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.

Apple tree at Snowshill in summer

Autumn at Snowshill

With seasonal treats to tempt you in the tea-room and a beautiful landscape of colour in the grounds, why not make the most of this magical time of year?

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

Bath Skyline

Half term pumpkin trail

Sun 23 Oct 2016
This half term, why not take a walk around the Family Discovery Trail, where you will meet a selection of pumpkin characters.
Dyrham Park

Ghostly Hallowe'en trail

Sun 23 Oct 2016
Take part in our ghostly Hallowe'en trail in the park. £1 per trail. This includes a spooky prize!

Hallowe'en happenings

Sun 23 Oct 2016
Ghoulish glee in the garden with our spooky trail.
Prior Park Landscape Garden


Sun 23 Oct 2016
Dare you discover what ghosts and ghouls haunt Prior Park?

Hallowe'en trail

Sun 23 Oct 2016
Follow clues round the park, to find the monster, Frankenstein.

Embroiderers' Guild exhibition

Sun 23 Oct 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.