PLACES TO VISIT NEAR AVONVALE HOLIDAY LODGES
Ideally located for visiting Broadway, Stow on the Wold, Chipping Campden, Bourton on the Water
and the Cotswolds. Broadway Tower is an ancient beacon site and an excellent viewing point, with
breath taking views. It was once a country retreat of the designer and craftsman William Morris. At
the bottom of the hill is Broadway village with it’s quintessential cotswold buildings and picturesque
Cheltenham racecourse is within 30 minutes by car. The Cheltenham Festival is the premier steeple
chase meeting of the racing calendar.
Stratford-upon-Avon, with it’s racecourse, the RSC (Royal Shakespeare Company), William
Shakespeare’s Birth Place (1564-1616 buried in the parish church), Anne Hathaway’s Cottage,
Mary Arden’s House & Farm are also with in a 30 minute drive. Stratford is a wonderful place to visit
with it’s open topped bus tours, museums, boat trips, eclectic shop and restaurants.
The Valley (formally known as Evesham Country Park) is less than 10 min by car. Located at the
northern end of Evesham and set within 130 acres, there are a wide range of activities incl. a light
railway, garden centre, retail shops.
Snowshill Manor belongs to the National Trust and is set in the heart of the village where scenes
from Bridged Jones where filmed. Snowshill Lavender Farm is just up the road and open to the
public to stroll the fields whilst taking in the splendid colours and aromas, before a visit to the onsite
shop and tearooms.
The Cotswold Way is a 103 mile long walk that starts from Chipping Campden and ends in the
beautiful Roman Spa city of Bath.
The city of Worcester, with it’s cathedral, racecourse and museums in only half an hour by car and
even quicker by train.
Warwick Castle is one of the finest of a mediaeval castle and the historic home to the Earls of
Warwick. Warwick racecourse is nearby and the town ancient street are a great place to visit.
We would also recommend a visit to:
Boat Lane Brewery, Offenham (Mirco Brewery)All Things Wild at Honeybourne (previously The Domestic Fowl Trust)
Ragley Hall, Alcester
The Vale of Evesham Blossom Trail
The Fleece Inn at Bretforton (The only pub in England owned by The National Trust)
Cotswold Farm Park (Owned by Countryfile presenter Adam Henson)
Cotswold Wildlife Park at Burford
Birdland at Bourton on the Water
Croome Park and Gardens
The Malvern Hills and Three Counties Showground
Little Oak Vineyard, Chipping Campden
Places to eat:
The Round of Gras at Badsey
The Fish and Anchor, Offenham
The Bridge and Ferry Inn, Boat Lane, Offenham
The Royal Oak, High Street, Evesham
Thai Emerald, High Street, Evesham
Rily’s (Indian), Waterside, Evesham
The Bridge, Bidford-on-Avon