South Cotswolds Visitor Attractions - Opening Dates

 Opening Dates


Month by Month Highlights

 Whats On in April 2017

Cotswold Decorative Antiques and Art Fair at Westonbirt School - 31st March to 2nd April, and also later in the year (11-13 August and 27-29 October)

Beverston Castle Open Gardens - lovely garden near Tetbury with a walled kitchen garden - open on Sunday 2nd April

Kite Flying Festival on Minchinhampton Common, run by Stroud Kite Flyers on Sunday 2nd April

Highgrove Gardens - open selected dates between April and October.  PRE-BOOKING IS REQUIRED.

Kelmscott Manor - the Cotswold home of William Morris - open Wednesdays and Saturdays between April and October.

Workshops at the New Brewery Arts centre in Cirencester - ceramics, painting, textiles and much more - current timetable includes dates from April to October


Whats On in May 2017

Chavenage House - historic house with Cromwell connections, frequently used as a film location - Thursday and Sunday afternoons from May until the end of September.

Rodmarton Manor - Arts and Crafts country house with original furniture made for the house - Wednesday and Saturday afternoons from May until the end of September.

Badminton Horse Trials 3rd - 7th May

National Trust Kite Festival on Minchinhampton Common - Sunday 28th May

Tetbury Woolsack Races - Monday 29th May


Whats On in June 2017

Hodges Barn Open Garden 4th & 5th June

Westonbirt House and Garden open Sunday 25th June, and a few other Sundays (16 July, 6 & 20 August, 24 September and 22 October)

Cheltenham Science Festival 6 - 11 June

Whats On in July 2017

Cotswold Show, Cirencester, 1-2 July

Minchinhampton Open Gardens 2 July

Royal International Air Tattoo, 14-16 July

Prescott Hill Climb - Bugatti Festival - 15th July

Cheltenham Music Festival 1-16 July

Open Air Shakespeare in Painswick Rococo Gardens 30th June - 1st July and 21st July

Whats On in August 2017

Gatcombe Festival of British Eventing - 4 - 6 August

Giffords Circus - 10 - 21 August on Minchinhampton Common.  Book well ahead if you wish to eat at the Circus Restaurant. 

Stroud Fringe Festival - 25 - 27 August

Whats On in September 2017

Frampton Country Fair - 10th September

Giffords Circus (Stroud - 21-24 September, and Cirencester 7-18 September)

Tetbury Music Festival - excellent classical music - 28 September - 1 October

Whats On in October 2017

Cheltenham Literature Festival 6 - 15 October

Westonbirt Charities Fair - 24 - 25 October

Whats On in November 2017

Westonbirt Arboretum - Autumn Colours


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Well Hill






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