Historic gardens, houses and ancient sites amongst a patchwork of commons, woods and valleys

Places to visit

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The view through the Topiary Garden to Chastleton House, Oxfordshire

Chastleton House 

A rare gem of a Jacobean country house, Chastleton House was built between 1607 and 1612 by a prosperous wool merchant as an impressive statement of wealth and power.

Around the Cotswolds

Girl running through mauve flowers

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Theatre in the garden at Killerton, Devon

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Places in theCotswolds host everything from outdoor theatre and ranger days to guided walks and 50 things activities.

Upcoming events

Chedworth Roman Villa

Art and sculpture exhibition

Mon 26 Sep 2016
Be inspired by an exhibition of stunning artworks

Embroiderers' Guild exhibition

Mon 26 Sep 2016
Located in the Temple Greenhouse, the Guild have been inspired by Brown's design and the planting at Croome to create beautifully stitched pieces. Come and see for yourself.
Upton House and Gardens

Asters in Bloom

Mon 26 Sep 2016
See the National Collection of Asters in its purple prime in the glorious gardens of Upton House.
Dyrham Park

Discover the deer park

Mon 26 Sep 2016
Join a ranger for a free tour of the parkland to find the deer and discover some beautiful views!
Dyrham Park

Fruits, seeds and coloured leaves: autumn garden tour

Mon 26 Sep 2016
Join a garden guide for a guided walk around the West garden and enjoy the autumn colour.
Dyrham Park

Beyond Blathwayt's Gates: A historic village walk

Mon 26 Sep 2016
Join us for a guided walk around the village of Dyrham and get a taste of 17th century village life as we explore the history of this beautiful area, its links with Dyrham Park and the old estate. No need to book; simply turn up on the day.


Cotswold landscapes, famed gardens and grand homes dating back to the Romans, discover what Gloucestershire has to offer.


Enjoy unusual houses and walk through the countryside.