small selection of local Cotswold Gardens &
A rare and beautiful collection of trees, shrubs
and wildflowers in 55 acres of Cotswold countryside.
Stunning all year, especially in autumn. Open mid-February
til mid-November 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, then mid-November
until mid-February 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tel: 01386 701441. www.batsford-arboretum.co.uk
An Indian-style house (1810) with an eastern Hindu
garden. The project was inspired by Humphry Repton
and led to his 1808 book, 'Designs for the Pavilion
at Brighton'. Open from January to November - Thursday,
Friday and Bank Holiday Monday, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Historic and famous garden owned by the National
Trust. Tumbling borders and woodland walks. Open
daily from April until November, except Tuesday
and Friday, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm. Open Good Friday.
May to July 11:0 am - 7:00 pm daily except Friday.
August to early November daily except Tuesday and
Friday from 11:00 am - 7:00 pm.
There is a tearoom and plant centre.
Tel: 01386 438333
House Gardens, Bourton-on-the-Hill
Surrounding a delightful 18th-century Cotswold manor
house and 16th-century tithe barn, this is one of
the most beautiful gardens in the Cotswolds. Borders,
topiary and herbaceous plants over three acres.
Privately owned. Open 10:00 am - 5:00 pm end of
May to end of August: Wednesday to Friday. September
and October - Thursday and Friday only. August Bank
Holiday - Sunday / Monday.
Cakes, soups and teas available.
Tel: 01386 700 754