Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds
There are plenty of things to do in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds, from visiting historic gardens, to exploring houses and ancient sites amongst a patchwork of commons, woods and valleys. Start planning to get the most from your visit.
Ancient parkland, 17th-century house and garden
Snowshill is the unconventional home of the eccentric Charles Wade, who delighted in creating a stage for his life and passions.
Villages and countryside criss-crossed with trails
Arts and Crafts-inspired garden with intricately designed outdoor spaces in the rolling Cotswold hills.
A secluded country estate upon the Cotswold escarpment, providing garden strolls and woodland walks
Beautiful secluded wooded valley
Cradled in a beautiful Cotswold valley rest the remains of one of the grandest Roman villas in Britain
Discover the myths and memories of an ancient country house, a compelling time capsule of 400 years of family life
13th-century Cistercian abbey
England's only surviving 17th-century grandstand, within a tranquil Cotswold estate full of diverse wildlife
Dutch water garden - a rare and beautiful survival
An opportunity to explore distinctive landmarks rich in wildlife and archaeology with tremendous panoramas. There's plenty for the whole family to do with walks to the summit and a chance to explore the woodland on the way.
Discover an area rich in bird, plant and tree life on Crickley Hill. Take a walk on the wild side and see what you can spot along the way.
Explore a wealth of archaeological features, including long and round barrows, a hill fort and cross dyke. It's the perfect vantage point for there are views across the Severn estuary towards the Forest of Dean and Brecon Beacons. Image Override
Get active this winter with outdoor activities in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds including running, fishing, cycling and horse riding.
Looking for greener travel options to the places in our care in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds? Find out how you can travel by train, bus, bike or on foot.
There are a number of sustainable options for travelling to and from the places in our care in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds, whether you’re looking to travel by train, bus, bike or foot. Here’s a little more information that can help you plan your visit.
Start off your visit to the Manor with a short tour from expert volunteers highlighting some of the lesser seen parts of Snowshill Manor. Secret doors and conservation in action await you.
An exhibition featuring photos from Hidcote's archives celebrating the caretakers of Hidcote. Find out more.