CHOOSE FROM OVER 850 PLACES TO STAY IN THE COTSWOLDS COTSWOLD HOTELS BED AND BREAKFAST PUBS & INNS HOLIDAY COTTAGES FARM ACCOMMODATION COTTAGE LETTINGS CONFERENCES WEDDINGS DOG FRIENDLY LUXURY / EXCLUSIVE CAMPING HOT DEALSI can take you to the places that others never visit, which are slightly off the beaten tourist track, and I can respond to any individual interest you might want to follow up.
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In 1860 major restoration work was carried out by Sir George Gilbert Scott. An ancient carved head and shoulders similar to the Lustymore Island figure on Boa Island, County Fermanagh was excavated from the grounds of the Priory. A Celt (a prehistoric axe-like tool) was also excavated during the 18th Century.In the northern portion, step back in time by wandering the streets of the Regency spa town, Cheltenham, as well as ancient market towns like Stow-on-the-Wold, Chipping Campden and Anglo-Saxon Winchcombe – where you’ll discover Sudeley Castle.Beautiful ancient villages of note in this area include Broadway ('Jewel of the Cotswolds'), Bourton-on-the-Water (Little Venice), Stanton, and Snowshill.The contents cover Blenheim Palace, Warwick and Sudeley Castles, Tudor and Jacobean Manor Houses and Stately Homes.You will also find Shakespeare's birth place and Roman heritage sites including the famous Roman Baths at Bath.