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Click here for the Cotswolds Attractions video or for more information see "The Cotswolds".

See for yourself what a wonderful place the 'Cotswolds' really are, ranging from picturesque towns and villages to beautiful countryside for exploring such as, The Cotswold Way or the Thames path.




The historic town of Malmesbury provides all essential amenities and boasts a famous Abbey and Gardens. Open from approx April to October, home of the famous naked gardeners

Malmesbury Abbey 



Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt offers an ideal retreat for walking in ancient woodlands or you can simply sit and watch the world go by. During the year there are many events and concerts.

Website: Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt Arboretum 




A beautiful village with querky streets and houses. It was used as a film set for Jane Austin, Cranford, Harry Potter.

Lacock Village 




Avebury and Silbury Hill

A village surounded by an ancient stone circle, lovely to walk and explore. Near by is the ancient burial site at Silbury Hill.






A famous stone circle situated in the heart of Wiltshire.






Kennet and Avon Canal

The wharfside in Devizes leads down to the famous Caen Hill locks.

Caen Hill Locks
Caen Hill Locks 






Home of the famous safari park and drive through monkey enclosure.

Website: Longleat

Longleat House 





Steam Museum

Interesting indoor activity with a look at Brunels steam trains. Situated next to Swindon's Outlet Shopping Village.

Swindon Steam Museum
Steam Museum 






Bath has a magnificent shopping high sreet and is home to the Royal Crescent. Also has the famous Roman Baths and spa pools.







An old Roman town with a selection of interesting independant shops and cafe's.

Castle Street Cirencester1



Easy access to popular places such as Bath, Bristol, Cirencester, Oxford and Cotswold villages including Bibury and Bourton-on-the-Water. Wiltshire also has many National Trust properties and gardens including Stourhead.

Traveling a little further afield, attractions such as Warwick Castle and Legoland can also be reached for day trips.

The accommodation provides a perfect base for events including:

    • Womad
    • Badminton Horse Trials
    • RAF Fairford
    • Gatcombe Horse Trials
    • Cheltenham Races
    • Castle Coombe Racing
    • Chippenham Festival
    • Kemble Airshow and Kemble Steam Rally
    • Hullavington Airfield events (e.g Mary Howard, Police and Emergency Vehicles Display)

There are several golf clubs close by, located at: Oaksey; Wroughton; Brinkworth; Highworth; Chippenham; Broome Manor and several others.

Other local activities include, walking, cycling, fishing lakes, bird watching, water sports, the Cotswold Water Park and horse riding.


Eating Out

Thames Head Inn, near Tetbury
Vale of the White Horse, Minety
Rose and Crown, Lea
The Horse Guards, Brokenborough
Smoking Dog, Malmesbury
Kings Arms, Malmesbury
Horse and Groom Inn, Charlton