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The Railway Apartments is centrally located within the market town of Nailsworth. As part of the Cotswolds, the area offers a wealth of diverse attractions and places to visit. Geographically equidistant to Bristol, Bath, Cheltenham and Gloucester, with Cirencester and Stroud only a few miles down the road. Nailsworth offers visitors an ideal base for the area as a whole, however Nailsworth itself offers excellent shopping, eating and leisure, as well as amazing walking and cycling direct from the doorstep.

Of course, the apartments can be used for just relaxing and unwinding. A home from home.

Explore Nailsworth

Nailsworth is a beautiful thriving artistic town with a wide variety of shops and places of interest. Nestling in a wooded valley, Nailsworth stands at the union of two valleys. Once an important Cotswold Mill town, having the largest number of working water wheels per square mile in the country, with many open to the public. Dunkirk Mill Centre, Gigg Mill and St Mary’s continue to have open days or you can relax in Egypt Mill Hotel and Restaurant, that retains its two working water wheels. One focal points for artistic activities is Ruskin Mill, which is set in beautiful organic water gardens.

A Farmers Market every 4th Saturday of the month, compliments many small individual shops offering an amazing variety of goods, and as a fair-trade town there are items from across the globe

Eating & Drinking

Nailsworth is renowned for its award-winning restaurants, pubs, cafes and food outlets including Hobbs House Bakery owned by the “Fabulous Baker Brothers”, William’s Fishmarket & Foodhall and 16th Century Egypt Mill with stylish Bistro and waterside garden.

The Olive Tree, Wild Garlic and Giuseppe’s restaurants are very well regarded, with a good a variety of local pubs and take away restaurants, for less formal eating.

Local attractions

Golf : Minchinhampton Old and New Courses – 3 x 18 hole courses, Cotswold Edge – 18 hole golf course Stinchcombe Hill – 18 hole golf course

Rush Skate Park – 65,000 sqft of serious indoor skateboard/scooter/bike park suitable for all levels including world champions !

Stroud Farmers market – Award winning market provides local organic products on Saturday mornings

Westonbirt Arboretum – 15,000 specimens that change with the seasons. Westonbirt is also a concert venue during the Summer.

Woodchester Mansion – 19th Century Victorian Gothic Grade I Masterpiece mysteriously abandoned mid-construction in 1873

Cotswold Water Park – 150 lakes set over 40 square miles, offering a wide range of activities.

Slimbridge WWT – Wildlife close up for All.

Forest Green Rovers FC – Vanarama National League team, played at the New Lawn

Cotswold Gliding Club – based at Ashton Down airfield, the club is one of the most progressive in the country with an excellent training fleet.

Equestrian

The Cotswolds are well known for their equestrian links. Whether it is to participate or to simply be part of the audience, the area offers a wealth of equestrian activities, throughout the year.

Badminton Horse Trials – World’s Premier 3-Day-Event takes place annually at the beginning of May

Gatcombe Park - The Festival of British Eventing takes place annually at the beginning of August

Cheltenham Races - Cheltenham not only hosts the Gold Cup festival in March, but holds meetings throughout the Jump season.

Bath Races - Bath races is one of the countries best loved and oldest flat race courses, holding 21 meetings throughout the flat season

Point to Point - Siddington / Vale Country Fair / North Cotswold Hunt Point to Point / Paxford / Maisemore Park / Duke of Beaufort Point to Point / Heythrop

Polo – The Cotswolds are the historic home of Polo, with both Cirencester Park and Beaufort Polo clubs within a 10 minute drive from the apartments.

Walking & cycling

There are hundreds of footpaths and cycle routes within the area, either climbing out of the valleys or following the valley floor. With amazing Cotswold stone cottages and houses, as well as National Trust land surrounding Nailsworth, there are no shortages of scenic routes. Nailsworth Cycle Trail, is just a small part of the Stroud Valleys Cycle route, and follows the Nailsworth Valley via the disused railway track. The rugged hillsides and open countryside, provide a varied and vast area for mountain biking, or cycling around the many country lanes.

For walks in the Stroud District Click Here

For an overview of all cycling routes in the area Click Here

View the Stroud Valleys

The Railway Cottages and Apartments is centrally located within the market town of Nailsworth. As part of the Cotswolds, the area offers a wealth of diverse attractions and places to visit. Geographically equidistant to Bristol, Bath, Cheltenham and Gloucester, with Cirencester and Stroud only a few miles down the road. Nailsworth offers visitors an ideal base for the area as a whole, however Nailsworth itself offers excellent shopping, eating and leisure, as well as amazing walking and cycling direct from the doorstep.

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The Railway Hotel Apartments is centrally located within the market town of Nailsworth. As part of the Cotswolds, the area offers a wealth of diverse attractions and places to visit. Geographically equidistant to Bristol, Bath, Cheltenham and Gloucester, with Cirencester...

  • August 7
    Festival of British Eventing 2020
    A fun day out for all the family - As well as a weekend of top class Eventing, a whole host of other entertainment will be taking place for all to enjoy. 
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  • May 5
    Badminton Horse Trials 2021
    The next Badminton Horse Trials will take place from Wednesday 5th to Sunday 9th May 2021. The event is staged within the beautiful grounds of the Badminton Estate in South Gloucestershire (UK).
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Railway Hotel Apartments
Bridge Steet
Nailsworth
Gloucestershire, GL6 0AB
How to find us

07498 220201
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