Rose Briar Bed and Breakfast

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Local Attractions

Rose Briar enjoys an enviable position in the Cotswolds. We are surrounded with beautiful coutryside, charming Cotswold villages and interesting historic towns.

We have some beautiful walks on our doorstep, through old streets full of Cotswold stone buildings and into peaceful woodlands or along the old canal.

There are a number of wonderful local pubs serving local produce and real ales.

Stroud and Cirencester are just a bus ride away (bus stop just 50 yards from Rose Briar). Cirencester is known for its Roman heritage and its unique mix of independent shops. Stroud is noted for its independent spirit and cafe culture; British designer Jasper Conran once likened Stroud to 'the Covent Garden of the Cotswolds'.

Our local - The Old Neighbourhood (just 100 yards away!)
Minchinhampton in the Cotswolds
Woodchester House, National Trust property

The Cotswolds

Particularly special historic towns

  • Cirencester (the Roman capital of the Cotswolds) - Whether it's a visit to the Corinium Museum, Brewery Arts Centre, Cirencester Park (for a stroll, or to watch some Polo) or the Roman Amphitheatre, Cirencester has plenty to offer. Visit the tourist board
  • Tetbury - antique shops, street market, coffee shops, Highgrove Royal Gardens and Highgrove Shop
  • Painswick (often called Queen of the Cotswolds)
  • Burford
  • Malmesbury
  • Woodstock - home of Blenheim Palace
  • Nailsworth
  • Minchinhampton
  • Bradford-on-Avon
  • Chippenham

Tourist attractions of special note

and not forgetting the village of Bibury which was once described as 'the most beautiful village in the Cotswolds'

Useful Cotswold Links

On our doorstep

Frith Wood, a lovely walk on our doorstep
Our local - The Old Neighbourhood (just 100 yards away!)
The lane leading to the Old Neighborhood
Stroud Farmers Market

There are ample walks and places to visit.

The Canal Path has recently been re-generated, and is lovely.

Frith Woods are on our doorstep, lots of meandering paths and the Bluebells are lovely in the Spring.

If you are feeling like a swim, there is a swimming pool at both Stroud and Cirencester Leisure Centres.

There is a bus stop, approx 50 yds from Rose Briar, which takes you into Stroud, and another further down the lane for Cirencester.

Stroud has a Farmers Market on Saturday Mornings.

There are music festivals later on in the summer at Kings Head and Old Neighbourhood Pubs.

There is a lovely walk by the Daneway down at the bottom of the valley.

There are several Golf Courses, the nearest one being Minchinhampton.

Pubs that we would recommend within easy distance of Rose Briar

  • Old Neighbourhood Inn,  Chalford Hill (100 yds),  Tel 01453 883385
  • Kings Head,  Lynch Road,  France Lynch ,  GL6 8LT ,  Tel 01453 882225
  • Ram Inn,  The Ridge,  Bussage ,  GL6 8BB ,  Tel 01453 883163
  • Stirrup Cup,  Cheltenham Rd,  Bisley ,  GL6 7BL ,  Tel 01452 770007
  • The Crown Inn,  Frampton Mansell ,  GL6 8JG ,  Tel 01285 760601
  • The Bell Inn,  Sapperton ,  GL7 6LE ,  Tel 01285 760298
  • Butchers Arms,  Oakridge Lynch ,  GL6 7R ,  Tel 01285 812113,

It is advisable to book, especially in high season, to avoid disappointment.

For the more adventurous, or to keep the children entertained ..

.. try the Cotswold Waterpark at South Cerney South Cerney Outdoor Centre

They do Sailing, Windsurfing, Paddling, open water swimming, 2 day power boating course and Fishing There is a man made beach and is ideal for families. The Park is open Feb-Dec offering: the largest inland beach in the UK, boat hire, water zorbing, bouncy castles, crazy golf, a climbing wall, adventure playgrounds, open water swimming, cafes, wonderful lakeside walks, and many more. You can take your own food and bbq it there.

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