Packed with extraordinary treasures collected over a life time by Charles Wade.
Blenheim Palace is home to the 11th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough. This World Heritage Site offers over 2000 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown parkland and Formal Gardens as well as plenty of activities for families and children.
One of the finest ruined castles in Britain, best known as the home of Robert Dudley, the great love of Queen Elizabeth I.
HRH The Prince of Wales has transformed the grounds into some of the most inspired and innovative gardens in the UK.
A fun-packed day out where you can learn about the history and the making of Cadbury confectionery and even have a go at making some yourself!
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Stroll around the Park and get eye-to-eye with Giraffe, watch Rhinos graze on the Gothic Manor House lawns, walk with lemurs or take a ride on Bella the train.
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Black Country Living Museum
Dudley is home to one of the finest and largest open-air museums in the UK. The 26 acre site recreates Victorian living with trams to ride, games to play and even a mine to explore.
Kiftsgate Court Gardens
A series of interconnecting gardens each with its distinct character and secrets.
One of England’s great gardens created by Major Lawrence Johnston with colourful and intricately designed outdoor ‘rooms’.
Norton Grounds Walks
There are many beautiful walks from Norton Grounds
Bourton House Garden
An award-winning three acre garden surrounding a fine 18th century Manor House.
Mill Dene Garden
A fun and interesting English country garden set in the grounds of a stone water mill.
An award winning art gallery housed in a Grade I listed Georgian mansion, set in spectacular landscaped parkland.
National Hunt Racing
Local national hunt racing – Cheltenham, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Worcester.
Cycle hire service in Chipping Campden. They can deliver cycles to your starting location and then collect them at the end of the rental period.
The Cotswold Way
A 100 mile hike from Chipping Campden in the north to Bath in the south. There is a footpath to The Cotswold Way (starts just 2 miles) from Norton Grounds.
Cotswold Water Park
Local golf courses – Broadway, Stratford-upon-Avon, Burford, Chipping Campden, Evesham.
There are many great places to eat from gastro pubs and cafes to fine dining restaurants. We’re always happy to give you our recommendations but you’ll also find some useful suggestions from previous visitors in the guest book.
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust is the independent charity that cares for the world’s greatest Shakespeare heritage sites. It’s five Shakespeare Houses and Gardens in Stratford upon Avon form the heart of an iconic destination in the UK.
Stratford upon Avon
Stratford upon Avon is synonymous with Shakespeare and is home to the Royal Shakespeare Company theatre. The town offers many attractions to suit all tastes.