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Stroudwater Canal at Eastington (copyright Val Taylor)

Located in Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 3.3 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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Gloucester & Sharpness Canal at Frampton on Severn (copyright Val Taylor)

Located in Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 6.9 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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Barrow Wake

Located in Birdlip, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 7.9 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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Tetbury St Mary the Virgin Church, Gloucestershire

Located in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 8.1 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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Gloucester Cathedral

Located in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 8.4 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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Newark Park, Gloucestershire

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

Approximately 8.9 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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Westonbirt Arboretum

Located in Westonbirt, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 9.7 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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Kingswood Abbey Gatehouse, Gloucestershire

Located in Kingswood, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 10.6 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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Corinium Museum

Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 10.7 miles away.

Corinium was the Roman name for Cirencester. Corinium/Cirencester was Roman Britain's second city. Museum focuses on the Roman period. Includes material from the Neolithic to Victorian period...

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Cirencester Roman Amphitheatre

Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 10.7 miles away.

One of the largest Roman ampitheatres in the UK. Built in the second century. Seating for 8000 people. Now a series of earthworks. Cirencester at the time was the second largest town in the UK, behind London...

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Cirencester St John the Baptist Church

Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 10.8 miles away.

The 'Cathedral of the Cotswolds'. Largest parish church in Gloucestershire. Dates from the Saxon period...

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Edward Jenner Museum

Located in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, South West England, England

Approximately 11.1 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 11.1 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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Somerset Monument, Gloucestershire

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

Approximately 12.1 miles away.

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

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