Browse around Nailsworth's interesting shops and arts & craft galleries or experience the breathtaking world-famous Westonbirt National Aboretum.
Explore the many Cotswold villages and towns such as Stratford upon Avon and Cheltenham or visit the Roman towns of Bath and Cirencester.
Surrounded by golf courses, relaxing walks and the National Cycle Network, it's easy to work up a healthy appetite for dinner. And, if you are an equestrian fan, Badminton, Gatcombe Park, Cirencester Polo Park and Cheltenham Racecourse are close by.
28th January - 28th February: Wild Bird Feeds at Slimbridge. See thousands of wild birds and enchanting Bewick?s swans feed by floodlight at Slimbridge Wetland Centre?s Swan Lake, and experience one of winter?s most breathtaking wildlife spectacles.
2nd: Antique & Collectors Fair, now in its sixth year, this small friendly fair with up to ten dealers, has something for everyone.
18th - Mid March: Wicked performing at Bristol Hippodrome.
10th-13th: Cheltenham Gold Cup, Conveniently located close enough to Cheltenham but in slightly more relaxed surroundings Egypt Mill is the perfect base for your Cheltenham Races visit. We are 19 miles from Cheltenham Race Course on the main A46 route.
10th: Stroud Half Marathon.
13th: Stroud Beer Race, take part in a 7.2 mile road race around Mininchampton Common in the Stroud Beer Race, where the first 100 thirstiest runners to complete the race will get a free half pint.
25: Gloucestershire Cheese Rolling, Cooper's Hill.
17th-19th: Royal International Air Tattoo, Fairford.