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Edward Jenner Museum

Located in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

The Chantry, in Berkeley, was where vaccination was discovered by Edward Jenner. Now a museum focusing on his life. Jenner's discovery 'has saved more lives than the work of any other man' (source: Wikipedia, link provid...

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Berkeley Castle

Located in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Said to be where King Edward II was murdered with a red hot poker :-(. Berkeley Castle was built in the twelfth century by a descendant of the current owners, the Berkeley family. Located in Gloucestershire, a short dist...

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Kingswood Abbey Gatehouse, Gloucestershire

Located in Kingswood, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 5.9 miles away.

'Kingswood Abbey was Cistercian, founded with monks from Tintern Abbey in Gwent, by William de Berkeley in 1139. It was dissolved in 1538. The early 16th century gatehouse, with its lierne vault and flanking lodgings, is...

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Gloucester & Sharpness Canal at Frampton on Severn (copyright Val Taylor)

Located in Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 6.3 miles away.

Runs between Sharpness and the historic docks of Gloucester close to the River Severn. Opened in 1827 having been conceived over thirty years before!. Links to Stroudwater Canal or Navigation at Saul...

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Newark Park, Gloucestershire

Located in Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 7.1 miles away.

The southern section of the Cotswolds is home to a number of 'Parks' or country estates*. Newark Park is a National Trust property located on the southern edge of the Cotswolds escarpment providing huge views into Wiltsh...

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Stroudwater Canal at Eastington (copyright Val Taylor)

Located in Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 7.9 miles away.

Runs from the River Severn to Stroud in Gloucestershire. Now not navigable but offers nice walks along the towpath. Once linked the Rivers Thames and Severn via the Thames & Severn Canal. Also links to the Gloucester & S...

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Somerset Monument, Gloucestershire

Located in Hawkesbury Upton, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 9.0 miles away.

'SOMERSET MONUMENT. Erected 1846 to the memory of General Lord Robert Somerset.' (Source: information board on site)...

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Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire

Located in Tintern, Monmouthshire, South & Mid Wales, Wales

Approximately 9.4 miles away.

One of the most famous ruins in the UK. The second Cistercian foundation in Britain, and the first in Wales. Tintern Abbey has inspired its visitors including William Wordsworth and J. M. W. Turner for centuries. Founded...

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Severn Bridge

Located in Monmouthshire, South & Mid Wales, Wales

Approximately 9.6 miles away.

Opened in 1966. 5240 feet (1597 metres) long. The Severn Bridge links south Gloucestershire, just north of Bristol City, to Monmouthshire in south Wales. The Second Severn Crossing is a short distance to the south...

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Westonbirt Arboretum

Located in Westonbirt, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 11.7 miles away.

Established in 1829. Westonbirt Arboretum comprises around 18,000 trees and shrubs over an area of approximately 600 acres. Along with Bedgebury Pinetum in Kent, Westonbirt is one of the Forestry Commission's two Nationa...

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Tetbury St Mary the Virgin Church, Gloucestershire

Located in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 13.3 miles away.

Visible from Highgrove House, the country home of HRH The Prince of Wales. Late-eighteenth century Gothic revival parish church. Located in the Cotswolds AONB in south east Gloucestershire...

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Goodrich Castle

Located in Goodrich, Herefordshire, West Midlands, England

Approximately 14.5 miles away.

Norman castle located close to the River Wye. Destroyed during the English Civil War with the help of an enormous canon called 'Roaring Meg'. Managed by English Heritage...

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Dyrham Park St Peter's Church

Located in Dyrham, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 15.0 miles away.

Next to the house and gardens in Dyrham Park. Church dates from the late thirteenth century. Jacobean style font made from English oak. Of interest are the Sir Morys Russell brass and George Wynter tomb. Tiles similar to...

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