Cotswold landscapes, famed gardens and grand homes dating back to the Romans. Plan your day out in Gloucestershire and find lots of options and things to do in the area.

Places to visit

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New cottage - The exterior of Horton Court, Gloucestershire

Horton Court near Chipping Sodbury - now available as a holiday cottage 

A Grade 1 listed manor house which is recently refurbished, situated on the edge of the rolling Cotswold countryside. Ideal for family get togethers (sleeps 10), it's close to Bath and Bristol as well as many National Trust days out.

Autumn brings spectacular light and colour to Kingston Lacy in Dorset

Find a place to visit 

In the South West you're never far from a National Trust garden, house or countryside walk.

A birds eye view of Lundy island

Safeguarding Lundy’s fragile nature – 50 years on 

Lundy is now one of Britain’s most precious island havens for both wildlife and people. But 50 years ago this remote, granite outcrop was in sad decline. Working in close partnership with The Landmark Trust, who manage the island on a day-to-day basis, an enormous amount for Lundy’s wildlife and heritage has been done, with more still to come.

Upcoming events


Unearthing Hidcote: Arts and Crafts

Thu 17 Oct 2019
During 2019 Hidcote will be exploring the Arts and Crafts Movement that grew in the North Cotswolds and how it may have influenced the garden.

Rachel Dein: Hidcote through the seasons

Thu 17 Oct 2019
In August 2019 acclaimed artist Rachel Dein will be exhibiting her unique castings at Hidcote made using plants and flowers from the garden collected throughout the seasons.
Newark Park

Autumn festival

Thu 17 Oct 2019
Celebrate autumn across the Newark Park gardens and countryside. With seasonal colour, recipes and displays.
Chedworth Roman Villa

Meet the man who re-discovered Chedworth Roman Villa

Thu 17 Oct 2019
Travel back in time on this special tour with our costumed interpreter. He will be on site all day, and will lead a special tour at 2pm.
Newark Park

Wool & Water Festival: Treasures from the Canal

Thu 17 Oct 2019
An exhibition of fascinating artworks inspired by the archives of the Stroudwater Navigation Archive Company in collaboration with the Stroudwater Textile Trust, Cotswold Canal Trust and the Museum in the Park.
Snowshill Manor and Garden

A celebration of Autumn

Thu 17 Oct 2019
Join us as we celebrate the magic of Autumn
Visitors pick up fallen apples in the orchard at Killerton, Devon

What's on 

There are hundreds of events happening across the South West, including outdoor theatre, bee trails and book festivals.

Apples, orchards and forts

Visitors at Dyrham Park in the autumn

Autumn walks in Gloucestershire 

The changing colours that arrive with autumn make this the ideal time of year to get out and explore on foot.


Bath & Bristol

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


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


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