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Top Ten Cotswolds attractions

Posted by Daniel Noori on 02/16/2023 (Updated 06/27/2023), Category: Article
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The Cotswolds is packed with great things to see and do. As one of the most popular regions in the UK, it attracts thousands of visitors each year. It offers family-friendly days out, places to spend weekends with friends and important historical sites.

Our stunning range of luxury apartments is only a short drive from Cotswold’s must-see sites. So why not plan your stay with the best that the Cotswolds offers?

1) Bourton-on-the-Water

Classed as the ‘Venice of the Cotswolds’, Bourton-on-the-Water is regularly voted as one of the prettiest villages in England and has plenty to see and do. The river Windrush flows through the centre of the village, with its many low bridges. Visit the Model Village, Birdland, cafes, and gift shops.

Information about Bourton-on-the-water – bourtoninfo.com

2) Gloucestershire Steam Railway

The Gloucestershire-Warwickshire Steam Railway is a heritage railway over 14 miles (23km) long in the beautiful English Cotswolds. Visit the GWSR stations at Broadway, Toddington, Winchcombe, or Cheltenham Racecourse.

Website – gwsr.com

3) Sudeley Castle & Gardens

With royal connections spanning a thousand years, Sudeley Castle has played a significant role in the turbulent and changing times of England’s past. Sudeley Castle offers a spectacular day out in the heart of the Cotswolds countryside. Explore ten magnificent gardens, wander around the castles, stop at many exhibitions and finish with afternoon tea or lunch.

Website – sudeleycastle.co.uk

4) Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Take the opportunity to explore nature across this 100-acre park. Get up close to rare and exotic birds, mammals and the most extensive collection of amphibians in the UK, set in the tranquil surroundings of the Slimbridge nature reserve.

Website – wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/slimbridge

5) Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens

The Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens exhibits over 260 different species of animals. The park is set in 160 acres of landscaped parkland and gardens—an adventure playground, animal feeding and talks, petting zoo. Cotswold Wildlife Park is a must-visit for families in one of our Cheltenham holiday lets.

Website – cotswoldwildlifepark.co.uk

6) Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt Arboretum is one of the world’s most beautiful and essential plant collections. With 15,000 specimens and 2,500 species of trees worldwide, the Arboretum plays a vital part in research and conservation.

Website – forestryengland.uk/westonbirt-the-national-arboretum

7) Cotswold Water Park

The Cotswold Water Park is an area of 40 square miles, with more than 150 lakes set across the countryside as well as an artificial beach. The waterpark has a vast range of leisure activities and water sports.

Website – waterpark.org

8) Pittville Park

The largest of all Cheltenham parks, Pittville Park, is split into two sides: On the east side, you’ll find a huge play area, the historically significant Pittville Pump Room, aviaries, a pretty lake, Central Cross Café and a large field which hosts events throughout the year. On the west side are a boating lake and boathouse, a Pitch and Putt golf course, tennis courts, a play area, and a skateboarding/BMX area.

Website cheltenham.gov.uk/info/33/parks_and_open_spaces/350/pittville_park

9) The Cotswold Way Walk

With 100 miles of stunning trails, the Cotswold Way passes through picturesque villages. It is close to many historic sites, such as the Roman heritage at Bath, the Neolithic burial chamber at Belas Knap, Sudeley Castle near Winchcombe, Hailes Abbey, and many beautiful churches and historic houses.

Website – nationaltrail.co.uk/en_GB/trails/cotswold-way

10) Cheltenham Racecourse

Cheltenham Racecourse is the Home of Jump Racing and boasts incredible views over the beautiful Cotswold hills. As well as racing, comedy nights and music events are held at the racecourse. See our ‘What’s on’ calendar for other horse racing events. Find your luxury getaway during the races and explore our Cheltenham racecourse accommodation options.

Website – thejockeyclub.co.uk/cheltenham

We are inspired by what the Cotswolds has to offer. Ask Luxury Apartments about our Cheltenham apartments. Our team is ready to assist you at info@staywithla.co.uk.

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