Romantic ruins, award-winning gardens and one thousand years of fascinating history are among the many reasons to visit the Queen of the Cotswolds.
The Castle has changed hands over a dozen times and today it is the private home of Lord and Lad...
A Past Cowshed
This small 13th-century church in a pretty Cotswold hamlet has had various periods of dereliction and restoration in its long history and even survived a time as a cowshed in the 19th century.
It is buil...
13th-century Cistercian abbey
Once a Cistercian abbey, founded in 1246 by Richard of Cornwall and dissolved Christmas Eve 1539, Hailes never housed large numbers of monks but had extensive and elaborate buildings.
It was financed by pilgrims visiting its reno...
A 17th-century grandstand and Cotswold country estate
John 'Crump' Dutton built this 17th-century grandstand, fuelled by his passion for deer coursing, gambling, banqueting and entertaining.
Lodge Park became the National Trust's first restoration project in 1998 and relied on...