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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Coronavirus update 

From end of Tuesday 24 March, we closed all our car parks to further restrict the spread of coronavirus. This followed the decision to close our parks and gardens in addition to our houses, shops and cafes. We urge people to stay local and observe social distancing. Please do not travel.

Things to do this spring
A family enjoying the garden at Snowshill in spring

Family fun this Easter holiday in the Cotswolds 

Coronavirus update: Due to current government guidance all scheduled Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts will be cancelled.

Places to see the blossom this spring

The play trail

May half term in the Cotswolds 

There's lots of options for a great day out in the Cotswolds this May half term.

Camellia in flower in Greenway garden

Find a place to visit 

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

Brent geese at Studland Bay, Dorset

A healthy, natural and beautiful environment in the South West 

We’re doing everything we can to make space for nature in the countryside, thanks to your support

Upcoming events

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Visitors on a guided spring walk

What's on 

There are hundreds of events happening across the South West, including events for Mother's Day, school holiday fun, and guided walks and talks.

Getting a fix of nature from your home

Newark Park, Gloucestershire

Best spring walks in Gloucestershire

Spring walks with the scent of early flowers, the bright green of newly unfurling leaves and bird song filling the skies. There are plenty of wild places in Gloucestershire to explore - here's a few suggestions.

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.

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.