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Goodrich Castle

Located in Goodrich, Herefordshire, West Midlands, England

Approximately 4.5 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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Gloucester & Sharpness Canal at Frampton on Severn (copyright Val Taylor)

Located in Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 8.7 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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Gloucester Cathedral

Located in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 11.6 miles away.

One of the UK's finest examples of Perpendicular Gothic architecture. The site of a former Saxon abbey dating from 681. Benedictine monastery from the eleventh century. Consecrated St. Peterís Abbey in 1100. Henry III cr...

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Edward Jenner Museum

Located in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 11.7 miles 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

Approximately 11.8 miles 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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Stroudwater Canal at Eastington (copyright Val Taylor)

Located in Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 12.3 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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Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire

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

Approximately 12.9 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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Raglan Castle, Monmouthshire

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

Approximately 15.4 miles away.

Built in the fifteenth century on the site of an earlier castle. Raglan is a Marcher castle along the border of England and Wales. Ruined during The English Civil War, the castle was used as a location in Terry Gilliam's...

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Hereford Cathedral, Herefordshire

Located in Hereford, Herefordshire, West Midlands, England

Approximately 16.2 miles away.

Home to the famous Mappa Mundi, a medieval map of the world dating from the 13th century. Founded as a cathedral in 676. The existing building dates from the 11th century. Chained library...

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Kingswood Abbey Gatehouse, Gloucestershire

Located in Kingswood, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 17.1 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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Newark Park, Gloucestershire

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

Approximately 17.4 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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Severn Bridge

Located in Monmouthshire, South & Mid Wales, Wales

Approximately 17.8 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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Barrow Wake

Located in Birdlip, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 17.8 miles away.

A popular and breathtaking viewpoint in the Cotswolds AONB, Gloucestershire taking in the Malvern Hills, Severn Valley and the Forest of Dean. As one of the plaques says in the extensive car park, 'Over 500 million years...

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Tewkesbury Abbey

Located in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 17.8 miles away.

Former Benedictine monastery. One of the UK's finest Norman building (Pevesner said: 'probably the largest and finest Romanesque tower in England'). Bought by the people of Tewkesbury after The Dissolution of the Monaste...

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Skirrid Fawr, Monmouthshire

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

Approximately 19.5 miles away.

Also known as The Skirrid or Ysgyryd Fawr (486m)...

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