Tag Archives: Cotswolds

North Gloucestershire Glories

There are faint remnants of motte and baileys throughout Gloucestershire which do not concern most people except for the possible history attached to these apparitions and only a few of those converted to stone castles have substantially visible remains. Many … Continue reading

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Garrisoned Gateways of Gloucestershire

Welcome to the heart of the Cotswolds ! Surroundings of Gloucestershire include Wales’ Monmouthshire which borders the Forest of Dean. It is marked by the River Wye and Offa’s Dyke but Marcher lordship territory resided mainly within the counties of … Continue reading

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Beautiful Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle may very well be the most visitor-friendly authentic castle- not only in England but in the entirety of Europe. The castle is definitely the oldest abode in England still inhabited by the same family that built it throughout … Continue reading

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Warwickshire Wonderlands, South, Part Two

In the west midlands area, the southern portion of Warwickshire is the true northern gateway to the Cotswolds which stretch further south in Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire and follows the Cotswold Hills- a route peppered with magnificent formal gardens all the … Continue reading

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Warwickshire Wonderlands, South, Part One

Warwickshire is graced with lovely Tudor Mansions, a few which went on to become or were replaced by Tudor Revival mansions during renaissance and modern eras in England. Charlecote Park and Packwood House, merely a few miles apart (and not … Continue reading

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