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Llanberis, Gwynedd, Wales. View across the lake early in September 2005

Llanberis

in the county of Gwynedd

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Recommended Towns & Villages near Kingscote

Winter Wonderland

Nailsworth (84 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Gloucestershire (2.9 miles, 4.7 km, direction NE)

Nailsworth is a handsome town that has a history stretching back to beyond Roman times...

Dursley Village in the Cotswolds, Gloucestershire

Dursley (9 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Gloucestershire (3.8 miles, 6.1 km, direction W)

Dursley is an ancient place, set in lush greenery to the edge of the Cotswolds in the midst of the beautiful Vale of Berkley, close to the River Severn...

Golden view

Minchinhampton (16 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Gloucestershire (4.3 miles, 7.0 km, direction NE)

Uniquely, Minchinhampton is reached only by a narrow winding road that climbs upwards and travels across remote and windswept common land..

Chavenage Estate

Tetbury (71 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Gloucestershire (4.9 miles, 7.9 km, direction E)

A rather charming Cotswold town which has the good fortune to stand on the winding river Avon. Tetbury has a lovely old church which is thought to have been rebuilt around.....

Stroud, Gloucestershire

Stroud (36 Pictures)

a Cotswold Town in the county of Gloucestershire (6.1 miles, 9.9 km, direction N)

Stroud, on the western edge of the Cotswolds, is a town set steeply at the center of the Stroud Valleys, 5 valleys that are peppered with gorgeous cottages, old cloth mills,.....

Early evening playtime on the wettest street in Slimbridge, Gloucestershire

Slimbridge (20 Pictures)

in the county of Gloucestershire (6.4 miles, 10.4 km, direction NW)

A visit to Slimbridge in the county of Gloucestershire not only offers the opportunity to explore a wealth of wildlife habitation, but the chance to savour some of the loveliest scenery in the Shire...

Eastcombe, Gloucestershire

Eastcombe (11 Pictures)

in the county of Gloucestershire (6.8 miles, 10.9 km, direction NE)

Eastcombe is a beautiful hilltop village nestling in the heart of the Cotswolds...

Bisley, Gloucestershire

Bisley (36 Pictures)

a Cotswold Village in the county of Gloucestershire (8.1 miles, 13.0 km, direction NE)

The village of Bisley is all charm. It has an excellent collection of very fine buildings as well as some interesting local folklore...

Stained Glass Church Window

Berkeley (29 Pictures)

in the county of Gloucestershire (8.4 miles, 13.6 km, direction W)

The town is mostly Georgian, with the most dominant feature being its centuries old castle, surrounded by buttressed walls which are 14 ft-thick in parts...

Old Barn at Tanhouse Farm, Frampton on Severn, Gloucestershire 2001

Frampton on Severn (55 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Gloucestershire (8.5 miles, 13.7 km, direction NW)

An ancient interesting village with a village green surrounded by beautiful half timbered properties..

Malmesbury

Malmesbury (143 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Wiltshire (8.8 miles, 14.2 km, direction SE)

The town stakes its claim to be the oldest borough in England on the fact that it was granted a charter in the year 924 by King Edward..

The Wheatsheaf Inn, Crudwell, Wiltshire

Crudwell (2 Pictures)

in the county of Wiltshire (8.9 miles, 14.3 km, direction E)

Visitors will find this a restful place, there is a serene atmosphere, pleasant properties in lovely country lanes, and a nice friendly village inn...

Victorian day at Painswick, Gloucestershire

Painswick (36 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Gloucestershire (9.1 miles, 14.6 km, direction N)

The streets of Painswick are narrow and crammed with fine examples of glowing honey coloured stone buildings from all periods..

View of the Severn Bridges from Sharpness Docks, tide's gone! Gloucestershire

Sharpness (8 Pictures)

in the county of Gloucestershire (9.5 miles, 15.4 km, direction NW)

Sharpness is best known for the fascinating waterway of the Gloucester and Sharpness canal, and the Victorian bonding houses built alongside it at Gloucester...

Castle Combe, Wiltshire. One of our favorite villages we try to visit when we come to England

Castle Combe (203 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Wiltshire (11.8 miles, 19.0 km, direction S)

Often cited as 'the most picturesque village in all of England', this award-winning place is one of the jewels in England's crown and one of the highlights of any visit to.....

Duntisbourne Abbots Church

Duntisbourne Abbots (9 Pictures)

in the county of Gloucestershire (11.9 miles, 19.2 km, direction NE)

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Duntisbourne Leer

Duntisbourne Leer (4 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Gloucestershire (12.0 miles, 19.4 km, direction NE)

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Birdlip, Gloucestershire.  From the hill

Birdlip (3 Pictures)

in the county of Gloucestershire (13.2 miles, 21.3 km, direction NE)

The winding drive up the steeply rising hill to the ancient village of Birdlip provides magnificent views all around..

Town Centre, Cirencester

Cirencester (85 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Gloucestershire (13.3 miles, 21.4 km, direction E)

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...

Gloucester Cathedral

Gloucester (286 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Gloucestershire (14.0 miles, 22.5 km, direction N)

Looking at the lively City we see today, it is hard to believe that Gloucester was once a tiny port on the River Severn...

Recommended attractions near Kingscote

Newark Park Historic House & Garden

Newark Park (2 Pictures)

(2.7 miles, 4.3 km, direction SW)

Former Tudor hunting lodge later converted to fashionable home...

Westonbirt Arboretum. Winter Jan 2005

Westonbirt Arboretum (82 Pictures)

(4.4 miles, 7.2 km, direction SE)

A magnificent arboretum which is a joy to visit at any time of year. It is run by the Forestry Commission and has a dazzling.....

Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle (30 Pictures)

(8.3 miles, 13.3 km, direction W)

This wonderful historic castle standing a short distance inland from the River Severn estuary has long been associated with the.....

A picture of Frampton Manor

Frampton Manor (1 Pictures)

(8.5 miles, 13.7 km, direction NW)

This is a magnificent timber frame property dating back to the 12th-century, with alterations from between its inception and the.....

Frampton Court Rear

Frampton Court (4 Pictures)

(8.5 miles, 13.7 km, direction NW)

Designed by Bristol architect John Strahan and built between 1731 and 1733, Frampton Court is built from Bath stone in the.....

Malmesbury Abbey

Malmesbury Abbey (11 Pictures)

(9.0 miles, 14.6 km, direction SE)

Malmesbury Abbey is built on the site of a former Saxon monastery of AD700, by the 12th-century it was an important Benedictine.....

Abbey House Gardens

Abbey House Gardens (26 Pictures)

(9.1 miles, 14.6 km, direction SE)

William Stumpe, the wealthy merchant responsible for giving Malmesbury Abbey back to the town following the Dissolution was also.....

Painswick Rococo Gardens, Painswick, Gloucestershire

Painswick Rococo Gardens (34 Pictures)

(9.4 miles, 15.1 km, direction N)

Painswick is a beautiful Cotswold village of mellow golden stone. It is renowned not simply for its Cotswold beauty, but also.....

Westbury Court Gardens.  A National Trust property in Westbury on Severn, Gloucestershire

Westbury Court Garden (24 Pictures)

(12.6 miles, 20.3 km, direction NW)

Only restored Dutch water garden in the country, and reputedly home to England's oldest evergreen oak...

Dyrham Park,  National Trust owned house in Between Bristol and Chippenham

Dyrham Park (8 Pictures)

(13.5 miles, 21.7 km, direction S)

This engaging house sits serenely in a beautiful wooded Gloucestershire valley, surrounded by an old deer park. It is built of.....

Narrow boats moored up at Gloucester docks.

Gloucester Docks (72 Pictures)

(13.8 miles, 22.2 km, direction N)

Today Gloucester Docks bristles with excitement for everyone, for this is a lavish landscape where care has been taken to.....

The Lady Chapel

Gloucester Cathedral (203 Pictures)

(14.3 miles, 23.0 km, direction N)

One of the finest cathedrals in England and rated as one of the most beautiful in the world, Gloucester Cathedral is a.....

Flaxley Abbey, Flaxley, Gloucestershire. - Once a Cistercian Abbey now a private dwelling

Flaxley Abbey (3 Pictures)

(14.5 miles, 23.4 km, direction NW)

Flaxley Abbey has a long and illustrious history, it was originally built to house a Cistercian order by Roger, Earl of Hereford.....

Symond's Yat, Forest of Dean, Herefordshire

The Royal Forest of Dean (7 Pictures)

(14.8 miles, 23.8 km, direction NW)

The Royal Forest of Dean is sandwiched between the borders of England and Wales, it covers some 35,000 acres of spectacular.....

St. Briavels Castle, Gloucestershire

St. Briavels Castle (9 Pictures)

(16.9 miles, 27.2 km, direction W)

St.Briavels Castle stands in an outstanding scenery high above the River Wye. It is an evocative setting, reminiscent of early.....

St. Briavels Castle, Gloucestershire

Chepstow Castle (40 Pictures)

(18.0 miles, 28.9 km, direction W)

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Cistery at Lacock Abbey

Lacock Abbey (97 Pictures)

(18.4 miles, 29.5 km, direction S)

Lacock is one of the most beautiful villages in England, with houses dating from the 15th-century to the 18th-century. At the.....

Beckford's Tower, Bath

Beckford's Tower & Museum (3 Pictures)

(18.4 miles, 29.7 km, direction S)

Designed by Henry Edmund Goodridge in 1825 for William Beckford, one of the nation's most accomplished and interesting characters.....

Chedworth Roman Villa

Chedworth Roman Villa (29 Pictures)

(18.5 miles, 29.7 km, direction NE)

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A picture of Holst Birthplace Museum

Holst Birthplace Museum (5 Pictures)

(18.5 miles, 29.8 km, direction NE)

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