Places to visit

Places to visit and Activities

Places to visit and Activities

There are many local walks along footpaths and bridleways. See Ordnance Survey maps Explorer OL45 “The Cotswolds”, and Landranger 151 and 163. 

From Spa Changing Rooms, there are many local walks which take in the picturesque village of Lower Slaughter, or a circuit of the perimeter of the Abbotswood Estate (which is immediately behind Spa Changing Rooms). There is also a dedicated footpath up the gentle incline to Stow on the Wold (3/4 mile).

There are local books and maps available to help you plan your excursion.

Horse Riding
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Steam Engines
Enjoy a ride on the 18 miles of heritage railway from Toddington, near Stow on the Wold. The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway runs along a part of the former Great Western Railway from Birmingham to Cheltenham. It presently runs from Toddington to Cheltenham racecourse but an extension from Toddington to Broadway is due to open in 2017 or 2018..
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Exploring the immediate area
Moreton in Marsh, Stow on the Wold, Bourton on the Water, Burford, Stratford, Chipping Norton and Chipping Camden are all within easy reach of the cottages with their eclectic mix of typical Cotswolds buildings housing many individual shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs.

At Spa Changing Rooms, the Golden Ball public house at Lower Swell is approximately 1/2 mile away; easily walkable or a very short drive.