Cotswold attractions

Cotswold attractions for all ages

We’ve a great range of Cotswold attractions to suit the whole family. The jewel in Winchcombe’s crown is the 1000-year-old Sudeley Castle and Gardens, once home to the last, and surviving wife of Henry VIII, Queen Katherine Parr. Its wooden adventure playground is great for children and the stunning estate with its duck pond and peaceful parkland, is criss-crossed by public footpaths. Just a few minutes’ drive from the town you’ll find National Trust manor houses and gardens, farm and wildlife parks, steam trains and much more.

Snowshill Lavender

Cotswold Lavender

We have over 90 acres of stunning lavender fields soaking up the sunshine to make the purest lavender essential oils.


Farmcote Herbs and Chilli Peppers

Spice up your visit to the Cotswolds with a visit to this ‘hot’ farm which boasts 30 varieties of chillies.

Hayles Fruit Farm

Hayles Fruit Farm

A picturesque fruit farm with farmshop, tea room, fishing, campsite, pick your own, and home-produced apple juice, and cider.

Stanway House

Stanway House and Fountain

See the tallest gravity-fed fountain in the world at this beautiful Jacobean Manor House.

Stanway Mill

Stanway Watermill

Visit the fully restored working flour mill in the beautiful Cotswold village of Stanway.

Sudeley Castle

Sudeley Castle & Gardens

Explore 1,000 years of history, 10 award-winning gardens, a pheasantry, Adventure Playground, and much more at this charming castle.

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Winchcombe Museum

Winchcombe Museum began life in 1928 in the Parvis Room, above the porch at St Peter’s Church.

Cheltenham Racecourse

Cheltenham Racecourse

Whether you visit on a crisp bright October day or a balmy evening in May, you’ll feel that unmistakeable Cotswold magic. Home of the magnificent Cheltenham Gold Cup Festival.

Cotswold Farm Parke

Cotswold Farm Park

Home of Adam Henson from Countryfile, Cotswold Farm Park was opened in 1971 by Adam’s father Joe to help protect  rare breeds of farm animal.



The award winning 14 mile long Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway offers a full day out in the Cotswolds.

Hailes Abbey

Hailes Abbey

Founded in 1246 by the Earl of Cornwall, Hailes Abbey is set amid delightful Cotswold countryside. The tranquil ruins are the perfect place to relax and enjoy a picnic in a unique historic setting.

Prescott Hill Climb

Prescott Hill Climb

Located only a few miles from Winchcombe, Prescott is one of the world’s most prestigious motor sport venues.

Snowshill Manor

Snowshill Manor

The National Trust’s Snowshill Manor and Garden, nr Winchcombe, is a Cotswold manor house packed with extraordinary treasures collected by Charles Wade.

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