Slow Travel Award

Bradt Publishing produce Slow Travel Guides for people who enjoy less-obvious experiences, less-visited places and a more thoughtful approach to travel. They have recently brought out their Slow Travel Guide to the Cotswolds, by Caroline Mills.

We were invited to the launch event for this book. Our trustee Roger Townsend attended and was delighted to discover that Woodchester Mansion had been awarded the Cotswold Slow Travel Award in the Heritage Attraction/Experience category. The plaque is now on display in the entrance hall. We are thrilled as the competition was stiff, including better-known attractions like Sudeley Castle, Kelmscott Manor and Stanway House.

Caroline presented the award and emphasised the special and imaginative qualities of the Mansion, highlighted by the secluded location and the air of mystery surrounding the incomplete building. These attributes are valued by many of our visitors and our volunteers, whose support is essential in opening the Mansion to the public – another facet of the Mansion appreciated by Caroline.



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