Local Interest

Cooks Green Cottage is the ideal base for country walking with footpaths, fields and nature reserves ready to explore beyond the back garden. There are also many local pubs within walking distance. Our blog is a vast resource of attractions and histories of the local and surrounding areas. Below is a list of other areas of local interest:

Local Events
Cheltenham Festivals – including Cheltenham Literature festival, Science and Music festivals | Cheltenham Town Hall | Everyman Theatre | Roses Theatre | Events in Gloucester | 3 Counties Showground | Cheese Rolling! | Vintage Steam Fairs | Tewkesbury Medieval Festival | 50 things to do in Cheltenham

Nearby Towns/Villages
The Cotswolds | Cheltenham | Tewkesbury | Gloucester | The Malverns | Ledbury | Stratford-upon-Avon | Weston-Super-Mare | Cirencester

Museums
Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum | Holst Birthplace Museum | Corinium Museum |
National Waterways Museum | Nature in Art Museum | Soldiers of Gloucester Museum | Tewkesbury Museum | Cotswold Motor Museum | Cadbury World

Nature/Countryside
West Midland Safari Park | Cotswold Farm Park | Cotswold Water Park & Keynes Country Park | Cotswold Wildlife Park | Slimbridge Wetland Centre | Royal Forest of Dean | Wye Valley | Clearwell Caves | Prinknash Bird and Deer Park | Bilbury Trout Farm | Cattle Country Adventure Park | Cotswold Falconry Centre | St Augustine’s Farm | Crickley Hill

Gardens
Kiftsgate Court Gardens | Hidcote Manor Garden | Painswick Rococo Garden | Westonbirt Arboretum | Batsford Arboretum | The National Trust | Bodnant Gardens

Historic Places
Gloucester Cathedral | Tewkesbury Abbey | Sudeley Castle | Berkeley Castle
Eastnor Castle | Owlpen Manor | Worcester Cathedral | Badminton House | Deerhurst Church | Odda’s Chapel | The Rollright Stones | Belas Knap Long Barrow | Cirencester Amphitheatre | Great Witcombe Roman Villa | Offa’s Dyke | Blackfriars

Other Attractions
Sandford Parks Lido | Alton Towers

Sport
Cheltenham Racecourse (Stratford, Chepstow, Warwick and Worcester racecourses also near)
Cheltenham Town Football Club – Home of Nationwide League Two’s ‘The Robins’
Gloucester Rugby Club – Home of the famous ‘Cherry and Whites’
Cheltenham Cricket Festival
Sherdons Golf Course (Tewkesbury Park golf course also 2 miles away)
Swimming – Cascades Swimming Pool | Sandford Parks Lido
Gloucester Ski Slope
Fishing – River Severn at Deerhurst, 1 mile.
BowlingSuperbowl, Gloucester, 8 miles / Cotswold Bowl, Cheltenham, 8 miles.
Tennis – Court in the village