VERY LOCAL WITHIN 10 MINUTES DRIVE
Temple Guiting Pantry, Temple Guiting, 01451 850577, templeguitingpantry.co.uk
Our very own shop opened in November 2016 and offers guests and locals alike a fantastic selection of local produce from free-range meat, local cheeses, seasonal fruit & vegetables, everyday essentials, famous Bertinet breads & pastries daily, sweet delights, newspapers, handpicked wines and local craft ales and spirits. Our tearoom offers a delicious breakfast menu & great coffee from our state of the art La Marzocca coffee machine, mouth-watering seasonal lunch menu. Guests at Temple Guiting can also pre order food for delivery or arrange breakfast hampers to be delivered during their stay. Open daily except Monday 8.30am – 6pm and 4.30pm on Sundays.
The Hollow Bottom, Guiting Power, 01451 850392, hollowbottom.com
The Horse & Groom, Bourton on the Hill, 01386 700413, horseandgroom.info
WITHIN 20 MINUTES DRIVE
The Old Butchers, Stow-on-the-Wold, 01451 831700, theoldbutchers.squarespace.com
Daylesford Organic, Daylesford, 01608 731700, daylesford.com
The Kingham Plough, Kingham, 01608 658327, thekinghamplough.co.uk
The Wild Rabbit, Church St, Kingham, Chipping Norton OX7 6YA, 01608 658389, wildrabbit.com
Kings Head Inn, Bledington, 01608 658365, kingsheadinn.net
The Churchill Arms, Paxford
WITHIN 30 MINUTES DRIVE
The Feathered Nest, Nether Westcote, 01993 833030, thefeatherednestinn.co.uk
MICHELIN STARRED OR FORMAL DINING
5 North Street, 5 North St, Winchcombe, nr. Cheltenham, Gloucs GL54 5LH, 01242 604566, 5northstreetrestaurant.co.uk
Lords of the Manor, Upper Slaughter, Gloucestershire, 01451 820243; lordsofthemanor.com
The Wild Rabbit, Church St, Kingham, Chipping Norton OX7 6YA, 01608 658389; wildrabbit.com
Le Champignon Sauvage, 24-26 Suffolk Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, 01242 573 449; lechampignonsauvage.co.uk
Wild Garlic, 3 Cossack Court, Cossacks Square, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, 01453 832615, wild-garlic.co.uk
VERY LOCAL WITHIN 15 MINUTE DRIVE
Adam Henson's Cotswold Farm Park (5 minute drive), cotswoldfarmpark.co.uk
Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, sudeleycastle.co.uk
Broadway Tower, broadwaytower.co.uk
Model Village, Bourton-on-the-Water, themodelvillage.com
Birdland Park & Gardens, Bourton-on-the-Water, birdland.co.uk
WITHIN 30 MINUTES - 1 HOUR DRIVE
Cotswold Water Park, waterpark.org
Slimbridge Wetlands, wwt.org.uk
Cotswold Wildlife Park, cotswoldwildlifepark.co.uk
Giffords Circus (seasonal), giffordscircus.com
Berkeley Castle, berkeley-castle.com
Corinium Museum, Cirencester, coriniummuseum.org
Fairytale Farm, Chipping Norton, fairytalefarm.co.uk
CHELTENHAM - 30 MINUTES DRIVE
The Centre of The Cotwolds. Cheltenham is a vibrant Spa town with beautiful buildings, well known brands and small boutiques and restaurants and cafes situated in the Montpellier district.
BROADWAY - 15 MINUTES DRIVE
An attractive Cotswold market town with beautiful antique shops and boutiques.
CHIPPING CAMPDEN - 10 MINUTES DRIVE
A quintessential Cotswolds town brimming with character, Chipping Campden was at the centre of the Arts & Crafts movement and today offers a brilliant selection of individual shops – home to Robert Welch cutlery & kitchenware.
DAYLESFORD ORGANIC - 20 MINUTE DRIVE
This renowned luxury organic farm shop and cockery school stocks fresh food, Bamford clothing, kitchenware, gifts, garden ware and it's own spa products.
TETBURY - 1 HOURS DRIVE
This pretty Cotswold town is home to the Highgrove Shop, giving the pretty market town a touch of royal sparkle. Here you can find organic foods from Duchy Home Farm and a range of craft pieces, homewares and clothing made by local artisans.
HISTORIC HOUSES & GARDENS
At the centre of a family-run 4,500-acre agricultural estate, this romantic water garden surrounds a 200-year-old Indian-inspired palace and is full of grottoes, streams and waterfalls.
HIDCOTE MANOR GARDEN
One of England’s most beloved Arts & Crafts gardens and a National Trust flagship, Hidcote unveils itself in a sequence of beautiful themed ‘rooms’, originally designed by Lawrence Johnson. The 10.5-acre grounds are also home to a plant shop and café, and Hidcote’s proximity to Kiftsgate makes them ideal to double up for a day trip.
BOURTON HOUSE GARDENS
Known for the inventive topiary, knot garden and selection of rare exotic plants, Bourton House’s three colourful acres are replete with water features, including a raised basket pond that was presented at the Great Exhibition of 1851.
Set in the two-acre grounds of a historic water mill, this classic English country garden offers a fruit garden, grotto, and wonderful views over the hills, and cream teas by the kingfisher-frequented millpond.
SNOWSHILL MANOR GARDENS
A charming Arts & Crafts garden surrounding a Tudor manor house, Snowshill is a relaxing, ornament-dotted place to wander away an afternoon.
STANWAY HOUSE GARDENS
Jacobean manor that is famously the home of the Stanway Fountain, which, with a 300-foot jet, is the tallest in Britain.
KIFTSGATE COURT GARDENS
Kiftsgate Court Gardens are magnificently situated on the edge of the Cotswold escarpment, with views towards the Malvern Hills.
It’s 56 acres is home to one of England’s biggest collections of trees and shrubs. There is also a garden centre, furniture store and café.
The picturesque ruins of the once-magnificent Hailes Abbey are set amid delightful Cotswold countryside.
SUDELEY CASTLE GARDENS - 8 MINUTES DRIVE
ANNE HATHEWAY'S COTTAGE AND GARDENS
Nine acres of woodland, orchard and beautifully maintained gardens surround the childhood home of Shakespeare’s wife, including a sculpture trail themed around her his works.
This 16th-century National Trust country house is surrounded by Capability Brown landscapes. Walks, rambling deer and views across the River Avon nationaltrust.org.uk/charlecote-park
BLENHEIM PALACE AND GARDENS
Given the palace’s status as a World Heritage site, you’d expect the gardens to be pretty spectacular – and they don’t disappoint. Spanning an enormous 2,000 acres, they include a water terraces, a succession of formal and pleasure gardens, a butterfly house and the famous Malborough Hedge Maze.
With the world’s largest Norman church tower, Tewkesbury Abbey dominates the town’s skyline. Built in the 12th century, it’s a breath-taking feat of medieval architecture, and home to an extensive collection of stained glass form across the ages.
CHEDWORTH ROMAN VILLA
Unearthed over 150 years ago, the ruins of Chedworth are all that remains of one of Roman Britain’s grandest homes. Alongside ornate mosaics and ancient artefacts, the villa hosts a busy schedule of interactive activities for kids.
Open to the public on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays in summer (plus a handful of bank holidays), this moated manor near Banbury is one of the most attractive in England. Recognisable from numerous film appearances, the 14th-century castle is graced with spectacular walled gardens and stained glass.