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Stately Homes and Gardens of England Black Taxi Tour from London
"Start your day being collected from your central London hotel in your own private iconic London taxi. Leaving London head out to the first major stop- Bowood House.Bowood House sits within 100 acres of beautifully landscaped ‘Capability’ Brown Parkland a than at Bowood? Deemed to be one of the finest examples in the country with a flowing mix of plantations and sweeping lawns leading down to a winding mile-long lake. The Bowood landscape has an exceptionally interesting history which will be revealed in which will be displayed in The Orangery of Bowood House. You will explore not only the house but the gardens. See the gardens ablaze with colour from abundant rhododendrons azaleas and marigolds a spectacle not to be missed. Wander the house and view the rooms and wonderful historical memorabilia . The house is a mix of Georgian Architecture and historical treasures such as Queen Victoria's wedding chair and Napoleon's death mask plus a host of other fascinating historical features. Leaving Bowood behind you can now choose your second half of the day. Choose from a visit to one of the following: Blenheim Pal Greys Court
From GBP699.00
 
Stately Homes and Gardens of England Black Taxi Tour from London
"Start your day being collected from your central London hotel in your own private iconic London taxi. Leaving London head out to the first major stop- Bowood House.Bowood House sits within 100 acres of beautifully landscaped ‘Capability’ Brown Parkland a than at Bowood? Deemed to be one of the finest examples in the country with a flowing mix of plantations and sweeping lawns leading down to a winding mile-long lake. The Bowood landscape has an exceptionally interesting history which will be revealed in which will be displayed in The Orangery of Bowood House. You will explore not only the house but the gardens. See the gardens ablaze with colour from abundant rhododendrons azaleas and marigolds a spectacle not to be missed. Wander the house and view the rooms and wonderful historical memorabilia . The house is a mix of Georgian Architecture and historical treasures such as Queen Victoria's wedding chair and Napoleon's death mask plus a host of other fascinating historical features. Leaving Bowood behind you can now choose your second half of the day. Choose from a visit to one of the following: Blenheim Pal Greys Court
From GBP699.00
 
City Sightseeing Stratford-upon-Avon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"With great views from the top of the bus strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary this City Sightseeing tour is the best way to see the sights of Stratford-Upon-Avon.You can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. There are 14 stops and the entire route takes approximately 60 minutes. T Anne Hathaways Cottage Mary Arden's House New Place Nash's House and Hall's Croft. The Royal Shakespeare Theatre where the Bard's plays are performed for the majority of the year. The Holy Trinity Church where Shakespeare is buried
From GBP14.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Tewkesbury

Consecration crosses.

I had never heard of these before and it was only by chance that I verheard one of the church ladies talking about them to another visitor.I now know that in Medieval times 12 crosses were either...
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Jan 03, 2009

Mason's marks

Medieval masons all had their own way of marking the stones they worked.It's not unusual to see them in our ancient cathedrals and religious buildings, but you have to know what to look for.From the...
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Jan 03, 2009

Look closely

Although the fascinatng architecture in Tewkesbury is pretty obvious to any visitor, close inspection will often show up detals otherwise overlooked.It's worth having a good look, and taking the time...
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Jan 03, 2009
 
 
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Top Things to Do in Tewkesbury

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Tewkesbury Abbey

During my visit to the Abbey, they were offering tours of the bell tower and roof top. The climb to the top was a bit strenuous but we did stop on the way for an interesting talk on the Abbey bells....
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Town Centre - Historical Centre

The Alleyways in Tewkesbury began to appear in the 17th Century. They were created due to a increased demand in housing. They were built at right angles to the street and as the original plots were...
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Beckford Silk Mill

This is a silk printing workshop, which has been running for over 30 years and is open to the public. You can walk through the print shop, dye room and past the sewing area, watching the craftspeople,...
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Severn Ham Watermeadows - SSSI

The Severn Ham is a really lovely place to walk. The watermeadow is surrounded by the River Severn and The Mill Avon. The name derives from the Saxon word Ham or Hamm meaning 'meadow in the bend of a...
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Abbey Mill

The foundations of the Mill are believed to date to the late 12th Century when the River Avon was diverted into the town to power the corn mill of the Benedictine Monastery. The present building is...
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The Royal Hop Pole

The Royal Hop Pole was once a great coaching inn. Today it is owned by JD Wetherspoon and provides great value food, drink and accomodation. The reception area was once a large double gated coach...
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Top 5 Tewkesbury Writers

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Myfanwe

"A Fantastic Historic Town"
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Janani

"Tewkesbury"
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leics

"A lovely abbey ......in a flood plain."
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KittyLou

"Charming Cotswold Village"
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Pod

"Great time in Tewkesbury."
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