Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam RailwayThe Railway Station
Phone: +44 (0)1242 621405
The GWR is an all-volunteer run steam and diesel heritage railway in the English Cotswolds. Since 1981, the volunteers have restored over 12 miles of line, together with platforms, buildings, steam and diesel locomotives and rolling stock. In addition to a scheduled service, the GWR hosts a number of galas, enthusiasts' events and events for all the family throughout the year, including our popular Santa Specials, Fish and Chips specials and dining trains.
The John Moore Museum41 - 42 Church Street
Phone: +44 (0) 1684 297 174
In this unique row of 15th century timber framed buildings you can learn about the countryside with our natural history collection, and delve into the past in the Tudor Merchant's House. One part of the Museum commemorates the work of author and conservationist John Moore and also tells you about different types of wild creatures, their lifecycles and habitats. Just a few doors away is the Merchant's House, which has been restored and furnished to show the construction of a 15th century shop and dwelling. You can hear voices from the past and present with our audio guides and explore our Tudor character boxes.
Nature In ArtWallsworth Hall
Phone: +44 (0)1452 731422
Nature in Art is unique - within the fine Georgian mansion can be found the widest range of nature-inspired art in the world. Spanning 1500 years, displays embrace work in all mediums and styles from across the globe. The collection contains the best creations of 600 artists from over 50 countries.
Out of the Hat100 Church Street
Phone: +44 (0)1684 855040
Out of the Hat is an award winning heritage and visitor centre, born out of a 17th century building, lovingly restored, renovated and enhanced. The two upperstoreys incorporate interactive displays, games, information panels and much more. Out of the Hat allows the visitor to contemplate life in the 17th century and explore the town's fascinating history.
Tewkesbury Museum64 Barton Street
Phone: +44 (0)1684 292901
A museum of the local history and daily life of Tewkesbury, exhibited in a splendid Tudor house. Collections range from early Roman and the Battle of Tewkesbury to Antarctic exploration and ther traditional Mop Fair. Open all year round.
Birdland Parks and GardensRissington Road
Bourton on the Water
Phone: +44 (0)1451 820480
Birdland is a natural setting inhabited by over 500 birds; flamingos, pelicans, penguins, cranes, storks, cassowary, and waterfowl can be seen on various aspects of the water habitat.
Corinium MuseumPark Street
Phone: +44 (0)1285 655611
Leave the 21st century behind you and discover the treasures of the Cotswolds as you explore its history at this award winning Museum. Home to one of the largest collections of Romano-British antiquities extensively from Corinium, Roman Britain's second largest city.
Cotswold FalconryBatsford Park
Moreton in Marsh
Phone: +44 (0)1386 701043
A collection of over 90 birds of prey, flying demonstrations of eagles, owls, hawks, and falcons, breeding aviaries, owl wood, hawk walk and gift shop. We will let you get really close to the birds giving you a chance to appreciate their speed, grace and agility. Our aim is to show you the natural behaviour of these birds, leaving you with a lasting impression after seeing a falcon swoop, the long slow beat of an eagle, the silent flight of an owl and the quick alertness of a hawk.
Cotswold Farm ParkGuiting Power
Phone: +44 (0)1451 850307
Home to Britain's most comprehensive collection of rare breeds of British farm animals. The Cotswold Farm Park is very much a working farm, with plenty of activities for the youngsters, including rabbits and guinea pigs to stroke, lambs and goat kids to bottle feed, piglets to meet, seasonal demonstrations (lambing, shearing or milking), farm safari ride, two mile Wildlife Walk and play areas both indoors and outside.
Cotswold Motoring Museum and Toy CollectionThe Old Mill
Bourton on the Water
Phone: +44 (0)1451 821255
Awarded Visitor Attraction of the Year by the Heart of England Tourist Board, the museum has a wonderfully nostalgic atmosphere. It is the home of Brum, the much-loved children's television character. The vehicles and motoring memorabilia are displayed alongside cameras, gramophones, picnic boxes, tea sets and caravans. We also have a marvellous toy collection featuring pedal cars, aeroplanes and hundreds of die cast models. Also an activity roadshow aimed at young children with brass rubbing, feely boxes, giant jigsaws and much more.
Cotswold Wildlife Park and GardensBurford
Phone: +44 (0)1993 823006
One of Oxfordshire's top venues and one of the most beautiful wildlife attractions in the country. It is a superb mix of animals, landscaped parkland and gardens appealing to all ages. Many of the animals are rare and endangered, visitors can walk through the Madagascar enclosure with free-roaming lemurs and see meerkats, penguins and tropical birds in the exotically landscaped Walled Gardens.