Places To Visit
The Everyman is Gloucestershire´s theatre - and has been serving the county (and beyond) since 1891. Our main auditorium is an architectural masterpiece designed by Frank Matcham that has inspired generations of performers. The common thread throughout the many years has always been our relationship with our audience - a relationship that we treasure.
Malvern Theatres is one of the country´s leading regional venues, delightfully situated in the shadow of the famous Malvern hills. It´s three auditoria comprise two 800-seat theatres: one a traditional victorian proscenium arch theatre; the other a modern versatile space with adaptable seating.
One of the world´s best-known theatre ensembles, the Royal Shakespeare Company focuses on works by Shakespeare, other renaissance dramatists and contemporary writers. The RSC´s ensemble nature allows audiences to follow the company´s actors in a number of repertoire productions while providing an expert training environment for its actors, directors and theatre artists.
Held at the spectacular Warwick Castle, join the Kingmaker´s household as the Earl´s loyal followers prepare for battle by celebrating the occasion in spectacular glory. The celebrations include plenty of impish tales, music, singing and revelry, but when the evening draws to a close, will you decide to march for glory with the Earl?
55 acres of Parkland overlooking the Evenlode Valley containing over 1500 species of trees. In spring displays of flowering bulbs, wild flowers, and magnolias. Located on the outskirts of the village of Batsford near Moreton-in-Marsh.
Since Saxon times, the stone built village of Bourton on the Hill has hugged the Cotswold escarpment. Built on monastic lands, Bourton House, its Brewhouse stables and coach house have created a courtyard since the late 16th century.
This garden is internationally renowned and is a series of smaller gardens each with it´s own theme. One of the most inventive and influential gardens of the 20th century. Located near the village of Hidcote Bartrim not far from Chipping Campden.
Perched on the edge of the Cotswolds with wonderful views to the west, the gardens of Kiftsgate reflect gardening through the 20th century. The original gardens around the house are planted in colour themes separated by yew hedges. Located opposite to Hidcote Manor Gardens.
Snowshill Manor is full to the brim of Charles Wade´s collection from all over the world. The charming cottage style garden is set in 2.5 acres and is organically run. The garden has stunning views. Located at the village of Snowshill, 5 minutes by car from Broadway.
The Stanway Watergarden, one of the finest in England, was created in the 1720s for John Tracy, probably by Charles Bridgeman, gardener to Lord Cobham at Stowe, Buckinghamshire from 1719 and Royal Gardener from 1727, who invented the English style of gardening, which superceded the Franco-Dutch style.
Sudeley Castle is set against the backdrop of the Cotswold hills and is steeped in history. Surrounding the castle are ten enchanting gardens and a wild flower walk to the tithe barn and heritage seed library with it´s rare vegetables. Located at Winchcombe.
Contains one of the finest collection of trees and shrubs in Europe. There are 18000 of them spread throughout 600 acres of glorious Cotswold countryside. Also displays of rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolias, and the wild flowers of silk wood. Located at the village of Westonbirt, not far from Tetbury.
Set in 230 acres of delightfully landscaped Warwickshire countryside, our 18-hole par 72 championship length course is one of the longest and most challenging courses in England. American bent grass greens are fully irrigated with a host of water hazards on the back nine holes, with another four running alongside the River Avon.
Broadway Golf Club, situated 850 feet above sea level on the edge of the Cotswold escarpment, commands outstanding views over the neighbouring villages and beyond them to Bredon Hill to the west, the Malvern Hills and Meon Hil to the east.
Cotswold Hills Golf Club is set in the picturesque Cotswolds three miles south of Cheltenham in open rolling countryside, and offers you a championship standard course. It´s a past venue for the English Ladies' Amateur Championship, the prestigious Cotswold Golf Vase, and county championships.
Naunton Downs is an 18 hole, par 71 course, which is situated in an area of outstanding Cotswold countryside, known for it´s charm and tranquility. The course was designed keeping the natural features and landscape in mind, and offers a challenge to suit golfers of all ages and abilities.
Cheltenham is world famous for it´s horse racing course at Prestbury Park and the main hurdles event being the Gold Cup National Hunt Festival week in March.
STEEPLECHASING has taken place at Stratford Racecourse since 1755. Nowadays, we have fifteen meetings a year, most of which take place within the summer months. Equipped with a new glass-fronted Grandstand (opened in 1997) and having won a major award for the care of the racetrack, we are proud to be in the top flight of Britain´s smaller courses.
Lying a few hundred yards from Warwick Castle, Warwick Racecourse retains its historic charm and character, offering a range of elegant hospitality suites and private boxes catering for parties from 10 to 100 guests - all with closed circuit television and Tote facilities and all with balconies overlooking the racecourse.
Join us for summer jump racing at one of Britain´s oldest racecourses where racing has taken place on the banks of the River Severn since 1718. A long oval shaped left-handed course, one mile five furlongs around with nine fences per circuit and a run in of 220 bedak wanita yards. The easy turns and long home straight make the course ideal for galloping.
The GWR is an all-volunteer steam and diesel heritage railway in the English Cotswolds. Since 1981, the volunteers have restored over 10 miles of line, together with platforms, buildings, steam and diesel locomotives and rolling stock. In addition to a scheduled service, GWR hosts a number of galas and enthusiasts’ events throughout the year, including our popular Santa Specials.
Cotswold manor house with eclectic collection and Arts & Crafts-style garden Eccentric combination of terraces and ponds forming outdoor rooms Bright colours and delightful scents, The home of thousands of fascinating treasures collected entirely by architect and craftsman, Charles Paget Wade.
Cotswolds Guided Tours, a Unique Day Trip Experience, Tours throughout the year for a maximum of 7 guests, ideal for Solo Travellers, Couples & Small Groups.
Stanway House is noted for its mellow Cotswold stone known as Guiting Yellow, for its architecture Jacobean mullions and gables and Cotswold, like the Charles I working shuffleboard table, has been in the house since it was made, and by its setting close to the church, Gatehouse, Tithe Barn and cottages and surrounded by an enchanting garden and ancient parkland.
Situated just 8 miles from Oxford on A44, the Palace was created a World Heritage site in 1987 and is the home of 11th Duke of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.
Established in 1971, the Farm Park can be aptly described as a pageant of history on four legs. Alongside our serious aims of conservation and education, visitors of all ages will find themselves easily entertained. On display is an unrivalled collection of rare breeds of British farm animals including sheep, cattle, pigs, goats, horses, poultry and waterfowl.
At the time Shakespeare was a child his father the Mayor welcomed groups of actors to entertain the townspeople. This may have started Shakespeare´s interest in the theatre, which led him to London to work, but he returned to Stratford upon Avon near the end of his life.
Ancestral home of the Earls of Warwick and the "King Maker". Warwick Castle is the finest medieval castle in England dating back to the days of William the Conquerer and it brings to life 1000 years of history. Many attractions including periodic displays of swordmanship, jousting, and birds of prey. Allow a full day for visiting.
The Throckmortons have lived at Coughton since 1409 when the first Throckmorton came here from Throckmorton village near Hadbury, Worcestershire in 1409. It is believed that there was a medieval house on this site then and the church next to the house was built in about 1450.