Filkins is perfectly situated to take advantage of the many things on offer locally, including wonderful walking and cycling country, mostly on the flat, with stunning views in every direction.
An idyllic stretch of the Thames Path is close by, while Kelmscott Manor, former home of English textile designer, poet, social activist and novelist, William Morris, is a 10 minute drive away, and open to the public every Wednesday and Saturday from 1st April to 31st October, from 11am to 5pm. Kelmscott is also home to our sister pub The Plough.
Local activities; Cycling, horse riding, sailing, indoor climbing, tennis and festivals (eg; Cheltenham, Cornbury, Wilderness, Feastival), South Cerney Lakes, Cheltenham Races, Giffords Circus, Hidcote Manor, Sudeley Castle, Blenheim Palace and the Cotswold Wildlife Park.
All activities can be arranged directly with The Five Alls.
Oxford, Cheltenham and Cirencester are approximately a 25-minute drive away, while the picturesque Cotswolds villages of Burford, Lechlade, Cirencester, Bibury and Kelmscott are close by.
More ideas and information at www.escapetothecotswolds.org.uk