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Cirencester Civic Society Guided Walks

Cirencester Guided Town Walk

Discover Cirencester with our excellent guided walking tours run by Cirencester Civic Society…

Cogges cottage garden and manor house

Cogges Manor Farm

Cogges Manor Farm is a historic farmstead and home to Downton Abbey’s Yew Tree Farm. It is a…

St John The Baptist Church Burford

Burford - St John the Baptist Church

Items of interest include: a memorial tablet to Henry VIII’s barber-surgeon, Edmund Harman, showing…

Bourton on the Water Model Village

The Model Village

A model of the actual village, built in Cotswold stone to 1/9th scale.

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  1. Add Widford - St Oswald's Church to your Itinerary

    Widford - St Oswald's Church

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    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Burford

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    A tiny church on its own in the Windrush Valley. In 1904 it was found to have been built on the base of a Roman house or temple. Mainly 13th century it has remnants of an 11th century Saxon or Norman building, e.g. the dividing wall, a chevroned…

  2. Add Westonbirt, The National Arboretum to your Itinerary

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    Westonbirt, The National Arboretum

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    Type:

    Parkland/Woodland Garden

    Tetbury

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    Planning on visiting the amazing Westonbirt Arboretum?...If so, click here to get the latest information direct from the official Cotswolds tourism site!

  3. Add Buscot Park (National Trust) to your Itinerary

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    Buscot Park (National Trust)

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    Type:

    National Trust Property

    Faringdon

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2024to30 Sept 2024Various Opening Times

    Late 18th-century house, set in enchanting landscaped grounds, which houses an extensive art collection

  4. Add Snowshill Manor and Garden (National Trust) to your Itinerary

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    Snowshill Manor and Garden (National Trust)

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    Type:

    Historic House/Palace

    Broadway

    Dates

    From:
    8 Mar 2024to26 Oct 2024Open 11:30 - 16:30
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    27 Oct 2024to3 Nov 2024Open 11:30 - 15:30
    From:
    9 Nov 2024to1 Dec 2024Various Opening Times

    Explore the treasures collected by one man with an eye for the unusual. Be intrigued by the story of Charles Wade, be amazed by his huge and varied collection from around the world and relax in the peaceful hillside garden.

  5. Add Swinford Museum to your Itinerary

    Swinford Museum

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Filkins

    Dates

    Tools and artefacts relating to domestic life and rural trades and crafts that are particular to this Cotswold village.

  6. Add Bampton Community Archive to your Itinerary

    Bampton Community Archive

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    Type:

    Museum

    Bampton

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024Open 10:00 - 16:00

    The Old Grammar School in Bampton was built by Robert Vesey (d.1635), a wealthy local merchant living in Chimney, now a nearby village. At that time, Bampton was the largest town in the area and it badly needed a school for the children of the…

  7. Add Bampton - St Mary's Church to your Itinerary

    Bampton - St Mary's Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Bampton

    It seems there was a church here long before the Norman Conquest, although the only surviving element before that time is the Anglo-Saxon tower with its fine herringbone stonework.

  8. Add Tewkesbury Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

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    Tewkesbury Heritage Centre

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    Type:

    Heritage/Visitor Centre

    Tewkesbury

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    This superbly restored 17th century building, once a shop selling hats, is home to our innovative heritage centre. Using our state of the art portable guides and interactive games, so you can get a taste of our fascinating local history.

  9. Add Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum (SOFO) to your Itinerary

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    Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum (SOFO)

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    Type:

    Museum

    Park Street, Woodstock

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024Various Opening Times

    SOFO is dedicated to military heritage. Appealing to all visitors, families, historians, and groups, the museum is thematically led and tells fascinating stories using personal archive and accounts from across Oxfordshire.

  10. Add Kencot - St George's Church to your Itinerary

    Kencot - St George's Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Kencot

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    St George's Church in Kencot is of late 12th century origin and features a tower with a curious side turret with a sloping roof, which was added later and makes it look unfinished.

  11. Add Langford - St Matthew's Church to your Itinerary

    Langford - St Matthew's Church

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    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Langford

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    The most immediately striking aspect of the church is the square central tower, the most conspicuous surviving part of a large Saxon church dating to the 11th century.It may possibly postdate the Norman conquest but is certainly the work of Saxon…

  12. Add North Leigh - St Mary's Church to your Itinerary

    North Leigh - St Mary's Church

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    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    North Leigh

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    An architecturally fascinating church: the church is late Anglo-Saxon in origin with the bell tower probably built in the first half of the 11th century.

  13. Add Cirencester Lock Up to your Itinerary

    Cirencester Lock Up

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Cirencester

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024Various Opening Times

    Most towns had lock-ups, which were used to imprison people for short periods of time, often just overnight.

  14. Add Chipping Norton - St Mary the Virgin Church to your Itinerary

    Chipping Norton - St Mary the Virgin Church

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    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Chipping Norton

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    A wool church and Grade I listed building, St Mary the Virgin is tucked away near the bottom of the hill on which the town sits. The setting seems incongruous, however it is here in the shadow of the church and what was once the castle, that the…

  15. Add Woodchester Mansion to your Itinerary

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    Woodchester Mansion

    Type

    Type:

    Historic House/Palace

    Nympsfield, Stonehouse

    Dates

    From:
    3 Apr 2024to1 Nov 2024Various Opening Times

    Discover the story of this never-to-be completed Victorian Gothic Mansion, see our colonies of Horseshoe bats, learn about Victorian building techniques and about the Leigh Family for whom it was built.

  16. Add Clanfield - St Stephen's Church to your Itinerary

    Clanfield - St Stephen's Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Clanfield

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    A late 12th century Church. It was originally a chapel of nearby Bampton church, and was dedicated to St John the Baptist, but sometime in the late 15th century the dedication was changed to St Stephen the Marytr.

  17. Add Cogges - St Mary's Church to your Itinerary

    Cogges - St Mary's Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Witney

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    The church has an unusual tower; positioned in the north west corner of the church it is square at ground stage, octagonal at upper stages with a pyramid roof, and is characteristic of Normandy churches.

  18. Add Tewkesbury Abbey to your Itinerary

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    Tewkesbury Abbey

    Type

    Type:

    Abbey/Priory

    Tewkesbury

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024Open 08:00 - 18:00

    Tewkesbury Abbey is a parish church of cathedral proportions tucked in the middle of the bustling market town of Tewkesbury. It contains many interesting features and should not be missed.

  19. Add Lechlade - St Lawrence to your Itinerary

    Lechlade - St Lawrence

    Type

    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Lechlade

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    A local landmark close to the River Thames, St Lawrence is a good example of English Gothic style, and the roof bosses and corbels are of particular interest. The church inspired a verse by Shelley in 1815.

  20. Add Fulbrook - St James the Great Church to your Itinerary

    Fulbrook - St James the Great Church

    Type

    Type:

    Church/Chapel

    Fulbrook

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2024to31 Dec 2024

    A small, picturesque church dating back to the 12th century but with a little 19th century bellcote. There are a few pieces of medieval glass.