Gloucestershire

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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Things to do this winter
People in the allotment at Dyrham Park

Volunteer at Dyrham Park

Volunteering can be fun, interesting and very rewarding so why not try something new? From helping visitors to working with wildlife and caring for the collection, there are a range of roles to suit all interests at Dyrham Park.

Places to see snowdrops

Winter walking in wellies at Dyrham Park

February half term at Dyrham Park

Stretch your legs and shake off those winter blues this February with activities running each weekday.

The garden at Killerton looks glorious in the winter sun.

Find a place to visit 

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

Morning view over the Plym Estuary running through Saltram Park

Mayflower 400: Tide and Time 

Commemorating the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower sailing from Plymouth to America, through a series of cultural events, exhibitions and stories in city of Plymouth, Devon and Cornwall.

Upcoming events

Dyrham Park

Frosty views and morning dews: a deer park tour

Tue 28 Jan 2020
11:00-12:15
Blow out the cobwebs with a guided winter walk and find out what the herd are up to at this time of year. Fresh and bracing, this walk is a must for anyone who needs re-invigorating during the winter months.
Dyrham Park

Structure and form: winter garden tour

Tue 28 Jan 2020
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 holly, yew, bay and cedar.
Dyrham Park

Volunteer recruitment day

Wed 29 Jan 2020
11:00-15:00
Have you ever thought about volunteering with us? We have lots of different roles so why not come along to find out more?
Hidcote

Tai Chi

Sat 01 Feb 2020
09:15-11:00
Tai chi is a series of gentle movements which originated thousands of years ago in China. It is practised worldwide today and is suitable for people of all ages and levels of fitness.
Newark Park

Snowdrop season

Sat 01 Feb 2020
10:00-16:00
Come and see our fabulous display of snowdrops around the gardens and the Newark estate.
Dyrham Park

A historic walk through Dyrham village

Mon 03 Feb 2020
13:00-14:00
Join us for a guided walk around the village of Dyrham for a taste of 17th century village life. Explore the history of significant houses, this beautiful Cotswolds area & the village links with Dyrham Park and the old estate.
Enjoy a wassail at an iconic location

What's on 

There are hundreds of events happening across the South West, including wassailing, volunteer open days and kids trails.

Winter wellbeing

Conservation at Dyrham Park

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.

Nearby
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.

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.