Gardens in Gloucestershire

In addition to the listings here for individual gardens, the National Garden Scheme website lists details of the over 90 private gardens open to visitors through the NGS each year.

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Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This national celebration marked the 60th anniversary of Queen Victoria's coronation


This Day in British History

18 March, 978

Murder of King Edward

The young King Edward, who had only been on the throne for 3 years, was murdered at Corfe Castle, Dorset, probably with the connivance of his step-mother. Edward, later canonized, was succeeded by his half-brother Ethelred, known to history by the unfortunate soubriquet, Ethelred the Unready

Monarch Mayhem

This king was the son of Richard, Duke of York, and a leader of the Yorkist cause in the Wars of the Roses


Prestbury (Self catering)
Hayes Court Cottage, Prestbury

Hayes Court Cottage

This charming, semi-detached, stone cottage in Prestbury near Cheltenham can sleep up to four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Cranham (Self catering)
Windycot, Cranham


This detached cottage is in the village of Cranham close to Gloucester and Cheltenham and sleeps up to ten people in five bedrooms.
Sleeps 10

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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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