Local Attractions Near Shipton Moyne

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Explore The Cotswolds From Shipton Moyne

Shipton Moyne is well sited as a base to explore the Cotswolds and its many tourist attractions. You will find some of the best-known local attractions on this page. The map shows you Shipton Moyne parish (in blue) and each of the local attractions listed further down the page, whose map markers are yellow in colour.

Further afield, Bristol, Bath, Gloucester and Cheltenham are all within 30-45 minutes drive from Shipton Moyne.

Highgrove House & Gardens

Highgrove House is the private residence of TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall. Located just over a mile to the north of Shipton Moyne village, Highgrove's gardens are open for tours between April and October each year. Entrance to the Highgrove gardens is by advance ticket only. Tickets can be purchased online and at the Highgrove Shop in nearby Tetbury.
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Highgrove House & Gardens

Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt Arboretum is the national arboretum. It is about two miles from Shipton Moyne and is one of the major visitor attractions in the immediate area. The arboretum was planted in the mid-19th Century by the owner of Westonbirt House, Robert Holford and subsequently expanded by his son, George. Westonbirt Arboretum hosts many events throughout the year, as well as being a spectacular place to walk and admire the 15,000 plus trees.
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Westonbirt Arboretum

Tetbury

Tetbury is a market town in the Cotswold, which was once a major centre for the wool trade. Tetbury is just two and a half miles from Shipton Moyne and is full of places to visit and to shop. Highlights include St. Mary's church, the Chipping Steps, the Market House, the Police Museum and the arts centre in the Goods Shed. Tetbury is known for its antique shops and, of course, HRH The Prince of Wales's Highgrove Shop on Long Street.
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Tetbury

Chavenage House

Chavenage House is the Grade I listed private residence of the Lowsley-Williams family. The current manor house was built in 1576 in Cotswold Stone. The house is open on a limited basis for public tours and is also for corporate events, conferences and weddings. Chavenage is well-known as a filming location, especially for its central role in BBC's Poldark series.
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Chavenage House

Badminton Horse Trials

The Badminton Horse Trials take place each year in early May in the park of the Duke of Beaufort's Badminton House. The Badminton Horse Trials was first held in 1949 and is a CCI five star event. It attracts around 250,000 visitors each year and is a major local and national event. Shipton Moyne's pub, B&Bs and holiday lets are great favourites for Badminton visitors!
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Local Attractions Near Shipton Moyne

Badminton Estate

Badminton House is the seat of the Duke of Beaufort, located about 20 minutes from Shipton Moyne. Although a private residence, the Badminton Estate holds events throughout the year. These include House tours, garden openings and events in Badminton Park, as well as the shooting during the season. To see the forthcoming events or how to visit, all details can be found on their website.
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Badminton Estate

Malmesbury Abbey

Malmesbury Abbey is a 12th Century abbey church in the heart of Malmesbury. It remains an active place of worship with regular services and contains architectural gems, which must be seen.
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Malmesbury Abbey

Abbey House Gardens

Abbey House is a 16th Century mansion located adjacent to Malmesbury Abbey. Its gardens are open to the public and are a big tourist attraction in the local area. Combine a visit to Abbey House Gardens with a tour of Malmesbury Abbey.
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Abbey House Gardens

Beaufort Polo Club

The Beaufort Polo Club is the foremost centre for the development of polo in the Cotswolds. It it located 2 miles from Shipton Moyne village. The Club also plays host to the Gloucestershire Festival of Polo, pairing top-class polo with fantastic entertainment and a tented shopping village. A visit to the Beaufort Polo Club is a must for lovers of polo.
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Beaufort Polo Club