Gloucestershire

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

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Christmas at St Peters Church Dyrham Park

Christmas in Gloucestershire 

Looking for something to do to get you in the Christmas spirit? Here's a selection of what's going on in Gloucestershire.

A view from Crickley Hill scarp

Winter walks in Gloucestershire 

The woodlands, valleys and open spaces of the Cotswolds and Gloucestershire countryside offer a lot for walkers at this time of year.

Artists LOW PROFILE piece of work for Women and Power

Women and Power - For Me, For Her, For You  

For me, for her, for you is a seven track audio work by artists LOW PROFILE - weaving together interviews, songs and recorded messages threaded together with new sound work by collaborator Neil Rose. It’s best when listened to in order, happy listening.

Crafty ideas for Christmas

Upcoming events

Dyrham Park

The Lord of Misrule hunt

Tue 11 Dec 2018
10:00-15:00
Find as many Lord of Misrules hiding around the park as you can.
Dyrham Park

A seventeenth century Christmas

Tue 11 Dec 2018
10:00-16:00
Experience a Christmas before indoor Christmas trees, tinsel or baubles.
Dyrham Park

A winter ramble with a Ranger: a deer park tour

Tue 11 Dec 2018
11:00-12:00
This winter is the perfect time to wrap up and join our experienced ranger guides on a free tour of the park and discover the beauty and history of this living landscape.
Dyrham Park

Structure and form: winter garden tour

Tue 11 Dec 2018
12:00-13:00
Winter time in a seventeenth century inspired garden is one of the best seasons to drink in the structural planting, clipped formal topiary and evergreens such as variegated Holley, Yew, Bay and Cedars.
Dyrham Park

A winter afternoon park tour

Tue 11 Dec 2018
13:45-15:00
Meet just outside the Visitor Reception building to join our experienced ranger guides on a free tour of the park as they share how we care for our historic landscape, with a glimpse of the deer too, if you're lucky.
Dyrham Park

Snowdrops to snowflakes - a year in Dyrham Park's garden

Tue 11 Dec 2018
14:00-15:00
Learn about Dyrham's beautiful garden through the seasons at this informal talk and presentation. We'll cover a bit of fascinating history mixed in with plants and photos.
Meet Father Christmas in the South West

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

Visitors in the Dining Room at Christmas at Lanhydrock, Cornwall

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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.