At the heart of The Cotswolds, it is a perfect venue to visit many Cotswold attractions and nearby towns and villages. Here are just a few.
The National Trust’s Hidcote Gardens is an Arts & Crafts masterpiece. Laid out by the revered American horticulturist, Major Lawrence Johnston, the intricately designed outdoor ‘rooms’ offer endless inspiration for the keen gardenerVisit Website
Marked out as the highest castle of the Cotswolds, Broadway Tower was conceived and built by leading 18th century landscaper Capability Brown and renowned architect James Wyatt. The unique vantage point of the Saxon style tower was used by The Royal Observer Corps for tracking enemy planes during both world wars and was later chosen as the location for a Cold War nuclear bunkerVisit Website
This 55acre dog friendly arboretum is home to the country’s largest private collection of trees and shrubs. The gardens of Batsford were originally set out in the Chinese and Japanese wild style by Algernon Freeman-Mitford, grandfather of the Mitford sisters who all later lived at the house during World War I. These days, the estate hosts Tai Chi courses and live performances, alongside numerous educational programmesVisit Website
Now one of the premier UK’s summer opera venues, to rival Glyndebourne and Garsington, Ebrington is a very convenient place to stay for those visiting this marvellous venue. Specialising in Wagner, it also hosts a variety of other operas each season.Visit Website
Probably the most beautiful Cotswold town as it maintains it’s soul and character, not spoiled by obviuos tourist traps. Well worth a visit is st,James’ Church, one of the original wealthy ‘wool; churches, with some interesting people buried within!Visit Website
Probably the most impressive racecourse in the world, a natural amphitheater nestled below the Cotswold Hills, many people stay with us for the racing throughout the year, but principally the Cheltenham Festival in March. We even have our own preview evening with top broadcasters, jockeys and trainers.Visit Website