Cotswolds Travel Guide

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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
Buckingham Villiers Hotel Oxford

Buckingham Villiers Hotel
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Designed around an original cobbled courtyard that once stabled 150 horses Villiers was the main coaching inn of Buckingham in Cromwellian days. Guests pass through the hotel archway into a truly unique hotel where high quality facilities and service make for a home away from home. The en-suite bedrooms … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This Saxon leader resisted the Norman invasion from a base in the fens near present-day Ely



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This Day in British History

20 January, 1265

Simon de Montfort's parliament meets in London

The parliament gathers 2 knights from each shire and 2 burgesses from certain selected boroughs

Monarch Mayhem

This king was imprisoned and eventually murdered at Berkeley Castle



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National Trust

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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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Camborne (Self catering)
Cottage: HCBREAV, Camborne

FCH8409

STYLISH BARN CONVERSION WITH FAR REACHING SEA VIEWS

This modern barn conversion offers superb holiday accommodation for couples or families. Tucked away in a peaceful spot you are just a short …
Sleeps 4

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Blisland (Self catering)
Rowella Cottage, Blisland

Rowella Cottage

Rowella Cottage at Hockadays has been converted from a 17th century barn, which was used for farming purposes until 1986. It is situated at Tregenna, an attractive hamlet of …
Sleeps 2

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