Thornbury Castle is situated within comfortable walking and driving distance from some of the UK’s most beloved tourist destinations and unspoiled hidden gems. Whether you’re looking to immerse yourself in centuries-worth of British history, ensure the whole family is entertained, or sample the acclaimed restaurants and bars nearby… our staff are only too happy to point you in the right direction.
Thornbury & District Museum
This lovingly tended to, local community museum boasts a wealth of interesting exhibitions, collections and activities for all ages.
The historic charm of this striking, quintessentially English estate has been wonderfully preserved and shared by its proud custodians – a family that have called the castle home for almost 900 years.
Clifton suspension bridge
Set against the spectacular cliffs of the Avon and designed by the world famous Victorian engineer Isambard Brunel, the Clifton Suspension Bridge is one of nearby Bristol’s most beloved landmarks. Image credit to Gary Newman.
Once a busy dock where sailors and merchants would trade goods and set sail for voyages of discovery, Bristol's Harbourside has been re-energized by an attractive, modern development offering vibrant eating experiences and sporting activities alike. Image credit to Paul Box.
SS Great Britain
Step aboard the extraordinary time machine that is the SS Great Britain to discover a truly impressive, meticulously rendered recreation of life aboard what was the world’s first great ocean liner. Image credit to Brunels SS Great Britain.
Set across 800 square miles and five counties, the rolling hills of the Cotswolds are made up of many delightful, diverse areas ripe for exploration, meandering and relaxing; from quintessentially English villages to breath-taking nature reserves.
The Regency Spa Town of Cheltenham
Cheltenham is a beloved spa town that offers a harmonious blend of vibrant festivities, gentle relaxation and revered culinary destinations throughout its quaintly realised streets and regal white-faced architecture.
Thermae Bath Spa
At Thermae Bath Spa, you get to experience the rejuvenating effects of the local hot springs in a thoroughly contemporary setting; a one-of-a-kind complex that boasts luxurious treatments, relaxation spaces and a spectacular rooftop pool. Image credit to Visit Bath.
The famous baths that once played such an intrinsic role in the lives of Roman settlers may no longer play host to the luxuriations and machinations of its original visitors, but what does remain is a site of genuine historic interest. Image credit to Visit Bath.