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Giffords Circus (Bourton-on-the-Water)
Ranked #1 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
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Cotswold Archery (Broadway)
Ranked #2 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Owner description: A dedicated archery range for all archers to find the archer from within. A wide range of bows to use and shoot with Expert... more » Owner description: A dedicated archery range for all archers to find the archer from within. A wide range of bows to use and shoot with Expert tuition always on hand Good coffee and tea « less
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Cotswold Falconry Centre (Moreton-in-Marsh)
Ranked #3 of 189 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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Gloucester Cathedral (Gloucester)
Ranked #4 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Religious Sites
Cathedral of the Cotswolds
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Ranked #5 of 189 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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Castle Combe Village (Castle Combe)
Ranked #6 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Historic Walking Areas
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Tewkesbury Abbey (Tewkesbury)
Ranked #7 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites
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Hidcote Manor Garden (Chipping Campden)
Ranked #8 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Gardens
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Cotswold Way (Cheltenham)
Ranked #9 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Hiking Trails; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Trails
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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The Screening Rooms (Cheltenham)
Ranked #10 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Movie Theaters
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Cotswold Motoring Museum (Bourton-on-the-Water)
Ranked #11 of 189 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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Painswick Beacon (Painswick)
Ranked #12 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
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Ranked #13 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Scenic Railroads
Owner description: The GWR is a steam and diesel heritage railway in the beautiful English Cotswolds. The railway warmly welcomes the new Flag &... more » Owner description: The GWR is a steam and diesel heritage railway in the beautiful English Cotswolds. The railway warmly welcomes the new Flag & Whistle Restaurant franchisee to the Railway. We wish her all the best for the 2014 season and look forward to enjoying the new exciting menu. The Restaurant will be open 30 min before the first train until late on operating days, offering homemade cakes, light bites, afternoon tea and freshly cooked lunches using local ingredients as well as a selection of hot drinks, locally produced fruit juices and cold drinks. Since 1981, about 12 miles of line have been restored, together with platforms, buildings, steam and diesel locomotives and rolling stock. There are two cafes at the railway, two shops, a self-guided heritage trail, and lots of things for children to do. In addition to scheduled heritage train services, the GWR hosts a number of galas and enthusiasts' events throughout the year including Steam and Diesel Galas, Real Ale Weekends, Classic Vehicle Days, Fish and Chip Specials. The railway also stages events for children such as Days out with Thomas, a Halloween Steam and Scream Special and Santa Specials. Visit the GWR at Toddington, Winchcombe, or Cheltenham Racecourse stations. Free Parking. Upcoming events include: Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st September - Day Out With Thomas; Thursday 30th November - Hallowe'en Steam and Scream Special; 29th & 30th November, 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th,20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, and 24th December - Santa Specials ; Friday 26th and Saturday 27th December - Mince Pie Specials; Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th December - Christmas Cracker mixed traction gala. « less
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Chavenage House (Tetbury)
Ranked #14 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #15 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
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Jet Age Museum (Gloucester)
Ranked #16 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
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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Montpellier District (Cheltenham)
Ranked #17 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Neighborhoods
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Cotswold Cricket Museum (Stow-on-the-Wold)
Ranked #18 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #19 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Sports Complexes
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Woodchester Mansion (Stonehouse)
Ranked #20 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Architectural Buildings
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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Dragonfly Maze (Bourton-on-the-Water)
Ranked #21 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Amusement/ Theme 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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Ranked #22 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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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Corinium Museum (Cirencester)
Ranked #23 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Museums
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Ranked #24 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Religious Sites
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Berkeley Castle (Berkeley)
Ranked #25 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Castles
Owner description: This intriguing castle has been the home of the Berkeley family for more than 850 years and was recently featured on the... more » Owner description: This intriguing castle has been the home of the Berkeley family for more than 850 years and was recently featured on the BBC's 'Britain's Hidden Heritage' programme. It was the last place of residence of King Edward II, who was imprisoned in the castle and murdered within its walls.The Castle is open from Easter until the end of October. The Butterfly House reopens on 1 May, walk amongst the stunning butterflies. A visit to the Yurt Tearoom is also a must!Please check our website for open days and hours. « less
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Batsford Arboretum (Moreton-in-Marsh)
Ranked #26 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Gardens
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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Walk to Broadway Tower (Chipping Campden)
Ranked #27 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Hiking Trails
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Everyman Theatre (Cheltenham)
Ranked #28 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #29 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Sports Complexes
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Ranked #30 of 189 attractions in Cotswolds
Owner description: Held in a 1940's village hall this show promises to bring you true vintage variety. No two shows are the same, and the talent... more » Owner description: Held in a 1940's village hall this show promises to bring you true vintage variety. No two shows are the same, and the talent acts will blow you away - from classic burlesque, to cabaret, to live singers, magicians and comedic poets - there is something for everyone at Cherries. There is also a chance to win prizes donated from local businesses in the charity raffle, and to win a cash prize. « less
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