Opening times for 7 December 2023
Asset Opening time The Buscot and Coleshill Estates Dawn - Dusk Mill and Replica Bunker Closed
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welcome on leads near livestock and under close control at all times.
in Coleshill Village
in Buscot village and in Coleshill Carpenters Yard.
at Buscot car park, Coleshill Carpenters Yard and by Coleshill Estate office.
Dogs must be kept on leads near livestock and kept under close control at all times. Accessible toilets in the Carpenters Yard. Toilets near the tea-room in Buscot Village. Baby-changing facilities.
Accessible toilet in Carpenters' Yard, Coleshill.
Coleshill village on B4019 between Faringdon and Highworth. Buscot village on A417 between Faringdon and Lechlade. At Buscot village in the National Trust car park, National Trust members park free and for non-members it costs £4 per day or £2 for up to 2 hours. To drive between Buscot and Coleshill village it can take up to 10 minutes.
Parking: at Buscot village; Coleshill estate office
Swindon 10 miles
Buscot and Coleshill Estates is a one pawprint rated place. Before you arrive with your dog, please read these guidelines to ensure a safe walk for you and for others.
Discover exciting interactive days out for school children, covering nature, the environment and history – and a chance for teachers to design their own course.
Coleshill Heritage and Rural Skills Centre
Learn heritage conservation skills via beginners’ courses, book a space for your local group or rent a unit if you are a professional craftsperson seeking a community environment.
Coleshill Model Farm
Farm buildings built in the 1850s showcase intensive-farming techniques.
The two villages of Buscot and Coleshill, sit in the middle of 7,000 acres of traditionally-farmed estates.
Blakes kitchen offer selection of cakes and savouries, sandwiches and hot food to order.
The Wheelrights second-hand bookshop offers a selection of pre-loved books.
Walk farm tracks and landscaped parkland, picnic by tranquil sections of the Thames, admire historic house Buscot Park and discover a watermill and wartime secrets in Coleshill.
We're sharing and developing heritage conservation skills through the National Trust Heritage and Rural Skills Centre based at Coleshill. We offer a programme of courses for professionals, beginners and hobbyists - take a look at our upcoming events to find out more and book.
Discover Buscot village and the surrounding area, including the smallest lock currently on the River Thames and two Second World War bunkers.
This serene riverside walk from Buscot village to Lechlade and back follows a path along the River Thames, taking in the first lock on the river and a Second World War bunker.
Enjoy exploring the nearby woodland on this scenic three-mile circular walk, which offers memorable views across the surrounding countryside.
Coleshill's red walk is a great way to get some gentle exercise, starting at the estate yard, formerly a Victorian model farm, then onto a 'Capability' Brown-style 18th century parkland.
Coleshill brown walk is a gentle woodland stroll. Perfect for wildlife spotting all year and bluebells in late spring. If you bring the kids (or the big kids), have a go at building a den.
The two estates and their villages offer convenient spots for refreshments, lunch or cream teas, a cosy country pub and a smattering of local shops.
These two very English villages and their surrounding patchwork quilt of fields, woodland spinney, water meadow and parkland, are just perfect for relaxing and exploring.
Perched on the West Oxfordshire border, these traditionally farmed estates spanning 7,000 acres are criss-crossed by miles of circular walks and family trails for you to discover.
Settled on one of the most tranquil and unspoilt stretches of the River Thames, Buscot is a haven for wildlife with the chance to glimpse kingfishers, otters and more. Dating back to the Domesday Book, Coleshill, home of the Heritage and Rural Skills Centre, is a rural place of innovation, swathed in history. Nearby, woodland copses give way to sweeping fields and parkland with far-reaching views.
Eleven let farms and 850 acres of woodland form a major part of the estates, alongside the Carpenters Canteen Cafe in Coleshill, the Radnor Arms in Coleshill and Buscot Village tearoom.
During the Second World War, Coleshill was the HQ for a secret band of saboteurs known as the Auxiliers, trained to fight back ruthlessly if the Germans invaded.
Volunteer Roger Green was unaware of Coleshill's hidden Second World War history when he began here. Find out how he has since immersed himself in it and passes on his expertise.