There are plenty of things to do in the Cotswolds, from visiting historic gardens, to exploring houses and ancient sites amongst a patchwork of commons, woods and valleys.

Places to visit

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Visitors in the garden at Snowshill Manor and Garden, Gloucestershire

Where you can visit in the Cotswolds 

We're re-opening an number of our outside spaces, including gardens and parks, in line with government guidance. You can now book to visit Dyrham Park, Hidcote, Newark Park, Snowshill, Westbury Court Garden and Chedworth Roman Villa. Scroll down to see more about each of these places.

Places to visit in Gloucestershire

The rill garden in flower at Coleton Fishacre

Places to visit in the South West 

Find out which other places in the South West are open by county, and how to book to visit.

Summer fun around the Cotswolds

The Bathing Pool in summer

Summer family days out in the Cotswolds 

Whether it is summer gardens full of flowers, shady walks, or the perfect picnic spot, the Cotswolds have lots to offer just now.

Getting a nature fix

Recipes inspired by the South West

History fix


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.