The following attractions are located within 15 miles of GL61FW:
Situated outside the beautiful Cotswold town of Painswick, the garden is a fascinating step back to the flamboyant English Rococo period. This gem of a garden, which was originally laid out in the 18th century, is set in a hidden Cotswold valley with magnificent views of the surrounding countryside.
Entrance fee: Adults £5, Children £2.50
Prinknash is situated on the edge of the Cotswolds with panoramic views of the Vale of Gloucester.Prinknash is not only an Abbey in which some seventeen monks live but a whole complex of buildings spread over an estate of 300 acres.
OWLPEN has long been recognised as one of England's most romantic early manor houses. The Tudor manor (1450-1616) stands with its early formal garden of magnificent yews at the centre of a clutch of medieval landmark buildings.
Entrance fee: Adults £5.25, Children £2.25
Chavenage is a wonderful Elizabethan house of mellow grey Cotswold stone and tiles which contains much for the discerning visitor. Chavenage has been used for many films and TV episodes including The Mysterious Affair at Styles, a Gotcha for Noel Edmonds House Party, Berkeley Square and Cider with Rosie.
Entrance fee: £5 / £2.50
The museum's fascinating displays are housed in a fine Victorian Building in the heart of the City and contains many items of national and international importance. Among the spectacular collection are the archaeological finds, fine and decorative arts, and natural history specimens representing Gloucester's rich heritage.
Entrance fee: Free admission
Located within the beautiful English county of Gloucestershire, the museum charts the fascinating story of Britain's canals through a special collection which has been designated as being 'of National Importance'.We concentrate on providing fascinating 'hands on' displays covering a whole range of waterways related topics.
reality at Slimbridge in 1946, when he realised how many thousands of geese depended on the shores of the Severn Estuary.Today with its award-winning visitor centre overlooking nationally and internationally protected wetlands, this world famous site is an important wintering area for migrating waterbirds such as Bewick's Swans and houses WWT's species conservation programme.
Entrance fee: Adult £6.75, Children £4
Gloucester Folk Museum is one of the oldest-established museums dedicated to social history. The collections have been drawn together through mainly gifts from the entire county of Gloucestershire, and represent one of the most fascinating collections of such material.
The Bristol Aero Collection is a museum dedicated to the preservation and display of artefacts of the Bristol Aeroplane Company, and its sister companies. On display are aircraft, engines, missiles, spacecraft, road transport and many more items designed and built in Bristol in the last century.
Dating from about 3000BC, this 55 metre (180 ft) Neolithic chambered burial mound is unusual in that its mound is still intact.Located 3 1/2 miles NE of Dursley on B4066 (OS Map 162; ref SO 790000).
Entrance fee: Free admission
The world's first museum dedicated exclusively to fine, decorative and applied art inspired by nature from any period, any culture and in any media. International in scope, appeal and stature, NATURE IN ART fills a gap in the museums and galleries you can visit by presenting a unique wildlife art collection.
It was from this house in 1796 that Edward Jenner pioneered a vaccination against smallpox and it changed the world.During his life he was also fascinated by geology, ballooning, poetry and natural history.
Entrance fee: Adults £4.80, Children £2.50
Edward Jenner lived in a beautiful Georgian house called The Chantry. Jenner's home is now a museum to honour the memory of the man and his work.
Entrance fee: £3.50 / £2.80
Completed in 1153 by Lord Maurice de Berkeley at the command of King Henry II, view our timeline and the history surrounding twenty-five generations of Berkeleys. Berkeley Castle is one of the most remarkable buildings in Britain and possibly the most outstanding example of Mediaeval domestic architecture in the country.
Entrance fee: £7.50 / £4.50
Starting upstairs, the first displays are devoted to Cheltenham's history. These are followed by galleries of ceramics and oriental art.
Entrance fee: Free, donations welcome
Welcome to Cheltenham's musical gem - the Regency terrace house where Gustav Holst, composer of The Planets was born in 1874. The music room contains many items associated with Holst and his music, notably the oil portrait of the composer from the 1920's and his piano on which much of 'The Planets' and his most famous works were composed.
Entrance fee: £2.50 / £2
Pittville Park - Amusement Park in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Contact venue on telephone number 01242519215 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractions/rides available at this park.
Spend a moment of your visit to the Dean Forest Railway to look around our packed museum, specialising in Forest of Dean and Severn & Wye joint railway artefacts.Your ticket is usually available for Unlimited Journeys on the day of issue (excluding Santa Specials and subject to seat availability).
Entrance fee: Please check with venue
Over a mile of walls survives and there are several fine mosaics, two bathhouses, hypocausts, a water-shrine and latrine. Set in a wooded Cotswold combe, the site was excavated in 1864 and still has a Victorian atmosphere.
Entrance fee: £5, child £2.50, family £12.50
The National Birds of Prey Centre is open from 1st February until the 31st October annually. The centre houses on of the most significant collections of Birds of Prey in the UK with over 60 species of Owls, Eagles and Hawks.
Entrance fee: Adults £8.50, Children £5.50
The Shambles is a collection of Victorian buildings - cottages, houses, alleyways, streets, courtyards, shops and workshops, housing one of the largest collections of everyday Victoriana in the country! Life as it was in 1890's (right in the middle of Victorian times) - almost 100 windows to peer into, and thousands of Victorian objects to see! About an acre to explore! Cobbled streets and alleys to wander round.Over 80 shops and shop windows to peer into: there is a Policeman keeping an eye on things, a fantastic photographers studio in a conservatory - all manner of stuffed animals in the taxidermists workshop, the Chapel just ready for a service, two old men having a yarn over a pint in the gas-lit beer cellar.
Entrance fee: Adults £4.35, Children £2.75
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