The Glamping Orchard is ideally located in the heart of the picturesque Severn Vale, surrounded by the Cotswolds allowing you to easily explore market towns and delightful villages.
The town of Berkeley lies in the Vale of Berkeley between the east bank of the River Severn and the M5 motorway within the Stroud and 5 Valleys District. The town is noted for Berkeley Castle where the imprisoned Edward II was murdered.
As the cultural centre of the Cotswolds, Cheltenham offers something for everyone, from cutting edge jazz, classical and folk music, to horseracing, family music festival, cricket and literature. The town’s real origins lie in the discovery of spa water and a walking tour is a great way to explore this. Shop and relax in the upmarket promenade and experience the ‘village’ feel of Montpelier and the Suffolk’s and not-to-be missed are Cheltenham’s award-winning art and crafts museums.
Cirencester is a must see thriving market town at the heart of the Cotswolds with ancient origins. The town was one of the most important places in Roman Britain making the Corinium Museum worth a visit. Enjoy an experience of a variety of markets, independent shops, individual food and incredible history.
Frampton on Severn
Frampton on Severn lies about 10 miles south of Gloucester on the eastern side of the River Severn. The Village Green in Frampton is said to be the longest village green in England. Cricket is played on The Green outside the Bell Inn, one of the two Pubs on The Green, the other being The Three Horseshoes at the opposite end of The Green. There is a range of Architecture spanning several centuries ranges from “Cruck Cottages” to impressive Tudor and Georgian houses. There are several footpaths linking the Sharpness Canal with views over the River Severn.
Rich in history, the city boasts a wealth of architectural gems and numerous visitor attractions begging to be explored. Besides the awe-inspiring cathedral, Gloucester’s waterside location and stunning Victorian Docks add an extra dimension to your visit. So, whether you fancy taking a boat trip, exploring one of the many museums or indulging in some retail therapy at the Gloucester Quays shopping outlet, the city has something appealing to visitors of all ages.
An artistic town renowned for its award-winning restaurants, pubs, cafes, food emporium and celebrated bakery (home to The Fabulous Baker Brothers) as well as independent shopping.
One of the finest and best preserved of Cotswold towns, at the mid-point of the Cotswold way and surrounded by marvellous walking country. The Rococo Gardens and Painswick Beacon are close by.
Stow on the Wold, Bourton on the Water, The Slaughters
A fabulous collection showcasing quintessential England. Explore these pretty Cotswold towns offering a lovely mix of antique and boutique shops and places to stop and refuel.
Brimming with independent shops, cafes, galleries and a lovely museum, bohemian Stroud is home to one of the best famers’ markets in the country and has been described as ‘the Covent Garden of the Cotswolds’. Here you will find an eclectic mix of shops selling everything from fossils to fairies and vintage to vinyl, sitting against the dramatic backdrop of the beautiful Five Valleys.