In the summer the gardens are blooming, the houses provide a cool relief if the sun is shining - but whatever the weather, our places in Gloucestershire are at their best.
Here's a few ideas of places to explore.
Unleash your inner Roman this summer
Snowshill is a magical place in the summer for children
Come along to Dyrham Park this summer to take part in a trail and try some activities in the great outdoors.
Things to see and do at Lodge Park, part of the Sherborne Park Estate.