Attractions in and around Wotton-under-Edge
THORNBURY GOLF CLUB
Thornbury Golf Centre is a beautiful Bristol pay-and-play golf course, situated 10 minutes from Junction 16 of the M5. Thornbury offers two beautiful and challenging courses: the 6300-yard Marlwood High Course and the 18-hole par 3 Low Course, both of which are maintained with the utmost care by dedicated grounds team. There is also offer a 25-bay floodlit driving range and a well-stocked golf shop. Distance from hotel 5 miles.
SLIMBRIDGE WETLAND CENTRE
Visit Slimbridge Wetland Centre and experience a day out like no other. There really is something for everyone.
From birdwatchers to families there is plenty to discover all year round. Enjoy amazing wildlife up-close, with experiences to suit all ages offering access to a huge variety of wildlife. Distance from hotel 10 miles.
Cabot Circus has over 90 stylish shops for you to explore including Apple, Harvey Nichols, Joules, and Zara. Cabot Circus offers a choice of stylish restaurants, cafes and places to grab a snack. Showcase Cinema de Lux offers a contemporary and luxury trip to the cinema. Take advantage of the best in digital cinema in all 13 screens which feature Real D 3D and Sony 4K Digital Projection. From fashion shows to student events, there are always exciting events happening at Cabot Circus. Distance from the hotel 17 miles.
Bristol Zoo Gardens is the fifth oldest zoo in the world. They opened the doors to the public on Monday 11th July 1836 and since then have welcomed over 90 million guests to the Zoo. They have helped save over 175 species from extinction in human care and in the wild and are currently working on conservation and research projects across the world, from the Phillipines, South Africa and back to their very own door step, the River Avon. Open 364 days a year, closing on Christmas Day only from 9:00am – 5:30pm. Last entry is 4:30pm. Animal houses close half an hour before closing time. Distance from the hotel 17.5 miles.
The Bristol Hippodrome is a theatre located in The Centre, Bristol, England, with seating on three levels giving a capacity of 1,951. It frequently features West End theatre shows when they tour the UK, as well as regular visits by Welsh National Opera and an annual pantomime. Distance from the hotel 18.4 miles.
NATIONAL TRUST DYRHAM PARK
An historic herd of fallow deer roams freely in the 270 acres of ancient parkland, full of magnificent trees and breathtaking views. Young explorers can run free in the Old Lodge picnic and play area, take part in a nature trail and tick off challenges on their 50 things list. The West garden is currently being transformed – a 21st-century garden with echoes of the past – complete with splendid borders, idyllic ponds and a wildflower orchard. The house is in a state of transformation following a recent re-roofing project but you can get a flavour of 17th-century life in ‘Mr Blathwayt’s apartment’, take a behind the scenes tour and see conservation in action in the new Conservation studio. Distance from the hotel 22 miles.
Colston Hall is Bristol’s largest concert hall, presenting concerts and entertainment by major names in rock, pop, jazz, folk, world and classical music, stand up comedy and light entertainment, as well as local choirs, orchestras and schools. Audiences have been enjoying music here since 1867 and the building remains at the heart of cultural life in the city. The imposing and iconic foyer has made Colston Hall an architecturally significant and striking addition to Bristol’s skyline and befits the many fantastic performers who play here. It has a café bar, roof terrace, conferencing and education facilities, plus disabled access to all floors. Distance from the hotel 18.1 miles.
BRUNEL SS GREAT BRITAIN
Step into Brunel’s Shoes: visit the legendary SS Great Britain Ship! Brunel’s SS Great Britain is one of the most important historic ships in the world. When she was launched in 1843, she was called ‘the greatest experiment since the Creation’. There is so much to see at Brunel’s SS Great Britain in Bristol. Be sure to head beneath the glass sea, walk the ss Great Britain’s history in the Dockyard Museum and step onto the ship itself. Alive with sights, sounds and even smells, prepare to set sail on the most extraordinary time machine. There is a packed schedule of events and activities running throughout the year. Distance from the hotel 19 miles.