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Discover the magnificent world of the Cotswolds, from the weird and wonderful wildlife to the towers and dungeons of the castles.

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Cotswold Wildlife Park, fantastic parkland setting with a train ride through the grounds in peak season, café and of course lions, zebras, hippos, penguins, fruit bats and monkeys to name just a few of the animals.

Why not visit Rob Ireland Country Pursuits for an exciting range of outdoor activities. From a couple of hours of clay pigeon shooting or archery to a whole day of activities with a steak barbecue, you can design your own day.

For horseriding there is The Vine Stables, near Broadway offering hacks and lessons for individuals or groups.

For those who love to get out on the water the nearest fishing site is Lemington Lakes which offers top quality fishing in pretty, peaceful and relaxing surroundings.

Alternatively why not spend an afternoon at the Cotswold Water Park? From a leisurely hour spent paddling in a kayak to completing an advanced course in canoeing and kayaking skills, there are plenty of opportunities in the Cotswold Water Park for all levels of experience.

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Batsford Arboretum and the Falconry Centre, next door to each other, the Batsford Arboretum has some lovely woodland walks and is spectacular in the Spring and Autumn.

Warwick Castle, definitely a whole day out. Arrive early to avoid ticket queues. Jousting, archery, falconry, medieval displays and mighty trebuchet catapult throughout the Summer. Ice rink in December.

Heritage Motor Centre and Museum, perfect for car enthusiasts. Outdoor activities in peak periods include Land Rover 4×4 driving, Go Karting and Miniature Roadway.

Apart from all the connections with Shakespeare, Stratford is a great place for picnics, boating and shopping. There are always boats to hire or boat trips in the summer and the Butterfly Farm is worth a visit – great for a rainy day as it’s warm and dry inside!

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Indulge in some beauty and health pampering. Our expert beauty therapists offer a full range of treatments. Get all the luxury of a visit to a five star spa in the comfort of your own country hideaway.

Spend the evening sipping the finest wines from around the world with a wine tasting party from Thirty Fifty Wine. Teem your delicious evening meal with the wine that best complements the dish and learn all about the aromas and flavours hidden within.

Our fantastic chefs come highly recommended. Available for special meals or for your whole stay. Or order some wonderful drop off meals ready to pop in the oven. Just let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll sort it out.

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