Hotels Near Bath – Stanton Manor

Location

Stanton Manor Hotel

Stanton Manor Hotel
Stanton Saint Quintin
Near Chippenham
Wiltshire

Stanton Manor Hotel

Stanton Saint Quintin
Near Chippenham
Wiltshire
England SN14 6DQ
Tel: +44 (0) 1666 837552
Fax: +44 (0) 1666 837022

how to find us

Stanton Manor hotel and Gallery Restaurant is adjacent to the Saint Giles Church in the village of Stanton Saint Quintin, which lies three-quarters of a mile north-west of junction 17 of the M4 motorway and just off the A429.

It is three miles from Chippenham, six miles from Malmesbury, 15 miles from Swindon, 18 miles from Bath and 25 miles from Bristol. London is just over one and a half hours away by car via the M4, whilst Heathrow and Gatwick are one hour and two hours away respectively. By rail, frequent high-speed trains to Chippenham take just over one hour from London Paddington.

Driving Directions

From the roundabout at junction 17 of the M4, please take the exit signposted A429 to Cirencester and Malmesbury (if driving from London, turn right at junction 17 to go over the motorway; if driving from Bristol, simply turn left at junction 17).

After approximately 100 metres from the motorway, take the first left-hand road off the A429 signposted Stanton Saint Quintin. The hotel is in fact signposted with an official Tourist Board's brown sign. Drive into the village, follow a much smaller brown sign on a lamp post and the entrance to the hotel is on the left-hand side immediately after the church. There is ample parking.

Helicopter Pad

The hotel requires 48 hours notice for any intended landing. Our helipad Latitude is +51.51814 and the longitude is -2.13611

Useful Links

Local Attractions

Things to do in Bath & Wiltshire

Stanton Manor Hotel and Gallery Restaurant is located at the southern edge of the Cotswolds and is close to the world famous City of Bath. The hotel is only three minutes from junction 17 of the M4 motorway and it is therefore very easy to visit some of England's finest attractions within a short drive.

For a variety of things to do in Bath and Wiltshire, see the below listed links. The attractions listed here are provided in good faith to make your stay at the Stanton Manor Hotel even more enjoyable. Please check with the attraction for opening times and other important information before making any journey. Information is supplied by each attraction.

For more information and events in the Cotswolds please visit www.cotswolds.info

Churches & Abbeys

Tewkesbury Abbey

Known to some as the 'Westminster Abbey' of the feudal barony, is one of the most impressive Norman churches in the country. Here are some of the finest bosses in England as well as a wonderful collection of medieval tombs and monuments. Guided, special & group tours are also available.

Church St.
Tewkesbury,
Glos, GL20 5RZ
England

Tel: +44 1684 850959

Opening Times:
Open daily all year round

Visit: Tewkesbury Abbey

Golf Clubs

The Yatton Keynell Golf Academy

OK Golf is based at The Yatton Keynell Golf Academy but we will provide off-site development courses to Schools, Corporate and Personal Clients. Our instructors are all fully qualified PGA teaching professionals who have many years experience behind them. We hope that you will find the enthusiasm of our professionals infectious because their aim is for you to enjoy the great game that they have been involved with for most of their lives.

All Stanton Manor guests are entitled to the following special deals and discounts:

  • Stay and Play Deals
  • 15% discount on golf lessons
  • 10% discount on soft goods
  • 5% discount on irons and woods in the Pro Shop
  • Guests pay just £2 per 50 balls
  • Golf booking systems for local golf courses

Contact the Golf Academy on 01249 783121

Visit: The Yatton Keynell Golf Academy

Gyms and Sporting Facilities

The GYM UK

Welcome to Chippenham's fitness phenomenon.
All guests at Stanton Manor Hotel will receive a special discounted rate.

Please visit the website for more information.

Visit: The GYM UK

The Yatton Keynell Golf Academy

OK Golf is based at The Yatton Keynell Golf Academy but we will provide off-site development courses to Schools, Corporate and Personal Clients. Our instructors are all fully qualified PGA teaching professionals who have many years experience behind them. We hope that you will find the enthusiasm of our professionals infectious because their aim is for you to enjoy the great game that they have been involved with for most of their lives.

All Stanton Manor guests are entitled to the following special deals and discounts:

  • Stay and Play Deals
  • 15% discount on golf lessons
  • 10% discount on soft goods
  • 5% discount on irons and woods in the Pro Shop
  • Guests pay just £2 per 50 balls
  • Golf booking systems for local golf courses

Contact the Golf Academy on 01249 783121

Visit: The Yatton Keynell Golf Academy

Castle Combe Racing Circuit

The Castle Combe Racing School can give you the chance to experience the thrill of driving around the fast and demanding Castle Combe Race Circuit. Do you ever wonder what it would be like to drive a real single seater racing car? Can you imagine the thrill of following in the tyre tracks of Hill, Mansell, Moss, Irvine or Coulthard? Would you like to drive the same type of racing car which launched the career of Michael Schumacher?

Castle Combe Racing School,
Chippenham, Wiltshire,
SN14 7EY, England

Tel: +44 1249 782929 / 782417
24-hour hot-line: 0870 2408385
Fax: +44 1249 782392

General - doreen.m@castlecombecircuit.co.uk
Corporate - rodney@castlecombecircuit.co.uk
Courses - doreen.m@castlecombecircuit.co.uk
Track days & Bikes - emma@castlecombecircuit.co.uk

Visit: Castle Combe Racing Circuit

Drive Tech Events

Castle Combe Skid Pan and Kart Track (Established Since 1988) is a multi-activity motoring centre, offering advanced and Intensive driving skills training, Kart Racing and Corporate Events.

We are based at Castle Combe Racing Circuit in Wiltshire, in the heart of the English countryside within easy access of major cities and airports. We are MSA, ARKS, NKA and BORDA approved and are licenced to run the MSA / ARKS tests for kart racing. (Castle Combe Skid Pan & Kart Track is a Drive-Tech company)

Castle Combe Skid Pan/Kart Track
Drive Tech Events,
Castle Combe Circuit,
Chippenham, Wiltshire,
England SN14 7EX

Tel: +44 1249 783010
Fax: +44 1249 783223

Visit: Drive Tech Events

Homes & Gardens

Dyrham Park

This fine William and Mary house, set in 265 acres of ancient deer park, was built between 1691 and 1702 for William Blathwayt, William III's Secretary at state and at war. Rooms changed little since they were furnished by Blathwayt in the Dutch style, Delft China, Dutch Paintings, and fine 17th Century textiles.1840's domestic rooms open.

Opening Times:

Park - All year except 25th December, 12:00 noon to 5:30 pm (opens at 11:00 am on days when house is open)
House & Garden - 23rd March to 3rd November, Friday to Tuesday - 12:00 noon to 5:30 pm (gardens open at 11:00 am)
Last admission 3 / 4 hour before closing or dusk if earlier.

Visit: Dyrham Park

Stourhead Garden and House

This garden, with enchanting lakes and temples, rare trees and plants is one of the most famous examples of the early 18th century English landscape movement. Wander round the 100 acres delighting in the beauty and splendour of the garden. The house contains an outstanding library, magnificent picture gallery, fine furniture and works of art.

Visit: Stourhead Garden and House

Farleigh Hungerford Castle

Set in the picturesque valley of River Frome, this impressive castle hides a sinister past. Visit the chapel for medieval wall paintings & take a look into the crypt! Throughout the year history comes alive with an extensive programme of living history, military re-enactments, music and drama. Phone for details. Visitors with special needs, please call in advance.

Opening Times:

April to September - Daily from 10:00 am
Closing April to June - 5:00 pm, July to August - 6:00 pm, September - 5:00 pm, October to March 2005 Saturday and Sunday only 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Visit: Farleigh Hungerford Castle

Longleat

UK Family Attraction of the Year 2002 (Good Britain Guide). Discover lions, tigers, rhino and giraffes in the Safari Park, get lost in Longleat's Hedge Maze, see the treasures and heirlooms of Longleat House, voyage on the Safari Boats and much much more! Dogs welcome on lead in the grounds, not allowed in any of the attractions, kennelling available whilst you visit the safari park.

Opening Times:

All attractions open daily 27th March to 31st October
Safari Park 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (5:00 pm on weekends, bank holidays and school holidays)
House open Easter - September daily 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Rest of the year Guided Tours at set times 11:00 am to3:00 pm
House closed 25th December

Visit: Longleat

Museums

Holburne Museum of Art

This jewel in Bath's crown was once the Georgian Sydney Hotel, whose glittering society Jane Austen watched from her house opposite. It displays the treasures collected by Sir William Holburne: superb English and continental silver, porcelain, maicolica, glass and Renaissance bronzes. The Picture Gallery contains works by Turner, Guardi, Stubbs, plus portraits of Bath society by Gainsborough.

Opening Times:

Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 am to5:00 pm (including Bank Holidays)
Sundays - 2:30 pm to 5.30 pm
Closed on Mondays
Open mid February to mid December

Visit: Holburne Museum of Art

William Herschel Museum

Delightful Georgian townhouse, home to astronomer and musician William Herschel and his sister Caroline during last quarter of 18th century. Later occupied by the sister of Fanny Burney the novelist. Visit the astronomer's workshop where Herschel made his telescopes, and the original kitchen and music room. New Star Vault astronomy auditorium. Georgian garden landscaped in style of Herschel's day.

Opening Times:

Open daily, except Wednesday - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
15th January to 15th December, Weekends - 11:00 am to 5:00pm

Visit: William Herschel Museum

Parks & Arboreta

Dyrham Park

This fine William and Mary house, set in 265 acres of ancient deer park, was built between 1691 and 1702 for William Blathwayt, William III's Secretary at state and at war. Rooms changed little since they were furnished by Blathwayt in the Dutch style, Delft China, Dutch Paintings, and fine 17th Century textiles.1840's domestic rooms open.

Opening Times:

Park - All year except 25th December, 12:00 noon to 5:30 pm (opens at 11:00 am on days when house is open)
House & Garden - 23rd March to 3rd November, Friday to Tuesday - 12:00 noon to 5:30 pm (gardens open at 11:00 am)
Last admission 3 / 4 hour before closing or dusk if earlier.

Visit: Dyrham Park

Stourhead Garden and House

This garden, with enchanting lakes and temples, rare trees and plants is one of the most famous examples of the early 18th century English landscape movement. Wander round the 100 acres delighting in the beauty and splendour of the garden. The house contains an outstanding library, magnificent picture gallery, fine furniture and works of art.

Visit: Stourhead Garden and House

Longleat

UK Family Attraction of the Year 2002 (Good Britain Guide). Discover lions, tigers, rhino and giraffes in the Safari Park, get lost in Longleat's Hedge Maze, see the treasures and heirlooms of Longleat House, voyage on the Safari Boats and much much more! Dogs welcome on lead in the grounds, not allowed in any of the attractions, kennelling available whilst you visit the safari park.

Opening Times:

All attractions open daily 27th March to 31st October
Safari Park 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (5:00 pm on weekends, bank holidays and school holidays)
House open Easter - September daily 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Rest of the year Guided Tours at set times 11:00 am to3:00 pm
House closed 25th December

Visit: Longleat

Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt - The National Arboretum in Gloucestershire is renowned worldwide both for its tree and shrub collection and beautifully landscaped grounds. Today the collection contains around 18,000 numbered specimens covering some 600 acres of Grade 1 Listed Landscape.

In 2001 it was joined with its sister pinetum, Bedgebury in Kent, to form the National Arboreta. Originally created in a picturesque style by Robert Holford the arboretum is now managed by the Forestry Commission and is open for all to enjoy - a beautiful, relaxing and unique day out amongst some of the tallest, oldest and rarest trees and shrubs in the country. Westonbirt The National Arboretum is situated on the A433 approximately three miles from Tetbury.

It is sign posted both from Tetbury and Junction 18 on the M4 (look out for brown signs). From junction 18 follow the A46 towards Stroud. Turn onto A433 and follow brown signs.

Visit: Westonbirt Arboretum

Pleasure Flights & Air Tours

Flights4all

The sun doesn't smile down on the UK very often, which is why we need to make the most of it when it does! Why not make this a year to remember and Learn how to Fly? or try out something new - Hang gliding; Paragliding; Microlighting Hot Air Balloons? Or even treating a loved one to that flight in a Tiger Moth or Harvard that is sure to brighten up their day! Our vast choice of Pleasure Flights; Trial Flying Lessons and other aerial events can make the perfect aviation experience for everyone! Go on - you know you want to...

Call now on 0800 0430808

Visit: Flights4all

Theatres

Theatre Royal Bath

Brimming with history, the Theatre Royal Bath is one of the oldest and most beautiful theatres in Britain. Comprising three auditoria, the Main House, Ustinov and the egg theatre for children and young people, a wonderfully varied programme of top quality entertainment is on offer all year round.

Visit: Theatre Royal Bath

The Rondo Theatre

The Rondo is a truly unique venue with an intimate and friendly atmosphere situated in Larkhall's easily accessible shopping centre. The Rondo offers 105 excellent seats all close to the stage, a great bar (you can drink as you watch the show!) and a hugely varied programme of events.

Visit: The Rondo Theatre

The Mission Theatre

The building is a 200 year-old 'Grade 2 listed' structure originally built as a Catholic Chapel. In the nineteenth century it was a Protestant place of worship. During World War 2 it was used by Air Raid Wardens and others, and was then taken over by The People's Mission until 1998. In 2004 the City of Bath added to its already rich cultural heritage and after an extensive programme of renovations, the building now houses a vibrant and busy venue for all manner of events.

Visit: The Mission Theatre

Komedia

Komedia Bath opened in November 2008 in the renovated Beau Nash Picture House, the former ABC cinema. Tickets are now on sale for Komedia’s award winning programme of comedy, music and cabaret. Sit at your table, eat, drink and be entertained!

Visit: Komedia

The Wharf Theatre

The Wharf Theatre offers seating for 96 theatre-goers and stages a wide range of productions ranging from panto to opera and comedy to classics. It features significantly in the cultural life of Devizes and is determined to provide a high standard of theatre for many years to come. 2007 saw the highly successful launch of the WYT, thus opening up the world of theatre to younger people.

Visit: The Wharf Theatre

The Arc Theatre

Trowbridge's professional theatre venue - Theatre, Dance, Music, Film, Children's Events, Stand-up Comedy

Visit: The Arc Theatre

Wyvern Theatre

The Wyvern Theatre opened in September 1971 by Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness Prince Phillip. The auditorium has 635 seats and every seat is designed to be no further than 70ft from the stage. Wyvern Theatre is named after a mythical beast, similar to a dragon, which was once the emblem of the Kings of Wessex.

Visit: Wyvern Theatre

Cotswold Playhouse

Stroud's own Theatre, owned by the Cotswold Players.

Visit: Cotswold Playhouse

Bristol Old Vic

Bristol Old Vic is a theatre company founded in 1946 and based in a complex which includes the unique Theatre Royal, opened in 1766, the oldest theatre auditorium in the UK which many think the most beautiful. Working with and for Bristol they seek to create a programme which engages with and reflects the vitality of their developing City.

Visit: Bristol Old Vic

The Hippodrome

The Bristol Hippodrome opened its doors on the 16th December 1912 when the curtain rose for the first time on what was generally agreed to be Oswald Stoll’s most magnificent provincial theatre. Since the beginning of the century, and due to the fact that it has one of the largest theatre stages in Britain, The Bristol Hippodrome has established itself on the touring circuit for all major musical productions, thus becoming known as Bristol’s West End Theatre.

Visit: The Hippodrome

The Redgrave Theatre

Clifton College was one of the first schools in the country to have a purpose-built theatre on site. The Redgrave Theatre (named after Old Cliftonian Sir Michael Redgrave) seats 320 and hosts more than 40 productions a year. Arguably some of the best of Bristol's amateur and semi-professional theatre is staged here, and it is also home to the majority of performances for Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

Visit: The Redgrave Theatre

Tour Guides

Guiding You

We offer Driver Guided tours with professionally qualified Blue Badge Tourist Guides. Our air conditioned vehicles can carry from 3 - 6 passengers, and your Blue Badge Driver Guide is dedicated to showing you the sights, scenes and culture of Britain. Whether you are a family, a small Social Group or a large Corporate organisation looking for a professional Driver Guide for a short or extended tour, an area familiarisation or a study visit, then look no further! Our specialist knowledge and your friendly and personable Driver Guide can help you to get the most from your visit and our well planned itineraries will assure you of a highly enjoyable and fascinating tour. NEW: Guided Tours of 2012 Olympic Venues

Visit: Guiding You

Tourist Attractions

Dyrham Park

This fine William and Mary house, set in 265 acres of ancient deer park, was built between 1691 and 1702 for William Blathwayt, William III's Secretary at state and at war. Rooms changed little since they were furnished by Blathwayt in the Dutch style, Delft China, Dutch Paintings, and fine 17th Century textiles.1840's domestic rooms open.

Opening Times:

Park - All year except 25th December, 12:00 noon to 5:30 pm (opens at 11:00 am on days when house is open)
House & Garden - 23rd March to 3rd November, Friday to Tuesday - 12:00 noon to 5:30 pm (gardens open at 11:00 am)
Last admission 3 / 4 hour before closing or dusk if earlier.

Visit: Dyrham Park

City of Bath

For over 2000 years visitors have been enjoying this golden city. Designated a World Heritage Site by Unesco, Bath has some of the finest architectural and historic treasures in Europe, including the Roman Baths and Pump Room, 15th century abbey and stunning Royal Crescent.

But it's no museum piece, despite it's world-class history and heritage. Bath is a decidedly 21st century city with an adventurous artistic and cultural life and sophisticated shopping.

It's an unmissable part of the great British experience.

Visit: City of Bath

Thermae Bath Spa

Britain's original and most remarkable Spa - the only place in the UK where you can bathe in natural hot waters. Thermae Bath Spa is a combination of the best of the historic Spa with a state of the art building offering modern comforts and facilities including four thermal baths and a full range of complementary therapies.

Opening Times:

Please check website for exact opening dates or call +44 1225 331234 for more information.

Visit: Thermae Bath Spa

Castle Combe Racing Circuit

The Castle Combe Racing School can give you the chance to experience the thrill of driving around the fast and demanding Castle Combe Race Circuit. Do you ever wonder what it would be like to drive a real single seater racing car? Can you imagine the thrill of following in the tyre tracks of Hill, Mansell, Moss, Irvine or Coulthard? Would you like to drive the same type of racing car which launched the career of Michael Schumacher?

Castle Combe Racing School,
Chippenham, Wiltshire,
SN14 7EY, England

Tel: +44 1249 782929 / 782417
24-hour hot-line: 0870 2408385
Fax: +44 1249 782392

General - doreen.m@castlecombecircuit.co.uk
Corporate - rodney@castlecombecircuit.co.uk
Courses - doreen.m@castlecombecircuit.co.uk
Track days & Bikes - emma@castlecombecircuit.co.uk

Visit: Castle Combe Racing Circuit

Drive Tech Events

Castle Combe Skid Pan and Kart Track (Established Since 1988) is a multi-activity motoring centre, offering advanced and Intensive driving skills training, Kart Racing and Corporate Events.

We are based at Castle Combe Racing Circuit in Wiltshire, in the heart of the English countryside within easy access of major cities and airports. We are MSA, ARKS, NKA and BORDA approved and are licenced to run the MSA / ARKS tests for kart racing. (Castle Combe Skid Pan & Kart Track is a Drive-Tech company)

Castle Combe Skid Pan/Kart Track
Drive Tech Events,
Castle Combe Circuit,
Chippenham, Wiltshire,
England SN14 7EX

Tel: +44 1249 783010
Fax: +44 1249 783223

Visit: Drive Tech Events

Roman Baths

Visit the heart of the World Heritage Site. Around Britain's only hot spring, the Romans built a magnificent temple and bathing complex that still flows with natural hot water. See the water's source and walk where Romans walked on the ancient stone pavements. The extensive ruins and treasures from the spring are beautifully preserved and presented using the best of modern interpretation.

Opening Times:

January to February - 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, last entry 4:30 pm
March to June - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, last entry 5:00 pm
July to August - 9:00 am to 10:00 pm, last entry 9:00 pm
September to October - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, last entry 5:30 pm
November to December - 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, last entry 4:30 pm

Visit: Roman Baths

Museum of Costume

The story of fashion over the last 400 years is brought alive at the Museum of Costume, the finest museum of fashionable garments in the world. The displays include 200 dressed figures to illustrate the changing styles in fashionable clothes from the late 16th century to the present day, chosen from the museum's collection of 30,000 original items.

Opening Times:

Open all year except 25th / 26th December
Januanry to February, November to December - 11:00 am to 4:00 pm (exit 5:00 pm)
March to October - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm (exit 6:00 pm)
Special exhibition Jane Austen: Film and Fashion

Visit: Museum of Costume

Bristol Zoo Gardens

Are you ready for a brilliant day out? From the smallest and rarest tortoise in the world, to the largest ape, there are over 300 exotic and endangered species to explore. Enjoy a whole day filled with excitement and discovery at Bristol Zoo Gardens. Don't miss Zona Brazil, Seal & Penguin Coasts, Gorilla Island, the Reptile House, Bug World and much, much more!

Opening Times:

Open daily from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm in summer, winter 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Closed Christmas Day

Visit: Bristol Zoo Gardens

Stourhead Garden and House

This garden, with enchanting lakes and temples, rare trees and plants is one of the most famous examples of the early 18th century English landscape movement. Wander round the 100 acres delighting in the beauty and splendour of the garden. The house contains an outstanding library, magnificent picture gallery, fine furniture and works of art.

Visit: Stourhead Garden and House

Farleigh Hungerford Castle

Set in the picturesque valley of River Frome, this impressive castle hides a sinister past. Visit the chapel for medieval wall paintings & take a look into the crypt! Throughout the year history comes alive with an extensive programme of living history, military re-enactments, music and drama. Phone for details. Visitors with special needs, please call in advance.

Opening Times:

April to September - Daily from 10:00 am
Closing April to June - 5:00 pm, July to August - 6:00 pm, September - 5:00 pm, October to March 2005 Saturday and Sunday only 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Visit: Farleigh Hungerford Castle

The Jane Austen Centre

The Jane Austen Centre celebrates Bath's most famous resident with a permanent exhibition with knowledgeable guides; displays of her life and family; Georgian Bath; contemporary maps and unique photographic enlargements; elegant costumes; a specially made film, well-stocked Gift shop and much more. Out of hours and exclusive visits and tours available for groups.

Opening Times:

Open all year Monday to Saturday - 10:00 am to 5:30 pm, Sundays - 10:30 am to 5.30 pm

Visit: The Jane Austen Centre

Longleat

UK Family Attraction of the Year 2002 (Good Britain Guide). Discover lions, tigers, rhino and giraffes in the Safari Park, get lost in Longleat's Hedge Maze, see the treasures and heirlooms of Longleat House, voyage on the Safari Boats and much much more! Dogs welcome on lead in the grounds, not allowed in any of the attractions, kennelling available whilst you visit the safari park.

Opening Times:

All attractions open daily 27th March to 31st October
Safari Park 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (5:00 pm on weekends, bank holidays and school holidays)
House open Easter - September daily 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Rest of the year Guided Tours at set times 11:00 am to3:00 pm
House closed 25th December

Visit: Longleat

Holburne Museum of Art

This jewel in Bath's crown was once the Georgian Sydney Hotel, whose glittering society Jane Austen watched from her house opposite. It displays the treasures collected by Sir William Holburne: superb English and continental silver, porcelain, maicolica, glass and Renaissance bronzes. The Picture Gallery contains works by Turner, Guardi, Stubbs, plus portraits of Bath society by Gainsborough.

Opening Times:

Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 am to5:00 pm (including Bank Holidays)
Sundays - 2:30 pm to 5.30 pm
Closed on Mondays
Open mid February to mid December

Visit: Holburne Museum of Art

William Herschel Museum

Delightful Georgian townhouse, home to astronomer and musician William Herschel and his sister Caroline during last quarter of 18th century. Later occupied by the sister of Fanny Burney the novelist. Visit the astronomer's workshop where Herschel made his telescopes, and the original kitchen and music room. New Star Vault astronomy auditorium. Georgian garden landscaped in style of Herschel's day.

Opening Times:

Open daily, except Wednesday - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
15th January to 15th December, Weekends - 11:00 am to 5:00pm

Visit: William Herschel Museum

Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt - The National Arboretum in Gloucestershire is renowned worldwide both for its tree and shrub collection and beautifully landscaped grounds. Today the collection contains around 18,000 numbered specimens covering some 600 acres of Grade 1 Listed Landscape.

In 2001 it was joined with its sister pinetum, Bedgebury in Kent, to form the National Arboreta. Originally created in a picturesque style by Robert Holford the arboretum is now managed by the Forestry Commission and is open for all to enjoy - a beautiful, relaxing and unique day out amongst some of the tallest, oldest and rarest trees and shrubs in the country. Westonbirt The National Arboretum is situated on the A433 approximately three miles from Tetbury.

It is sign posted both from Tetbury and Junction 18 on the M4 (look out for brown signs). From junction 18 follow the A46 towards Stroud. Turn onto A433 and follow brown signs.

Visit: Westonbirt Arboretum

Tewkesbury Abbey

Known to some as the 'Westminster Abbey' of the feudal barony, is one of the most impressive Norman churches in the country. Here are some of the finest bosses in England as well as a wonderful collection of medieval tombs and monuments. Guided, special & group tours are also available.

Church St.
Tewkesbury,
Glos, GL20 5RZ
England

Tel: +44 1684 850959

Opening Times:

Open daily all year round

Visit: Tewkesbury Abbey

Zoos & Safari Parks

Bristol Zoo Gardens

Are you ready for a brilliant day out? From the smallest and rarest tortoise in the world, to the largest ape, there are over 300 exotic and endangered species to explore. Enjoy a whole day filled with excitement and discovery at Bristol Zoo Gardens. Don't miss Zona Brazil, Seal & Penguin Coasts, Gorilla Island, the Reptile House, Bug World and much, much more!

Opening Times:

Open daily from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm in summer, winter 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Closed Christmas Day

Visit: Bristol Zoo Gardens

Longleat

UK Family Attraction of the Year 2002 (Good Britain Guide). Discover lions, tigers, rhino and giraffes in the Safari Park, get lost in Longleat's Hedge Maze, see the treasures and heirlooms of Longleat House, voyage on the Safari Boats and much much more! Dogs welcome on lead in the grounds, not allowed in any of the attractions, kennelling available whilst you visit the safari park.

Opening Times:

All attractions open daily 27th March to 31st October
Safari Park 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (5:00 pm on weekends, bank holidays and school holidays)
House open Easter - September daily 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Rest of the year Guided Tours at set times 11:00 am to3:00 pm
House closed 25th December

Visit: Longleat

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