Cotswolds Travel Guide

Historic Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, and Worcestershire

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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
Charlton House Tetbury

Charlton House
Shepton Mallet, Somerset

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

A luxury country house with a unique story- built in 1630 and opened as a hotel in 1996 by Roger Saul the creator of the British design label, Mulberry and his wife Monty. Nestling peacefully on the edge of an English market town, this atmospheric country house hotel has retained … more >>

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British History Quiz

The Houses of Parliament are more properly called ...



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This Day in British History

10 December, 1683

The Great Frost

Cold snap, lasting until 4 February, freezes the Thames, allowing a Frost Fair to last throughout January

Monarch Mayhem

He was married to Henrietta Maria of France



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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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Bude (Self catering)
Cottage: HCASHBA, Bude

Ashgrove Barn

PET SHEEP AND GOATS IN A RURAL LOCATION REGRET NO BABIES OR CHILDREN This delightful detached barn has been lovingly converted to a high standard offering excellent accommodation in …
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Launceston (Self catering)
Cottage: HCTWIME, Launceston

Trewithen Meadowsweet

SCANDINAVIAN STYLE PINE LODGE WITH VIEWS OVER BODMIN MOOR AND FISHING Perfectly placed for peace and quiet Meadowsweet is one of two lodges offering cosy accommodation all year round. …
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