The Cotswolds boast a number of popular tourist attractions as well as offering walking and cycle routes around stunning countryside. Woodchester Mansion, Owlpen Manor and the National Trusts Minchinhampton Common are all within 5 miles of Will’s cottage. The estates of Gatcombe and Badminton, both hosting annual 3 day Horse trials, are also within easy reach.
Local Walks – Monarchs way, Cotswold way, Westonbirt Arboretum, Forest of Dean.
Tourist Attractions include – Cattle Country, Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, Westonbirt Arboretum, Cotswold Wildlife Park, Adam Henson’s Farm Park.
Small boutiques, antiques and HRH The Prince of Wales Highgrove shop can all be found in the small town of Tetbury.
Nailsworth too has a range of independent shops from clothes to children’s toys. The popular William’s Kitchen delicatessen offers oysters and champayne meals while Hobbs Bakery is home to Channel 4’s Fabulous Baker Brothers.
The town of Cirencester and the surrounding villages have strong Roman links. Cirencester’s Corinium museum show cases Roman mosaics, pottery and artefacts while Chedworth Roman Villa is a well maintained National Trust attraction.
There are many pretty chocolate box villages in this area such as Lacock, where the historic abbey has been used in films such as Harry Potter. In addition to these are historic buildings such as Berkeley and Sudley Castle and Gloucester Cathedral. Will’s Cottage is well positioned for visits to the cities of Bath, Bristol and Cheltenham.