The Cotswold Way Footpath runs from Chipping
Campden to Bath and goes right through the middle of Painswick. It
is about half way, so Painswick is useful for a stopover or longer
There are lots of other footpaths in the parish and many are on
leaflets to buy in the shops.
The Painswick Centre
Open artist's studios.
More on www.thepainswickcentre.com
Painswick was used by BBC for scenes as "PAGFORD" in
J.K.Rowling's "A Casual Vacancy"
Nearby Gloucester Cathedral was used for
filming "Harry Potter" films.
There is an award winning Farmers Market held each Saturday
9.a.m. till 2p.m. in Stroud 3 miles away.
Gardens to visit.
Rococo Gardens are in the grounds of
Painswick House within walking distance of the town.
Restored to resemble the painting of Thomas Robins of the garden
in 1740s. Wonderful snowdrop display in Winter.
Misarden Park Gardens at Miserden are 3 miles
east of Painswick.
Walled garden and herbaceous borders. Wonderful views.
The house is in the style of Brighton Pavilion.
Hidcote Manor gardens
Famous gardens near Chipping Campden.
Famous for it's roses
Bourton Hill House gardens
Intriguing garden with lots of ideas.
With it's spectacular fountains.
Many more Yellow page gardens.
Castles and Arboretums
Berkeley Castle 12/13 miles south. Home to the
same family for 900 years. Wonderful gardens.
Sudeley Castle 12/13miles north home of
Katherine Parr Henry VIII's wife, who survived him.
Many interesting artefacts. Award winning gardens
Eastnor Castle 20/21 miles north. A 19th
century mock castle.
Westonbirt Arboretum just south of Tetbury.
Wonderful Acer Glade in Autumn and blooms in Spring.
Wonderful spring bulbs and Magnolias and other interesting
plants in their season.
Slimbridge Wetland Centre 13/14 miles
is lovely at any time of the year. Especially nice when the