We are situated close to the lovely Cotswold towns of Painswick and Stroud and within a short distance of nearby Historic Gloucester, with its excellent transport links and beautiful Cathedral, and Regency Cheltenham with its wonderful restaurants, shopping and Racing. Explore the Cotswolds, there’s something for everyone. Here are just a few local attractions and links to websites of interest that you may find helpful:

Walking in the Cotswolds

Walking in the Cotswolds

The local area offers excellent facilities for walkers, surrounded in beautiful countryside on the Cotswold Way. Stunning scenery, local villages, pubs and restaurants are all close by. For more information visit this website: Walking in Gloucestershire

The Falcon Painswick

Local Pubs

We have some great local pub’s serving delicious food in beautiful surroundings. Here are a few of our favourites but we’re happy to make further recommendations based on what it is you are looking for.

Farmers Market

Stroud Farmers Market

Stroud Farmers’ Market is multi award-winning and is well known as one of the biggest, busiest and most popular farmers’ market in the UK. The market was awarded Best Farmers’ Market in the UK for 2013 for a second time by FARMA. The market is staged 9am – 2pm every Saturday. For more information please visit: Stroud Farmers Market.


Afternoon Tea at The Painswick

Indulge in a selection of savouries, delicious cakes of the day together with tea or coffee. Perfect to be enjoyed curled up in front of the fire in one of their cosy lounges or outside on their sunny terrace.

For more details,  visit here.


Cotswold Tourism

For more information on things to do, attractions, events, shopping and eating out in the Cotswolds please pay a visit to the Official Cotswold Tourism Information website here: Cotswold Tourism

Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum is an arboretum in Gloucestershire, England, about 3 miles southwest of the town of Tetbury. Managed by the Forestry Commission, it is perhaps the most important and widely known arboretum in the United Kingdom. For more information please visit: Westonbirt Arboretum

Cheltenham Racecourse

Cheltenham Racecourse

The home of National Hunt Racing, meetings are staged from October through to May each year including the Cheltenham Festival in March. For more information on meetings, the course and directions please visit their website here: Cheltenham Racecourse

Gloucester Rugby Club

Gloucester Rugby Club

The Kingsholm Stadium is home to Gloucester Rugby Club who compete in the Aviva Premiership. The season spans from September – May and offers those wishing to visit a range of tickets and hospitality packages. For more information please visit their website here: Gloucester Rugby


Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Slimbridge Wetland Centre is a wetland wildlife reserve near Slimbridge in Gloucestershire. It is midway between Bristol and Gloucester on the eastern side of the estuary of the River Severn. For more information please visit: Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Cotswold Trail Riding

Horse Riding

The Cotswolds is very popular for those interested in equestrian sports, with facilities for those wishing to learn to ride to the more experienced, whilst two of the big events on the equine calendar take place each year at Badminton and Gatcombe.

Cotswold Trail Riding
Badminton Horse Trials
Gatcombe Horse Trials


Alternative Therapists

We have our own on-site Reki, Reflexology, Indian head massage, Hot stone massage and Hopi ear candle facility. Sit back and relax.