Summer in the Cotswolds

In a Cotswold summer the gardens are blooming, the houses provide a cool relief if the sun is shining - whatever the weather, you can see the area at it best. Here's a few ideas of places to explore.

Children taking a close look at the wildlife on a fallen tree trunk

A family day out

Thinking of bringing the family? There are acres and acres of parkland for you to explore.

Children enjoy dressing up at Chedworth Roman Villa

Summer Days at Chedworth Roman Villa

Unleash your inner Roman this summer

Lodge Park, Gloucestershire

Visiting Lodge Park

Things to see and do at Lodge Park, part of the Sherborne Park Estate.

50 things fun at Dyrham Park

Summer holiday fun at Dyrham Park

Come along to Dyrham Park this summer to try out a host of outdoor activities.

A family enjoying the garden at Snowshill in spring

Summer days at Snowshill

Snowshill is a magical place in the summer for children


Historic gardens, houses and ancient sites amongst a patchwork of commons, woods and valleys. See what the Cotswolds have to offer.