Children's Days Out

Top 10 things to do for children and families 

The Cotswold Water Park has dozens of cinder-pathed lakes, safe and quiet for little people to explore plus 2 fantastic family parks - Neighbridge, where they can jump over the Thames and Keynes Country Park with its sandy beach, play areas, animal statues and even a doggie-beach.

Add to this the unrivalled Bowood House and Adventure play area, Slimbridge Wildlife Trust and Burford Zoo for a host of interactive days out for all.

Cotswold Country Park (5 miles from hotel) 
This Country Park also has a beach making it a great family attraction especially if you are visiting in summer. There are plenty of activities from lakeside walks, boat hire, BBQ hire, cafe, and much much more. 

Steam Railway (17 miles away from hotel)  
Take a trip on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway (GWR) a fantastic steam railway. Operating from April - October (check site for dates).

Bowood House & Adventure Play Area (18 miles from the hotel) 
Truly something for the whole family, with 100 acres of beautiful gardens and a majestic stately home. Within this estate is an adventure playground with loads to do and a "play pen" for the under 7s. 

Cattle Country, Berkeley Heath Farm (19 miles away from hotel) 
A great attraction with loads of varied activities! Activities include pool, falconry displays, archery, animal feeding and handling sessions, miniature train rides  and tractor rides. Everyone is encourage to get involved, so be sure to bring the whole family. 

Bird and Deer park (21 miles away from hotel) 
With birds, goats and deer this small park is great for an interactive nature experience. All the animal roam free and feed from your hand. The park has some slight hills but isn't to big, perfect for families with young children or if walking is difficult for some members of the group. 

Cotswold Model Village (24 miles from hotel) 
This 1/9th scale replica is of the beautiful Cotswold village of Bourton-on-the-Water. Thus well located village is well worth a stop during you visit. Bourton-on-the-Water has many other attractions to offer so a visit to this village is highly recommended. 

Motoring & toy museum (24 miles away from hotel) 
Again based in Bourton-on-the-Water this museum has a lot to offer including being the home of "Brum"! On your visit you will see vintage car collections, classic cars and motorcycles. There is also a large display of toys both old and new.  

Cotswold Wildlife Park (25 miles from the hotel)
With over 260 different animal species the Wildlife Park is a must for any avid nature lovers. Set in 160 acres of beautiful parkland you will get to view all manner of animals including giraffes, rhinos, lions, monkeys as well as reptiles and birds.

Bird land (25 miles from hotel)
With over 500 birds, this is a great day out for all the family as well as the animals there is a Café, indoor and outdoor Picnic and play areas. Located again in the beautiful Bourton-on-the-Water. 

Model railway exhibition (25 miles from hotel)
Covering over 500 square feet, this enchanting railway has over 40 trains travelling through countryside and mountains. Based once again in Bourton-on-the-Water you could team this with any number of attractions for a perfect day in the Cotswolds.  

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