Both Chipping Campden and the two famous gardens of Hidcote and Kiftsgate are within walking distance of Little Gidding using local footpaths and maps for these and other local walks are available from your hosts.
For the more adventurous guided day walks can be provided with a packed lunch or a complete walking holiday can be arranged, using Little Gidding as the base, tailored to suit both your interests and your walking requirements.
The Cotswold Way starts from Chipping Campden and the Heart of England Way, the Monarch’s Way and the Diamond Way all pass by within two miles of Little Gidding.
Pick up and drop off to the nearest points on any of these Long Distance Routes can be arranged
For garden lovers this area is an ideal spot. As well as Hidcote and Kiftsgate Gardens, Little Gidding is near to Batsford Arboretum, Sezincote, Mill Dene Garden, Westonbirt Arboretum and Bourton House Garden. Many local gardens are also open from time to time under the National Gardens scheme.
Castles, Country Houses & National Trust Properties.
Why not plan a day out to :
|Warwick Castle||20 miles|
|Stratford’s Historic Shakespeare properties||12 miles|
|Snowshill Manor (NT)||8 miles|
|Chastleton House (NT)||7 miles|
|Charlecote Park (NT)||14 miles|
|Blenheim Palace||25 miles|
|Ragley Hall||15 miles|
|Coughton Court||19 miles|
|Upton House (NT)||15 miles|
|Broughton Castle||20 miles|
|Fleece Inn, Bretforton (NT)||5 miles|
Local towns and villages
10 minutes or less
Chipping Campden, Shipston-on-Stour
30 minutes or less
Banbury, Broadway, Winchcombe, Evesham, Stow on the Wold, Stratford upon Avon, Moreton in Marsh, Bourton-on-the-Water, Chipping Norton
1 hour or less
Bibury, Burford, Cheltenham, Forest of Dean, Gloucester, Kenilworth, Malvern, Northleach, Oxford, Warwick, Worcester
Little Gidding is centrally placed for a theatre outing to ;
Stratford on Avon – Royal Shakespeare Theatres
Chipping Norton Theatre – a delightful experience
Warwick University Arts Centre
Bourton on the Water – Birdland & Model Village
Compton Verney – Warwickshire’s award winning art gallery
Cotswolds Farm Park of Adam Henson fame
Broadway Tower Country Park
Fosse Gallery Fine Art – Stow on the Wold
Heritage Motor Museum at Gaydon
Golf, Horse Riding and cycling can be booked locally.
Course and fly fishing
Steam railway, model railway
Markets, Antiques, art galleries and exhibitions, craft centres
Cathedrals, churches, abbeys, country houses, castles, manor houses, farms and barns
For up to date discussion and information on local events, visit the Cotswold Chatterblog.