Attractions to explore nearby Highgrove House
Highgrove is the private residence of TRHs The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, near Tetbury in Gloucestershire. The house is noted for its extensive gardens, which receive more than 30,000 visitors a year.
Beverston Castle, also known as Beverstone Castle or Tetbury Castle built-in 1229 by Maurice de Gaunt.,It was constructed as a medieval stone fortress in the village of Beverston, Gloucestershire, England. The property is a mix of manor house, various small buildings, extensive gardens and the medieval ruins of the fortified building.
Westonbirt Arboretum is a remarkable place for people to enjoy and learn about trees. Borne of a Victorian passion for plant collecting, around 15,000 trees from all over the globe now offer the perfect setting to escape, relax or have an adventure. Spring is a special time at Westonbirt, as blossom and new leaves soften the sharp outlines of winter trees and colour abounds throughout the collection.
Chavenage is a wonderful Elizabethan house of mellow grey Cotswold stone and tiles which contains much of interest for the discerning visitor. Chavenage has featured in so many feature films and television dramas over the years that to list them all here would take ages. The interior rooms feature historic tapestries, Cromwellian relics, and fine period furnishings.
Malmesbury Abbey is one of the oldest and most important religious sites in England, with a history going back to at least the 7th century. It was one of the few English houses with a continuous history from the 7th century through to the Dissolution of the Monasteries. The present building dates from about 1180. Over half of the great church has disappeared, but the remainder is used as a parish church and boasts some fine Romanesque architecture and art.
Abbey House Gardens is a country house garden in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England, covering 5 acres. Privately owned, the gardens – but not the house – are open to the public seven days a week from late March until late October. It is one of the main tourist attractions in the town. It was a garden of great diversity. Up to date but on an ancient hill. Bold, atmospheric, romantic, soothing yet inspiring and containing more plants than many botanic gardens. We've created it all from nothing in ten
Athelstan Museum is a small friendly museum telling the story of Malmesbury - the oldest borough in England and on a site which that may well have been occupied for 4,500 years. It is famous for its lace and its Abbey and the museum also sheds light on a number of interesting old Malmesburians, including King Athelstan, first king of all England.
Rodmarton Manor is a unique Arts and Crafts Manor House containing furniture made locally and with a stunning early 20th-century garden. The garden was laid out as the house was being built (1909-1929) as a series of outdoor rooms covering about 8 acres. Each garden room has a different character and is bounded by either walls or hedges.
Newark Park is a Grade I listed country house of Tudor origins located near the village of Ozleworth, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire. The garden and estate provide space to play and contemplate, with beautiful views over the Cotswold escarpment and as far as the Mendips. In the house you will be intrigued by stories of Tudor courtiers, a Texan country gentleman and a golden dragon.