The local area

Beautiful countryside & livley towns

Nestled amidst the countryside, our accommodation acts as a gateway to the beauty and charm of the Cotswolds.  Whether you're an avid hiker, a nature enthusiast, or someone seeking a peaceful escape, our location offers a perfect starting point to explore the diverse and picturesque Cotswolds countryside.

Venture beyond you'll discover the allure of bustling towns and idyllic villages that dot the landscape. Each one tells a story through its honey-colored stone cottages, charming market squares, and winding streets steeped in history.

Stroud area

Part of the beauty of the Cotswolds lies in exploring the smaller villages, enjoying the local markets, and taking in the stunning countryside. The Stroud area offers a mix of natural beauty, historical sites, and local charm for visitors to enjoy.

  • Stroud Farmers' Market: Renowned for its vibrant atmosphere and a wide array of locally produced goods, including fresh produce, artisanal crafts, and more.
  • Rodborough Common: A beautiful area for walking and enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. There's also the iconic Fort on top of the common.
  • Woodchester Mansion: A Victorian Gothic masterpiece that was never completed. It is set in a secluded valley and surrounded by woodlands.
  • Painswick Rococo Garden: A unique 18th-century garden known for its flamboyant design, featuring unusual buildings, sculptures, and beautiful landscapes.
  • Nailsworth: A charming market town with independent shops, cafes, and a relaxed atmosphere.
  • Minchinhampton Common: A large area of grassland with walking trails, perfect for a leisurely stroll and enjoying the views.
  • Museum in the Park: Located in Stratford Park, this museum explores the history of the Stroud District and features exhibits on local industries and art.
  • Bisley Shooting Ground: If you're interested in outdoor activities, this shooting ground offers clay pigeon shooting in a picturesque setting.
  • Cotswold Canals: The Stroudwater Navigation and Thames and Severn Canal run through the area. You can enjoy walks along the towpaths and explore the restored sections.
  • Stanway House and Fountain: A historic Jacobean manor house with beautiful gardens, and the tallest gravity-fed fountain in the world.
  • Selsley Common: Another common with fantastic views, popular for walking and picnicking.

Tetbury area

Tetbury is a quintessential English market town known for its charming honey-hued buildings, winding streets, and a vibrant local culture. With a mix of traditional markets, independent shops, and cozy tearooms, it offers an authentic Cotswold experience. Beyond its cultural charm, Tetbury serves as a gateway to the picturesque countryside, with attractions like Highgrove Gardens and Westonbirt Arboretum nearby.

  • Highgrove Gardens: The private gardens of Highgrove House, the residence of Prince Charles, are open to the public on selected dates.
  • Chavenage House: A historic Elizabethan manor with beautiful gardens and often used as a filming location.
  • Tetbury Police Museum and Courtroom: Explore the history of policing in the area with exhibits in the old Tetbury Police Station and Courtroom.
  • Westonbirt Arboretum: A stunning tree collection and a popular destination for nature lovers.

Cirencester area

Cirencester captivates visitors with its timeless charm and rich history. The town is characterised by enchanting medieval architecture, including the impressive Parish Church of St John the Baptist. Steeped in Roman heritage, Cirencester boasts the Corinium Museum, showcasing artifacts that unveil its ancient past. The surrounding Cirencester Park offers serene lakes and picturesque walking trails, providing a tranquil escape.

  • Cirencester Park: The park surrounding Cirencester House offers beautiful walking trails and a serene lake.
  • Corinium Museum: Discover the rich Roman history of Cirencester with artifacts and exhibits at this museum.
  • Cirencester Parish Church of St John the Baptist: A magnificent medieval church with impressive architecture.
  • Cotswold Water Park: A vast area with numerous lakes, offering opportunities for water sports, walking, and birdwatching.
  • New Brewery Arts: An arts and crafts center showcasing the work of local artists and offering workshops.

North Cotswolds

The region is known for its natural beauty, historic sites, and charming villages, making it a popular destination for visitors.

  • Bourton-on-the-Water: Often referred to as the "Venice of the Cotswolds," this village is famous for its low bridges and quaint stone buildings.
  • Bibury: Known for its picturesque Arlington Row, a row of weaver's cottages dating back to the 17th century.
  • Stow-on-the-Wold: A market town with a historic market square and many antique shops.
  • Broadway: A beautiful village with a wide main street lined with honey-colored Cotswold stone buildings.
  • Chipping Campden: Home to one of the most beautiful high streets in the country, known for its market hall and almshouses.
  • Hidcote Manor Garden: A stunning Arts and Crafts garden, famous for its intricately designed outdoor "rooms."
  • Snowshill Manor: A National Trust property with a fascinating collection of objects amassed by Charles Wade.
  • Sudeley Castle: Nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds, it has a rich history and beautiful gardens.
  • Cotswold Wildlife Park: Located in Burford, it's a great family attraction with a variety of animals and beautiful gardens.
  • Cheltenham: A spa town known for its Regency architecture, Cheltenham is also famous for its horse racing festival.
  • Cirencester: Often referred to as the capital of the Cotswolds, it has a rich Roman history and a beautiful market square.
  • The Rollright Stones: A prehistoric complex of megalithic monuments, including the Whispering Knights and the King's Men.
  • Blenheim Palace: Just outside the Cotswolds in Woodstock, it's a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.
  • The Model Village in Bourton-on-the-Water: A one-ninth scale replica of the village itself.
  • Burford: A charming medieval town with a High Street filled with antique shops and historic buildings.

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