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Attractions

Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle is perfect for a family day out. The Castle, Gardens and Butterfly House (May - Sept) are open from Easter to October.
In addition the Castle promotes a programme of special events throughout the year and is a unique and distinguished venue to hire for special occasions.
Check our website for opening times, prices and events.

Berkeley Castle, Berkeley GL13 9BQ
Tel: 01453 810303
www.berkeley-castle.com
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Dr Jenner's House
The Birthplace of Vaccination

Edward Jenner is known as the man who changed the world – inventor of the smallpox vaccination and founder of immunology. He was also a country doctor, naturalist, geologist, ballooning pioneer and medical scientist. Find out about his life and work at the museum established in his beautiful Queen Anne home. Full opening times and dates can be found on the Visit section of our website.

The Chantry, Church Lane, Berkeley GL13 9BN
Tel: 01453 810631
www.jennermuseum.com
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Old Down Country Park

Set in 60 acres, Old Down Country Park is a fun day out for all the family. There is plenty to see and do, including taking a stroll around the farm and meeting the resident animals.
The park also boasts a Victorian Walled Garden, woodland walk, adventure playground, rockery and fishing lake.
Refreshments are available from the café with seasonal snacks and cakes prepared fresh every day. Next door to the café sits the farm shop stocked with a selection of locally sourced produce, toys and gifts.
Old Down Manor sits in the grounds of the country park and is available for private hire and weddings.

Foxholes Lane, Tockington BS32 4PG
Tel: 01454 414081
www.olddowncountrypark.co.uk
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Thornbury Castle

Step behind the heavy oak doors and you'll find a magnificent hotel offering delicious modern cuisine, created using fine ingredients from the castle’s gardens, local markets and nearby suppliers. Thornbury Castle is an enchanting wedding venue, and an inspiring setting for business meetings. Come and enjoy our regular events - click below for details.

Castle Street, Thornbury BS35 1HH
Tel: 01454 281182
www.thornburycastle.co.uk
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Acton Court

Latteridge Road, Iron Acton BS37 9TL
Tel: 01454 228224
www.actoncourt.com
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Cattle Country Adventure Park

Berkeley Heath Farm, Berkeley, Glos, GL13 9EW
Tel: 01453 810510


Thornbury & District Museum

The museum was started in 1986 to house a collection of artefacts bequeathed to The Thornbury Society, and rapidly expanded. It is managed by the Thornbury & District Heritage Trust, a registered charity as well as a Trust company, and is supported by South Gloucestershire Council and Thornbury Town Council. It is an independent museum and financed by grants and donations.
Come to visit our exhibition rooms, chat to our volunteers, visit our shop, enjoy your local museum.

The museum is next to the Armstrong Hall, and opening times are Tuesday to Friday 1-4pm, and Saturday 10-4pm. We have a small shop with books, leaflets, pamphlets, postcards, all of local interest.

Postal address: Thornbury Museum, c/o The Town Hall, 35 High Street, Thornbury, BS35 2AR

Chapel Street, Thornbury
Tel: 01454 857774
www.thornburymuseum.org.uk
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Thornbury Arts Festival

Thornbury Arts FestivalFor more information, see our Thornbury Arts Festival page, or visit the festival website, below.

www.thornburyartsfestival.com


WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Slimbridge GL2 7BT
www.wwt.org.uk


Zair Pottery

Eastend Farm, Grovesend Road, Thornbury BS35 2HB
Tel: 01454 411756




Where next...?

Horizon Nuclear Power

Memorial Woodlands: woodland cemetery and funeral directors

Old Down Country Park

Maison Anglais

Eastwood Park

Johnson and Furze Optometrists and Opticians