Cheltenham has colour, style and life and is an excellent base from
which to explore the historic sights of Gloucestershire and the
delights of the Cotswold countryside. The spa town has a first class
range of accommodation, restaurants, theatres and shops. As winner
of "Beautiful Britain in Bloom", Cheltenham is renowned
for its gracious Regency architecture, colourful parks and floral
Most of the Cotswolds area is in Gloucestershire. This is an area
of gentle hills with stone walls criss-crossing the landscape, hidden
river valleys and distinctive market towns and villages made of
the famous honey coloured Cotswold stone. Towns such as Winchcombe,
Bibury and Painswick have a timeless charm that fascinates visitors
from all over the world.
The City of Gloucester, where centuries ago, the Romans marched
over the Cotswold Hills...saw beneath them the lush Severn Valley
and decided to build there a garrison.From that day onward visitors
have made Gloucester the focal point of their travels. We have,
over the years, played host to many different peoples, Celts, Romans,
Saxons and Normans, each leaving their individual mark, which you
will discover when you explore our beautiful City!
Royal Forest of Dean
Quite simply, the Royal Forest of Dean is one of the most unspoilt
areas in England. 24,000 acres of ancient Forest create a magical
setting for walking and other outdoor pursuits. Water sports are
abundant on the River Wye and many other activities are available
from rock climbing, abseiling, archery, golfing, fishing, horse
riding, caving and even 4X4 driving, with experts on hand to help
you at the Activity Centres and Leisure Centres throughout the area.
The Severn Vale
The River Severn meets the River Avon at the medieval town of Tewkesbury.
It follows its course through the floodplain landscape of orchards,
meadows and traditional half-timbered villages. For those interested
in the arts, Nature in Art, near Gloucester, is a unique museum
dedicated exclusively to art inspired by nature in any medium. Its
international standard collection is housed in a fine Georgian mansion.
At Pink Weddings we are working closely with a number
of venues in introducing the concept of same sex ceremonies, celebration
parties and dinners.
Matara is an uplifting oasis of beauty and calm in the unspoiled cotswold countryside - It will capture your heart in an instant. Find out more
Great Tythe Barn. The Cotswolds Only Wedding Village. A beautiful setting to create your own private village Find out more
Bowden Hall has been in existence for over 200 years. Originally built in 1770, this grade two-listed Regency manor has been a hotel since the late 60’s. The house was still occupied as a family home until the early 1920’s. Find out more
The National Trust. Browse our new National Trust
page and see if there is a suitable venue near you for your ceremony
and celebration, more