Cirencester (often referred to as the Capital of the Cotswolds) was the second largest town in Britain during Roman times. In later years it was a very prosperous medieval wool town. Cirencester’s market square is dominated by the cathedral-like Parish Church of St. John Baptist. Cirencester’s market town status was mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086. TradersContinue reading “Cirencester”

Castle Combe village

Castle Combe is a quintessentially English village often named as the ‘prettiest village in England.’ You’ll find the Market Cross and St Andrew’s Church which dates from the 13th century. The church houses a faceless clock which is reputed to be one of the oldest working clocks in the country. You’ll also find a coupleContinue reading “Castle Combe village”

Explore the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds are famous for picture-perfect landscape and villages, making it an ideal countryside location to retreat from the hustle and bustle of modern life. The Southern Cotswolds have their own distinctive look comprised of pretty honey-coloured stone villages, narrow lanes and stunning countryside. The local stone, used to build many of the houses youContinue reading “Explore the Cotswolds”