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Things to do in Cotswolds

 

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Cotswold Falconry Centre (Moreton-in-Marsh)
Ranked #1 of 112 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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Giffords Circus (Bourton-on-the-Water)
Ranked #2 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
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The Screening Rooms (Cheltenham)
Ranked #3 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Movie Theaters
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Cotswold Motoring Museum (Bourton-on-the-Water)
Ranked #4 of 112 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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Arlington Row (Bibury)
Ranked #5 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Architectural Buildings
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Hidcote Manor Garden (Chipping Campden)
Ranked #6 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #7 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Specialty Museums
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Dragonfly Maze (Bourton-on-the-Water)
Ranked #8 of 112 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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Cotswold Cricket Museum (Stow-on-the-Wold)
Ranked #9 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #10 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #11 of 112 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 railway line have been restored, together with platforms, buildings, steam and diesel locomotives and rolling stock. There are now 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. Weekend trains start operating from Saturday 8 March. Coming up on Sunday 30 March is the Mothering Sunday Cream Tea Special at 3.10Pm from Toddington. On Saturday 12 April there is Race the Train, organised by Cotswold Care. On Monday 21 April it's time for the Easter Eggspress - fun for all the family on Easter Monday. On Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 April it's time for the very special 'Wartime in the Cotswolds' event with re-enactors, wartime songs and melodies, displays of military and civilian vehicles from the period and lots more (air raids permitting of course). « less
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Montpellier District (Cheltenham)
Ranked #12 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Neighborhoods
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Walk to Broadway Tower (Chipping Campden)
Ranked #13 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Hiking Trails
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Corinium Museum (Cirencester)
Ranked #14 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Museums
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Ranked #15 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Hiking Trails; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Trails

The Cotswold Way is one of many National Trails in Britain.  There are many websites about it -- the official one being http://www.nation... Trip Advisor Reviews of the Cotswold... more »

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Chavenage House (Tetbury)
Ranked #16 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #17 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Sports Complexes
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Woodchester Mansion (Stonehouse)
Ranked #18 of 112 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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Berkeley Castle (Berkeley)
Ranked #19 of 112 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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Everyman Theatre (Cheltenham)
Ranked #20 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #21 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Gardens; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Painswick Beacon (Painswick)
Ranked #22 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
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WMSki (South Cerney)
Ranked #23 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Owner description: WMSki welcomes all beginners to advanced riders to our cable park in the glorious Cotswolds. We offer beginners courses on... more » Owner description: WMSki welcomes all beginners to advanced riders to our cable park in the glorious Cotswolds. We offer beginners courses on all our opening days at 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm (plus 5.30pm Mon-Thu/Jun-Aug)- pre-bookable via our website. We also offer pro coaching, ladies mornings, junior sessions (for 10-16 year olds) and Little Monsters (just for 7-10 year olds). Please note minimum age for participation in public sessions is 10, your MUST be a competent swimmer and able to see reasonably well without glasses. Catering provided by Wakeside-Bar. « less
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Snowshill Manor (Snowshill)
Ranked #24 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Gardens
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Batsford Arboretum (Moreton-in-Marsh)
Ranked #25 of 112 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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Ranked #26 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: History Museums
Owner description: This family-friendly museum, located in a scenic park, chronicles local history and family life on the Cotswolds Hills plus... more » Owner description: This family-friendly museum, located in a scenic park, chronicles local history and family life on the Cotswolds Hills plus exciting displays including dinosaurs, Roman altars and landscape paintings. « less
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Wotton Electric Picture House (Wotton-under-Edge)
Ranked #27 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Movie Theaters
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Dr Jenner's House (Berkeley)
Ranked #28 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Museums; Educational Sites
Owner description: Visit the former country home of the pioneering scientist, Dr Edward Jenner. The museum is the site in 1796 where Jenner... more » Owner description: Visit the former country home of the pioneering scientist, Dr Edward Jenner. The museum is the site in 1796 where Jenner invented a vaccination against the killer disease, Smallpox. Find out when the last case of Smallpox was in the world and how the World Health Organization helped to conquer the disease just 30 years ago. Edward Jenner is remembered today as the pioneer of the smallpox vaccination and the father of the science of Immunology. Smallpox was the most feared and greatest killer of Jenner's time. In today's terms it was as deadly as cancer or heart disease. It killed 10% of the population, rising to 20% in towns and cities where infection spread easily. Among children, it accounted for one in three of all deaths. Jenner called it the Speckled Monster.The Chantry is the house that Edward Jenner owned from 1785 until his death in 1823. The house that you see today dates from 1740s. It is thought there has been a building here since at least the Anglo-Saxon period. « less
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Ranked #29 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Sports Complexes
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Cheltenham Town Hall (Cheltenham)
Ranked #30 of 112 attractions in Cotswolds
Category: Historic Sites; Theaters; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Cheltenham Town Hall was built in 1902-03 in order to provide a venue for the many balls and concerts which made up the... more » Owner description: Cheltenham Town Hall was built in 1902-03 in order to provide a venue for the many balls and concerts which made up the town's social calendar at the turn of the twentieth century. Until the year 1900, that role had been filled by the old Assembly Rooms in the High Street, and it was their demolition to make way for a bank that prompted the Council to build a new, and much larger Hall on a new site. The Town Hall, situated on Imperial Gardens in the centre of Cheltenham comprises of a Grand Main Hall, distinguished by its Corinthian styles columns and coved ceiling. « less
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