From The Cross Hands there is plenty to explore all year round. Fascinating history at National Trust properties Dyrham Park, Newark Park, and Bath Assembly Rooms. Glorious countryside and fantastic walking, running and biking in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Great shopping in Bristol and Bath. Spectacular trees and plants at the National Arboretum at Westonbirt. Or enjoy the sporting spectacle of Badminton Horse Trials or motorsport at Castle Combe race circuit.