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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
 
Private Shore Excusrion to Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond from Greenock
"Meet and greet at the pier 08:00-08:30 From Greenock we initially travel along the banks of the River Clyde crossing over the Kingston Bridge in central Glasgow before we reach Stirling. Stirling is a small city and passing through the medieval heart we see many fine buildings including the Church of the Holy Rude Argyll’s Lodging and the Old Town Jail. You could easily spend the whole day in Stirling but the main attraction is the visit to the mighty Stirling Castle(admission fee extra) which is Scotland’s finest medieval castle. It has stunning views from the battlements over to the National Wallace Monument which can also be visited. Next we head to Doune Castle (admission fee extra) of “Monty Python"" and ""Outlander” fame before heading into the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park at Callander. There are some real Scottish and you can sample the whisky too!! After lunch we take the simply stunning Dukes Pass road through the Trossachs
From GBP700.00

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Castle

Chepstow is one of a number of castles in the Welsh marches: others include Raglan and Goodrich. I first visited them as a child, and always remembered Chepstow’s setting on the edge of a cliff along...
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St Mary's Church

The Norman Priory of Chepstow was founded between 1067 and 1071 by William Fitzosbern, Earl of Hereford and was built at thesame time as the Norman Keep of the Castle. After the suppresion of the...
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Road Bridge

There has been a bridge at Chepstow for Hundreds of years, at least since the Romans built one which was about half a mile further up the river than the present one. The Present Iron Bridge is the...
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Port Wall

The medieval town of Chepstow was protected on the North and East sides by the River Wye. The Town Wall, or Portwall was constructed in the late 13th Century to protect the town on the landward sides....
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Museum

Situated in a 18th century Town House called Gwy House that has an interesting history in itself involving some prominent people from Chepstow’s past. It was built in 1796 by Warren Jane who was an...
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Town Gate

Chepstow Town Gate was originally the only gate in the 13th century Port Wall, founded by Roger Bigod, earl of Norfolk. The two storey stone gatehouse, was remodelled in the late 15th century and in...
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Railway Bridge

The Railway Bridge was designed and built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and as a tubular Suspension bridge and is considered to be one of Brunel's major achievements as the bridge had to take the two...
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Racecourse

This is the new grandstand at Chepstows racecourse,it provides a great view and superb facilities for all concerned. lots of access for the elderly and infirm,very flat for wheelchairs and free for...
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Gloucester Hole

In the Limestone Cliffs on the Gloustershire side of the River you will see a small square hole. This is known as The Gloucester Hole. The small opening leads into a much larger chamber withing the...
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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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Walking

Walking beside the river and looking back at the castle, the choice of its situation is clear. The cliffs on which it is built are so steep and overlooking the river. A walk takes you under the two...
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Town Trails

There are a number of interesting historical trails which you can follow while walking around Chepstow. We bought a book from the Tourist information centre but you can also follow one of the many...
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Powis Almshouses

These Almshouses were built in 1721 on the site of a Medieval Hospital. They were what we call today Hostals, providing accomodation for the poor. there was rooms for 6 men downstairs and 6 woman...
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Beaufort Square

Beaufort Square is the heart of Chepstow, before road's went through it it was an open space where fairs and markets were held. The towns stocks, pillory, maypole and election hustings have all been...
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