Visit nearby Berkeley Castle, an ancient fortress home which boasts fine medieval rooms and magnificent collections. It is probably best known as the scene of the brutal murder of Edward II in 1327. The castle has also been used as a filming location for Poldark and Wolf Hall.
Then travel a short distance to Dr Jenner’s House and discover the elegant former home of the country doctor whose work changed the world as a pioneer of the smallpox vaccination.
Take a ride on the heritage Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway from Cheltenham through some of the most spectacular scenery in the Cotswolds. After explore Broadway and the other pretty Cotswold towns and villages before heading back to the hotel.
See amazing wildlife up-close at Slimbridge Wetland Centre. Meet the flamingos, explore the wild reserve on a Land Rover safari, discover the colourful collection of amphibians at Toad hall and visit the observatory tower for stunning views across the Severn Estuary.
Return via a circular route covering the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley with a shop at Chepstow to see the beautifully preserved castle.
Visit Our Sister Properties