A fascinating natural wonder located in the heart of the Royal Forest of Dean, Clearwell Caves is a series of underground caverns formed partly by ironworking activity over the course of centuries. The Rocks, Clearwell Coleford,
England, GL16 8JR
Rare breeds of British farm animals are preserved in this pioneering farm park in the heart of the Gloucestershire Cotswolds. There are daily demonstrations for visitors, and hands-on opportunities to see rare and endangered breeds of British animals up close.
The premier bird sanctuary in the UK, featuring an award-winning visitor centre overlooking protected wetlands on the edge of the Severn Estuary. Slimbridge is home to a wide variety of migratory waterbirds and many rare and unusual species. A great family day out! Slimbridge,
England, GL2 7BT
The royal army was led by Edward, son of Henry III (later Edward I)
This Day in British History
20 November, 869
Death of St Edmund
A Danish force under Ivar defeated and killed Edmund, king of the East Angles, at Hoxne, Suffolk. Edmund was later sanctified as St Edmund. His death is a frequent theme in medieval wall paintings, where he is represented tied to a stake, while Danish archers shoot at him.
This king was buried beside his father at Fontevraulx Abbey
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 >>
The New Inn Hotel is situated in the heart of Gloucester and dates back to the 14th-century it is considered to be the finest medieval galleried inn in Britain and has been beautifully restored and refurbished. There are 33 ensuite rooms featuring exposed beams & original features TV and … more >>