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

Dyrham Park

Blathwayt's Hidden Water Walk

Thu 29 Sep 2016
Join one of our outdoor guides for a special tour that takes in the natural springs around the site and learn about the 'curious water works' here at Dyrham Park. No need to book; simply turn up on the day.
Chedworth Roman Villa

Specialist tour: Censorinus

Thu 29 Sep 2016
Meet the 4th century owner Censorinus for a tour of his Villa
Dyrham Park

Discover the deer park

Thu 29 Sep 2016
Join a ranger for a free tour of the parkland to find the deer and discover some beautiful views!
Dyrham Park

Lost terraces tour

Thu 29 Sep 2016
Join a garden guide for a free guided walk around the 17th-century woodland terraces which have been recently opened to visitors after being lost over the centuries. Find out about the history of the terraces and see the work the National Trust...
Chedworth Roman Villa

Art and sculpture exhibition

Fri 30 Sep 2016
Be inspired by an exhibition of stunning artworks

Embroiderers' Guild exhibition

Fri 30 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.


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.