Cotswolds Travel Guide

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Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

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Editor's picks - Top 5 reasons to visit the Cotswolds
Northleach, Gloucestershire 1. The beautiful honey-toned stone cottages
2. Walking the Cotswold Way
3. The leafy green Windrush valley
4. The antique shops in Stow-on-the-Wold
5. Hidcote Gardens - one of the jewels of Britain


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Featured Historic Hotel
The Black Swan Hotel Lower Slaughter

The Black Swan Hotel
Helmsley, Yorkshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The face of this charming 45-room country hotel is an interesting composition of Tudor Rectory, Elizabethan Coaching Inn and Georgian House, creating a veritable maze of lounges for guests to enjoy. The newly awarded two rosette Rutland Restaurants offers three sumptuous menus for dinner including our daily changing house menu, … more >>

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British History Quiz

This writer, politician, and philosopher is best known for 'Novum Organum', and his 'Essays', published in 1597 and 1625



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This Day in British History

18 November, 1267

Statue of Marlborough

The treaty confirms the Provisions of Westminster and imposes a legal obligation to observe the Magna Carta

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was buried in three places; her entrails at Lincoln Cathedral, her heart at Blackfriars in London, and her body at Westminster Abbey



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National Trust

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National Trust membership

Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotand properties.

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Charlestown (Self catering)
Sea Vista, Charlestown

Sea Vista

This third floor apartment is on the outskirts of the village of Charlestown and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Helston (Self catering)
Cottage: HCTMEAD, Helston

FCH26186

BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED BARN CONVERSION IN EASILY ACCESSIBLE LOCATION

A SPECIAL RATE  APPLIES TO BOOKINGS FOR 2 DURING THE OFF-PEAK - PLEASE CALL TO ENQUIRE

This family run property is located within a …
Sleeps 6

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