Orchard Park is located conveniently in Twigworth Gloucestershire. Rural enough for residents to enjoy the tranquil surroundings, but with excellent transport links to the surrounding area so you are never far away from conveniences. Tewkesbury, Cheltenham and Gloucester are all easily accessible both by car and by public transport. Here are some of the best places in the local area to visit and of course – shop!
Norton Garden Centre – Located in Twigworth, Orchard Park is just a stone’s throw from Norton Garden Centre. This is a family run garden centre offering gifts and furniture as well as a wide selection of gardening products and plants. Whether you are just getting into gardening, or are already a gardening enthusiast, this is the place to be for all of your gardening needs. The friendly and knowledgeable staff are always on hand to help with any questions that you may have.
Nature in Art – Also based in Twigworth, Nature in Art is a museum and Art Gallery, focussing on art inspired by nature. Most of the art is housed inside a beautiful Georgian mansion house and as well as the art that can be purchased, the shop is full of unique products, all inspired by nature. The perfect place to find a gift for nature loving family and friends, and an enjoyable day out as well!
Gloucester Quays – Gloucester Docks is Britain’s most inland port, and during Britain’s industrial past, was a busy and important transport link. Nowadays it is still busy – but with shoppers! Gloucester Quays is a designer outlet centre located in the Docks and is home to a wide range of stores, from fashion, to kitchen supplies – the perfect place for designer products without the designer price tag! There are also many markets and fairs held here over the year – the Victorian Christmas market is perfect for stocking up on gifts. With a large selection of restaurants in the area, it is easy to find refreshments after all that shopping
Cheltenham Town Centre and Regent Arcade – The Regency town of Cheltenham Spa was once famous for its spa water, but it is now a great place for shoppers. Surrounded by the regency era buildings, Cheltenham has a wide range of shops, both national and independent. The Regent arcade is in Cheltenham town centre and is home to many fantastic shops as well as the magical wishing fish clock. The clock was designed by Gloucestershire based author and illustrator Kit Williams and the mechanical parts were built by Cheltenham based clock maker Michael Harding. The clock attracts both adults and children to see its magical characters, including the goose laying the golden eggs and the bubble blowing fish!