Places to Explore
Our town of Winchcombe is fast becoming known as the walkers hub of the Cotswolds, the Wincombe Way comprises of a figure of eight with Winchcome at the centre. Each loop is 21 miles around but these are subdivided into 3-5 mile sections all beautifully described in the Winchcombe Way booklet available in the town. You will love the local shops, pubs, restaurants, and Sudeley Castle, the last home of Catherine Parr the surviving wife of Henry VIII.
The last home of Catherine Parr, the wife that survived King Henry VIII. Built in the heart of the Cotswold landscape, Sudeley Castle will give you a perfect mix of romantic ruins, stunning gardens and one thousand years of fascinating history.
The Royal Oak
The Royal Oak country pub in Gretton provides the perfect backdrop for enjoying quality food, good ale, and stunning views of the Cotswold landscape and in the far distance the Vale of Evesham and the Malvern Hills.
Founded in 1246 by the Earl of Cornwall, Hailes Abbey is set amid delightful Cotswold countryside. Once the centre of monastic life, the tranquil ruins are now the perfect place to relax and enjoy a picnic in a unique historic setting.
Belas Knap Long Barrow
Ancient burial mound older than the pyramids. Great walk with fantastic views, drive through Winchcombe, turn left up the hill and park in the lay-by and walk the rest.
It's our local deli and has a great selection of fine food.