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FUN THINGS TO DO

 

Activities and ideas to enjoy while you stay with us:


 

DAYS OUT:

 

CHELTENHAM JAZZ FESTIVAL - May

CHELTENHAM SCIENCE FESTIVAL - June

CHELTENHAM MUSIC FESTIVAL - July

CHELTENHAM LITERARY FESTIVAL - October

 

BERKELEY SHOW - June

Website: www.berkeleyshow.co.uk

 

FRAMPTON FAIR - September

Website: www.framptoncountryfair.co.uk

 

Plus:

 

· Cheltenham Races - Gold Cup and many other Racing Events throughout the year

· 3 Choirs Festivals

· Paint Balling

· Honda Bikes

· Riding

· Canal Festivals

· Saul Marina

· Badminton & Gatcombe Horse Trials & Craft Fairs

WITH CHILDREN:

 

St Augustine`s Farm, just down the road.

Do tours round the farm animals for children, trailer rides and other activities.

Website: www.staugustinesfarm.co.uk

Address: Passage Road, Arlingham, GL2 7JN  (GL2 7JR for Sat Nav), 

Tel: 01452 740277, 01452 740720

Cattle Country at Berkeley

Just 6 miles away, with a wide range of activities (death slides, ball pits, zip wires etc) for all ages, most of which is under cover.

Website: www.cattlecountry.co.uk

Address: Berkeley Heath Farm, Berkeley, GL13 9EW

Tel: 01453 810510

 

Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (4 miles)

The original bird refuge and sanctuary, with indoor child & adult interest exhibitions and a good restaurant.

Website: www.wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/slimbridge

Address: WWT Slimbridge, Bowditch, Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, GL2 7BT

Tel: 01453 891900

Nature in Art Museum Delightful Museum & Art gallery specialising in

paintings and sculptures of animals and nature. Run regular children's

art courses in the holidays.

Website: www.natureinart.org.uk

Address: Wallsworth Hall, Twigworth, GL2 9PA (GL2 9PG for Sat Nav)

Tel: 01452 731422

Bristol Zoo

A lovely day out with lots to see and do,

much under cover.

Website: www.bristolzoo.org.uk

Address: Bristol Zoo Gardens, Clifton,

Bristol BS8 3HA

Tel: 0117 428 5300

Rococo Gardens
Website: www.rococogarden.org.uk
Tel: 01452 813 204

OTHER ACTIVITIES & SPORTS:

 

Canal Cruises - from the Heritage Centre at Saul Junction

Website: www.cotswoldcanals.com

Tel: 01453 752 568 / Mobile: 07929 980670 / 

or from Gloucester Docks: Tel: 01452 318054

Website: https://www.gloucesterdocks.me.uk/gloucester/

forvisitors.htm

Clay pigeon shooting

Chatscombe Estate Shooting School: Ian Coley

Website: www.iancoley.co.uk

Tel: 01242 870391

Walking Tours: guided & unguided. Contact Ashley/Aysegul

Website: www.thecotswoldwalkingcompany.com

Email: info@thecotswoldwalkingcompany.com

Email: sales@thecotswoldwalkingcompany.com

Tel: 01242 604190

Canal Boat Hire: Glevum Boat Hire Ltd

Website: http://www.moreweekends.com/category/sightseeing_tours/4397.html
Email: enquiries@moreweekends.com

Tel: 01452 311211

Website: https://www.gloucesternarrowboats.co.uk/gloucester-narrow-boats

Tel: 07774 464555

Website: http://www.visitthecotswolds.org.uk/things-to-see-

and-do/outdoor-activities/boat-trips

Go-Kart Racing Arena and Lazertag:

Website: jdrkarting.co.uk

Tel: 01452 311 211

 

Dry slope Skiing: Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre

Website: gloucesterski.com

Tel: 01452 501 438 

Bicycle Hire: Stonehouse

Website: https://www.cotswoldcanals.org.uk/2012/04/25/cycle-

hire-at-stonehouse

Tel: 01453 890609 / 07378321048

Or you are welcome to bring your own.

Horse Riding: Cotswold Trail Riding

Website: cotswoldtrailriding.co.uk

Tel: 01452 813344

Archery: Bowmen of Minchinhampton. Ian Johnson

Website: www.bowmen-of-minchinhampton.org.uk

Email: info@bowmen-of-minchinhampton.org.uk

Water Sports: Cotswold Water Park, Cirencester

Website: www.waterpark.org

Paint-ball/Quad Bikes /Clay Shooting/Karting: Tel: 01452 306117

- Range Farm, Brookthorpe, Gloucester: Tel: 01452 813447

- Onger's Farm, Brookthorpe, Gloucester: Tel: 01452 813344

- Morton's Marsh (approx 1 hour drive): Mobile: 07836 657397

info@cotswoldpaintballing.com

Champagne Balloon Flights (subject to weather)

Website: https://www.ballooning-network.co.uk/pages/venue-gloucestershire

Tel: 0117 947 1050

Gliding: Bristol & Gloucestershire Gliding Club, Nympsfield Trial lessons /

fixed price solo courses / fly over the Cotswold countryside

Website: http://bggc.co.uk/learn-to-fly/trial-flights

Tel: 01453 860 342

Walking in Gloucestershire
Cotswold Way
Website: www.nationaltrail.co.uk/en_GB/trails/cotswold-way

Five Valleys

Website: www.ldwa.org.uk/challenge_events/show_event.php?event_id=22306
 

Gloucestershire Ramblers

Website: gloucestershireramblers.org.uk/grwalks

Website: www.walkinginglos.co.uk/walks.php

Miles without Stiles

Website: https://www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Cotswold/2759-Cotswolds-

Jubilee-Walks-Miles-Without-Stiles/View-details.html

 

Local Leisure Centres:

Stroud: Stratford Park. Tennis/Squash/Badminton + Pool, Gym etc

Tel: 01453 766771

 

Dursley: Pool (with facilities for disabled persons)

Tel: 01453 546441

GOLF:

Prices vary; it is recommended to telephone or check the website first.

 

Minchinhampton Golf Club (New Courses, 36 holes, Stroud, Gloucester)

Tel: 01453 833840

 

Painswick Golf Club (18 Hole Par 65, Wooded Hilltop Course)

Tel: 01452 812615

 

Stinchcombe Hill Golf Club (18 Holes Par 68, Undulating Course with Views)

Tel: 01453 542015

Cotswold Edge Golf Club (18 Hole Par 70, Flat with Magnificent Views)

Tel: 01453 844398

Canons Court Golf Club, Wotton-under-Edge

Tel: 01453 843128

 

Thornbury Golf Centre

Tel: 01454 281144

Rodway Hill Golf Club (18 Hole Par 69, Gloucester)

Tel: 01452 384222

Gloucester Golf Club (Robins Wood Hill, Matson, 18 holes)

Tel: 01452 411331

 

Lilley Brook Golf Club (18 Hole Par 70, Parkland, Cheltenham)

Tel: 01242 526785

Cleeve Hill Golf Club (18 hole Par 72, Hilltop Inland Links, Cheltenham)

Tel: 01242 672025

 

Brickhampton Court Golf Complex (Two 18 Hole Courses)

Tel: 01452 859444

Naunton Downs Golf Club (18 Hole Par 71, Rolling Countryside,

Cheltenham)

Tel: 01451 850170

Cotswold Hills Golf Club (18 hole Par 72, Undulating Country Course)

Tel: 01242 515264

 

Cirencester Golf Club (18 Hole Par 69, Scenic Course, Cirencester)

Tel: 01285 652465

Sherdons Golf Centre (9 hole Par 66, Countryside with gentle slopes)

Tel: 01684 274782

 

EVENINGS OUT:

 

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Website: www.everymantheatre.org.uk

Tel: 01242 572573

 

Cheltenham Town Hall/Pittville Pump Rooms

Website: www.cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk

Tel: 0844 5762210

Cheltenham Screening Rooms

Website: www.thescreeningrooms.co.uk

Tel: 0871 2204443

 

Cheltenham Cineworld

Website: www.cineworld.co.uk/cinemas/cheltenham

Tel: 0871 2002000

 

Stroud Vue Cinema

Website: www.myvue.com/home/cinema/stroud

Tel: 0345 308 4620

** We recommend you check these online before you go.

Many during Covid request online booking **

 

 

 

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 Whitminster House

 Wheatenhurst, Whitminster

Gloucestershire

GL2 7PN

   Phone: 01452 740 204
    Email: whitminsterhouse@btconnect.com

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