Nailsworth

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Nailsworth is a small town in the Cotswolds, 6km south of Stroud, in one of Stroud's Five Valleys

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

From the south (from Bath) head up the A46, following signs for Stroud.

By bus[edit]

Three buses from Stroud number 40, 46 (from Cheltenham) and 93 (from Gloucester) they go approximately half hourly (except Sunday) from Merrywalks bus station in Stroud. The last bus is at about 7PM, so it is not great for a night out. They're very underused and need your support!

Get around[edit]

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Do[edit][add listing]

  • Nailsworth Festival's on April 23rd til May 2nd [1].
  • Country Market, every fourth Saturday morning in Mortimer Garden.
  • Food Festival, mid September.
  • Goodwill evening, last Friday in November.

Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Egypt Mill, Stroud Road, nice meal.

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • The George Inn, Newmarket Avenue, unreviewed.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

See Stroud.

Get out[edit]

  • Arlingham - its unique location in the horseshoe loop of the River Severn, makes it popular with walkers, runners an cyclists, There area number of published walks and rides for the area, including a section of the Severn Way. It is one of the best places to view the Severn Bore.[2]
  • Frampton-on Severn[3]is said to be the longest village green in England, and is about 22 acres in size and contains many picturesque cottages.
  • Saul Junction lovely position next to the river, it has boat a café in the summer at weekends,
  • Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust - Slimbridge, has 120 acres, a unique collection of wildfowl, adventure playground, "welly world" for children, canoe and tractor rides, restaurant and shop,
  • Cattle Country Adventure Park[4] at Berkeley (9 miles). A whole host of indoor and outdoor activities.
  • The Edward Jenner Museum [6]
  • Prinknash Abbey - [7]
  • Cotswold Wildlife Park - [8]
  • May Hill - [9] with incredible views.
  • International Centre for Birds of Prey - [11] .


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