Cotswolds

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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Discover somewhere to visit using our search. In the Cotswolds you're never far from somewhere to explore.

Our work

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

Lost terraces tour

Mon 26 Sep 2016
15:00-15:45
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...
Snowshill Manor and Garden

New Volunteer Morning

Tue 27 Sep 2016
09:30-11:00
We are looking for more volunteers to join our friendly team. Our volunteers are passionate about Mr Wade's amazing collection and its stories and are full of enthusiasm to inspire visitors of all ages to get the most out of their day by...
Chedworth Roman Villa

Art and sculpture exhibition

Tue 27 Sep 2016
10:00-16:30
Be inspired by an exhibition of stunning artworks
Croome

Embroiderers' Guild exhibition

Tue 27 Sep 2016
10:00-17:00
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.
Dyrham Park

Toddler trails

Tue 27 Sep 2016
10:45-11:30
For some fresh air and family fun, join one of our garden trails designed for toddlers; learn about shape, colour and numbers while exploring nature. Don't worry if you're a few minutes late, you can always join the group when you arrive....
Upton House and Gardens

Asters in Bloom

Tue 27 Sep 2016
11:00-16:00
See the National Collection of Asters in its purple prime in the glorious gardens of Upton House.

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.