We have information about local attractions to visit, places to eat and some lovely local walks. Please feel free to ask our receptionists for details when you arrive at the practice. We can also suggest places to stay overnight if required.
To eat and drink:
Bank Café, 80 Parsonage Street, Dursley 01453 543920
Situated in the market town of Dursley, the Bank Café is worth a visit.
The Old Spot Inn GL11 4JQ 01453 542870 www.oldspotinn.co.uk
Less than 2 miles away, the “Spot”, described as “A Pub of a Thousand Locals”, is set in the beautiful Cotswolds, actually on the Cotswold Way as it passes through the town of Dursley and is a popular watering hole for walkers.
The Tudor Arms Pub, GL2 7BP 01453 890306 www.thetudorarms.co.uk
Located just 4.5 miles away, The Tudor Arms is a large family operated Free House beside the Gloucester-Sharpness Canal, and just ½ mile from the world famous Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust. Bed and breakfast accommodation is available here.
A charming town with a nice high street. Take a wander, explore the shops and enjoy some lunch at a local pub.
Wotton is a charming country town, steeped in history, nestled in the southern Cotswold Hills. The Cotswold Way passes through the town. There are plenty of places to eat and a wide range of small family run shops.
Wotton Farm Shop 01453 521546 www.wottonfarmshop.co.uk
About 4 miles south, lies the Wotton Farm Shop. Everything you need for your garden, and a visit to their farm shop is a must, filled with fresh produce, deli items and a butchery. Browse and end your visit with lunch and a coffee.
Cribbs Causeway Shopping Mall, BS34 5DG 0117 903 0303 www.mallcribbs.com
Cribbs Causeway Shopping Mall is located just off the M5 near Bristol with over 135 shops and more than a dozen cafes and restaurants.
Gloucester Quays GL1 5SH 01452 338933 www.gloucesterquays.co.uk
Stylish indoor shopping mall with high-street and designer brands offered at discounted prices, numerous restaurants and a cinema.
Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre, GL2 7BT 01453 891900 www.wwt.org.uk/visit-us/slimbridge
Slimbridge is one of nine wetland centres across the UK. A world renowned reserve for water birds set in 120 acres with a visitor centre, wildlife art gallery, discovery centre, observation tower, cinema and waterside restaurant.
Westonbirt National Arboretum, GL8 8QS 01666 880220 www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt
Located 12 miles away, Westonbirt Arboretum is located near the historic market town of Tetbury, and is perhaps the most important and widely known arboretum in the United Kingdom. In addition to the main arboretum, there is a separate wood dedicated for dog walkers and an onsite restaurant.
Cattle Country Adventure Park, GL13 9EW 01453 810510 www.cattlecountry.co.uk
Located 3 miles away, Cattle Country Adventure Park is a great day out for families and children. Visit the play barn, go boating on the lake, give a hand at the climbing net, and experience the animals from Gloucester Old Spot Pigs, rabbits, guinea pigs, goats, sheep, ducks and deer.
Berkeley Castle, GL13 9BQ 01453 810332 www.berkeley-castle.com
Located 4 miles away, Berkeley Castle origins date back to the 11th century and is an English Heritage grade I listed building. The castle has remained within the Berkeley family since they reconstructed it in the 12th century, except for a period of royal ownership by the Tudors. A visit to the castle, butterfly house, gift shop and tearoom are recommended.
Stinchcombe Golf Course, GL11 6AQ 01453 542015 www.stinchcombehillgolfclub.com
A great place to spend an afternoon golfing, enjoy some food at the clubhouse or perhaps a lovely walk.