Christmas days out in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds

Get in the festive spirit by on a wintry walk admiring decorations at special places, joining family trails, and more during the Christmas season in the Cotswolds.

Take a look at the top places to visit and festive experiences which took place across Gloucestershire in 2020. Check back here nearer the time to find out what's planned for Christmas 2021.

Visiting this summer

We’ve reopened the places you love, safely and in line with government guidance. You no longer need to pre-book at many of our places in England, although some smaller places may still require booking ahead. Please check the property webpage before you travel.

Decorating a wishing tree in Nut Walk, Dyrham Park

Christmas at Dyrham Park

Step away from the more familiar Christmas traditions this season with some time out at Dyrham Park.

A close up of a festive bow tied on a Christmas tree in the courtyard of Lacock Abbey with a willow reindeer in the background.

Christmas at Lacock

Pack your wellies and your woolies for an outdoor Christmas at Lacock in December 2020.

Christmas illuminations

View from the top of Crickley Hill

Walks in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds

A walk through the woodlands, valleys and open spaces of the Cotswolds and Gloucestershire is a wonderful way to see the sights of summer. Here are a selection of the area's top walking routes.

Peter Rabbit Winter adventure image

Take part in a winter adventure with Peter Rabbit 

We're inviting you to embark on a Peter Rabbit™ winter adventure activity trail at Avebury, Dyrham Park, Lacock Abbey and Tyntesfield.

Spot all kinds of nature and help Peter's friends as you make your way around beautiful gardens and parks - who will you come across on the way?

The Long Borders at Hidcote

Great gardens in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds 

The Cotswolds are home to some outstanding gardens and summer days are a great time to explore them as flowers are in full bloom and the days are longer and warmer.