Outstanding, Natural, Beautiful…
However long you are staying at Farncombe Estate, it’s worth knowing something about the wider location, which includes an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The north Cotswolds is one of the prettiest parts of England and we are placed high on the Cotswold escarpment, with views over the entire Vale of Evesham.
If you’d like to extend your stay, we will be delighted to help if we have availability. To book accommodation only, please call Reception on 01386 858000.
Just a few of the many places to visit near Farncombe Estate:
Broadway: 2 miles by car or approx 1 mile on foot
The picture-postcard village lies just below the Cotswold escarpment. There are honey-coloured stone houses and old-world charm, along with individual shops, pubs and restaurants.
Chipping Campden: 3 miles
A stunning old wool merchants’ town which hosts its own Music and Literature Festivals every year. Campden is said to have England’s perfect High Street with tea rooms, boutique shops and smart hotels.
Stratford-upon-Avon: 14 miles
Birthplace of William Shakespeare, Stratford has always been a magnet for tourists and theatre-lovers. Swans and ducks swim amongst the barges and pleasure boats. Visitors dine continental-style on the pavements. And the newly-refurbished Royal Shakespeare Theatre daily welcomes international visitors all year round.
Cheltenham: 23 miles
Regency crescents, unique shops, fabulous restaurants, a theatre – Cheltenham Spa is a truly sophisticated town. If it’s retail therapy you need, potter round Montpelier for the day. held in March every year. Cheltenham is famous for its international festivals: Racing, Literature, Jazz, Science and Music.
Our immediate area is bursting with historical properties, gorgeous gardens and fabulous follies. Here are some suggestions for days out, from National Trust properties to Adam Henson’s farm park:
Broadway Tower (2 miles)
Snowshill Manor, Snowshill (3.5 miles)
Cotswold Lavender, Snowshill (3.5 miles)
Hidcote Manor Garden near Mickleton (6 miles)
Kiftsgate Court Gardens near Mickleton (6 miles)
Sezincote near Moreton-in-Marsh (7 miles)
Cotswold Farm Park near Guiting Power (8 miles)
Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe (10 miles)
Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Shottery (15 miles)
Ragley Hall near Alcester (15.5 miles)
Coughton Court near Alcester (17 miles)
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock (27 miles)
For more details of what to do in the Cotswolds visit www.cotswolds.com