Chastleton House

Gloucestershire Places to Visit Historic - Chastleton House

Moreton Marsh

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A rare gem of a Jacobean country house, Chastleton House was built between 1607 and 1612 by a prosperous wool merchant as an impressive statement of wealth and power. Robert Catesby, one of the leading figures in the Gunpowder Plot, once owned the Chastleton estate and had to sell the estate shortly before the plot in order to pay a huge fine for his part in the Essex Rebellion. Step back in time with a house that has barely changed. There is no shop or tearoom. A National Trust property.

Chastleton House - Moreton Marsh, Gloucestershire

Chavenage House

Gloucestershire Places to Visit Historic - Chavenage House


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A Cotswold Elizabethan manor house, virtually unchanged for 400 years. Seasonal opening times. Choice of 5 rooms for wedding receptions, including medieval hall.

Chavenage House - Tetbury, Gloucestershire

Chedworth Roman Villa

Gloucestershire Places to Visit Historic - Chedworth Roman Villa


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Remains of one of Britain's largest Romano-British villas and home to some of the richest people in the country during the 4th century. Discover surviving mosaics, hypocausts, bath-houses, latrines. Museum of site finds. Stunning scenery. Living History events during the year. Children's activities during the school holidays. Cafe. School visits welcomed. Managed by the National Trust.

Chedworth Roman Villa - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Cirencester Amphitheatre

Gloucestershire Places to Visit Historic - Cirencester Amphitheatre


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The earthwork remains of one of the largest Roman amphitheatres in Britain, built in the early 2nd century. It served the Roman city of Corinium (now Cirencester), then second only in size and importance to London, and had a capacity of around 8,000 spectators. Later fortified against Saxon invaders. An English Heritage property. Free admission.

Cirencester Amphitheatre - Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Cirencester Park

Gloucestershire Places to Visit Outdoor - Cirencester Park


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Cirencester Park belongs to The Bathurst Estate and is open for visitors to enjoy both on foot and on horseback. Planted in the English Forest Style, the park is 8km long and nearly 5km wide with a large lake. Dogs welcome within the dog walking areas. Open all year round from dawn to dusk.

Cirencester Park - Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Clearwell Caves

Gloucestershire Places to Visit Family Attractions - Clearwell Caves


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A fascinating insight into an ancient iron mining tradition. Nine caverns to explore, blacksmith workshop. Tea room, surface walks and picnic areas.

Clearwell Caves - Coleford, Gloucestershire

Cleeve Common

Gloucestershire Places to Visit Outdoor - Cleeve Common

A wide-open area of natural grassland forming part of the Cotswold Hills escarpment, with almost all of it designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest. It covers an area of 1000 acres and the highest point is 330m (1083ft) above sea level. With spectacular views it is a popular place for walking and other recreational activities. Website gives details of its history, geology, features, habitat and wildlife.

Cleeve Common - , Gloucestershire

Colesbourne Park Gardens

Gloucestershire Places to Visit Gardens & Aboretums - Colesbourne Park Gardens


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With a collection of 250 varieties of snowdrops, it has been called 'England's greatest snowdrop garden'. Visitors can enjoy the snowdrops throughout the ten acre garden with its woodland and lakeside paths, the Spring Garden and Formal Garden, alongside drifts of cyclamen, hellebores and other winter plants. Limited seasonal opening days. Group visits can be arranged.

Colesbourne Park Gardens - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Corinium Museum

Gloucestershire Places to Visit Museums & Heritage Centres - Corinium Museum


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The Museum has one of the finest and most extensive Roman collections in the country. Corinium, Roman Cirencester, was the second largest Roman town outside London Experience Cirencester from the Iron Age to the English Civil War. See forensically re-constructed Saxon heads. Open daily, but has seasonal opening times. Admission charged (under 5s free).

Corinium Museum - Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Cotswold Falconry Centre

Gloucestershire Places to Visit Farm Parks, Zoos - Cotswold Falconry Centre

Moreton Marsh

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Around 150 birds of prey can be seen at the Centre. There are daily demonstrations of free flying birds of prey. Follow the path through our owl woods to see a natural setting where the birds are encouraged to breed as they would in their native environment. Also offer owl evenings for groups, falconry gift experience and falconry introduction days.

Cotswold Falconry Centre - Moreton Marsh, Gloucestershire

Cotswold Farm Park

Gloucestershire Places to Visit Farm Parks, Zoos - Cotswold Farm Park


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Rare breeds farm. Seasonal demonstrations, handling new born ducklings and chicks. pets corner. Play barn with battery operated tractors. Cotswold Lion maze, adventure playground, farm safari. One or two mile wildlife walk. School visits welcome. Horse fun rides held throughout the year. Caravan and campsite offers a total country experience.

Cotswold Farm Park - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Cotswold Lavender

Gloucestershire Places to Visit Gardens & Aboretums - Cotswold Lavender


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Walk in the lavender fields (during summer months), visit the distillery, browse the gift shop and visit the tearooms.

Cotswold Lavender - Broadway, Gloucestershire

Cotswold Motoring Museum

Gloucestershire Places to Visit Museums & Heritage Centres - Cotswold Motoring Museum


The Motoring Museum is overflowing with vintage car collections, classic cars and motorcycles, caravans, original enamel signs and an intriguing collection of motoring curiosities, making it a fascinating journey through the 20th Century. There is also a wonderful toy collection that will transport you back to your childhood. Home to TV's Brum. School visits welcome. Seasonal opening.

Cotswold Motoring Museum - Bourton-on-the-water, Gloucestershire

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens

Gloucestershire Places to Visit Farm Parks, Zoos - Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens


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Closer to Wildlife! Over 260 different species of animals in over 160 acres of beautiful parkland and stunning gardens. A great value day out for all the family. Walk with Lemurs. Get eye-to-eye with Giraffe. Penguin feeding daily at 11am and 3pm. Reptile House, Bat House, Insect House, Tropical House. Train. Adventure Playground. Restaurant. Gift Shop. Open daily from 10am (except Christmas day).

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens - Burford, Gloucestershire

Court Barn Museum

Gloucestershire Places to Visit Art Galleries - Court Barn Museum

Chipping Campden

Talented artists, designers and craftspeople have worked in and around Chipping Campden and the north Cotswolds since the time of the Arts and Crafts movement in the early 20th century. The Museum celebrates their lives and skill. Events and exhibitions throughout the year. Website gives history of craft and design in the north Cotswolds and some of its notable designers.

Court Barn Museum - Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

Crickley Hill Country Park

Gloucestershire Places to Visit Outdoor - Crickley Hill Country Park


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Stunning views over Cheltenham and Gloucester. Site of Iron Age Hill fort. Area of geological interest due to the Jurassic limestone outcrops. Ancient beech woods. Marked wayfarer trails. On a clear day you can see the Malverns and the Black Mountains in Wales. Visitor centre, pay and display car park and toilets. BBQ facilities and picnic benches. Great for school visits, picnics and walking. Managed jointly between GCC and NT.

Crickley Hill Country Park - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire


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