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in the county of Gloucestershire

About Slimbridge

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.

The village is a pleasant place to amble around, it is spread out from the banks of the Gloucester and Sharpness canal, and is approximately mid-way between the lovely village of Frampton-on-Severn and Purton. It is a stylish, serene village with several interesting properties, it has a village pub, the Tudor Arms, a post office, village stores and local parish church. The area is ideally suited for visitors who enjoy outdoor pursuits, such as walking, fishing, boating, cycling or riding. It is rich in leafy lanes, with the canal offering walks along its pleasant towpaths, or you may wish to discover fine water-scapes offered by the meandering River Severn as it flows through the Gloucestershire countryside on its journey to join with the sea.

Slimbridge is mostly surrounded by a rural landscape where you can see lazy cattle and sheep grazing in meadows made fertile by the waters of the Severn.

At the edge of the village, overlooking the Severn is the popular tourist attraction, Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Slimbridge is in a region rich in natural history, the area offers a host of visitor attractions, including national trust properties and magnificent gardens.

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Sunset, Frampton-on-Severn, Gloucestershire 2010

Frampton on Severn (62 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Gloucestershire

(3.0 miles, 4.9 km, direction N of Slimbridge)

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

Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire

Berkeley (29 Pictures) in the county of Gloucestershire

(4.5 miles, 7.2 km, direction SW of Slimbridge)

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...

Painswick Valley

Painswick (36 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of Gloucestershire

(8.7 miles, 14.0 km, direction NE of Slimbridge)

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

Bisley in the Gloucestershire Cotswolds

Bisley (36 Pictures) a Cotswold Village in the county of Gloucestershire

(10.3 miles, 16.6 km, direction E of Slimbridge)

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

Gloucester Cathedral

Gloucester (286 Pictures) a Historic City in the county of Gloucestershire

(11.1 miles, 17.8 km, direction NE of Slimbridge)

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

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Frampton Court Rear

Frampton Court (4 Pictures)

(2.8 miles, 4.6 km, direction N)

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

A picture of Frampton Manor

Frampton Manor (1 Pictures)

(2.9 miles, 4.6 km, direction N)

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

Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle (30 Pictures)

(4.6 miles, 7.4 km, direction SW)

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

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

Westbury Court Garden (24 Pictures)

(6.7 miles, 10.8 km, direction N)

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

Newark Park Historic House & Garden

Newark Park (2 Pictures)

(6.8 miles, 11.0 km, direction SE)

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

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

Flaxley Abbey (3 Pictures)

(8.3 miles, 13.4 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)

(8.4 miles, 13.6 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.....

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