Historic Towns and Villages in Gloucestershire

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Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This Christian missionery served as the first Archbishop of Canterbury


This Day in British History

22 March, 1322

Earl of Lancaster executed by Edward II

The earl had been largely responsible for killing Edward's favourite, Piers Gaveston.

Monarch Mayhem

This king erected memorials to mark places where his beloved wife's body rested on her final journey to burial in London


Cotswold Water Park (Self catering)
Riverview, Cotswold Water Park


This pretty, traditionally-styled cottage is set on the edge of the sympathetic waterside development, Lower Mill Estate, just five miles from the Cotswold Water Park, near Stroud, and can sleep …
Sleeps 6

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Moreton-in-Marsh (Self catering)
Summergangs, Moreton-in-Marsh


This three-storey cottage is situated in the centre of the Cotswold town of Moreton-in-Marsh and sleeps eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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Tewkesbury (Hotel)
The Tudor House Hotel

The Tudor House Hotel

Dating back to the 16th century Tudor House Hotel is on the edge of historic Tewkesbury overlooking the River Avon and is part of the RelaxInnz prestige collection. Rich in history the Tudor House features exposed oak beams open fireplaces and an original priests hole. There is also a secret … more >>

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Gloucester (Hotel)
The Little Thatch

The Little Thatch

The Little Thatch Hotel is 3 miles from Gloucester and junction 12 of the M5. The Little Thatch has a restaurant free parking and en suite rooms with TVs. Originally built in 1351 it notes King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn as former guests. The Little Thatch … more >>

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