Gloucestershire

Cotswold landscapes, famed gardens and grand homes dating back to the Romans

Places to visit

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Snowshill Manor

Summer holidays in Gloucestershire 

Whether it is summer gardens full of flower, cool houses packed with history or a roman villa, Gloucestershire had lots to offer just now.

Ebworth Woods, Gloucestershire

Summer walks in Gloucestershire 

This is a great time of year to explore the parks, commons and woodlands of Gloucestershire.

Places to explore

Laura and George Ridding and Sylvia Pankhurst portrait images

Faces of Change: Votes for Women 

Rare portraits of Devon women who were influential in the suffrage campaign will be on display at Killerton from August to October. In partnership with the National Portrait Gallery, an incredible array of photographs and paintings are being displayed at Killerton in Devon celebrating key figures in the national campaign for women’s suffrage.

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Upcoming events

Hidcote

Unearthing Hidcote

Fri 17 Aug 2018
10:00-17:00
Unearthing Hidcote is a brand new exhibition series launching in 2018. The previously closed doors to the chapel will be open inviting visitors to engage with lesser known stories of Hidcote.
Hidcote

Summer at Hidcote

Fri 17 Aug 2018
10:00-17:00
There's plenty to do in the garden this summer.
Chedworth Roman Villa

Summer fun at Chedworth Roman Villa

Fri 17 Aug 2018
10:00-16:30
Get out and about this summer for some fabulous family fun at the villa.
Dyrham Park

Hop around the Cotswolds

Fri 17 Aug 2018
10:00-17:00
Over 100 beautifully decorated hare sculptures are springing up around Gloucestershire and beyond. Can you spot them all?
Snowshill Manor and Garden

Summer trail: Snowshill Garden Discovery Trail

Fri 17 Aug 2018
11:00-17:00
Discover Snowshill's garden this summer - find out how Charles Wade created this special place.
Dyrham Park

Perennial passions: a summer garden tour

Fri 17 Aug 2018
12:00-13:00
See the blooms and bright colours of summer as you tour round our formal gardens with our knowledgeable garden guides.
A ranger guides a father and daughter rockpooling at Wembury, South Devon

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

Kingston Lacy in Wimborne, Dorset

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Bath & Bristol

Magnificent houses, peaceful gardens, wooded trails and little-known treasures. See what the area around Bath and Bristol has to offer.

Wiltshire

World-famous gardens, villages and ancient landscapes, and some lesser-known gems can all be found in Wiltshire

Cotswolds

Historic gardens, houses and ancient sites amongst a patchwork of commons, woods and valleys. See what the Cotswolds have to offer.