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Buttermere

in the county of Cumbria

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Carlisle

in the county of Cumbria


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Pictures of Cleeve Hill

in the county of Gloucestershire
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About Cleeve Hill

Otherwise known as the Cleeve Cloud, Cleeve Hill is the highest point of the Cotswolds rising to a height of 1083 ft. Spread out below is the town of Cheltenham and its famous Prestbury racecourse, home of the Cheltenham Gold Cup meeting which was always attended by the late Queen Mother.

This dramatic airy upland remains one of the most breathtaking viewpoints of anywhere in England, with commanding views across the landscape to the distant dramatic outline of the Malvern Hills.

Mingling with a golf course which offers excellent visitor facilities is the remains of an Iron-Age hill fort.

Running along the winding road leading to the top of Cleeve Hill are a number of houses built in the days when Cheltenham was a fashionable "Spa" town, these are mostly converted to provide comfortable hotels and restaurants.

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Church at Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

Winchcombe (78 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Gloucestershire

(2.5 miles, 4.0 km, direction NE of Cleeve Hill)

To experience the quintessentially English town of Winchcome, is to part-take of a miscellany of pure delights...

Christ Church

Cheltenham (152 Pictures) in the county of Gloucestershire

(3.8 miles, 6.1 km, direction SW of Cleeve Hill)

Cheltenham, the very mention of this grand old town conjurs up not only images of gracious georgian houses but also of superb thoroughbred horses thundering round the town's.....

River Avon in Tewkesbury

Tewkesbury (121 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Gloucestershire

(6.8 miles, 10.9 km, direction NW of Cleeve Hill)

Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire is an historic market town, situated near the Cotswolds, it has a beautiful Abbey over 500yrs old and lots of historic buildings and ancient alley ways to explore...

Snowshill Cottages

Snowshill (111 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Gloucestershire

(8.0 miles, 12.9 km, direction NE of Cleeve Hill)

For anyone looking for a peaceful retreat in which to spend a few idyllic days in glorious countryside, could do no better that visit the picturesque village of Snowshill, high on the Cotswold escarpment above Broadway and the old town of Evesham...

Looking across Elmley Castle cricket pitch. - Looking from Kersoe lane, Elmley Castle, Worcs.

Elmley Castle (2 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Worcestershire

(9.0 miles, 14.4 km, direction N of Cleeve Hill)

Elmley Castle is one of the most beautiful villages in England..

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Pittville Pump Rooms, Cheltenham, Glos

Pittville Pump Room (2 Pictures)

(2.7 miles, 4.4 km, direction SW)

Pittville Pump Room is just one of the many rare gems left over from Cheltenham's hey-day - its Regency period. It was built for.....

Sudeley Castle from Humble Bee cottage. Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

Sudeley Castle (75 Pictures)

(2.8 miles, 4.5 km, direction E)

The pretty village of Winchcome has been blessed with the stunning buildings and gardens of Sudeley Castle since the time of the.....

A picture of Holst Birthplace Museum

Holst Birthplace Museum (5 Pictures)

(3.3 miles, 5.4 km, direction SW)

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Hailes Abbey

Hailes Abbey (37 Pictures)

(4.4 miles, 7.0 km, direction NE)

Hailes Abbey occupies a lovely site and as you look at the remains of the dramatic cloister arches you get some idea of just how.....

Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Tewkesbury Abbey (85 Pictures)

(6.6 miles, 10.6 km, direction NW)

Standing taller than any other building in tewkesbury, is the fantastic tewkesbury abbey. It is over 500 years old and has the.....

A picture of Old Baptist chapel

Old Baptist chapel (4 Pictures)

(6.9 miles, 11.1 km, direction NW)

The Old Baptist chapel and Burial ground- A 15th century building opposite the abbey that was used for worship around the time.....

In an English Country Garden.

Snowshill Manor (72 Pictures)

(7.8 miles, 12.5 km, direction NE)

The romantic atmosphere of Snowshill Manor is made more vibrant by stories of ghostly happenings deep in the past. Given that a.....


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