Summer in the South 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.

Ropes are good for balancing

The play trail

The play trail is one of the highlights of the woodland walk. There are climbing frames, bridges, musical logs, balance beams and much more 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.


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