The New Brewery Arts A popular arts & crafts centre in a converted Victorian brewery. It has galleries, studios, a cafe & shop. Visitors have the chance to see craftsmen at work and interact with them. On-site are ceramicists, glass-blowers, stained glass painters, jewellers, textile artists, book-binders & upholsterers. Visit the shop for homewares & one-off pieces of jewellery. Enjoy the the fair trade organic cafe. Check the website for a schedule of courses, craft workshops & summer activities for children.
Art at the heart of the Cotswolds in the great outdoors. The Cotswold Sculpture Park is home to “Elemental”, a collection of exciting sculptures displayed outdoors. Located near the village of Somerford Keynes, The Elemental Sculpture Park features the work of many talented sculptors displayed throughout a lovely woodland trail which includes ponds, gardens and glades. It also has an on-site ‘Poppin’ tea room.
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Nestled between Bourton-On-The-Water and Chedworth in the Valley of the River Leach, The Old Prison Café offers the most idyllic Cotswold setting for a spot of Brunch or Lunch. Our dog friendly café and courtyard allows you to unwind while basking in the views that this outstanding area of natural beauty is infamous for. After your meal why not wander around the Prison Cells, Old Courtroom and the collection of Lloyd Baker Wagons out on display. From here there is direct access to the beautiful village of Northleach and also a popular stretch of The Cotswold Way walking route.
Stroll around the park and get eye-to-eye with Giraffe, watch Rhinos graze on the Manor House lawns, walk with Lemurs, ride on the train or explore the landscaped gardens & parkland.
Home of the largest sandy inland paddling beach in the UK. Whether relaxing with friends and family on a sandy beach beside a beautiful swimming lagoon, or enjoying activities from water sports, enjoy Aquaventure, an inflatable obstacle course sessions, pedal-boating, high ropes, to mini golf and family BBQ's & picnics within beautiful parkland. There are also two cafes by the water.
Cotswold Airport was formerly known as RAF Kemble and now is a very busy airport for microlights, general aviation, corporate aircraft & airliners. The airport is open to the public everyday, including weekends. It boasts a very successful restaurant that offers superb food & views of the runway from its south facing sun terrace.
Pick up the local visitor maps, brochures & guides, listing all the local activities, and guide to all the local businesses places to eat & what to see & do around the Cotswold Water Park. This information centre can be found in the Gateway Cafe.
Rare and traditional breeds of cattle, sheep, pigs, goats and poultry with a shop and tea room. The award-winning shop sells a wide range of locally sourced meat, poultry, fruit, vegetables and other produce.
The farm shop at Jesse Smith features the best in food and innovation from the Cotswolds and surrounding areas. Local handmade preserves, cheeses and chocolates compliment the range of unique and characterful gifts. Everything made in the kitchen is sold in the cafe, from our renowned homemade burgers & sausages to all-day breakfasts, lovely lunches and home-made cakes. Online orders and local deliveries available.