Gloucestershire - magic landscapes



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Gloucestershire can be divided into three regions: the major part of the Cotswold, the Royal Forest of Dean and the Severn Vale. The Cotswold hills create together with the vales and the river Avon a landscape of natural beauty and a special magic, which has already inspired famous artists like J.R.R Tolkien and J.K. Rowling. Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire are known for their cities and the houses of a warm, honey-coloured limestone. Until today, many noble mansions can be found in this district, as a consequence of the richness from sheep wool in old times. 

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Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire Hotels

This amazing and magic landscape hides a special gem. The team of secretplaces found a traditional, British Inn in Gloucestershire for a very special experience. To have a look at this hotel, click on the right side on the map or the list of hotels. Soon, we will add more options, which will include luxury accommodations, boutique hotels, family hotels or romantic apartments. So, please come back soon, to see our new options and we will be happy to help you find your dream destination, no matter the budget or the wishes.

Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire - What to do and see

The Gloucestershire - Warwickshire steam railway line is a perfect day out for families whilst taking in the stunning surroundings. Gloucester is the cathedral city of the Cotswolds; a city with its roots dating back to the Roman times and therefore boasting over 2,000 years of incredible history. The famous Gloucester docks and Quays area is packed with waterfront cafes, bars and museums. For the ultimate shopping experience, Gloucester shopping outlet is the place to visit. 

Oxfordshire is home to the collegiate city of Oxford, where you can visit the Harry Potter filming scenes and feel as if you're strolling through Hogwarts. The Ashmolean Museum has also opened its secret archives of historical mysteries to the public. Apart from the university, there are options to visit the Oxford Botanic Gardens, William Morris' original workshop, and the original Alice in Wonderland shop.

Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire - Gastronomy

The Cotswolds provide everything from Michelin star restaurants to stylish gastropubs as well as traditional country pubs brimming with character and providing the best place to eat some classic British food accompanied with a real ale. 

Cheese lovers will be well aware of the incredible Double and single Gloucester cheese. The Coopers Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake festival, which has become world-famous with participant from all reaches of the globe, attracts large crowds each year to witness contests running down a steep hill in Gloucestershire chasing a 4kg round Double Gloucester cheese. 


Ideias de viagens, itinerários e os melhores lugares para ficar

Uma seleção escolhida a dedo de acomodações elegantes e luxuosas. De hotéis cinco estrelas a pousadas lindamente decoradas em um ambiente único….
Feche os olhos e imagine: apenas você, as montanhas, os vales ou o mar. Fuja da rotina diária e aproveite a magia da natureza em um de nossos refúgios isolados em um ambiente incrível.
Hotéis e casas de férias ideais para crianças e pais. Deixe seus filhos curtirem a natureza e as tradições locais na companhia de outras pessoas com muitas coisas únicas para fazer…
Pratos tradicionais preparados com produtos locais frescos, comida caseira cuidadosamente preparada em um ambiente rústico ou refeições requintadas em um ambiente elegante, todos têm suas preferências ...
Take part of the laid back village life, stroll along cobblestone streets, dine in small traditional restaurants and smile at the locals on the main square.
Diga que "Sim" em um dos nossos lindos alojamentos e faça do seu dia especial um momento para recordar. Seja em um castelo aconchegante, em uma mansão magnífica ou na beira de uma falésia, com vista para o mar, reunimos aqui uma pequena amostra de sítios para você escolher.