Chastleton Manor & Gardens – a film set of recent historical drama, Wolf Hall. 01494 755560 www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Hidcote Manor & Gardens and Kifsgate Gardens nearby 01386 438 333 www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Batsford Arboretum – Mitford sisters country. [email protected] 01386 701 444
Blenheim Palace – truly magnificent in a stunning capability brown landscape and a world heritage site 0800 8496500
Ragley Hall & Gardens. 01789 762 090 www.ragleyhall.co.uk
Sudeley Castle & Gardens www.sudeleycastle.co.uk
Bourton on the Water bird sanctuary, miniature model village, feed the ducks, motor museum, trout farm and perfumery
Cotswold Distillery [email protected]
Go Ape ultimate forest adventure zip wires 0330 134 6269 [email protected]
Joseph’s Amazing Camels 01608 661 1367 or 07890975982
Bike riding and walking
Ballooning in the Cotswolds 01453 753221
The Cotswold Pottery 01451 820 173 [email protected]
Bourton House Garden 01386 700 754 [email protected]
Corinium Museum Cirencester 01285 655611
Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park 01451 850 307 www.cotswoldfarmpark.co.uk
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens 01993 823 006 www.cotswildlifepark.co.uk
Broadway Tower & Country Park 01386852390 [email protected]
The Woollen Weavers at the Filkins 01367 860660
Giffords Circus 9-13 July at the daylesford farm shop
Cornbury music festival 4-6 July
Wilderness 6-9 July
Longborough Festival Opera
RSC Stratford upon Avon
Chipping Norton theatre
Ragley Hall food festival Saturday 13-14 September www.greatbritishfoodfestival.com
Badmington horse trials 6-10 May
Northleach steam and vintage show 5-6 September
All listed below are within approximately ten minutes drive.
DAYLESFORD FARM SHOP NEAR KINGHAM
For foodies with quality produce. Two restaurants and a spa. Also hosts the fabulous Giffords Circus once a year.
THE WILD RABBIT- KINGHAM
Gourmet pub also owned by Lady Bamford. Beautifully decorated and supremely stylish.
THE MANOR HOUSE HOTEL
Gourmet restaurant in the pretty market town of Moreton in Marsh. The cheese shop has a great selection.
THE KINGS HEAD BLEDINGTON
Alastair Sawday’s pub in very pretty village setting. Great Food.
THE FOX INN – LOWER ODDINGTON
Rustic and Charming.
THE HORSE AND GROOM – UPPER ODDINGTON
Pretty and quirky – good for Sunday lunch
THE BUTCHERS GRILL – STOW ON THE WOLD
Picturesque market town with a good selection of restaurants, antique and vintage shops
THE FARM SHOP – LONGBOROUGH
Lovely views with a good restaurant. You can order picnic hampers in advance.