Places to Visit and Things to Do
The Cotswold area provides visitors with plentiful opportunities for sightseeing and activities. Your visit can be relaxing or adventurous with a vast variety of excursions to entertain. All the wonderful places introduced here are only a short drive from us; all are within 25 miles with many being less than 10 miles from Corsham Field Farmhouse. In addition to the attractions listed below we have galleries, museums, theatres and lots of shopping opportunities for antiques and country clothing.
HOUSES, CASTLES & GARDENS
The natural countryside of the Cotswolds provides a magniﬁcent setting for some of our ﬁnest Stately Homes and Gardens. Here is just a sample of the many beautiful houses and gardens in the area. Remember to check opening times.
Fantastic Stately home and birthplace of Churchill. Marlborough Maze and butterﬂy house. Regular events include Horse Trials, Countryﬁle Live, music and many more – 16 miles
Indian style House and Garden set in 4500 acres. Sezincote remains a traditional Estate run by the family. The design provided inspiration for Brighton Pavilion – 7 Miles
Finest Medieval castle in England. The Great Hall and Staterooms; fantastic interiors in addition to the towers and ramparts. Daily Events including jousting and trebuchet ﬁring – 25 miles
Shakespeare Houses and Stratford upon Avon
Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Mary Arden’s Farm, Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre and river boat trips to relax after a hard day’s sightseeing – 18 miles
The National Trust
We also have many National Trust houses and gardens including Hidcote Manor Gardens, Snowshill Manor and Chastleton House all of which are within 15 miles
NATURE & WILDLIFE
In addition to the wide open spaces of The Cotswolds there are many attractions which celebrate wildlife and nature.
Cotswold Farm Park
Adam’s Farm as featured on BBC’s Countryﬁle. Daily demonstrations, lambing live in spring and farm safaris. Conservation through biodiversity and breeding programmes. The Original Rare Breeds Farm – 12 miles
Home to the country’s largest private collection of trees and shrubs. Every season has its own special beauty here. The Garden Centre sells many of the species in the park – 6 miles
Sixty diﬀerent species. Several diﬀerent ﬂying displays daily. Experience days and Falconry Courses available. (Next to Arboretum) – 6 miles
Cotswold Wildlife Park
Set in over 160 acres of beautiful parklands the Park has an amazingly diverse collection of species many of which are endangered in the wild – 8 miles
WALKING & CYCLING IN THE COTSWOLDS
The Cotswolds oﬀers miles of beautiful countryside through rolling hills and villages with golden stone cottages. There are abundant walks through clearly marked footpaths, including circular walks and shorter distances.
For the more adventurous there are many outdoor activities on our doorstep. Here is just a small selection of leisure activities on oﬀer locally.
Cycle Hire with great quality bikes. Includes helmets, maps. Also cycle shop and servicing – 8 miles
The Wychwood Golf Club
Open Events and Visitors Golf at very reasonable prices. Restaurant and shop open to visitors – 6 miles
Ian Coley Shooting
Supervised clay pigeon and riﬂe range shooting. Also shooting days for license holders and tuition – 16 miles
Far Peak Climbing
Indoor Climbing in Northleach. Instructor led sessions for children and adults. Diﬀerent groups for younger and older children. Sessions for diﬀerent skill levels Equipment available – 10 miles
Cotswolds Riding at Jill Carenza Equestrian
Horse riding for all abilities in fantastic Cotswold countryside in Stanton. Riding hats and body protectors included. Riding Lessons and Cross Country Course also available – 10 miles