Batsford Arboretum is home to the country’s largest private collection of trees and shrubs.
At 56 acres in size, it’s an intimate and romantic place to visit, with interest all year round from the first snowdrops in spring right through to the outstanding autumn colour.
Bourton House Garden
An award-winning three acre garden surrounding a fine 18th century Manor House and Grade I
listed 16th century Tithe Barn. The garden features imaginative topiary (including knot garden,
walk and parterre), magnificent wide herbaceous borders with rare, unusual and exotic plants,
unique Shade House and many creatively planted pots. The garden is always beautiful but
absolutely glorious in the summer months and early autumn. Open to public Tuesday to Friday
April to October. GROUPS welcome Monday to Friday but advance booking essential. Admission includes access to seven acre pasture walk with specimen trees. Home-made teas and light refreshments available May to September. Bourton House Garden is close to many 'must see' North Cotswold villages and other tourist attractions for those groups requiring two destinations. Bourton-on-the-Hill, Nr Moreton-ion-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 9AE Tel: 01386 700754 Email: email@example.com Web:www.bourtonhouse.com
Cotswold Farm Park
Sitting in the heart of the Cotswolds, Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park has a long-standing reputation for a fun-filled day out. Visitors of all ages can interact closely with the animals and learn about farming, past and present.
As the home of rare breed conservation, visitors can meet over 50 flocks and herds of farm animals, including Gloucestershire Old Spot Pigs and Highland cattle. The Animal Barn, Experience Barn and Adventure Barn can be enjoyed all year round, as they are undercover and protected from the elements.
The on-site restaurant serves seasonal food, whilst the gift shop stocks local meat and produce...
Cotswold Farm Park, Guiting Power, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL54 5UG, phone 01451 850307, email: Web: www.cotswoldfarmpark.co.uk
Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Railway
20-mile trip steaming through superb Cotswold scenery including Green Tunnel (693 yds). On-train refreshments. Board at Toddington or Cheltenham Racecourse.
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, The Railway Station, Toddington, Gloucestershire GL54 5DT Tel: 01242 621405 Web: www.gwsr.com
WWT (Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust)
WWT is a leading wetland conservation organisation saving wetlands for wildlife and people across the world. With nine visitor centres around the UK, a visit to a WWT centre is a unique experience, where everyone can enjoy wetland habitats and their stunning wildlife all year round in accessible and comfortable surroundings. Free coach parking and a wide range of benefits for group organisers available.
Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) Headquarters, Slimbridge, Gloucestershire GL2 7BT
Tel: 01453 891900 Email: Web: www.wwt.org.uk/groups
Berkeley, Gloucestershire, GL13 9BQ
Tel: 01453 810332 Web:
Bibury Trout Farm
Arlington, Bibury, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 5NL
Tel: 0128574 0215 Web:
Prestbury Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH
Tel: 01242 513 014 Web:
Clearwell Caves – Ancient Iron Mines
Clearwell, Nr Coleford, Royal Forest of Dean,
Gloucestershire, GL16 8JR
Tel: 01594 832535 Web:
Cotswold Farm park
Guiting Power, Nr Stow-on-the-Wold, Cheltenham,
Gloucestershire, GL54 5UG
Tel: 01451 850307 Web:
Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1PX
Tel: 01285 623000 Web:
Cotswolds & Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire Tourism, County Planning Department,
Shire Hall, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2TH
Tel: 01452 425673 Web:
Gloucester Antique Centre
1 Severn Road, Gloucestershire, GL1 2LE
Tel: 01452 529716 Web:
28 Southgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2DP
Tel: 01452 396 572
Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway
The Railway Station, Gloucestershire GL54 5DT
Tel: 01242 621405 (answerphone when not manned)
Grenchurch Markets - Market Operators
Suite 1, Ashbee House, Campden Business Park,
Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6JX.
Tel: 01386 840138 Email:
The Historic Gloucester Docks
Albion Cottages, The Docks, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL3 2ER
Tel: 01452 311190 Web:
Royal Charter Market
The Market Place, High Street, Moreton-in-Marsh,
Gloucestershire GL56 0AW.
Tel: 01386 840138 Email:
Winchcombe, Gloucestershire GL54 5JD
Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8QS
Tel: 01666 880220 Web: