Autumn in Snowshill | Cotswolds Travel Guides

Cotswolds travel guide to Snowshill

On our second day of our Autumn visit to the Cotswolds we wanted to go somewhere we hadn’t been before so we headed out to the small but pretty village of Snowshill. Situated on the edge of a valley the many honey stone cottages face the centre of the village which has a pretty Victorian church.

Snowshill near Broadway
A travel guide to Snowshill
Snowshill travel guide

Heading out of the village there is a beautiful National Trust property called Snowshill Manor. It is a sixteenth century country house surrounded by beautiful gardens including an orchard and glasshouse. I can honestly say this is one of the nicest NT properties I’ve visited with a surprise round every corner. Unfortunately we arrived too late to visit the house so we just opted to visit the gardens. Incidentally I think that the start and end of the day are the best time to visit National Trust properties because there are less visitors.

Autumn in Snowshill
Autumn at Snowshill Manor

Charles Wade collected many beautiful items and even had his own model village at Snowshill Manor. The gardens house so many delightful things such as this beautiful clock, a dove cote and a sun dial. The gardens are set over different levels, each housing it’s own surprises.

dahlia at Snowshill Manor
Where to stayWhere to eatWhat to doWhere to shop
The Fish HotelSnowshill ArmsSnowshill National TrustLandmark
The Lygon ArmsLygon Bar & GrillGloucestershire Steam Railway
The Broadway HotelHookVisit Broadway Tower
Air BnB

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