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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
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City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Hop aboard your City Sightseeing open-air bus from any of the 20 routed stops that are conveniently situated around the city. Take a seat inside or on the open-air top deck then sit back and relax as you ride through Oxford home to the oldest university in the English-speaking world.With your 24- or 48-hour ticket choose to stay on the bus for the entire loop or hop on and off at any of the stops to explore the city’s sights. See the Itinerary for a list of stops. As you travel plug into the informative audio commentary and admire the timeworn honey-colored buildings.Perhaps hop off at the New Road stop to visit Oxford Castle. Learn how the medieval Norman castle was mostly destroyed during the English Civil War
From GBP14.00
 
Entrance Ticket to Brunel's ss Great Britain
"The entrance ticket to Brunel's SS Great Britain allows you to explore cabins saloons and access all areas of the ship to take in the sights sounds and smells of a Victorian voyage. Climb the rigging dress up in Victorian costumes and see a working replica of the engine. Head below the ship where desert-like conditions preserve the hull. Don’t miss the Dockyard Museum which takes visitors through a million miles spent at sea and 170 years of fascinat you will be able to purchase a dockyard companion which will give you more information about your visitor experience and the SS Great Britain’s fascinating history.Descend ‘under water’ in the Dry Dock to see the spectacular sights of the ship’s and the high-tech glass ‘sea’ now protecting the oldest iron hull in the world. Follow this with a visit to the Dockyard Museum where you can view archive film footage which captures the excitement and emotion of the SS Great Britain’s homecoming. Here you can also take the time to discover the highs and lows of the ship’s dramatic history
From GBP14.00

More Local Customs in Ross on Wye

The Man of Ross

The Man of Ross pub is a great looking building dedicated to a local man named John Kyrle. He was a major benefactor of the town in the early days, he donated money for schooling, houses and planted...
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Glewstone, Ross-on-Wye, HR9 6AW, United Kingdom
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Wilton Lane, Wilton, Ross On Wye, HR9 6AQ, United
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Palace Pound, Ross On Wye, HR9 5HZ, gb
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Ledbury Road, (formerly "Travel Inn"), Ross-on-Wye, HR9 7QJ, United Kingdom
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8 High Street, Ross On Wye, HR9 5HL, gb
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Pengethley Park, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 6LL, United Kingdom
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Things to Do Near Ross on Wye

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Gloucester Life - Folk Museum

Growing up just a few miles from the town, I enjoyed many of the one day children’s activities they organise here during the school holidays. They were always fun and, given that I still remember many...
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Daytrip - Tintern Abbey

Tintern Abbey, now majestic ruins, was Britain's second Cistercian abbey dating from 1131. It is only a few miles north of Chepstow on the A466 road to Monmouth. The Abbey is in a picturesque location...
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Worcester Cathedral

Wonderful intact fully covered cloisters (unlike many French ones that have open sides) that enclose a small courtyard are one of the cathedral's main attractions. The chapter house adjoins the...
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Cotswolds Lavender

Lavender in England - surely this must be a mistake?! Not if you go to Snowshill in the Cotswolds! This farm, located amidst the rolling hills of the Cotswolds, specialises in lavender and has giant...
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