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Set in an area of natural outstanding beauty, Broadway has lots of things to see and do. Here are ten things to do for a truly memorable visit.
Brunch at the Broadway Deli
The Broadway Deli is a popular hotspot for tourists and locals alike. Take in the surroundings with its quirky and unusual interior and mural wall painting by local artist, Helen Bainbridge. It serves traditional breakfasts to wonderful sandwiches, home-made deli and cheese platters and delicious cakes.
Fine Dining at Russell’s of Broadway
Russells provides a daily-changing seasonal menu from Head Chef, Neil Clarke using local Vale of Evesham and Cotswold produce. The types of dishes you can expect to find include Cornish Scallops, Various Parsnips, Lemon Balm and Fillet of 28 Day Dry Aged Scotch Beef.
Broadway Tower Country Park
At 1,024 feet above sea level, the Tower is the second highest point in the Cotswolds. The Tower offers splendid views of the Cotswolds and up to 16 counties can be seen on a clear day. Treat yourself to a refreshment at the Morris and Brown Café afterwards.
Gordon Russell Design Museum
The Museum is located in an original Grade II listed workshop and showcases the work and influence of 20th Century furniture designer Sir Gordon Russell. Collections include his original drawings and sketches, filmed interviews and a unique collection of furniture.
Snowshill Manor and Gardens
Located just over 15 minutes from the village, the Manor house provides a fascinating insight into the life of Charles Wade. After exploring the many artefacts enjoy a walk in the beautiful garden.
Located just eight miles from Broadway, Sudeley Castle is a great day out for all the family. Explore the castles fascinating history and enjoy the breath-taking 1,200 acre estate with its award-winning gardens. See the Sudeley Castle website for the latest event information.
Russells Fish and Chips
Treat yourself to a delicious Fish and Chip lunch from the Award-Winning Russell’s Fish and Chip shop. If its a sunny day, why not enjoy them overlooking the village green and soak up the character and charm of Broadway.
The Cotswold Way Circular Walk
The Cotswold Way Circular Walk takes you through the High Street of Broadway, along historic tracks, to the top of the Broadway Tower providing fantastic views at the end. It is four miles in distance, so allow 2.5-3 hours to enjoy the walk.
All Things Wild Nature Centre
The centre is perfect for families come rain or shine. There are lots of activities to enjoy, from pond dipping to hopping aboard the Dino Land train. Head to the Animal Paddocks, to hand-feed the resident deer or walk with the wallabies. Enjoy the reptile encounters, fossil discoveries and much more.
The Broadway Playground and Picnic Area
Take a trip to the Broadway Activity Park and Playground located behind the high street. The park offers facilities for children and adults with picturesque surroundings. Facilities include a play area, large climbing wall, all-weather area for football, basketball and netball and grass pitches. There is also a picnic area perfect for enjoying a family picnic on a sunny day.