Yanworth, Chedworth Roman Villa, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL54, UK, GL54
Chedworth Roman Villa preserves what was one of the largest vilas in the country and dates back to the 4th century. Discover the history of the Roman Cotswolds and take a walk in the past of Chedworth’s heyday and its subsequent excavation.
Toddington, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, , GL54 5DT
This steam and diesel hauled rail service offers a 25-mile round trip through the fantastic scenery of the Cotswolds, from Laverton to the internationally famous Cheltenham Racecourse. Along the route, passengers can visit the tea rooms and museum coach at Toddington, a 1950’s style Coffee Shop at Winchcombe, the train shop at Cheltenham and can also partake in various excursions on offer.
In thanks for surviving a shipwreck, the Earl of Cornwall founded Hailes Abbey in 1246. The site today is picturesque and quiet, perfect for picnics or taking a relaxing walk around the ruins listening to the complimentary audio tour. Hailes Abbey is managed by English Heritage.
4 Clarence Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, , GL52 2AY
The Clarence Road museum is devoted to the life and work of composer Gustav Holst. The house holds many of Holst’s personal items, including the piano on which he composed his most famous work, The Planets.
Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, , GL54 2HX
Voted as the most beautiful village in the Cotswolds, Lower Slaughter is filled with many heritage sites. These include the old school house, two hotels, two farms and most notably The Old Mill. Re-opening its door in 1995, The Old Mill now invites the public to view and learn about the traditional ways of milling flour and also the history behind this scenic town.