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Cotswold Falconry Centre
0.12km from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
The Cotswold Falconry Centre is home to around 150 Birds of Prey – many of which can be seen in free-flying demonstrations each day. The Falconry Centre is open from mid-February to mid-November. The center provides bird lovers with a rare insight into the secret world of a number of species, many of which fly freely inside this protected habitat.
Bourton House Garden
0.99km from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
An eighteenth-century Costwold house with a fine garden. The garden's structure is like that of a renaissance garden but the planting design is Arts and Crafts. It has lawns, fountains, a topiary, sculptures, an orchard, a knot garden, a kitchen garden, a raised walk and herbaceous borders. The garden has been open to the public since 1987.
2.53km from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
Sezincote is unique. At the heart of a traditional, family-run estate covering 3,500 acres of rolling Cotswold countryside stands a 200-year-old Mogul Indian palace, set in a romantic landscape of temples, grottoes, waterfalls and canals reminiscent of the Taj Mahal.
7.43km from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
Broadway Tower is a late 18th-century folly, built by Lady Coventry on the top of Fish Hill, overlooking the north Cotswold village of Broadway. The tower is a tourist attraction and the center of a country park with various exhibitions open to the public at a fee, as well as a gift shop and restaurant.
St Edward's Church, Stow-on-the-Wold
7.63km from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
St Edward's Church is a medieval-built Church of England parish church, serving Stow-on-the-Wold ('Stow'), Gloucestershire. it is among 98 Grade I listed buildings in Cotswold (district), a mainly rural district having about one-third of the total of Grade I listed buildings in Gloucestershire.
7.81km from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
Dovers Hill is a popular hill on the edge of the Cotswolds. It has been used as the national hill climb championship on six occasions. On the top of the hill is a trig point, and also a toposcope illustrating many of the landmarks that are visible from it. These include the Black Mountains in South Wales and the Long Mynd in Shropshire.
National Trust - Chastleton House
7.82km from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
Chastleton House is a Jacobean country house at Chastleton, Oxfordshire, England, close to Moreton-in-Marsh. It has been owned by the National Trust since 1991 and is a Grade I listed building. One of England’s finest and most complete Jacobean houses, filled with a mixture of rare and everyday objects collected since 1612. The gardens have a typical Elizabethan and Jacobean layout with a ring of fascinating topiary at their heart. One of the filming locations for Wolf Hall.
National Trust Snowshill Manor and Garden
8.76km from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
The National Trust's Snowshill Manor and Garden, Gloucestershire, is a Cotswold manor house packed with extraordinary treasures. It is a sixteenth-century country house, best known for its twentieth-century owner, Charles Paget Wade, an eccentric who amassed an enormous collection of objects that interested him. He gave the property to the National Trust in 1951, and his collection is still housed there.
National Trust - Hidcote
9.45km from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
Hidcote is an Arts and Crafts garden in the north Cotswolds, a stone’s throw from Stratford-upon-Avon. Created by the talented American horticulturist, Major Lawrence Johnston its colourful and intricately designed outdoor ‘rooms’ are always full of surprises. It’s a must-see if you’re on holiday in the Cotswolds. It is one of the best-known and most influential Arts and Crafts gardens in Britain and it is owned by the National Trust and is open to the public.
Cotswold Farm Park
9.52km from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
Started in 1971 for the purpose of protecting rare breeds of farm animals and was owned by Adam Henson who is passionate about farming and a regular feature on TV programmes such as Spring Watch. It has now developed into one of the UK's finest open farms and rare breed centres. There are ride-on tractors and an array of rare breeds of goats, sheep, pigs and cattle and also there are so many attractions in and around this place.
Kiftsgate Court Gardens
9.81km from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
Kiftsgate is a glorious garden to visit throughout the seasons with spectacular views. The gardens, famed for its roses, are the creation of three generations of women gardeners. Started by Heather Muir in the 1920s, continued by Diany Binny from 1950 and now looked after by Anne Chambers and her husband. Kiftsgate Court is now the home of the Chambers family.
The Rollright Stones
11.58km from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
The Rollright Stones is an ancient site located on the Oxfordshire & Warwickshire border in England. The complex consists of three main elements, The King's Men stone circle, the King Stone, and the Whispering Knights. They were built at different periods in late prehistory. During the period when the three monuments were erected, there was a continuous tradition of ritual behaviour on sacred ground, from the 4th to the 2nd millennium BCE.
12.11km from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
Stanway is an outstandingly beautiful example of a Jacobean manor house famous for its 300 feet single-jet fountain, the highest in Britain and the highest gravity fountain in the world. Its fascinating history includes gossip and events of national interest. An audio guide will take you through each room where guides are also on hand to answer any questions. Outside, you can wander the grounds and marvel at the amazing gravity fountain which has been recorded at 300ft
Cotswold Motoring Museum & Toy Collection
12.71km from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
The Cotswold Motoring Museum is a museum in the Cotswolds village of Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, England. It features the motoring history of the 20th century. The Museum has seven galleries - overflowing with vintage and classic cars, caravans, precarious-looking motorcycles, original enamel signs, a unique toy collection and an intriguing array of motoring curiosities. The museum's toy collection includes pedal cars, bicycles, toy cars, buses, aeroplanes and other vehicles.
The Model Village
12.85km from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
Grade ll listed, the model village is a mini replica of the heart of the beautiful Cotswold village of Bourton-onthe-Water. The village was created and officially opened in 1937. See the River Windrush flow under the famous bridge surrounded by miniature trees and even music playing in the church.
Birdland Park & Gardens
13.03km from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
Birdland Park and Gardens is home to 500 birds in Bourton-On-The-Water in Gloucestershire. Birdland began in the 5-acre grounds of a Tudor manor house called Chardwar and was started by Len Hill, who was often referred to as the Penguin Millionaire They have over 130 species of birds including penguins, pelicans, flamingos, cranes, and storks. Many of the species are now part of active breeding programs controlled by studbooks in co-operation with European and International organizations.
Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway
13.33km from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is a volunteer operated heritage railway in Gloucestershire and Worcestershire offering a round trip of 28 miles. It uses part of the route of the former Great Western Railway's main line from Birmingham to Cheltenham which used to run via Stratford-upon-Avon. The 28 mile round trip on steam and heritage diesel trains follows part of the route of the former Great Western main line from Birmingham to Cheltenham.
13.55km from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
One of the beautiful abbeys which was founded in 1246 by the Earl of Cornwall, Hailes Abbey is set amid delightful Cotswold countryside. Once the center of monastic life, the tranquil ruins are now the perfect place to relax and enjoy a picnic in a unique historic setting. Visit the new museum to discover the treasures of Hailes, uncovering stories of the monks who lived and worshipped at the abbey for nearly three centuries.
16.11km from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
A majestic Grade I listed Castle located in the Cotswolds. It was the only private castle in England to have a queen buried within the grounds - Queen Katherine Parr, the last and surviving wife of King Henry VIII – who lived and died in the castle. . The castle has 10 notable gardens covering some 15 acres within a 1,200-acre estate nestled within the Cotswold hills.
Hook Norton Brewery
16.58km from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
Hook Norton Brewery is a regional brewery in Hook Norton, Oxfordshire, England, several miles outside the Cotswold Hills. Founded in 1849, the brewing plant is a traditional Victorian 'tower' brewery in which all the stages of the brewing process flow logically from floor to floor; mashing at the top, boiling in the middle, fermentation and racking at the bottom. Until 2006, the brewing process was powered by steam. Beer is still delivered in the village by horse-drawn dray.
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Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
Batsford, Moreton-in-Marsh GL56 9AT, UK
The 56-acre arboretum at Batsford is situated just a mile west of the historic market town of Moreton in Marsh in the heart of the Cotswolds. It is home to a huge range of ornamental and fruit trees, conifers, acres, roses, shrubs, herbaceous, and bedding plants. It is owned and run by the Batsford Foundation, a registered charity, and is open to the public daily throughout most of the year.