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

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Cotswolds spring walks 

If you're looking for top walking trails in the Cotswolds, look no further.

New this spring

Upcoming events


House Tours at Croome Court

Thu 30 Mar 2017
Join one of our fascinating house tours led by volunteers. Tours include; Romp through the bedrooms, At home with the 6th Earl, Secrets of the Basement.
Dyrham Park

Hidden Water Walk

Thu 30 Mar 2017
Join a guide for a special tour from the natural springs to hidden water chambers in the hillside to the cellars of the house to track the 'curious water works' of Dyrham Park...

'Capability' Brown's Garden of Surprises

Thu 30 Mar 2017
Volunteer led walking tour from the Visitor Centre meeting point around the shrubberies and parkland.
Dyrham Park

Spring deer park walk

Thu 30 Mar 2017
Spring days are a perfect time to join a park ranger for a free guided walk to find the deer herd and see the beautiful parkland views.
Dyrham Park

Mr Blathwayt builds a garden: A historical garden walk

Thu 30 Mar 2017
Join a garden guide for a free tour about how William Blathwayt built his beautiful gardens here at Dyrham Park.
Lodge Park and Sherborne Estate

Lord Sherborne's Lodge

Fri 31 Mar 2017
Find out what Lodge Park was like before the National Trust's restoration project, while it was the home of Lord and Lady Sherborne.

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