Local Attractions and Links

The Old Passage is perfectly placed to explore one of Britain's most beautiful counties and is within 45 minutes drive of the cities Gloucester, Bath, Bristol and Cheltenham.  On our doorstep is the internationally famous Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, ancient Berkeley Castle and the picturesque Gloucester & Sharpness Canal.
Throughout the year, the local town of Stroud hosts all manner of arts and cultural festivals featuring; Textiles, Photography, 'site' visual arts festival, Landscape and Nature, Food and Walking.  And there's often a Beer festival at nearby Frocester and Slimbridge.
We offer below some links to help you plan and get the most out of your stay:

• ArtBreaks
- art-based courses in photography, painting and guided local walks

• Berkeley Castle
- where history has been made

• Cotswold Ceremonies
- Wedding, Civil Partnership, and Baby Naming ceremonies. Helping you to achieve your perfect day

• Stroud Valleys Artspace
- art studios and annual art festival

• Stroudwater Textile Festival
- annual International Textile Festival

• The Cotswolds and the Forest of Dean
- Britain's Rural Capital of Culturecotswolds britains rural  capital of culture

• Stroud Tourist Information
- Thorough local information

• The Magnificent Severn
- events celebrating the River Severn

• Walking the Land
- Guided walks by artists
walking the land

• Walking information
- maps, routes and guides

• Westonbirt Arboretum
- a beautiful Grade 1 Listed landscape
and site of over 25000 specimens trees
and shrubs

• The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
- The birthplace of modern conservation
and environmental awareness





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