Things To Do

There are a wide variety of activities, places of interest and special events that cater for visitors to the area. There are cycle routes and a range of footpaths for the keen walker. The diverse countryside and landscapes are to be enjoyed by all.

Below is just a glimpse into the range of activities the local area has to offer.

Canal walks and boat trips

A wide range of canals span across the Cotswolds including the Gloucester canal and the Stroud Water canal. A small journey will bring you to the river severn.
Slimbridge Wild Fowl and Wetlands Trust

A local attraction full of wildlife and exploration. A mixture of beautiful scenery and nature awaits your visit.
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Cheltenham Races and Town

Visit the modern, diverse, spa town of Cheltenham or enjoy a day at the famous Cheltenham races. With hundreds of retail outlets, dozens of tourist attractions and a range of food outlets, you are sure to find something to take your fancy.
Historic Cities of Gloucester and Bristol

Gloucester and Bristol are both within easy reach. Visit Bristol for the docks where you can board the famous SS Great Britain or Bristol zoo for its gardens. Gloucester docks boasts a new shopping development, historical quays and the cathedral which appeared in the Harry Potter films.
Tall Ships Festival
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Berkeley Castle

A stunning castle situation within the quiet town of Berkeley. Contained within the sizeable grounds is a beautiful butterfly house.
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Equestrian eventing at Badminton and Gatcombe Park
Bath Spa

Breathtaking architecture and naturally hot springs are just two prominent features of Bath Spa. Situated a short distance from Bristol, brimming with culture, this really is a lovely day trip. Why not enjoy a lunch at the waterside before visiting the baths.
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Westonbirt Arboretum

An internationally renowned tree collection, heritage landscape and fantastic location for playing, walking, relaxing and learning about nature.
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Cattle Country Adventure Park

A day out suitable for all the family. Explore the adventure park, take to the slides or have a picnic in the sun, the day is yours for the making.
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Bristol Zoo

A multitude of animals await for this family friendly day out. See everything from monkeys through to fish and travel through your own mini safari.
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SS Great Britain

With a tagline of "Discover the ship that changed the world" you are bound to enjoy a day at SS Great Britain. Located just a short drive away in the centre of Bristol, a thriving city, there is plenty to do and see.
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