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National Trust - Hidcote

National Trust - Hidcote

0.52km from Kiftsgate Court Gardens

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.

Dover's Hill

Dover's Hill

4.4km from Kiftsgate Court Gardens

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.

Broadway Tower

Broadway Tower

8.95km from Kiftsgate Court Gardens

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.

Cotswold Falconry Centre

Cotswold Falconry Centre

9.8km from Kiftsgate Court Gardens

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.

Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre

Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre

9.81km from Kiftsgate Court Gardens

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.

Bourton House Garden

Bourton House Garden

10.65km from Kiftsgate Court Gardens

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.

The Stratford Greenway

The Stratford Greenway

11.22km from Kiftsgate Court Gardens

The Stratford Greenway is a wide flat pathway out in the open countryside of Stratford on Avon. Ideal for beginners, young children, and trailers.The Greenway is traffic free, but you will need to cross some minor roads along the way. As you travel the route you can spot wild plants such as walnut trees, cowslips, knapweed, wild carrot and tansy.

Holy Trinity Church

Holy Trinity Church

11.59km from Kiftsgate Court Gardens

This was the Stratford's oldest building and Grade I listedparish church of the Church of England in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. It is often known simply as Holy Trinity Church or as Shakespeare's Church, due to its fame as the place of baptism, marriage and burial of William Shakespeare. More than 200,000 tourists visit the church each year.

Shakespeare's Funerary Monument

Shakespeare's Funerary Monument

11.59km from Kiftsgate Court Gardens

Shakespeare's funerary monument is the earliest memorial to the playwright, located inside Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, UK, the same church in which he was baptised. The exact date of its construction is not known, but must have been between Shakespeare's death in 1616 and 1623, when it is mentioned in the First Folio of the playwright's works.

National Trust Snowshill Manor and Garden

National Trust Snowshill Manor and Garden

11.72km from Kiftsgate Court Gardens

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.

Anne Hathaway's Cottage

Anne Hathaway's Cottage

11.73km from Kiftsgate Court Gardens

Anne Hathaway’s Cottage was originally a farmhouse. It was built in 1463 of cruck construction, when the building would have comprised of just three rooms. The kitchen and parlour still remain from the original medieval construction. The first Hathaway to live in the cottage was Anne’s grandfather John Hathaway, who was a tenant sheep farmer. Anne, later Shakespeare’s wife, was born in the cottage in 1556.

Hall's Croft

Hall's Croft

11.79km from Kiftsgate Court Gardens

Hall's Croft is a building in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, which was owned by William Shakespeare's daughter, Susanna Hall, and her husband Dr John Hall whom she married in 1607. It is the place in Stratford that gives the best indication of how well William Shakespeare had done for himself just twelve years after leaving Stratford for London. The property includes a dramatic walled garden which contains a variety of plant life that John Hall may have used in his treatments.

Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall

Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall

12.01km from Kiftsgate Court Gardens

Shakespeare's Schoolroom and Guildhall is one of the newest visitor attractions in Stratford-upon-Avon, It was set in a complex of some of Stratford's oldest historic buildings. It was here that the playwright William Shakespeare attended school and here that he fell in love with poetry and drama. The guildhall was established as a meeting place for the Guild of the Holy Cross, a religious group of merchants in the town. It was sited adjacent to the 13th century guild chapel which was the place

The Guild Chapel

The Guild Chapel

12.02km from Kiftsgate Court Gardens

The Guild Chapel of the Holy Cross, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire is a chapel of 13th century origins. Founded by the Guild of the Holy Cross before 1269. The chapel was gifted an extensive series of wall-paintings by Hugh Clopton, an earlier owner of New Place, and John Shakespeare, Shakespeare's father, undertook their defacement in the later 1500s. The paintings have recently been conserved.

Shakespeare's New Place

Shakespeare's New Place

12.04km from Kiftsgate Court Gardens

Shakespeare’s New Place was his family home from 1597 until he died in the house in 1616. The house was demolished in 1759, and a registered garden has been designed on the site where New Place once stood to commemorate the importance of the site and allow visitors to make their own personal connection with Shakespeare. New Place (grid reference SP201548) was William Shakespeare's final place of residence in Stratford-upon-Avon. He died there in 1616. Though the house no longer exists, the site

Stratford Butterfly Farm

Stratford Butterfly Farm

12.05km from Kiftsgate Court Gardens

Stratford Butterfly Farm is a visitor attraction in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. It is housed in a large greenhouse, landscaped with waterfalls, ponds and a wide variety of tropical plants. Hundreds of exotic butterflies from all over the world fly within this area. Visitors can walk throughout and observe behaviour and life-cycles at first hand. Many of the species on display are bred in the Farm.

Nash's House

Nash's House

12.05km from Kiftsgate Court Gardens

Nash’s House is a Grade I listed building, constructed in the early 16th century. It is the house next door to the ruins and gardens of William Shakespeare's final residence, New Place. It is a grade I listed building. It is now a museum traces the history of Stratford-upon-Avon from the earliest settlers in the Avon Valley to Shakespeare's time.

Sezincote House

Sezincote House

12.05km from Kiftsgate Court Gardens

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.

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

12.1km from Kiftsgate Court Gardens

The Royal Shakespeare Theatre is a 1,040+ seat thrust stage theatre owned by the Royal Shakespeare Company dedicated to the English playwright and poet William Shakespeare. It is located in the town of Stratford-upon-Avon – Shakespeare's birthplace – in the English Midlands, beside the River Avon. The Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres re-opened in November 2010 after undergoing a major renovation known as the Transformation Project.

Bancroft Gardens

Bancroft Gardens

12.17km from Kiftsgate Court Gardens

Bancroft Gardens, a public park in which the Royal Shakespeare Theatre is located. The gardens were originally created during the Post Medieval period. They are situated in the centre of Stratford upon Avon. Enjoy sunny days in the wide grass lawns and gardens with the backdrop of the river. Features include a human sundial celebrating the Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service, a new performance area and two fully accessible bridges over the canal basin and the lock.

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Kiftsgate Court Gardens

Kiftsgate Court Gardens

Chipping Campden, Mickleton, Chipping Campden GL55 6LN, UK

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.