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Top things to do in Cotswolds

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Gloucester Cathedral (Gloucester)
Ranked #1 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
Cathedral of the Cotswolds
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Castle Combe Village (Castle Combe)
Ranked #2 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
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Cotswold Falconry Centre (Moreton-in-Marsh)
Ranked #3 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos
Owner description: Open Every day from Mid February Until Mid November, You will see Eagles, Hawks, Owls, Falcons and other Birds of Prey in all... more » Owner description: Open Every day from Mid February Until Mid November, You will see Eagles, Hawks, Owls, Falcons and other Birds of Prey in all over 150 Birds can be seen either in the Breeding Aviaries or on the Flying Displays which are held daily at 11.30am,13.30,15.00 and 16.30 in the summertime. You may wish to pre book one of our popular experiences for that special day out.Cotswold Falconry Centre "More than a Flying Visit" « less
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Ranked #4 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #5 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Zoos
Owner description: Closer to Wildlife! Stroll around the Park discovering over 260 different animal species in 160 acres of beautiful parkland... more » Owner description: Closer to Wildlife! Stroll around the Park discovering over 260 different animal species in 160 acres of beautiful parkland and stunning gardens. Get eye-to-eye with Giraffe, walk with Lemurs in our Madagascar exhibit and watch Zebras and Rhinos graze in front of the Gothic listed Manor House, with only a ha-ha in between you. Take a ride on Bella the Train around the Park or let the kids explore the adventure playground. Have lunch in our restaurant or picnic on our spacious lawns. Pet the goats in the Farmyard or watch the Penguins being fed (daily at 11am & 3pm). If your're brave take a peek in our Reptile house with Crocodiles, venomous snakes and lizards or watch the bats flying around in the Bat house or see the creepy crawlies in the Insect House. Stroll around our Walled Garden with Meerkats, Otters, Prairie Dogs, Penguins and Tropical House with free-roaming Sloths, bats and birds. Along with beautiful exotic plants, cactus beds (in the warmer months) and spectacular bedding, all of which make a beautiful backdrop to the animals. « less
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Tewkesbury Abbey (Tewkesbury)
Ranked #6 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Jet Age Museum (Gloucester)
Ranked #7 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Museums
Owner description: Dedicated to the preservation of Gloucestershire's rich aviation heritage, Jet Age Museum is an all-volunteer, registered... more » Owner description: Dedicated to the preservation of Gloucestershire's rich aviation heritage, Jet Age Museum is an all-volunteer, registered charity. We tell the story of the Gloster Aircraft Company, focussing on the first Allied jet flight. Our mission is the preserve the past and inspire the future by telling the stories of the people and places that put our County at the forefront of the aerospace industry. « less
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Hidcote Manor Garden (Chipping Campden)
Ranked #8 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Walks With Hawks (Cheltenham)
Ranked #9 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Chavenage House (Tetbury)
Ranked #10 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #11 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
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Cotswold Motoring Museum (Bourton-on-the-Water)
Ranked #12 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: ; Specialty Museums; Museums

                       ... museum is WONDERFUL AND WELL WORTH A VISIT.    The motoring museum was tucked away at the side of the stream through the village.  From the front the... more »

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Cotswold Way (Cheltenham)
Ranked #13 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Hiking Trails; Trails; Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: This 104-mile hiking trail starts close to Shakespeare's Stratford and finishes in Bath, as it winds through pretty... more » Owner description: This 104-mile hiking trail starts close to Shakespeare's Stratford and finishes in Bath, as it winds through pretty countryside and delightful villages steeped in history. « less
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Woodchester Mansion (Stonehouse)
Ranked #14 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
Owner description: Woodchester Mansion is a 19th Century Victorian Gothic masterpiece mysteriously abandoned mid-construction in 1873. Hidden in... more » Owner description: Woodchester Mansion is a 19th Century Victorian Gothic masterpiece mysteriously abandoned mid-construction in 1873. Hidden in a secluded Cotswold Valley, it is untouched by time and the modern world. This unique Grade 1 Listed Building has been saved from dereliction but it will never be completed, enabling visitors to view the secret building techniques of medieval Gothic builders. Special events are held throughout the year, but do check our open days and times before visiting. « less
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Ranked #15 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Playgrounds
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Painswick Beacon (Painswick)
Ranked #16 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #17 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: See exotic birds from all around the world in our beautiful grounds set in more than 800 acres of wild reserve. Award winning... more » Owner description: See exotic birds from all around the world in our beautiful grounds set in more than 800 acres of wild reserve. Award winning visitor centre with great facilities. « less
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Ranked #18 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
Owner description: Prescott Hill Climb, based just outside of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, is home to one of the world's most prestigious motor... more » Owner description: Prescott Hill Climb, based just outside of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, is home to one of the world's most prestigious motor racing venues. Set in 60 acres of glorious Cotswold countryside, the estate not only provides a beautiful setting for a range of classic car and bike weekends, but also hosts major motor racing championships. The Bugatti Owners Club was established in 1929 for all motoring enthusiasts regardless of what type of vehicle you drive. The Club is based at Prescott and purchased the estate in 1937, converting the muddy, rutted drive into a speed hiil climb in time for the opening rally in April 1938. The 1127 yard course rises over 200 feet via short straights, fast and slow corners and a breathtaking hairpin, with the fastest modern racing cars completing the course in an exciting 36 seconds. The action can be viewed from strategic points along the course as well as from the restaurant terrace. Visitors and competitors alike can enjoy an exhilarating days racing plus vintage cavalcades up the Hill. Whether you are a competitor, a car or bike enthusiast or someone who just likes a day out in beautiful surroundings Prescott is the place for you. « less
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Ranked #19 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
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Montpellier District (Cheltenham)
Ranked #20 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
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Ranked #21 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Corinium Museum (Cirencester)
Ranked #22 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Museums
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Dragonfly Maze (Bourton-on-the-Water)
Ranked #23 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: A traditional yew hedge maze but with a twist! At The Dragonfly Maze, instead of simply trying to find your way to the centre... more » Owner description: A traditional yew hedge maze but with a twist! At The Dragonfly Maze, instead of simply trying to find your way to the centre you have to find the 14 clues dotted around our pathways. Only then will you be able to discover the Golden Dragonfly hidden inside the ornate central pavilion. Great fun whether you are 5 or 75.Been to visit us before?Then ask about our extra puzzle!Do our "Village Trail" around Bourton (£1)Take a walk around our beautiful village picking up clues along the way. If you can answer our hidden question come back to us to claim your "Village Genius" sticker!PRICESAdult £3Under 12 £2.50Senior £2.50Under 4s FreeFAMILY TICKET - 2 Adults plus 2 Under 12s - £9 « less
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Walk to Broadway Tower (Chipping Campden)
Ranked #24 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Hiking Trails
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Batsford Arboretum (Moreton-in-Marsh)
Ranked #25 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Home to one of the largest private tree collections in the country, Batsford Arboretum offers visitors year round interest -... more » Owner description: Home to one of the largest private tree collections in the country, Batsford Arboretum offers visitors year round interest - from lush, spring colour provided by the beautiful Japanese flowering cherries to autumn’s spectacular natural fireworks display. Wander along 56 acres of wild gardens, paths and streams, enjoy stunning views across the Evenlode Valley and discover the beautiful oriental-influenced statues hidden in glades around the grounds.Freshly-baked food available all day in the Garden Terrace Café; Beautiful, quality plants, gifts and garden sundries; Expert gardening advice and unique shabby chic interior ideas from the Applestore. « less
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Malmesbury Abbey (Malmesbury)
Ranked #26 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Cotswold Cricket Museum (Stow-on-the-Wold)
Ranked #27 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Cotswold Farm Park (Guiting Power)
Ranked #28 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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Ranked #29 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Educational Sites; Equestrian Trails
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Ranked #30 of 177 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Military Museums; Museums
Owner description: Our visitors can experience what it was like for soldiers and their families throughout the last three hundred years. The... more » Owner description: Our visitors can experience what it was like for soldiers and their families throughout the last three hundred years. The Gloucestershire Regiment (The Glosters) has been present at many of the turning points in British History; battles in the American Revolutionary War, defeating Napoleon, the defence of Dunkirk and fighting the spread of communism in Korea.Special exhibition Commemorating the Battle of Imjin now on. Also our new Modern Army Display has recently been commissioned - Come and see what it is like to served in Afghanistan. See the latest equipment, lift the body armour and the pack and imagine what it is like to go on operations on extremes of temperature. « less
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