Located in the Wairarapa region, Carterton is at the very heart of the Classic NZ Wine Trail.

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St George's Church in Kencot is of late 12th century origin and features a tower with a curious...

Facilities include: 25m six lane swimming pool; separate toddler pool; aerobics studio; fitness...

Considered a significant medieval church, St Mary the Virgin's earliest features are Norman...

Carterton is now a thriving cosmopolitan community of around 14,000 people.

Bring your children to have fun in an interactive soft play experience. Let their imaginations come...

Humble and unadorned, Shilton's Church of the Holy Rood stands on a slope above the village. The...

St James Church is a fine example of a Norman church that managed to escape overly enthusiastic...

Ruins of a large 15th century manor set around a courtyard. Situated in attractive settings on the...

Set in the Windrush Valley, St Mary's church is 12th century with early enlargements and a tower...

A tiny church on its own in the Windrush Valley. In 1904 it was found to have been built on the...

The architecture is in the Early English and Perpendicular styles consisting of nave, 14th century...

Carterton is also well known for its annual Daffodil Carnival (September) when you can pick armloads of daffodils from a large flower-packed paddock. Every May, Carterton hosts the Oversew Fashion Awards, showcasing fashion design through 'upcycling'. 

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Our position between the mountain ranges and the coast means that Carterton has a wealth of activities, places of interest and day trips for the family. From tramping in the Tararuas to fishing at Te Wharau, art galleries in town to riding in our bike-park - the options are near endless!

Built in 1895 to replace an earlier church and medieval chapel of ease. Although some brick and...

Westwell's church offers pleasures out of all proportion to its size - a picturesques setting...

St Bartholomew's Church dates from the 11th century with the north aisle the most interesting...

This is the only church in England dedicated to St. Britius, who was canonised in 443 A.D.

The Spa at Witney Lakes Resort provides you with the chance to taste the exotics as well as adding...

Bampton Archive, originally Bampton Museum, is based in the Vesey Room of the Old Grammar School...

A small, picturesque church dating back to the 12th century but with a little 19th century bellcote...

The splendid 18th century buildings, in the idyllic setting of the tranquil village of Filkins,...

Set within 21 hectares (50 acres) Kilkenny Lane Country Park is an ideal location for playing,...

One of Oxfordshire’s top venues and one of the most beautiful wildlife attractions in the country....

The parish of Bampton was the largest in Oxfordshire and incorporated some 11,238 acres as late...

St Kenelm's church in Minster Lovell is mainly 15th century, built on the foundations of an earlier...

It's also famous for having the world's first transsexual Mayor and M, Georgina Beyer. 

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The course is fairly flat and although not long at a maximum of 6,401 yards, it does offer a...

At The Burford Tour we aim to show you  how this beautiful medieval town  has developed over the...

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A traditional working pottery alongside a contemporary gift shop and country cafe.

Located on the edge of the Cotswolds, the Witney Lakes Golf Club is a stunning 6,500yds, par 71...

Housed in a 17th century cottage in the centre of the beautiful village of Filkins, the Swinford...

Carterton is the gateway to the northern Wairarapa town of Gladstone, a top wine producing area.  Artists in particular are drawn to Carterton for its inspiring landscapes, with the Tararua mountain range to the west, dramatic coastlines to the east, and farmland and grapevines in between.

Crocodiles of the World is the UK's first and only crocodile zoo, and is home to over 80...