Where to Go

There are so many places to visit in and around Cheltenham and the Cotswolds. Here are a few. We hold guide books at the guest house and are happy to offer any advice on the best places to visit whatever the weather.

How to get there
Sudeley Castle and GardensSpectacular castle with award-winning gardens. Open from 1st April 2012 – 28th October 2012.Sudeley CastleWinchcombe, Cheltenham, GL54 5JD – Tel: 01242 604357 15 mins by car
Cotswolds Wildlife Park160 acres of beautiful parkland and gardens with home to a wide arrange of wildlife including rhinos, zebras and penguins. A great day out for children and adults alike. Cotswolds Wildlife ParkBurford, OX18 4JP – Tel: 01993823006 40 mins by car
Cotswold Farm ParkPlenty of fun for all of the family in a Farm SettingGuiting Power, Cheltenham, GL54 5UG – Tel: 01451 850307 30 mins by car
Cotswolds Way102 miles or picturesque villages and historic sites between Chipping Campden and BathCotswold WayPasses within 2 miles of Hilden Lodge
Romantic Road The two romantic journeys: A Road for Today and A Road for Tomorrow, are each designed to be completed in a single day, at a leisurely pace, allowing time to enjoy the towns, villages and scenery en-route. They will introduce you to some of the places which have proved so popular with generations of visitors to the Cotswolds and also to some of our less well-known favourites.Details written and published by Cheltenham Tourism. Phone 01242 522878 to order a copy. Start and Finish in Central Cheltenham
Snowshill ManorA Cotswold manor set in hillside garden filled with treasures collected from all over the world by Charles Paget Wade.Snowshill, near Broadway, WR12 7JU
Tel: 01386 852410
30mins by car
Hidcote ManorHidcote is an Arts and Crafts garden in the north Cotswolds, a stone’s throw from Stratford-upon-Avon. Created by the talented American horticulturist, Major Lawrence Johnston its colourful and intricately designed outdoor ‘rooms’ are always full of surprises.Hidcote Bartrim Near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire GL55 6LR Tel 01386 43833355 mins by car
Roll Right StonesAn ancient site consisting of three main elements. The Kings Men stone circle, the King Stone, and the Whispering Knights.The name “Rollright” is believed to derive from “Hrolla-landriht”, the land of Hrolla.On the Oxfordshire/warwickshire border just off the A4447 mins by car
Batsford ArboretumWinner of the Cotswold Tourism Awards Large Visitor Attraction of the Year 2013 and home to the country's largest private collection of trees and shrubsBatsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
Batsford, Moreton-in-Marsh
Gloucestershire GL56 9QB 01386 701441
35mins by car
Kiftsgate Court GardensSpectacular gardens on the Cotswold escarpment. The creation of three generations of women gardeners. Kiftsgate Court Kiftsgate, Chipping Campden GL55 6LN
01386 438777
45 mins by car
BroadwayKnown as the Jewel of the Cotswolds. Picturesque village filled with antique shops and tea shops serving traditional Cotswold teas30 mins by car
Cotswold Falconry CentreWitness the many free flying bird of prey demonstrations which will amaze and enthral you, Daily flights from 11.30am, 13.30, and 15.00 also 16.30 from Feb to NovBatsford Park
Moreton in Marsh Gloucestershire,
GL56 9AB
Tel 01386 701043
30 mins by car
Staverton AirportGloucestershire's local airport. For days out and scheduled flights to the Isle of Man, Jersey and BelfastStaverton, Cheltenham GL51 6SR20 mins by car

For more information please find a list of websites with more information about things to do and where to go in Cheltenham, the cotswolds and the surrounding areas.

Where are we

Hilden Lodge is in the suburb of Charlton Kings on the A40 from Oxford. By car/taxi we are 6 minutes from the town centre, 9 minutes from the Railway Station and 13 minutes from the Race Course.  For directions please see our location page.


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