bristol

The Kendleshire Golf Club, Henfield Road, Bristol, Gloucestershire

Perhaps the finest of West Country architect Adrian Stiff’s collection of courses, opened in 1997 with an additional nine holes later constructed by Peter McEvoy. User-friendly, well-mounded with thickets and lakes, an easy walking par 70 course,... more

Cotswold Motoring Museum & Toy Collection [Museum / Art Gallery]

The Old Mill, Bourton-on-the-Water

Cotswold Motoring Museum & Toy Collection, The Old Mill, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

Sitting in possibly one of the prettiest villages in England – Bourton-on-the-Water – The Cotswold Motoring Museum and Toy Collection is stuffed to the gills with every conceivable type of car both life-size and toy-size. Wander through the museum’s... more

Blenheim Palace & Gardens [Garden]

Woodstock, Woodstock, Oxford

Blenheim Palace & Gardens, Woodstock, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Blenheim Palace gardens (one of the Winners of the Historic Houses Association/Christies Garden of the Year Award 2008)are one of the great 18th century parks landscaped by `Capability´ Brown including the largest lake he ever devised. The Secret... more

Blenheim Palace [Attraction / Activity]

Woodstock, Oxford

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Spend an inspiring day exploring a national treasure Receive a warm welcome into the home of the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Wonder at this masterpiece of 18th century baroque architecture.... more

Tewkesbury Park [Golf Course]

Lincoln Green Lane, Croydon

Tewkesbury Park, Lincoln Green Lane, Croydon, Dorset

Based in the grounds of the hotel, the 6,579 yard Par 72 course has some classic mature features such as veteran oaks, with greens in impressive condition. There are fine views of the Cotswolds, Malverns and Tewkesbury Abbey. Over the last 18... more

Tewkesbury Abbey [Attraction / Activity]

Church Street, Tewkesbury

Tewkesbury Abbey, Church Street, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

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

Upton House & Gardens [Garden]

Banbury

Upton House & Gardens, Banbury, Warwickshire


Explore the Beautiful Upton House and Gardens Upton House and gardens stand on limestone, more than 210 metres above sea level. These magnificent grounds and gardens are set in unspoilt Warwickshire countryside, on the edge of the... more

Upton House & Gardens [Historic House]

Banbury

Upton House & Gardens, Banbury, Warwickshire


Explore the Beautiful Upton House and Gardens Upton House is an impressive mansion built in the 17th century on an earlier site, and was remodelled in the 1920s by the 2nd Viscount Bearsted, son of the founder of Shell Oil. He... more

Farmer Gow´s [Attraction / Activity]

Fernham Road, Longcot, Faringdon

Farmer Gow´s, Fernham Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire

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

Rodmarton Manor [Historic House]

Rodmarton, Cirencester

Rodmarton Manor, Rodmarton, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Rodmarton Manor is one of the last country houses to be built and furnished by hand between 1909 and 1929, using local stone, timber and local craftsmen. All the furniture was made especially for the house, to the Cotswold Arts and Crafts ideals.The... more

Rodmarton Manor [Garden]

Rodmarton, Cirencester

Rodmarton Manor, Rodmarton, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Rodmarton Manor gardens are divided into different areas by bold hedges of various species. Retaining virtually all of its original features; the holly hedges, the limes by the circle, the beech hedges, the yew hedges. Today it is gardened with great... more

Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm [Attraction / Activity]

Swans Nest Lane, Tramway Walk, Stratford-upon-Avon

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

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

The Gloucester City Museum & Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Brunswick Road, Gloucester

The Gloucester City Museum & Art Gallery, Brunswick Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Bring one of England’s most historical cities to life at the Gloucester City Museum and Art Gallery, a recipient of heritage lottery funding, which now boasts a new lease of life and exciting interactive visitor experience. Home to some of the most... more

The Gloucester Folk Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

99/103 Westgate Street, Gloucester

The Gloucester Folk Museum, 99/103 Westgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Set over three floors of a beautiful Tudor and Jacobean timber-framed building, the Gloucester City and Folk Museum will draw you into some of England’s most fascinating periods of history. Wind your way through this atmospheric space and admire the... more

Wildmoor Spa & Health Club [Spa]

Alcester Road, Stratford-upon-Avon

Wildmoor Spa & Health Club, Alcester Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

It’s quite a treat (and rarity) when a spa fully delivers on the word's original definition of promoting wellness through water. At Wildmoor Spa & Health Club it’s got it all: crystal steam room, herbal sauna, caldarium, hydrotherapy spa, 20m pool,... more

Compton Verney [Attraction / Activity]

Compton Verney, Compton Verney

Compton Verney, Compton Verney, Compton Verney, Warwickshire

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

Compton Verney [Museum / Art Gallery]

Compton Verney

Compton Verney, Compton Verney, Warwickshire

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

Ragley Hall [Garden]

Alcester

Ragley Hall, Alcester, Warwickshire

Warwickshire 1680. Robert Hooke designed Ragley just 15 years after his work started rebuilding London with Sir Christopher Wren, caused by The Great Fire of London. Ragley’s magnificent proportions are created in the Italian style after Andrea... more

Ragley Hall [Historic House]

Alcester

Ragley Hall, Alcester, Warwickshire

Warwickshire 1680. Robert Hooke designed Ragley just 15 years after his work started rebuilding London with Sir Christopher Wren, caused by The Great Fire of London. Ragley’s magnificent proportions are created in the Italian style after Andrea... more

Welcombe Golf Club [Golf Course]

Warwick Road, Stratford-upon-Avon

Welcombe Golf Club, Warwick Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

An 18-hole, par 70 championship course dotted with beautiful lakes and in rolling countryside is what's on offer at the Menzies Welcombe Hotel and Golf Club. The course is a gem as it is set 157 acres in the shadows of the Welcombe Hills. The course... more

Frilford Heath Golf Club [Golf Course]

Abingdon

Frilford Heath Golf Club, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

One of the few clubs to boast 54 holes of a high standard, Frilford Heath has two courses of classic heathland and a third course which a links feel. The front nine of the main course are particularly challenging with the best sequence the fifth to... more

Charlecote Park [Historic House]

Wellesbourne, Warwick

Charlecote Park, Wellesbourne, Warwick, Warwickshire


Discover the beautiful house and gardens of Charlecote Park Take a visit to Warwick’s Charlecote Park to discover the fascinating life of the Lucy family who have inhabited this glorious mansion since the 12th century. The National... more

Charlecote Park [Garden]

Wellesbourne, Warwick

Charlecote Park, Wellesbourne, Warwick, Warwickshire


Discover the beautiful gardens of Charlecote Park Charlecote Park is a pleasing Capability Brown park with good cedars, and formal gardens around the house. There is a border of plants mentioned in Shakespeare´s works in front of the... more

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway [Museum / Art Gallery]

Kemble Drive, Swindon

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway, Kemble Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway is located in a beautifully restored railway building where seven generations of men and women built the great locomotives. STEAM tells the story of the men and women who built, operated and travelled on... more

Rousham House [Garden]

Rousham, The Dower House, Rousham, Bicester

Rousham House, Rousham, Bicester, Oxfordshire

One of England's finest gardens, Rousham House garden was first designed in 1738 by William Kent and represents the initial phase of English landscape design. One of the few gardens to have escaped alteration over the years. Original features... more

Lydiard House [Historic House]

Lydiard Park, Lydiard Tregoze, Swindon

Lydiard House, Lydiard Park, Swindon, Wiltshire

The ancestral home of the Viscounts Bolingbroke, Lydiard House near Swindon was once a thriving country estate visited by the great and good of England and still today its Palladian splendour is evident. Wander around the lovely rooms stuffed with... more

The Spa at The Randolph [Spa]

Beaumont Street, Oxford

The Spa at The Randolph, Beaumont Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Everyone needs to indulge themselves from time to time, which is why The Spa at The Randolph is such a happy find. This Oxford-based landmark, a host to prime ministers and presidents down the years, has a luxurious spa to match its stylish hotel... more

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