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Cotswold Farm Park

Adam Henson’s Cotwold Farm Park, 26 miles

www.cotswoldfarmpark.co.uk

The home of Rare Breeds Conservation, Cotswold Farm Park offers a fun-filled day out.

birdland

Birdland Park & Gardens, Bourton-on-the-Water, 15miles

www.birdland.co.uk

Discover over 500 exotic and rare birds from around the world. In a natural setting of woodland, river and water gardens meet King penguins, vibrant pink flamingos and laughing kookaburras to name a few.

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Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, 11miles

www.blenheimpalace.com

UNESCO World Heritage site and birthplace of Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is one of the finest private houses in England. Surrounded by over 2000 acres of spectacular Capability Brown parkland and award-winning formal gardens.

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Bourton Model Railway Exhibition & Toy Shop Bourton-on-the-Water, 15 miles

www.bourtonmodelrailway.co.uk

One of the finest operating scenic model railway lay-outs in the country. Over 40 British and Continental trains running. A large toy shop with quality toys, models, trains and accessories.

Broadway Tower

Broadway Tower, Broadway, 24 miles

www.broadwaytower.co.uk

A unique ‘Capability’ Brown Folly Tower in an inspiring location. Museum, roof viewing and deer park.

burford-woodcraft

Burford Woodcraft, Burford, 5 miles

www.burford-woodcraft.co.uk

High quality, contemporary British woodwork. Burford Woodcraft offers an impressive range of handmade items for the home, gifts and treats.

corinium museum

Corinium Museum, Cirencester, 25 miles

www.cotswold.go.uk/go/museum

The award winning museum, traces the story of the Cotswolds from pre-history to the 19th Century. Corinium was Roman Britain’s second largest town and the museum charts its history.

Cotswold Water Park

Cotswold Water Park, 29 miles

www.waterpark.org

Many lakes offering watersports, fishing, birdwatching, a beach and cycling.

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Cotswold Falconry Centre, Moreton-in-Marsh, 18 miles

www.cotswold-falconry.co.uk

Eagles, hawks, kites, owls, vultures and falcons are on display and visitors can appreciate their speed, grace and agility as well as their close relationship with man, their falconer.

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Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, 28 miles

www.cheltenham.co.uk

One of Europe’s top racecourses hosting the three day Open Meeting and four day Cheltenham Festival in March.

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Cotswold Motoring Museum and Toy Collection, Bourton-on-the-Water, 15 miles

www.cotswold-motor-museum.co.uk

Award winning museum ideal for all ages and especially families. Home to Brum, star of the children’s TV series as well as a host of classic cars.

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Cotswold Way National Trail, Fosse Way, 14 miles

www.nationaltrail.co.uk

A trail that can be walked as one continuous journey or in shorter sections. Far from the bustle of the crowds, the trail is a bucolic journey through the Cotswolds. The total journey is 102 miles from Chipping Campden to Bath along the Cotswold escarpment.

cotswoldwildlifepark

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens, Burford, 5 miles

www.cotswoldwildlifepark.co.uk

Over 250 species of animals in beautiful landscaped parkland and gardens and celebrating 40th anniversary in 2010.

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Crocodiles of the World, Witney, 5 miles

www.crocodilesoftheworld.co.uk

Crocodiles of the World is the UK's first and only crocodile zoo and is home to over 50 crocodiles, making it the largest collection of crocodiles in the UK.

courtbarn

Court Barn Museum, Chipping Campden, 27 miles

www.courtbarn.org.uk

From the Arts and Crafts Movement of the early 20th Century, Court Barn Museum celebrates the numerous artists, designers and craftspeople who have worked in the area during this period.

Daisy Roots

Daisy Roots, Crawley, Witney, 2 miles

www.daisyrootsceramics.com

Daisyroots is a paint your own ceramics and craft studio set in a 17th century mill cottage on the outskirts of Witney.

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Daylesford Organic, Moreton-in-Marsh, 18 miles

www.daylesfordorganic.com

The very best of organic produce from Lady Bamford’s award-winning farms on sale at the home of Daylesford Farmshops.

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Fairytale Farm, Chipping Norton, 7 miles

www.fairytalefarm.co.uk

A sensory and learning wonderland for all the family. Adventure playground and an enchanted walk to see amazing animals and alpaca’s.

hidcotemanor

Hidcote, Chipping Campden, 31 miles

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hidcote

Stretching our 30 mile boundary slightly but these Arts and Crafts Gardens are a masterpiece and should not be missed. Famous for its rare trees and shrubs, outstanding herbaceous borders, the gardens are superb at any time of the year.

holstmuseum

Holst Birthplace Museum, Cheltenham, 28 Miles

www.holstmuseum.org.uk

The historic Regency house and birthplace of the composer Holst. Discover photographs, manuscripts and memorabilia from the life of the composer.

mechanicalmusic

Keith Harding’s World of Mechanical Music. Northleach, 14 miles

www.mechanicalmusic.co.uk

A living museum of self-playing musical instruments from the 19th and early 20th Centuries. Beautifully restored the instruments are introduced and played by the knowledgeable guides.

kelmscottmanor Kelmscott Manor, Kelmscott, 11 miles

www.kelmscottmanor.org.uk

The home of William Morris, poet, craftsman and socialist. The house contains an interesting collection of his world-famous works as well as personal possessions.

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Kiftsgate Court, Chipping Campden, 31 miles

www.kiftsgate.co.uk

Again stretching our boundary, the award-winning Gardens of Kiftsgate Court should not be missed. Designed and run by three generations of women owners, the gardens are home to many unusual plants as well as the country’s largest rose and also have magnificent views.

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Minster Lovell Hall & medieval Dovecote, Minster Lovell, ½ mile


Dating from the 15th Century, the ruins of the Hall are set in a pitureseque valley next to the River Windrush. This was the home of the Lovell Family after whom Minster Lovell was named. The Dovecote is medieval and set a short walk away from the Hall.

Minster-Lovell-Cricket-Club

Minster Lovell Cricket Club


Founded in 1896, Minster Lovell Cricket Club is a short hop from the Old Swan and Minster Mill. A quintessential part of the English Summer.

modelvillage

The Model Village, Bourton-under-Water, 15 miles


A model of the village of Bourton-under-Water built in Cotswold stone to a 1/9 scale in 1937. The River Windrush flows under the famous bridges, music in the churches and a model within a model. An incredible place for the whole family.

visitoxford

Oxford, 14 miles

www.visitoxford.org

Only 14 miles from bustling Oxford, visit some of the world’s most historic colleges. Enjoy walking tours of CS Lewis, JRR Tolkien or visit the historic gardens on a Garden Tour including those of the Botanic Gardens or an American Roots Tour visiting the scholarly roots of the founding fathers.

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Painswick Rococo Garden, Painswick, 31 miles

www.rococogarden.org.uk

Hidden away in a Cotswold valley, the Rococo Gardens are flamboyant and magical at any time of year.

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Snowshill Manor and Garden, Nr Broadway, 26 miles

www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Charles Wade, the eccentric architect amassed a huge private collection of items throughout his life at Snowshill. From the everyday, to the obscure, the collection is a commentary of life from the early 20th Century. The gardens were designed by his friend the Arts & Craft Architect. M.H. Baillie Scott.

sudeleycastle

Sudeley Castle & Gardens, Cheltenham, 28 miles

www.sudeleycastle.co.uk

Few historic Houses can match Sudeley’s thousand year old history. Having hosted at least six Kings and Queens of England, the Castle was also home of Catherine Parr and set in some of the country’s most magnificent gardens.

Wilson Gallery

The Wilson Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum, Cheltenham, 28 miles

www.thewilson.org.uk

Four floors of exhibition space, an outstanding Arts & Crafts collection from renowned artists and workshop for children.








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