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  • History of Gloucestershire

    Gloucestershire was originally inhabited by the ancestors of the Welsh and other British Celtic tribes throughout the Iron Age and Roman periods. The Anglo Saxon conquest of the Severn valley began in 577 AD. In 628 the west Saxons were defeated by the Mercians and it is thought that this was when the Kingdom of Hwicce was created. The Kingdom...

  • Useful websites

    Because the Cotswolds straddle several counties it can be hard to know where to go for information, but there are several good websites on the region. Interestingly, more than one of these claims to be the “official” website of the Cotswolds, but that aside, all have their useful – written in English and Japanese, with...

  • History of the area: the wool trade and...

    Historically, the Cotswold Hills were a rich area, their wealth built on the wool trade. In medieval times the native sheep, the “Cotswold Lions”, were famous throughout Europe for their heavy golden fleeces and the superior quality of their wool. The abbeys and monasteries raised huge flocks of these sheep, and an active trade developed. At that...


    Great canal boat museum and advertising museum. Go before you go though, the toilets don't open till ten o'clock.

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Gloucestershire Hotels

  • Lord of the Manor Hotel

    Went on Sunday. The grounds are magnificent. The hotel tired and decorated in a terrible passe bad...

  • Holiday Inn Gloucester Cheltenham

    I worked here for nearly a year and would never stay here. I don't think it represents the Holiday...

  • Dormy House Hotel

    Willersey Hill, Broadway, Worcestershire, WR12 7LF, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Chester House Hotel

    Victoria Street, Bourton-on-the-Water, GL54 2BU, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Charingworth Manor

    During a recent trip to the Cotswolds, I stayed briefly in Chipping Campden. Having seen much of the...

  • The Crown of Crucis Hotel

    My husband and I have eaten at the Crown of Crucis once a year for the past 20+ years when we go to...

  • Puckrup Hall Hotel

    Puckrup, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire GL20

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • White Hart Royal Hotel

    High St, Moreton-in-Marsh, GL560BA, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Stow Lodge Hotel

    The Square, Stow-on-the-Wold, GL54 1AB, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

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