Places to visit

Hunts Court Huts is ideally situated for visiting...

The Cotswold Way - on the door step

Extending from the quintessentially English market town of Chipping Campden to the Roman city of Bath, the 102 mile Cotswold Way has existed as a promoted long-distance walk and will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2020

Tyndale Monument - 15 minute walk

North Nibley’s Tyndale’s Monument was built in 1866 in memory of the writer, William Tyndale (1494-1536) thought to be born nearby (some say right here at Hunts Court though we have no evidence of that!). He finished translating the New Testament into English in 1525, but was martyred 13 years later in Belgium by being burnt at the stake.

Wotton Under Edge - 8 minute drive

Take a stroll through Wotton’s bustling town centre and enjoy browsing in a diverse range of independent shops, art galleries and fantastic food outlets and coffee shops.

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Dursley - 10 minute drive

At the heart of Dursley is the delightful 18th century market house, the Town Hall. A variety of small shops, cafes and pubs in Dursley includes the award-winning Old Spot pub, and a bustling farmer’s market on the second Saturday of every month. Dursley has Walkers are Welcome status and hosts its own Walking Festival every October.

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Berkeley Castle - 13 minute drive

The most remarkable thing about the Castle is that for nine centuries, the building, the Berkeley family, the archives (dating back to the 12th Century), the contents, the estate and the town have all survived together. There is plenty to see and do, events ranging from live music, falconry, open air theatre and much more.

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Newark Park - 14 minute drive

Founded by a Tudor courtier, saved by a Texan architect. From hunting lodge to home, Newark Park stands proud on top of the Cotswold escarpment.

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Owlpen Manor - 16 minute drive

Deep in a private Cotswold valley, Owlpen Manor has been described as “the most beautiful place in England.” The Tudor Manor House is steeped in 800 years of history, with Arts and Crafts furniture and its own community of ghosts. Visit Owlpen to enjoy private house tours and cream teas, explore the magical gardens, discover miles of woodland walks and relax in this truly English hidden gem.

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WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre - 18 minute drive

Get set for 100 adventure-filled acres of wildlife. Spend some quality time with beautiful ducks, geese and fabulous flamingos, discover new wildlife in secluded hides and go wild in two adventure playgrounds.

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Westonbirt Arboretum - 20 minute drive

Home to 2,500 different species from the far corners of the globe and 5 national tree collections, Westonbirt Arboretum is a remarkable place for people to enjoy and learn about trees.

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Tetbury - 20 minute drive

Tetbury is in an area of outstanding natural beauty and the second largest town in the Cotswolds. It is the home of HRH Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, and the Duchess of Cornwall and, was an important market for Cotswold wool and yarn during the Middle Ages. Today, it is better associated with boutique shops, great food, and its Royal Connections.

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Highgrove Gardens - 20 minute drive

Highgrove is the private residence of HRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, near Tetbury in Gloucestershire. Since 1980 when the Prince of Wales first arrived at Highgrove, His Royal Highness has devoted much energy to transforming the gardens around the house, which are renowned as some of the most inspiring and innovative in the United Kingdom.

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Badminton Horse Trials - 25 minute drive

This annual spectacle offers a great family day out, with children and dogs very welcome to enjoy great hospitality options, shopping, top level equestrian sport and more in a stunning location.

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Cirencester - 30 minute drive

Whether it’s a visit to the Corinium Museum, Brewery Arts Centre, Cirencester Park (for a stroll, or to watch some Polo) or the Roman Amphitheatre, Cirencester has plenty of points of interest. Cirencester is within easy reach of the Cotswold Wildlife Park in Burford, and the Cotswold Country Park.

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Cheltenham Races - 45 minute drive

Cheltenham Racecourse is The Home of Jump Racing, hosting 16 racedays from October – May each year including the pinnacle of equestrian sport, The Cheltenham Festival.

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Bristol - 40 minute drive

Bristol is the city of bridges, balloons, boats, bikes, Brunel and Banksy and the fun doesn’t end there… there is underground gigs for music lovers, gorgeous green spaces for relaxation, historic houses and museums full of intrigue, cutting-edge art galleries and independent cinemas, cool restaurants and bars, some marvellous markets and top notch themed tours.

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Bath - 50 minute drive

In many ways, Bath hasn’t changed much since the times of Georgian gentleman Ralph Allen and writer Jane Austen, both of whom fell under the spell of this city built for pleasure. Impeccable heritage is just part of the story. A lively, thriving city where ancient history and Georgian elegance sit comfortably alongside a decidedly twenty-first-century cosmopolitan buzz.

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