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Highgrove Royal Gardens

Doughton, Nr Tetbury

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Highgrove Garden has increasingly opened up to visitors in recent years. The initial appeal may be curiosity about an opportunity to view what is The Prince of Wales’ own garden, but this is an appealing garden in its own right. 

Batsford Arboretum

Batsford, near Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

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A dog-friendly arboretum and garden centre in the North Cotswolds. There are 58 acres to explore, making it the largest privately-owned tree collection for some distance. 

Hidcote Manor Garden

Near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

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Flagship National Trust garden in the North Cotswolds. For what is considered to be one of the most influential and important English gardens, it's only fair to remember that it was pioneered by Lawrence Johnston (an American) and his mother.

Cotswold Farm Park

Guiting Power, North Cotswolds

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BBC Countryfile star Adam Henson is your host at the Cotswold Farm Park, an entertaining and informative hill-top farm deep in the high wold. 

Cotswolds Distillery

Stourton, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire

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A relative newcomer to the Cotswolds scene, Cotswolds Distillery has made a big impact, inititally with the success of its Cotswolds Dry Gin. The game plan, however, was based on whisky production. New Yorker Dan Szor is the founder, noting the Cotswolds clean water, barley and deciding that a great whisky could be made here. 

Sudeley Castle

Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

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Sudeley Castle is set in prime Cotswolds countryside just outside Winchcombe. The current buildings date from the 15th century, although its roots are older. 


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