Cotswold Edge & Severn Vale Tourism Network
This community led Tourism Network is open to local councils, groups, businesses, accommodation providers, volunteers, attractions and venues in Dursley, the surrounding Cotswold Edge and Severn Vale area. Members are working together to develop a co-ordinated and joined up approach towards tourism to take advantage of new and existing initiatives and opportunities to attract visitors to the area.
This page contains information relating to the Network and it's work in the local area. If you would like to share information or get involved in the Network please contact the Council office.
For the latest tourism related news and information on the outbreak of Covid-19, including links to useful information and advice, please visit the Visit Britain / Visit England website.
To stay up to date with the UK Government advice on Covid-19 visit the GOV.UK website.
Covid-19 updates and support for Gloucestershire businesses can also be found on the Gfirst LEP website:
The date for the Network's next meeting has yet to be announced.
If you are interested in receiving regular updates and meeting dates please contact us at email@example.com to join the mailing list. A copy of the latest Newsletter can be downloaded below.
The Network's first product, the Eating & Drinking Map, was launched in September 2019 at their Kingshill House event. See below to download a copy and, if you have a business, please feel free to use it on your website page and social media.
Cotswold Edge & Severn Vale Eating & Drinking Map 2019 (PDF, 2.6 Mb)
Tourism Network Minutes
Tourism Network Steering Group Minutes & Updates
Draft Tourism Strategy
The Network is currently developing a Tourism Strategy for the area, draft documents are available below. If you have any comments on the draft Strategy, the Constitution, Action Plan or the Map which shows the geographical area of focus, you are very welcome to contact the Council office or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Draft Tourism Strategy for Cotswold Edge & Severn Vale (PDF, 991 Kb)
DRAFT Constitution (PDF, 142 Kb)
Tourism Network Geographical Area of Reach (PDF, 1.2 Mb)
List of Annual Events in the Area
The Network is currently gathering information about local annual events in the area. Please see below for the downloadable list of information we have gathered so far. If you would like to add or share information please contact the Council office.
Tourism Network List of Annual Events (Excel Spreadsheet, 15 Kb)
List of Local Attractions in the Area
Tourism Network List of Local Attractions / Venues (Word Document, 17 Kb)
Accommodation in the Area
The Network is currently gathering information about local accommodation in the area. An accommodation list for the area is available below. No responsibility is taken for inclusion or non-inclusion of an entry, and no recommendation is implied by inclusion and order of any entry. The list is updated from time to time, if you would like to submit an amendment, add or share information please contact the Council office.
Local Research & Projects
The Network is currently gathering information about attractions and venues in the area. Please see below for the downloadable list of information we have gathered so far. If you would like to add or share information please contact the Council office.
Parish by Parish Inventory
The Network is undertaking a parish by parish inventory to record potential unique selling points and tourist related information across the area. The information will help the Network to create links and potentially create packages. Links to completed templates are available below, as is a downloadable blank template. If you have information you would like to share please contact the Network by emailing email@example.com
Taxi Feasibility Study Report
Taxi Feasibility Study Report (PDF, 1001 Kb)
Vale of Berkeley Railway Project
Vale of Berkeley Railway Presentation (PDF, 834 Kb)
Presentation on the Vale of Berkeley Railway Project given at the Tourism Network Meeting on 6th July 2017 by Howard Parker.