The best attractions and things to do in the Cotswolds

17 May 2023

A day out exploring the many things to do in the Cotswolds can make one of the best days out in all of England. 

The Cotswolds includes Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire, but also covers parts of Wiltshire, Somerset, Worcestershire and Warwickshire and is known for it's quaint villages, astounding green spaces and lots of places to visit to ensure that you won't be bored for even a second.

Here's a few of the best places to go in the Cotswolds for a family day out, a relaxing break, or just to experience the many things you can do in the Cotswolds and book your tickets today. 

Best family days out in the Cotswolds

Are you visiting the Cotswolds with your family? 

If so, be sure not to miss these wonderful attractions that are bound to put a smile on the kids' faces (and the grown-ups too)!

Meet adorable animals at Fairytale Farm, take in gorgeous views on a steam train ride with Gloucester-Warwickshire Steam Railway, or have fun exploring a medieval castle at Berkeley Castle

Buy your tickets for family days out in the Cotswolds today! 

Outdoor activities in the Cotswolds

There's nothing like exploring the great outdoors, so you've picked the right place to visit! 

If you're looking for things to do outdoors in the Cotswolds, abseil and rock climb with Up & Under Adventures, take on an exhilarating off-road driving experience with Cotswold Driving Experiences, or take on one of the many hiking trails around the rolling green hills of the Cotswolds, such as Cleeve Hill, Castle Combe, the Cotswold Way and more!

Book your outdoor adventure in the Cotswolds today

Heritage and history in the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds is a place that's teeming with history, so there's plenty of discoveries to be made on your day out in the Cotswolds. 

Discover a Roman world at the Corinium Museum in Chichester, be amazed at the astounding architecture of Blenheim Palace in Woodstock, or become lost in the historic Berkeley Castle

The best places to go in Oxford

If you're staying in the Cotswolds, then Oxford is the perfect place to set up base.

Explore the many amazing days out in Oxford, such as the fascinating Ashmolean Museum or the spooky Oxford Castle & Prison, or why not head on an Oxford City Tour?

Buy your tickets today for an amazing day out in Oxford!

A Shakespearean day out just outside the Cotswolds

If you're on a day out in the Cotswolds, then it's certainly worth paying a visit to a few nearby attractions when you get the time. 

One of the best deals for this would be the Shakespeare's Explorer Pass, which gets you into ten beautiful attractions in one! The majority of these are in Stratford-upon-Avon, which isn't at all far from the Cotswolds, so get your pass today!

The best FREE things to do in the Cotswolds

One of the best things about the Cotswolds is that so much of it is outdoors and free! 

Here's a few of our picks for the best places to visit in the Cotswolds without having to spend a penny.