Volunteer-run Fair Trade Cafe serving home made cakes and biscuits including famous handmade Rabbit biscuits, fair traded coffee and tea, cards, gifts and books. Small play area for young children with toys, games and books next to the tables.
45 Long Street Wotton-under-Edge, GL12 7BX
Atelier is textile & craft heaven, running workshops, events, a repair cafe, gallery and co-working studios for creatives. Be creative Be inspired by ideas, fabric, yarn, books and more.
1st Floor 19A Lower Street, Stroud, GL5 2HT
A vibrant cafe set in the heart of the market town of Dursley. Serving locally sourced food and cakes that are made on the premises daily. Priding themselves on honest, tasty food, great coffee and friendly service.
80 Parsonage St, Dursley GL11 4AB, GL11 4AB
A much-loved sweet shop stocking all kinds of sweet treats for gifts and occasions, old fashioned and retro sweets offered by the gram, as well as ice cream and coffee.
100% vegan and cruelty free, sugar-free range.
7A Fountain Street, Nailsworth, GL6 0BL
Though part of a chain it is has the feel of a local's cafe. Occupying a corner site in the middle of Stroud it's a great place to watch the world go by, and the Portuguese Egg Tarts (Pastéis de Nata) are fab. If you like these treats then there is an entire stall at the Saturday Farmers Market in Stroud selling only these gems!!
1-2 George Street, Stroud, GL5 3DX
Sit on King Street in the heart of Stroud and watch the world go by. What is it that people love best about Lounging? Is it the food? The cocktails? Our lovely staff? All served in a relaxed, welcoming, big, and bright and space? Or just “lounging”?
9-11 Kings Street, Stroud, GL5 3BX
Vintage and lifestyle mini department store set in an old water powered textile mill. Modelled on a traditional general store, an eclectic mix of contemporary and vintage treasures with The Canteen cafe next door serving the best coffee and cakes.
Days Mill, 3 Old Market, Nailsworth, GL6 0DU
Frankly it's damn tasty! Homemade middle eastern / Mediterranean vegetarian/vegan street food, our Falafel balls are vegan and gluten free, made with fresh herbs and ingredients. Come into the shop (siting upstairs / outside), Click & Collect via the web site or order by phone: 01453 790860
1 London rd, Stroud, GL5 2AA
Post refurbishment this is a great shopping centre mixing independent retailers with household names, so it's worth taking a look (and it has a covered car park).
The Street Food Market is great, lots of choice to eat on site or take away. It's home to Artisan bakers, butchers, a local loose fruit and veg shop, deli, Thai, Pie, Italian, Asian to name but a few. Check opening times.
The centre is also home of Vue Cinema, Anytime Fitness, Stroud Bowl, Halfords, Fat Toni’s, Domino's, EE, Jojo Maman Bebe.
It's next to the bus station.
King Street, Stroud, GL5 1RR
Situated in a beautifully restored Cotswold building. Freshly ground coffee, local ingredients, cheese, breads, organic milk, handmade butter, cream and yogurts. Welcoming vibes are at the heart of the café. Brunch menu, take your kids, your dog and good vibes.
3/4 Market Square Minchinhampton, GL6 9BW
A true family business with five generations of baking experience. The expert team of bakers produce an exceptional range of high quality breads, pastries and confectionery. Also aims to help you become an expert home baker through selling baking kits and their cookery school.
4 George St, Nailsworth, Stroud GL6 0AB, GL6 0AB
Take a canal side unit with a terrace and fill it with shabby chic and an eclectic twist. From breakfast / brunch to an early evening meal, a hot brew to a beer, and cocktail or mocktail to chill out tunes on a friday evening. FAB
Ebley Mill, Stroud, GL5 4UN
Discover this Golden Valley bakehouse cafe. Cakes and Patisserie, the famous Gluten Free Orange and Lavender Cake. Breakfast, lunch and Afternoon High Tea. Next to the canal path and The Victoria Works Studios. There’s a charming gift shop too.
20 London Rd, Chalford, GL6 8NW
Far more than a farm shop: tucked in below the Cotswold Edge is a dog friendly Cafe, kitchen takeaway and deli, Roundhouse coffee stop, Walled kitchen garden and garden centre, 20 acres of walks and views.... so don't rush your visit, it's a place to linger. We love the vegan breakfast option, yum (we love bacon too, but this is particularly good).
Popular with cyclists as a stop off.
Dursley Road, Dursley, GL11 6PP
In the heart of Stroud, LGDC offers deli sandwiches made to order, dry goods off the shelves for your larder, lunches and afternoon tea and, of course, cakes and treats. Pavement seating, and indoor if the weather isn't being kind. Why not try the charcuterie platter for that perfect weekend treat.
1 Kendrick St, Stroud, GL5 1AQ
Warm and welcoming cafe offering delicious light lunches, homemade cake and a range of beverages including a selection of wines and locally brewed beers. External canalside seating and opposite the tow path as the canal passes central Stroud. A very short walk into the centre.
Wallbridge, Stroud, GL5 3JS
Discover this lovely little café tucked away in Withey’s Yard off the High Street. A quirky, beautiful atmosphere and friendly staff with seating in the courtyard, an oasis. The quesedillas and avocado on toast and coffee is fantastic.
Withey's Yard, Stroud, GL5 1AS
A family-run, 2,000 acre rural estate overlooking the Golden Valley. Made up of woodland, farmland, gardens and The Nursery with an ornate café in an Edwardian greenhouse, making Miserden a go-to destination for plant and coffee lovers alike.
Miserden, Stroud, GL6 7JA
This is the country's sole surviving complete rococo garden. Designed in the 1740s as a fanciful pleasure garden for Benjamin Hyett and his guests, this hidden valley offers spectacular views of the surrounding countryside and intriguing garden buildings. Snowdrops and bluebells, lots of interest all year. A cafe too and just off the Cotswold Way.
Stockley Way, Painswick, GL6 6TH
A family friendly Arts Centre in Uley, promoting performance, live music and art exhibitions as well as accessible workshops, classes and creative experiences for kids and adults.
Workshops from making your own natural skincare products to life drawing and a mini spring retreat. There is the Vestry Cafe too, relaxed atmosphere and yummy food with lots of vegetarian options.
South Street, Uley, GL11 5SS
The Abbey's history goes back to 681 in Gloucester, though the land at Prinknash was granted to the monks in 1096. After dissolution in 1539 it was a long wait until 1928 before the Benedictine Monks returned. Search for beautiful “chanting” on their web site, visit the cafe, buy their incense. Discover.
Painswick Road, Cranham, GL4 8EX
A Cultural Hub In The Heart Of Stroud. John St: 26 artists, a gallery, project space, cafe/bar and a year round artistic and educational programme. The Goods Shed: performances, exhibitions and film screenings. Keep an eye out for the annual Ppen Studio Festival or just take a look at the street facing gallery on John Street.
4 John Street, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 2HA
Saul Junction is where the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal meets the Stroudwater Canal and was a great meeting place for ships and crew, boats and boaters from around the world. Today the junction is still popular and there are many lovely walks along the idyllic waterways. Nearby is Saul Junction Marina and Saul Junction Visitor Centre and a cafe too.
Discover a safe haven of wide open spaces bursting with wetland nature. Fill your lungs with fresh air, stretch your legs and get ready to explore this extraordinary wetland paradise, whatever the weather! From birdwatchers to families enjoy amazing wildlife up-close. Paddle a canoe around the lakes and waterways, feed birds from your hand or watch the flamingos, it's an award-winning day out.
Newgrounds Lane, Slimbridge, GL2 7BT
We know that the Stroud community is what makes us. We open up our space in whatever way we can best serve: holding community-run events, providing work experience opportunities and simply being here for people to come in, have coffee and do their thing. Hello, and welcome! The planet matters so we even do vegan pastries to our own recipes.
1 Gloucester Street, Stroud, GL5 1QG
Top 5 Historical Sights around Stroud Town Centre
Accessibility: Yes, but steep inclines
Duration: Approximately 45 minutes - 1 hour (why not stop for a coffee. or two?)
Picking just 5 sights is certainly a challenge. Our High Street contains buildings that originated from the 16th and 17th Centuries, though many were rebuilt or remodelled in later Georgian and Victorian times.
The trail starts from the Railway Station, on the Town side (London bound trains).
A cozy cafe, specialising in fresh, good quality home cooked food for breakfast and lunches, and, of course, great cakes. Take-away or eat in. Tables can be booked for business meetings or lunch with friends. Great outdoor seating for when the sun is shining!
44 Long St, Wotton-under-Edge, GL12 7BT
Choose a seat by the beautiful bay window and watch for riders trotting by on horseback or perhaps the occasional herd of cows strolling down from the Common. Serving delicious breakfasts, morning and afternoon teas, and lunches. All prepared fresh daily. Takeaway too.
7 High Street, Minchinhampton, GL6 9BN
An award winning cafe and restaurant in the heart of vibrant Nailsworth with a happy, welcoming and buzzing atmosphere. From early morning locals and visitors it's a great place to meet friends, do lunch or eat out in the evening. Come and see for yourself. There is outside seating too.
28 George St, Nailsworth, GL6 0AG
Wine bar, cocktail den, cafe, restaurant. Great steaks, fresh fish, amazing burgers. Candle lit dining, and excellent coffee. A warm, friendly atmosphere that manages to be both lively and relaxing at the same time.
George Street, Nailsworth, GL6 0AG
The arboretum is home to 2,500 different species from the far corners of the globe and 5 national tree collections. Discover the perfect place for you to escape, relax or have an adventure! Take a journey up into the canopy on the STIHL Tree Top Walkway, go on a guided walk around the arboretum and stop by the café for a tasty treat.
Westonbirt, Tetbury, GL8 8QS
Set in the fields of the historic Chavenage House, Wild Carrot is Glampsite bell tents, a hut and a lodge and has everything you need for the perfect escape. There is also a cracking cafe, a venue and guided cycling and a repair shop too. From brilliant adventures to romantic log fires beneath the stars, Wild Carrot is the place to make memories.
Manor Farm Barn, Chavenage, GL8 XW
Est 1925. Still at the same site on Rodborough Common and the same Victorian recipe as the very first day. Producing ice cream in small batches to ensure it’s tasty. Lactose free, celiac and vegan options. Walk, cycle or drive to the parlour, just don’t miss out!
Greenacres, Bowham, Stroud, GL5 5BX