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Stow on the Wold Market Cross

The Stow on the Wold Market Cross is not a War Memorial. It is a symbolic reminder to market traders during medieval times to deal honestly after the Charter which began in 1107. The shaft base and steps are 15thcentury but the gabled headstone added in 1878 was toppled in

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Boleyn Cup

Jan 9, 2024 - The Boleyn Cup, made in 1535, can be found in the Magnificent St John’s Church in Cirencester. The cup was given by Anne Boleyn to her daughter Elizabeth before she was beheaded. Dr Masters was given the cup by Elizabeth, who often visited the Cotswolds in

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Typical Best Cotswold Tour

What is a typical Best Cotswold Tour? Be guided by an expert and understand the wonderful life that is to be had living in the Cotswolds

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Duck the Crowds in The Cotswolds

The Ducks are enjoying Village Pond life in the quintessential charming Village Pond in the small hamlet of Wyck Rissington deep in the heart of the North Cotswolds. This quiet unspoilt village has no shops or pubs and has about 28 houses. No wonder the ducks like the peace and

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Four Cotswold Icons

Four Cotswold icons all in one image. The Pub is the very popular Snowshill Arms, a Donnington Brewery pub which sells excellent beer and superb food. The Union jack is flying to commemorate Our King Charles, and the Snowshill Village Fete. The Red BT telephone Box at Snowshill which still

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Circular Walk from Chipping Campden

Enjoy a circular walk from Chipping Campden across the fields to Broad Campden with Best Cotswold Tour guide. Learn about the fascinating history of Chipping Campden, and admire the thatched roofs of cottages in Broad Campden.

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Staddle Stones – A Feature of The Cotswolds

Explore and learn about Staddle Stones one of the many features of the Cotswold Landscape. They were used in Medieval Times to keep Vermin out of stored grain. The base stones taper towards the top with an overlapping cap stone placed above, making it almost impossible for a rodent to

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Tudor Sudeley Castle

Discover the Best of the Cotswolds with Best Cotswold Tours. Enjoy a perfect day at Sudeley Castle which is set in a 1200 acre estate. There are 10 award winning gardens and an Animal Safari which is new to 2023. Step back in time in this Tudor Castle. A privately

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Delightful Private Cotswold Garden

Bourton House garden, situated in the charming small Cotswold Village of Bourton on the Hill, is a hidden treasure and a firm favourite of Best Cotswold Tours. Book a tour with Best Cotswold Tours who will take you this relatively new garden but recognised as one of the finest private

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Burford Cotswold Tour
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Burford The Cotswold Gateway

Drive down Burford High Street and you will see beautiful views over to the Cotswold Countryside. At the bottom of the Hill the 3 arched medieval bridge crosses the River Windrush. Burford, its name derived from a Fortified Anglo Saxon Ford, became an important crossroads and a very wealthy wool

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