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
Talbot Hotel Burford

Talbot Hotel
Leominster, Herefordshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Talbot Hotel is surrounded by all the colour and beauty of the local countryside. Originally a 15th century coaching inn with oak beams log fire and traditional hospitality situated in the center of Leominster a medieval town with narrow streets along with black and white timbered buildings. It is … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

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British History Quiz

This politician is generally regarded as the first Prime Minister



 Clue

This Day in British History

28 May, 1265

Prince Edward escapes from Simon de Montfort's custody

Edward, later Edward I, joins the Earl of Gloucester and Roger Mortimer in opposition to de Montfort

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was executed after a long imprisonment by order of Elizabeth I



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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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Helston (Self catering)
Cottage: HCMELOB, Helston

Melody Barton

1 OF 2 HOLIDAY HOMES 160 ACRES STOCK AND ARABLE FARMREGRET NO CHILDREN OVER 6 MONTHS This unique roundhouse has been tastefully converted to provide two holiday homes and incorporates …
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Polyphant (Self catering)
The Shippon, Polyphant

The Shippon

This semi-detached cottage in Polyphant near Launceston sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
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