Cotswold water park

140 Lakes and wetlands covering 40 square miles, just south of Cirencester. All outdoor needs satisfied – nature reserves, country parks, water sports, cycling, fishing, riding, swimming and golf. The Cotswold Water Park has much to offer, from a beautiful lakeside stroll to lunch in a Cotswold village pub; from an exhilarating day of watersportsContinue reading “Cotswold water park”

New Brewery arts centre

New Brewery Arts is the home of craft and making in the heart of the Cotswolds, with galleries, artists’ studios, café and shop, and guest accommodation, and an extensive programme of courses and workshops (over 200 each year). Explore craft and creativity. See unique items created by extraordinary craftspeople. The studios offer a rare opportunity toContinue reading “New Brewery arts centre”


Cirencester (often referred to as the Capital of the Cotswolds) was the second largest town in Britain during Roman times. In later years it was a very prosperous medieval wool town. Cirencester’s market square is dominated by the cathedral-like Parish Church of St. John Baptist. Cirencester’s market town status was mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086. TradersContinue reading “Cirencester”

Castle Combe village

Castle Combe is a quintessentially English village often named as the ‘prettiest village in England.’ You’ll find the Market Cross and St Andrew’s Church which dates from the 13th century. The church houses a faceless clock which is reputed to be one of the oldest working clocks in the country. You’ll also find a coupleContinue reading “Castle Combe village”

Badminton horse trials

The next Badminton Horse Trials will take place from Wednesday 5th to Sunday 9th May 2021. The event is staged within the beautiful grounds of the Badminton Estate in South Gloucestershire, featuring over 500 trade stands. The Saturday crowds will enjoy the Shetland Pony Grand National in the main arena before the thrills and spills ofContinue reading “Badminton horse trials”