|PAINSWICK ROCOCO GARDEN||Tourist Attraction|
|Gloucester Road, Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6 6TH|
The Rococo Garden is situated in a hidden 6 acre Cotswold valley. It combines formality and informality in a flamboyant package, which is a magical experience at any time of the year. Charming garden structures nestle next to informal plantings, herbaceous borders and a Kitchen Garden. The Garden is famous for its display of snowdrops.
|Tel: 01452 813204 Fax: 01452 814888|
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|COTSWOLD COUNTRY PARK & BEACH||Tourist Attraction|
Home to the largest inland Beach with lifeguards in the United Kingdom, Cotswold Country Park and Beach offers a wide variety of activities including: water zorbing, pedalos, rowing boats, wakeboarding, crazy golf, large adventure playgrounds and more, there is something for everyone (even the dogs).
There are seven bookable BBQ pitches, ideal for family gatherings, birthday parties, or any special occasion. The park is the starting point of several stunning lakeside walks leading to local nature reserves which attract a plethora of wildlife annually. There are two cafes on site (one open during peak times) serving hot and cold food, ice creams, drinks and snacks perfect for ages. Entrance prices and times do vary throughout the year so please call, email, or visit our website for more details.
|CLEARWELL CAVES||Tourist Attraction|
|The Rocks, Clearwell, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8JR|
Mined for iron over 4,000 years, the Caves represent a unique survival of an ancient Forest of Dean tradition of Free Mining, still producing pigments for natural paints.
Nine impressive caverns open to the public, with displays throughout. 'Christmas Fantasy' - Caverns are transformed into colourful, seasonal displays, ideal for the whole family! There is a tempting tearoom and Cave shop which stocks minerals, books and gifts, including pigments from the mine.
Why not go on a real adventure, get kitted up in hard hat and caving gear to explore the depths of the caves beyond the public pathways! This unique experience is open to family groups, schools & colleges providing an exciting and educational underground experience. See website for full details!
|THE DRAGONFLY MAZE||Tourist Attraction|
|Rissington Road, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 2BN|
Created by author and inventor Kit Williams, a fascinating puzzle of picture and word clues takes the visitor through twisting pathways to the pavilion home of the Minotoad with its room of a thousand mirrors. Open: March to October, 10am - 5pm. Winter times vary please contact to confirm.
|CHELTENHAM RACECOURSE||Tourist Attraction|
|Prestbury Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH|
Lords, Wembley and Twickenham are recognised as the homes of their respective sports. Similarly, Cheltenham is the hallowed turf of National Hunt, or Jump, racing. Quite simply, every Owner, Trainer and Jockey dreams of winning at Cheltenham. Over 16 days from October to May each year, Cheltenham presents the very best that the Sport can offer. There is simply no such thing as a small race at Cheltenham. Each is fiercely contested, and the major highlights of the Open in November, and the Festival in March define the momentum of the season. And the scope of the site is not limited to racing either. From conferences and seminars to fairs and live entertainment, the Centaur at Cheltenham provides a most versatile arena and a destination within Cheltenham.