Buscot Park

  Faringdon · Oxfordshire SN7 8BU
  01367 240786
  Sharon Lander, Estate Secretary at


Buscot Park is a country house at Buscot near the town of Faringdon in Oxfordshire within the historic boundaries of Berkshire.

The house and estate was bequeathed to the National Trust in 1956. The contents (which include works of art by Rembrandt and Burne-Jones) are owned by the Faringdon Collection Trust.

The house is occupied and managed by the present Lord Faringdon. The mansion and its extensive formal and informal gardens and grounds are open to the public each summer.

Cotswold Wildlife Park

  Bradwell Grove · Burford · Oxfordshire OX18 4JP
  01993 823006


Take a walk on the WILD SIDE! Stroll around the Park and get eye-to-eye with giraffes, watch rhinos graze on the Gothic manor house lawns, walk with lemurs or take a ride on Bella the Train (April-Oct).

The stunning gardens and themed borders, make a beautiful backdrop the animals. With over 260 different species of animals in over 120 acres of parkland, there’s plenty of space to relax and get closer to wildlife!

Enjoy lunch in the licensed cafe serving hot food, kiosks with snacks or you can bring a picnic. Car parking is free and you can access your car at any point during your visit.

Dogs are welcome on a short lead under adult control in most areas of the Park, except areas with free-ranging animal areas.

Royal International Air Tattoo

  Douglas Bader House · Horcott Hill · Fairford GL7 4RB
  01285 713456


The Air Tattoo returns this summer on 19-21 July 2019 at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire. See the rare Spanish Navy Harrier in our 7+ hour flying display, plus lots more to see and do on the ground!

Few events can rival the intensity, drama and spectacle on offer at the world’s greatest airshow, with one of the most diverse flying displays in the world.

This year we’ve got 28 air arms so far confirmed from 20 different nations, which means the Air Tattoo is the best place to see military aircraft on display to the public.

Lechlade Festival

  Riverside Park · A361 Highworth Road · Lechlade · Gloucestershire GL7 3AL
  07468 490029 Thursday to Sunday Only


Multi award-winning family-friendly festival in the beautiful Cotswolds market town of Lechlade, alongside the River Thames.

A packed programme of free workshops for kids and adults include circus skills, music and dance, crafts and relaxation.

The shopping village offers all manner of temptation and a wide selection of food stalls offers something for everyone. Rides, games and costumed characters keep the kids entertained.

Fabulous food, artisan ale and cider, camping and glamping – the perfect family-friendly festival!

Lechlade Trout Farm

  Burford Road · Lechlade · Gloucestershire GL7 3QQ
  01367 253266


Love experiencing the thrill of a timeless pursuit?, pitting your wits against nature, imitating a natural process, whilst learning to listen to the subtlety of your surroundings?

Embrace the opportunity to experience solitude, peace and belonging, in an ever changing natural environment, where the challenge of the hunt merges with the ageless desire to place food on the table at the end of the day.

Whether you are man, women or child, Lechlade and Bushyleaze Trout Fisheries will be able to help you experience your dream. Daily we offer you the opportunity to make the catch of a lifetime on the award winning lakes set in beautiful, soul nourishing scenery of the Cotswolds, famous for its natural charm and timeless beauty.

Cotswold Canoe Hire

  Park End Wharf · Lechlade-on-Thames · Gloucestershire GL7 3AQ
  01367 252303


We welcome you to the heart of the River Thames close to its source at our riverside location in Lechlade-on-Thames.

Here you can enjoy stunning scenery away from the hustle and bustle through the Cotswolds on our country’s most famous and incredibly beautiful river.

You will be able to hire the popular open canoes to touring kayaks and also the sit on top kayaks from our range.

We try to be as flexible as we can to offer you anything from a straightforward few hours canoe hire to a full blown week hire for those wanting to challenge themselves by doing the full length of the Thames.

Cotswold Canals Trust

  St Johns Lock · Faringdon Road · Lechlade-on-Thames GL7 3HA
  01453 752568


River cruise charters from Lechlade-on-Thames operate on weekdays and weekends from Easter until October 1st on the classic launch Inglesham.

Inglesham is a classic River Thames Launch, purpose-built for skippered charter trips on the Upper River Thames from Lechlade.

The vessel is licensed to carry up to twelve passengers who have exclusive use of the boat. The vessel’s spacious accommodation provides a comfortable and relaxing cruise on this historic river.

The skipper and crew-member on board are able to provide information on the history of the river and the restoration of the Thames and Severn Canal.


01793 727083


07947 993784


8:30am – 3:30pm


01793 727083


07947 993784


9:00am – 6:00pm