The towns and villages of Gloucestershire offer plenty to uncover, as a wealth of English history and culture is on display. The quaint town of Berkeley is home to the famous Berkeley Castle – best known as the setting for the gruesome murder of Edward II during the 14th century. Other delightful locations across Gloucestershire include idyllic country villages such as Lower Slaughter and Bourton-on-the-Water as well as towns and cities including Gloucester, Tewkesbury and Cheltenham, brimming with historic intrigue and marvellous English heritage. Visitors should take time to explore these fascinating settings to gain a great insight into the county’s long history, especially at the many places of interest scattered throughout them, which include medieval abbeys, ancient and dramatic caves as well as imposing castles, each within its own unique and enthralling back-story.
Gloucestershire possesses a distinctive charm, with a mix of wonderful heritage, tranquil villages and natural landmarks distributed across a stunning landscape. From captivating history within attractive towns and villages, to opportunities for outdoor pursuits such as hiking and cycling within striking settings, the county offers something for all tastes.
To experience a classic English escape within splendid rural surroundings, trust in our selection of fabulous hotels in Gloucestershire to provide the perfect retreat from which to enjoy this much-loved county.
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