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