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

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View of the frozen lake at Croome

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 the rolling hills are crunchy under foot.

Upcoming events


Become a Bird Detective Trail

Wed 22 Feb 2017
Discover what birds we have at Croome throughout the year by following our guided trail.

Decorate a Bird Feeder

Wed 22 Feb 2017
Build and decorate your own bird feeder to hang in your garden, and see what birds visit for mealtimes.

House Tours at Croome Court

Wed 22 Feb 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.
Hanbury Hall and Gardens

February Half-Term

Wed 22 Feb 2017
Discover what Hanbury's resident animals have been up to over the winter. Little ones can enjoy the 'Wildlife Waking Up' garden trail.
Upton House and Gardens

Nature Explorer Trail

Wed 22 Feb 2017
Bring your family this half-term and discover things which wriggle, crawl, dig and fly around Upton! Solve our clues, practice your wildlife detective skills, get out in the fresh air and earn a prize!
Dyrham Park

Winter deer walk

Wed 22 Feb 2017
Join a park ranger for a free walk through the parkland to find the deer herd.
Winter walk at Trelissick

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Snowdrops at Prior Park

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


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.