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Famous Film Locations in the Cotswolds

JK Rowling, the author of Harry Potter, was born and raised in the Cotswolds. Much of the Harry Potter series filming was done in Gloucester Cathedral and The Cloisters at Lacock Abbey and The Bodleian Library in Oxford.  Snowshill was made famous for Bridget Jones' Diary filming with "snow" being imported into the village in June.  The Cotswolds make an excellent backdrop to Jane Austen films, Pride and Prejudice, and Emma being two of the more recent films. The list of famous films and locations is enormous, but amongst the most famous is the location of Bampton in Downton Abbey.

Plan a visit to the Cotswold Farm Park

The Cotswold Farm Park was established in 1971 by Joe Henson, the current owner's father, to protect many rare breeds of farm animals. Visitors can interact with  rare breeds of farm animals from rabbits, Guinea Pigs, Sheep, Goats, Pigs and Cattle.  Hebridean Sheep were introduced into this country by the Vikings. They survived on St. Kilda until 1930. There is also an adventure playground, Farm safari, Maize Maze, and plenty of entertainment for children of all ages. Plan a special day where visitors of all ages can learn and discover about farm animals and modern farming techniques the provider of our food today. Hebridean Sheep were introduced into this country by the Vikings. They survived on St. Kilda until 1930.