You’ve not lived until you’ve experienced at least one trip to Giffords. Living up to the owners, Toti and Nell’s, dream of a small village circus awash with dance, noise and glamour it’s a show for everyone. Touring the southwest they’ve entertained over a quarter of a million enthralled people...and counting.
Surely this has to be on everyone’s Bucket List. Be trained by professionals to wingwalk and see the Cotswolds from a true bird's eye perspective. Flying at speeds of up to 130mph, wind in your hair, adrenalin pumping, we reckon it will take at least a fortnight to stop grinning.
Always thought you knew the country roads like the back of your hands? Well now’s your chance to show off. Seriously thrilling and competitive driving with one to one coaching. From £15, feel the crunch of the gravel track and go home with a lot of stories to tell.
Built in the early 1800s, this award-winning collection of artists will get your creative pulses racing. Opened by Grayson Perry in 2008, it’s informative and friendly with a number of events and workshops available. Wander into the studios to watch artists at work then browse through beautiful things in the shop. The cafe is definitely worth a gander too.
There’s nothing more rocking than a Roman and this treasure shows you all you need to know. Walk way back in time to experience how they really rolled, dress up your little one like a fearsome soldier or enjoy a classic film like Brief Encounter in the museum’s dinky cinema.
As well as it’s outstanding beauty, the Cotswolds is renowned for it’s fantastic fare. Try chef Rob Rees’ exploratory tour to find out why the area is so unique and sample for yourself. From wine tasting, cooking to shopping at markets in the right way, Rob will teach you well.
Local lad wants to start a music festival, lad meets farmer who has a barn for hire and the rest is history. Just a few years’ old this glorious weekend has appealed to a wealth of talent for its intimacy including Ed Sheeran and George Ezra. Great tunes and great cider.
What could be more exhilarating than running? Doing it whilst getting blasted with paint. Join the Flying Colours Run held at Kemble airport for the Cotswold Care Hospice with either the 5k fun run or 1k Little Paint Dash for kids. Who knew you looked so good in pink, orange, purple...
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