While I Wait

We have information about local attractions to visit, places to eat and some lovely local walks direct from our car park. 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 historic market town of Dursley, the Bank Café is ideally situated for you to enjoy a meal or a drink when exploring the surrounding Cotswolds.

The Old Spot Inn, Hill Road, Dursley GL11 4JQ
01453 542870

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 Old Spot is friendly, deeply traditional and one of the must visits of the county.

The Tudor Arms Pub, Shepherds Patch, Slimbridge, GL2 7BP
01453 890306

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.

To shop:


Dursley is a charming town with a nice high street. Take a wander, explore the shops and enjoy some lunch at a local pub.

Wotton-Under-Edge – Farm Shop and Town Centre

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, Bristol

Cribbs Causeway Shopping Mall is located just off the M5 near Bristol with over 135 shops and over a dozen cafes and restaurants.

To see:

Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre, GL2 7BT
01453 891900

Located 5 miles away, Slimbridge is one of nine wetland centres across the UK. A world renowned reserve for waterbirds 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

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. Planted in the heyday of Victorian plant hunting in the mid-19th century, today Westonbirt Arboretum has one of the finest tree collections in the world, carefully laid out within a beautiful grade one listed historic landscape. 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

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

Located 4 miles away, Berkeley Castle origins date back to the 11th century and it has been designated by English Heritage as a 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, Dursley
01453 542015

A great place to spend an afternoon golfing or perhaps a lovely walk with the dogs.

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