Cotswolds

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

Places to visit

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Plant a tree at Dyrham Park

Winter walks in the Cotswolds 

The Cotswolds are idyllic place to spend the start of a New Year. Bare trees open up views even further and in frosty mornings the ground is crunchy under foot.

Pied wagtail in the snow

Winterwatch at Sherborne Park Estate 

The Sherborne Park Estate was home to Winterwatch on BBC Two in late January. You can find out more about the programme and the stars - some of the wildlife on the estate.

Interior design trends seen through the collection

Upcoming events

Croome

It's cold outside - Winter Tree Family Trail

Thu 22 Feb 2018
10:00-15:00
On your travels around the parkland at Croome see how many trees you can identify from the pictures on the trail sheet
Hanbury Hall and Gardens

February fun at Hanbury Hall

Thu 22 Feb 2018
10:00-16:00
It's all fun and games at Hanbury this half term!
Newark Park

Spectacular Snowdrops

Thu 22 Feb 2018
11:00-16:00
Come and see the spectacular and celebrated displays of snowdrops in Newark's romantic woodland gardens - and admire breathtaking views over the Cotswold escarpment.
Croome

Antony Bridge artist in residence

Thu 22 Feb 2018
11:00-16:00
An exhibition of over 40 paintings by Antony Bridge, Croome's artist in residence, is on show in the Court at Croome.
Croome

Soul to Sole exhibition

Thu 22 Feb 2018
11:00-16:00
Step into the basement of Croome Court and discover characters from Croome's long history encapsulated within a pair of shoes.
Croome

House Tours at Croome Court

Thu 22 Feb 2018
11:00-16:00
Join one of our fascinating house tours led by volunteers. Tours include; Romp through the bedrooms, At home with the 6th Earl.
Family walking with their dog in part of the open parkland at Knightshayes, Devon

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A National Trust Estate Guide at Tyntesfield leads a talk in the outdoors

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Places in the South West host everything from guided house tours and ranger days to walks and runs.

Gloucestershire

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

Oxfordshire

Enjoy unusual houses and walk through the countryside.