The best things to do in the Cotswolds with your grandchildren
August 5, 2021

It can feel like a full-time job keeping your grandchildren entertained when they come to visit. Fortunately, there are a number of attractions in the Cotswolds (only a short distance from Stratton Court Village) that will keep your family engaged while also allowing you to make some amazing memories that will last a lifetime. Here are our top 5 recommendations for a family day out;

Wildlife Park and gardens
Only a short drive away is Cotswold Wildlife Park and gardens, with lots to do and see this is the perfect day out for families.
Drive from Stratton Court Village – 33 minutes (20 miles)

A picturesque village described as ‘Venice of the Cotswolds’ is great fun for a family day out, with lots to see and do.
Drive from Stratton Court Village 25 minutes (16 miles)

Birdland Park and Gardens
Only a short drive away and set in 9 acres of gardens and woodland with the beautiful River Wildrush winding its way through allowing some of the bird species to live in their natural habitat. Drive from Stratton Court Village 26 minutes (17 miles)

Westonbirt Arboretum
Located near Tetbury in the Cotswolds, is a great place to take kids. The Old Wood and the New Wood are the two sections of Westonbirt Arboretum. Both bloom with blossoms, flowers, and leaves of various colours at various periods of the year.
Drive from Stratton Court Village 27 minutes (15 miles)

Woodchester Park
Woodchester Park is a beautiful wooded area with a country estate mansion, play pathways, and a lakeside boathouse. When it comes to things to do in The Cotswolds with kids, this is the place to go. Rope swings, climbing frames, wobble beams, see-saws, and much more can be found on the play path, which takes around an hour and a half to stroll.
Drive from Stratton Court Village 34 minutes (17 miles)

The Stratton Court Village way

The team at Stratton Court Village are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, anytime you need them. As the majority of our team live in Cirencester, they are well-versed in the area and can advise you on the finest places to visit. We also provide a minibus service so that residents of our Village can tour the surrounding area without having to worry about transportation.

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Whether you would like to arrange a visit, or simply ask a question, a member of our knowledgeable team will be happy to help. 

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