Family Escape

  1. The Model Village in Bourton on the Water
    Great Cotswold experiences for all the family to enjoy
  1. Rana, Asiatic Lion, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
    Get eye-to-eye with giraffe, watch rhinos grazing on Gothic Manor House lawns or walk with lemurs. With over 260 different animal species in over 120 acres of beautiful Parkland & gardens, there's plenty of space to relax and get closer to wildlife!
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  2. Fairytale Farm
    Children will love Fairytale Farm - a sensory and learning wonderland for all the family. With our exciting adventure playground, an enchanted walk with a surprise around every corner and a chance to meet our amazing animals, there is so much to see
    1. 16 Feb 202324 Dec 2023
  3. Crocodiles of the World
    Crocodiles of the World is the UK's first and only crocodile zoo, and is home to over 80 crocodiles, which represent 12 of the 23 extant crocodilian species, making it the largest collection of crocodiles in the UK
    1. 1 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
  4. A unique historic farm, Cogges is a must-see for families, with it’s beautiful manor house, orchard, adventure play and friendly animal residents to meet. Take a journey through time in the manor house and get lots of fresh air exploring the 17 acres of grounds and heritage trails. Take welly walks around the island woodland and moat or enjoy the adventure play area with zip wire, soft play, sandpit and outdoor games.
    1. 13 Mar 20231 Nov 2023
  5. Become a giant at The Model Village in Bourton-on-the-Water, the only Grade II listed model village in the country. Explore the beautiful streets in miniature, cross Bourton’s famous bridges that criss-cross the meandering River Windrush and peek into the buildings to discover what’s hidden inside.
    1. 1 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
  6. Penguins at Birdland Park and Gardens
    Meet over 500 birds including birds of prey, large cassowary and rare species like the Waldrapp ibis. Spot flamingos, pelicans and waterfowl that live in the riverside habitats and get close to England’s only breeding group of King penguins. And if that isn’t enough, venture into the woodland and encounter life-size dinosaurs lurking between the trees in the Jurassic Journey area!
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  7. Established in 1971 as the home of rare breed conservation, Cotswold Farm Park offers a fun-filled day out. Children can interact closely with the animals in the Touch Barn and there’s also a wildlife walk, adventure playground and farm safari.
    1. 8 Feb 202322 Dec 2023
  8. Westonbirt is the perfect setting to have a family adventure! Explore the 600 acres of trees by following one of the trails designed for families; the play trail is a great way to fire children’s imaginations, whilst Gruffalo fans can follow the Gruffalo Spotters trail!
    1. 1 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
  9. Relax and have fun with family and friends around a campfire at Fat Squirrel Outdoor. Light and cook on bushcraft fires. Toast marshmallows to make some s’mores and lasting memories.
    1. 1 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
  10. The kids won't be bored at Blenheim Palace! Visit the Harry Potter Tree, get lost in the Maze, try out the amazing adventure playground, the Pleasure Gardens, the miniature train and then there's 2,000 acres of parkland to explore, as well as the Palace itself!
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St Oswald's Church at Widford (photo Helena Sylvester)