Wotton Under Edge Things To Do
Wotton-Under-Edge is a lively and vibrant town on the Cotswold Way, halfway between Bristol and Gloucester and is part of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With a wide range of independent shops, historic attractions and great places to eat, we sure you’ll love spending time in this picturesque Cotswolds town where you’ll be warmly welcomed by the locals.
Wotton is largely medieval and has numerous Listed Buildings, having benefitted from the wool trade for centuries. No matter where your interests lay, there’s plenty on offer for the whole family to enjoy.
Walking and cycling
With the Cotswold Way passing through the very centre of Wotton-Under-Edge, the town is an incredibly popular destination for walkers throughout the year. The row of landmark Jubilee Pines marks the short climb to Wotton Hill, where you can enjoy spectacular views into Wales and across the Severn. The path through Westridge Woods will lead you the Tynedale Monument, where the hilltop tower commemorates William Tyundale, a martyred 16th century Bible translator.
Wotton-Under-Edge Heritage Centre
The Wotton-Under-Edge Heritage Centre provides a wealth of information if you’re planning to visit the town and offers a number of interesting displays in its museum. Open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between 10:30am-12:30pm and 2pm-4pm, Saturdays from 10am-1pm and Sundays from 2:30pm-5pm from April to October, you’ll be able to find all the information about Wotton-Under-Edge and the surrounding activities and attractions here.
Food & Drink
Wotton-Under-Edge has a great range of restaurants, pubs, cafes and takeaways, perfect if you want a night away from the kitchen during your stay. Whether you’re in the mood for steak, fish and chips, Chinese, Indian or Pizza, there are plenty of options for you to choose from in the town.
There are also a number of pubs and restaurants surrounding the town if you feel like going somewhere a little further afield.
Wotton-Under-Edge has three free car parks and is serviced by a number of different bus services and trains connecting you to other towns and cities in the south west. During your stay at Monks Mill Barn, we encourage you to explore as much of the Cotswolds and the surrounding areas as possible to see this picturesque corner of England. With regular services to Gloucester, Bristol, Bath, Stroud and Yate, you’ll have plenty of places to choose from.
Wotton-Under-Edge is a truly beautiful little town with lots to discover. A friendly place for all the family, there are few better places to stay in the Cotswolds than Monks Mill Barn. For more information, contact us online or call +44 (0)1608 737891 today.