The jewel in Winchcombe’s crown is the 1000-year-old Sudeley Castle and Gardens, once home to the last and surviving wife of Henry VIII, Queen Katherine Parr. Its wooden adventure playground is great for families and the stunning estate with its duck pond and peaceful parkland is criss-crossed by many public footpaths. Just a few minutes’ drive from the town you’ll find many other great attractions for all ages.
Home of Adam Henson from Countryfile, Cotswold Farm Park was opened in 1971 by Adam’s father Joe to help protect rare breeds of farm animal.
Founded in 1246 by the Earl of Cornwall, Hailes Abbey is set amid delightful Cotswold countryside. The tranquil ruins are the perfect place to relax and enjoy a picnic in a unique historic setting.
The National Trust’s Snowshill Manor and Garden, nr Winchcombe, is a Cotswold manor house packed with extraordinary treasures collected by Charles Wade.