Days out

Let's go there!

Let's go there!

Whatever the time of year, and whatever the weather, there’s plenty to do here.

Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park

Adam Henson's Cotswold Farm Park

This is very much a working farm, with plenty of activities including rabbits and guinea pigs to stroke, lambs and goat kids to bottle feed, piglets to meet, seasonal demonstrations farm safari ride and a 2-mile Wildlife Walk.

Batsford Arboretum & Garden Centre

Batsford Arboretum & Garden Centre

Batsford Arboretum & Garden Centre is home to the country’s largest private collection of trees and shrubs. It’s an intimate and romantic place to visit with interest all year round. There are kid’s trails for the little ones, too.

Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle

The history played out within Berkeley Castle’s walls make it one of the most remarkable buildings in Britain. Did you know that King Edward II was murdered here? The castle also has links with William Shakespeare and more!

Blackfriars

Blackfriars

Boasting one of the oldest surviving purpose-built libraries in Europe, Gloucester Blackfriars is a hidden treasure in the heart of Gloucester city centre. Founded around 1239, the venue features stunning medieval architecture.

Bugatti Museum

Bugatti Museum

This museum is for everyone interested in cars, engineering, art and design. The exhibition of historic Bugatti cars, models, engines, art and photographs demonstrates the artistry and individuality of Ettore Bugatti and his family.

Chauffeur Jonny-Rocks

Jonny-Rocks

Jonny-Rocks Ltd specialises in business and private VIP travel throughout the south west, offering clientele a personal bespoke door to door executive car service, every time, day, evening or night.

Chedworth Roman Villa

Chedworth Roman Villa

Chedworth Roman Villa was rediscovered by the Victorians over 150 years ago. There is a small museum housing a range of finds and artefacts from the villa. As well as all this, there are plenty of opportunities for walks.

Cheltenham Racecourse

Cheltenham Racecourse

Cheltenham, the jewel in jump racing’s crown, plays host to the best jumping action in the world from 350 spectacular acres in the lee of the beautiful Cotswold hills. It’s an experience you’ll never forget!

Corinium Museum

Corinium Museum

The Corinium Museum in Cirencester focuses on the Romans in Gloucestershire, with impressive displays of mosaics, artefacts and archaeological finds housed in light, well-presented galleries. A great day out.

Cotswolds Distillery

Cotswolds Distillery

From its single malt whisky to its gins and liqueurs, everything made at the Cotswolds Distillery is about quality and flavour above all else. Tours run three times a day, seven days a week and must be booked in advance.

Forest of Dean

Forest of Dean

The Forestry Commission look after the Forest of Dean for everyone to enjoy. It’s home to a wide variety of wildlife, and a great place to explore. Whether you’re a mountain biker or a lover of nature, a great day out awaits!

Funky Warehouse

Funky Warehouse

Funky Warehouse is Gloucestershire’s ultimate indoor trampoline/parkour park and soft play area with various activities and something for all ages! Play in this huge trampoline park complete with fun-filled activities!

Gloucester Cathedral

Gloucester Cathedral

Gloucester Cathedral is a place where all are welcome, regardless of background or faith. It’s open 365 days a year and are proud that entry into the building is completely free for everyone. Find it in Gloucester city centre.

Gloucester Rally School

Gloucester Rally School

Gloucestershire Rally School is an award-winning rally school based in Gloucestershire offering rally driving experiences for all abilities; for kids aged 10 years old, adults wanting a fantastic, fun experience for a treat to themselves.

Hidcote Manor

Hidcote Manor

Hidcote Manor was by the talented American horticulturist, Major Lawrence Johnston. Its colourful and intricately designed outdoor ‘rooms’ are always full of surprises. It’s a must-see if you’re on holiday in the Cotswolds.

International Centre for Birds of Prey

International Centre for Birds of Prey

This is thriving and popular tourist attraction which offers a wonderful day out for any age! Get close to the birds for spectacular photo opportunities; watch eagles soar, falcons stoop, owls amuse, hawks and vultures entertain.

JDR Karting

JDR Karting

The circuit at JDR Karting is approximately 300m long with a typical lap time of 24 seconds, featuring three very exciting high-speed banking corners. There’s also a junior karting track for children aged 4-11 years.

Longborough Festival Opera

Longborough Festival Opera

Longborough Festival Opera is an intimate 500-seat theatre. It works with talented designers, directors, conductors and the best up-and-coming artists to bring you something you won’t have seen anywhere else.

Love Weston-super-Mare

Love Weston-super-Mare

When it comes to things to do in Weston-super-Mare, there really is have something to offer everyone! Whether you are into animals, the arts, theatre, history or adventure, you will be pleasantly surprised at what’s on offer.

Mr Mulligan’s Lost World Golf

Mr Mulligan's Lost World Golf

Mr Mulligan’s Lost World Golf is the perfect addition to the Brewery Quarter in Cheltenham. The adventurous 36-hole course is riddled with mysterious objects and takes all adventurers on a journey across unidentified landscapes!

Museum in the Park

Museum in the Park

The Museum in the Park is set in the beautiful grounds of Stratford Park. Its collection tells the story of the Stroud Valleys and the wider district, giving you the chance to find out about the people who lived and worked here.

Museum of Gloucester

Museum of Gloucester

The Museum of Gloucester tells the story of the city’s origins as a Roman settlement and its subsequent development through the Dark Ages and Medieval period. The Archaeology collection includes the world-famous Birdlip Mirror.

Newark Park

Newark Park

Newark Park stands proud on top of the Cotswold escarpment, looking down into the Ozleworth valley and to the Mendips beyond. It is situated in an unspoilt corner of Gloucestershire, with barely a sign of modern life visible.

Puzzlewood

Puzzlewood

Puzzlewood is a unique and enchanting place, located in the beautiful and historic Forest of Dean. Explore a mile of meandering pathways, with its fantastic tree and rock formations, through this 14-acre ancient woodland.

Sandford Parks Lido

Sandford Parks Lido

Sandford Parks Lido is a great day out in the heart of Cheltenham. It is a children’s paradise with slides, a children’s pool and a paddling pool. The 50m pool is also an ideal place to train, two lanes are reserved most days.

Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Slimbridge Wetland Centre

From birdwatchers to families there is plenty to discover all year round. Enjoy amazing wildlife up-close. With experiences to suit all ages and a huge variety of wildlife, it is no surprise Slimbridge is an award-winning day out!

Snowshill Manor & Garden

Snowshill Manor & Garden

Snowshill Manor is a Cotswold manor house packed with extraordinary treasures collected over a life time by Charles Wade. Inside these rooms you can discover this eclectic collection that he restored and displayed.

South Gloucestershire Tourism

South Gloucestershire Tourism

Take the time to discover the medieval towns and castles, glorious countryside and pretty villages of South Gloucestershire, all just a short distance from Bristol and Bath. There’s something for everyone here.

Sudeley Castle & Gardens

Sudeley Castle & Gardens

Rated amongst the top attractions on TripAdvisor for ‘Things to Do in the Cotswolds’, the Sudeley’s castle rooms and exhibits contain many fascinating treasures, from ancient Roman times to the present day.

Tailor of Gloucester

Tailor of Gloucester

The House of the Tailor of Gloucester is a charming museum and quaint shop located in College Court, Gloucester. This was the area Beatrix Potter drew and which inspired her to write what she described as her ‘favourite book’.

Taurus Crafts

Taurus Crafts

Taurus Crafts is a thriving centre of creativity in the Forest of Dean. Home to 14 artisan businesses, a gift shop full of original and local craft products and a café that serves delicious food and hosts regular art exhibitions.

Tewkesbury Abbey

Tewkesbury Abbey

Although Tewkesbury Abbey was founded in 1087 by nobleman Robert FitzHamon, building of the present abbey did not start until 1102. Built to house Benedictine monks, the Norman Abbey was near completion in 1121.

Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt Arboretum

A remarkable place for people to enjoy and learn about trees, Westonbirt Arboretum offers 15,000 specimens from all over the globe and 17 miles of accessible paths – the perfect place to relax, learn or have an adventure!