Gloucestershire

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

Places to visit

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Lodge Park and Sherborne Estate, Gloucestershire

Winter walks in Gloucestershire 

Enjoy the wood, valleys and open spaces of the Cotswolds and Gloucestershire countryside. There's even an orienteering trail at Sherbourne Park to try.

Hottentot fig at the Lizard

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Upcoming events

Dyrham Park

Toddler trails on a Tuesday

Tue 28 Feb 2017
10:45-11:30
For some fresh air and family fun, join one of our garden trails designed for toddlers; learn about shape, colour and numbers while exploring nature.
Dyrham Park

Winter deer park walk

Tue 28 Feb 2017
11:15-12:15
Join a park ranger for a free walk through the parkland to find the deer herd.
Dyrham Park

Structure and form: winter garden tour

Tue 28 Feb 2017
12:00-13:00
Join a garden guide for a free guided walk around the West Garden this winter.
Dyrham Park

Hidden Water Walk

Tue 28 Feb 2017
13:00-14:00
Join a guide for a special tour from the natural springs to hidden water chambers in the hillside to the cellars of the house to track the 'curious water works' of Dyrham Park...
Dyrham Park

Lost terraces tour

Tue 28 Feb 2017
14:30-15:30
Join a garden guide for a free guided walk around the 17th-century woodland terraces which have been recently opened to visitors after being lost over the centuries.
Dyrham Park

Star parties

Tue 28 Feb 2017
19:30-21:30
Come star gazing with the Bristol Astronomical Society. Make use of the Society's large telescopes to bring the night sky to life!
Winter walk at Trelissick

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Snowdrops at Prior Park

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