PLACES TO VISIT

BUTTERFLY FARM Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 7LS

Rain or sunshine, discover many of the world's most beautiful butterflies.

Opening Hours:

Open Daily

Nov - Feb 10am - 5pm

March & October 10am - 5:30pm

April - Sept 10 - 6pm

OXFORD BOTANIC GARDENS Oxford, OX1 4AZ

The University of Oxford Botanic Garden is the oldest botanic garden in Great Britain and one of the oldest scientific gardens in the world. The garden was founded in 1621 as a physic garden growing plants for medicinal research. Today it contains over 5,000 different plant species

Opening Hours:

Open Daily from 10am - 5pm

BIRDLANDBourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham, GL54 2AY

Meet over 500 birds from magical owls, large cassowary and rare species such as the Waldrapp Ibis. Spot flamingos, pelicans, cranes and waterfowl that live in our riverside habitats with many more inhabiting over 50 aviaries.

Opening Hours:

Open Daily from 10am - 5pm

BLENHEIM PALACE & PARKWoodstock, OX20 1PP

Spend your day at the Palace and explore the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, now of the finest private houses in England.

Opening Hours: 

Open Daily from 9am - 6:30pm

MAGIC ALLEYStratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6EX

Magic Alley is packed to the rafters with books, toys, dragons, crystal balls, spells, magic tricks, historic art prints and magical objects and curios you never knew you needed – perfect to find that unique gift for someone special or to treat yourself. A must visit for any Harry Potter fans!

Opening Times:

Open Daily from 10am - 5pm

CROCODILES OF THE WORLDCarterton, OX18 3NX

Come face-to-face with some of the world’s most feared predators in a fun, safe and stimulating environment. With under-water viewing, talks, animal encounters and feeds throughout the day there’s plenty to keep you occupied at the UK’s only Crocodile Zoo.

Opening Hours:

Open Daily from 10am - 5pm

THE THEATRE CHIPPING NORTONChipping Norton, OX7 5NL

A strange and wonderful little place, bringing 50,000 people a year to the backstreets of a Cotswold hill town. Full professional arts centre program, in-house producing, and the greatest traditional panto of them all.

DIDDLY SQUAT FARM SHOP Chadlington, Chipping Norton, OX7 3PE

Opened in 2020 by Jeremy Clarkson and Lisa Hogan, the Diddly Squat Farm Shop is a small barn full of good, no-nonsense things you'll like. We do not, for example, sell kale. We also have incredible food. Literally the best hamburgers in the world. And a full bar including Jeremy's own Hawkstone beer. Table seating is available overlooking THE BIG VIEW.

PUZZLEWOOD - Coleford, GL16 8QB

Puzzlewood is an ancient woodland site and tourist attraction, near Coleford in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England. The site, covering 14 acres, shows evidence of open-cast iron ore mining dating from the Roman period, and possibly earlier.

BICESTER VILLAGE - Bicester, OX26 6WD

Bicester Village is a designer outlet shopping centre on the outskirts of Bicester, a town in Oxfordshire, England. It is owned by Value Retail plc. The centre opened in 1995.

OXFORD WET N WILD Wallingford, OX10 7PQ

The Park offers activities for all ages – run wild on our inflatable obstacle course or hire paddleboards and kayaks.

Alternatively, sit and relax at the lakeside Cafe with a great range of coffee & cakes, snacks and delicious home-cooked food provided by the wonderful friends at The Wandering Kitchen. They also have an outside catering unit and a party tent too!

LYNEHAM LAKE Kingham, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 6UJ

Lyneham Lake is a traditional fishery which is located close to Chipping Norton in Oxforshire. A great way to spend the day with friends or family, being situated only a 10-minute walk from Bluewood Lodges.