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Things To Do in (and Around) Chipping Campden
Here is just
a small sample of some of the things you can do when visiting Chipping Campden
and the surrounding Gloucester and Warwickshire area.
The Cotswold Way
The Cotswold Way
Cotswold Way is a charming walk that meanders along the western edge of the Cotswolds.
It starts in Chipping Campden and ends in Bath, and takes in a landscape of sheep
pastures, cornfields, woodlands and picturesque villages.
The trail is 102
miles (163km), so not one for the 'strollers'. However, there are many
walks around Chipping Campden ideal for strolling.
A variety of pleasant walks around Chipping Campden exist,
graded in terms of difficulty. You can explore the neighbouring countryside, going
to nearby places like Broadway Tower, Blockley and Batsford Arboretum.
Tours of Chipping Campden
For locally organised guided tours, then get
in touch with Cotswold Voluntary Wardens (tel: 01386 832131)
details, please enquire at the Chipping Campden Tourist Information Centre:
The Old Police Station, High Street, Chipping Campden, GL55 6HB
841206 Fax: 01386 841681
Houses and Gardens
Historic houses and gardens include the following: Batsford
Arboretum, Kiftsgate Court Gardens, Sezincote Garden, Bourton House, Hidcote
Manor Garden, Broadway Tower. (See our page on Historic
Houses and Gardens for contact information and website links.)
Stratford Town Walk & Stratford Town Ghost Walk
guided walks in Stratford upon Avon every day of the year, including Christmas
Day. Entertaining 'magical' ghost walk on Monday, Thursday and Friday evenings
and ghost cruises on the beautiful river Avon from Easter to Halloween.
Warwickshire Steam Railway
you're interested in steam railways, or just want to sample more of the beautiful
Cotswold countryside then you should visit the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam
You can even take a ride on one of the steam trains!
more details visit the Gloucestershire
There are nearby golf courses
at Broadway, Naunton Downs, Great Comberton, and Evesham.
attractions include Warwick Castle, William Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon
and Blenheim Palace.
Also, there are many museums which reflect the
Cotswold Countryside and the area's Industrial History:
- The Cotswold
Countryside collection, at Northleach
- The National Waterways Museum,
at Gloucester Docks
- Museum of Advertising and Packaging, at Gloucester
- The Perfumery Exhibition, at Burton-on-the-Water
Soldiers of Gloucestershire, at Gloucester Docks
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