Local Links and places to visit

The following will give you an idea what is available in the local area in addition to the normal Cotswold towns of Stow on the Wold(10m), Moreton in Marsh(10m), Bourton on the Water (14m), Broadway (14m), Stratford on Avon (19m) and Woodstock (19m).

www.whichfordpottery.com
handmade pottery workshop employing 25 in the neighbouring village of Whichford 1m

www.thnormanknight.co.uk
the nearest pub with its own micro brewery, website has a good list of local walks and fauna.1m

www.cd-ironworkers.co.uk
wrought iron gates etc.2.5m

www.hooknortonbrewery.co.uk
Cask brewer, fascinating victorian building, excellent (bookable) tour,good website. 2m

www.rollrightstones.co.uk
neolithic stone circle 3m

www.rsc.org.uk
The Rebuilt Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford on Avon

www.chippingnortontheatre.co.uk
small independant theatre-good for non-soap star pantomines.5m

http://www.broughtoncastle.com/
More a fortifed manor house than a castle but it has a moat and a gatehouse! 6m

www.kiftsgate.co.uk
Privately owned garden near to Hidcote.11m

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hidcote
small reference page to HidcoteGarden.11m

www.blenheimpalace.com
Only non-royal residence called a palace, superlative in all senses.19m

www.warwick-castle.co.uk
A thoroughly good day out, a real experience is the medieval banquets.21m

www.cotswolds-calling.com/index.htm
a "catch all" site, good for a broad over view of this area in general

For other houses/ gardens search under "Chastleton" (4m-a recently restored large country house) and "Sezincote" (11m-the inspiration for the Prince Regent's "Pavillions" in Brighton)

This page was collated in January 2009.

 

 

 




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