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About Coln St Aldwyns

This village in the fertile Coln Valley has the prestige of being one of the 10 most desirable villages in England. It is a place full of rustic charm, featuring many of the loveliest properties in the Cotswolds which range from thatched Tudor cottages to handsome houses draped with Virginia creeper in glowing autumnal colours of red and gold.

Coln is a perfect centre for exploring the English charm and atmosphere of the Cotswold countryside. It is within easy reach of gardens and arboretums, stately homes, famous "Wool" Churches founded centuries ago on the wealth of the medieval wool merchants, idyllic villages, off the beaten track hamlets, quiet waters ways, and Shakespeare's Stratford upon Avon, the dreamy spires of Oxford and beautiful Georgian Bath.

This charming village occupies a favoured riverside position, it has pleasant shops, inns, restaurants, tea-rooms and hotels. It is close to pretty Bibury and within easy reach of Fairford, famous for its annual air display.

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Bibury (132 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Gloucestershire

(1.8 miles, 2.9 km, direction NW of Coln St Aldwyns)

William Morris, the 19th-century artist and poet thought Bibury to be the most beautiful village in England...

This is the mill at Fairford, on a sunny summer day 2004.

Fairford (57 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Gloucestershire

(2.7 miles, 4.3 km, direction S of Coln St Aldwyns)

Fairford was granted a market charter in the year 1135 but it is believed that village has its origins way back in the Bronze Age. Its beautiful church is world famous for having the most complete set of Medieval stained glass windows of any parish church in the United Kingdom..

St Johns Weir, River Thames, nr Lechlade, Gloucestershire 2009

Lechlade (39 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Gloucestershire

(5.7 miles, 9.2 km, direction SE of Coln St Aldwyns)

This pleasant little market town, set beside the upper reaches of the Thames, is dominated by the elegant spire of the beautiful parish church of St.Lawrence..


Cirencester (85 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Gloucestershire

(7.8 miles, 12.5 km, direction W of Coln St Aldwyns)

Originally known in Roman times as Corinium Dobunorum, the town of Cirencester in those far off day's was the second largest town in England...


Burford (78 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Oxfordshire

(7.9 miles, 12.7 km, direction NE of Coln St Aldwyns)

Burford is an attractive Cotswold town in the Oxfordshire part of the Cotswolds, with a famous High Street that slopes down to a three-arched medieval bridge that carries traffic.....

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Chedworth Roman Villa

Chedworth Roman Villa (29 Pictures)

(7.4 miles, 11.9 km, direction NW)


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Tolsey Museum (1 Pictures)

(7.8 miles, 12.6 km, direction NE)

The Tolsey Museum can be found in the center of town at the ancient Burford crossroads, the main center of Burfords old market.....

Burford Church, Burford, Oxfordshire

Burford Church (24 Pictures)

(8.0 miles, 12.8 km, direction NE)

Burford Parish Church is one the most beautiful and interesting churches in England. The building of the present church began in.....

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Bourton on the Water Model Village (17 Pictures)

(9.6 miles, 15.4 km, direction N)

Bourton on the Water has a replica of itself built in traditional local cotswold stone. The Model Village is built to one-ninth.....

Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote, Minster Lovell, Oxfordshire.

Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote (13 Pictures)

(12.1 miles, 19.4 km, direction E)

The ruins of Minster Lovell Hall stand in an attractive position on the banks of the River Windrush. Despite speculation, the.....

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Vale of White Horse (8 Pictures)

(12.4 miles, 20.0 km, direction SE)

The beautiful Vale of the White Horse is the region lying between the River Thames and the Berkshire Downs. It is an area.....

A picture of Parish Church of St Edward

Parish Church of St Edward (9 Pictures)

(13.0 miles, 20.9 km, direction N)

This beautiful church was built somewhere between the 11th and 15th century. The tower is 88ft high and was completed in 1447. It.....

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