Cotswold Gold (rapeseed oil manufacturers) And Beckford Silks 9th May


9th May

Cotswold Gold (rapeseed oil manufacturers)

And Beckford Silks

What we will see

Morning Visit to Cotswold Gold with a tour of the fields and factory with a tasting and free sample.

Afternoon visit to Beckford Silks, looking around the workshops and learning the process from design, through production, to the finished scarves and ties that are available for sale in the shop.


Whilst Cotswold Gold is not normally open to the public, they have said that wheelchair access can be provided.

 As a food producer everyone walking will need to wear shoe covers in the factory (which will be provided).

Beckford Silks state that most of the premises are accessible to wheelchair users but not the upstairs areas

Where to meet

Meet at Cotswold Gold, East Lodge Farm, Stanton, Broadway, Worcestershire, WR12 7NH

At 10.00am for 10.15. (Situated on the B4632 at the junction with road to Wormington, (1st right past Railway Bridge)

Other timings

We are due to meet at Beckford Silks at 2pm Address Beckford Silks Beckford Near Tewkesbury Glos. GL20 7AU.

Lunch can be taken in nearby Broadway at the many cafes and pubs.

The leader will advise if there is a collective agreement to meet at one

location. Suggestions welcome.


Several layers are suggested depending on prevailing weather conditions. May can be hot or cold, but both outdoor and indoor clothing will be needed, and suitable footwear for

the fields (mainly hardstanding).


Total cost for the two visits £7.50 per person. This will include a free sample of Cotswold Gold


Telephone Malcolm or email Once confirmed payment

( £7.50 per person) will be due immediately.


Payment instructions will follow with booking confirmation.

Please ensure your place is booked before any payment is made.

Car Parking &


Ample parking at Cotswold Gold farm. Also at Beckford Silks which is located from the Ashton-Under-Hill Road up a drive to the left signposted from the road, about quarter mile before Beckford.

Anyone requiring a lift please contact the leader.


Leader Contact

Malcolm Hall, Tel 01527 523985 or 07747 771210 or email

We will regretfully be forced to cancel the visit if insufficient members wish to participate. The leader will keep members informed.