Places to Visit
You’re always close to famous stately homes and beautiful gardens. Here at the Old Manor Cottage we are surrounded by places to visit. Go and spend the day exploring the Cotswold and then come to the Old Manor Cottage and put your feet up for the night!
Here are just a few places to visit that we have handpicked…
Hidcote Manor Garden is a landscape garden located on the outskirts of the small village of Hidcote Bartrim, near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire and owned by the National Trust.
Kiftsgate Court Gardens
Kiftsgate Court Gardens is a series of interconnecting gardens each with its distinct character and secrets.
Art Gallery owned by The Moore Foundation. Recent exhibitions include Van Gogh, only 10 minutes away.
Warwick Castle is a medieval castle in Warwick positioned on a cliff overlooking a bend in the River Avon and was built by William the Conqueror in 1068.
Blenheim Palace, home to the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, is set in 2100 acres of beautiful parkland landscaped by 'Capability' Brown and surrounded by sweeping lawns, formal gardens and the magnificent lake.
Sezincote is a unique and extraordinary Indian house set amidst the Cotswold Hills.
Get a taste of country house life as you step into the home of a 1930s' millionaire, and passionate art collector. Visitors can enjoy internationally important works by artists such as Hogarth, Stubbs, Canaletto, Brueghel and El Greco.
The Tudor home of the Lucy family for more than 700 years, the mellow stonework and ornate chimneys of Charlecote sum up the very essence of Tudor England.
When designed in 1680 by Robert Hooke it was one of England’s earliest and finest Palladian Houses which houses a wonderful collection of art, porcelain and furniture.
Snowshill Manor is home to a spectacular collection of more than 22,000 objects from across the world. The house is set amongst peaceful hillside gardens designed as a series of rooms and run on organic principles.
Set against the backdrop of the beautiful Cotswold Hills, Sudeley Castle is steeped in history. With royal connections spanning a thousand years, it has played an important role in the turbulent and changing times of England's past.
Since Saxon times, the stone built village of Bourton on the Hill has hugged the Cotswold escarpment. Built on monastic lands, Bourton House, its Brewhouse stables and coach house have created a courtyard since the late 16th century.
Situated one and a quarter miles west of Moreton-in-Marsh, Batsford Arboretum is tucked away on a south facing escarpment of the famous Cotswold Hills. Find about the history of the arboretum and the treasure of rare and unusual plants and trees it contains.