Places to Visit

Here are some our suggested places to visit in and around Broadway:

  • Batsford Arboretum and Wild Garden – home to a unique collection of some of the world’s most beautiful and rare trees, shrubs and bamboos. Garden centre, cafe and gift shop. See www.batsarb.co.uk.
  • Broadway Museum and Art Gallery, Tudor House, Broadway – which tells the story of travel and trade in Broadway.
  • Broadway Activity Park – great for families and within walking distance of our Cotswold holiday cottages.
  • Broadway Gravel Pit Nature Reserve – managed by the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust and within walking distance of our Cotswold holiday cottages.
  • Broadway Tower – on top of the Cotswold escarpment, on The Cotswold Way above Broadway with Morris & Brown cafe serving teas, coffees and light lunches.
  • Cotswold Falconry Centre – just a few minutes from Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre.
  • Cotswold Motor Museum – fun for all the family and home to Brum BBC TV’s little super hero car. Direct access into the museum for wheelchair users.
  • Evesham Leisure Centre (www.wychavonleisure.co.uk/Evesham.aspx) – family friendly and accessible swimming pools (with hoist for wheelchair users), Fitness Room, health and beauty salon and challenging climbing wall.
  • The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway – nearest station Toddington approximately 4 miles away (Broadway Station will be opening Easter 2018) where steam and diesel trains run from Toddington to Cheltenham Racecourse. Ideal for families especially Santa Specials. All stations (with the exception of Gotherington which is accessible on foot) have good access for disabled passengers and trains have compartments which have been specially adapted for wheelchair users.
  • Gordon Russell Trust Museum – the museum in Russell Square, Broadway, celebrates the work of Sir Gordon Russell MC and that of his company over a period of 60 years in Broadway. Ramp access and lift to first floor.
  • Hidcote Manor Garden – owned by the National Trust. Approximately one-third of the garden accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Kiftsgate Court Gardens – interconnecting gardens each with its own distinct character. Limited wheelchair access.
  • Snowshill Manor – owned by the National Trust in the nearby village of Snowshill. Suitable for families. Limited wheelchair access to manor house and gardens. 500 yard walk from car park to manor and garden along undulating country path.
  • Snowshill Lavender Farm – over 50 acres of lavender on the top of the Cotswold escarpment above Broadway, a wonderful spectacle during the summer months.
  • Stanway House & Fountain – a Jacobean manor house and highest fountain in Britain and the highest gravity fed fountain in the world.
  • The nearby villages of Chipping Campden, Laverton and Stanton and towns, Stow-on-the-Wold, Bouton-on-the-Water and Burford.