Help Wikitravel grow by contributing to an article! Learn how.

Difference between revisions of "Gloucestershire"

From Wikitravel
Jump to: navigation, search
(Reformat, stub disclaimer)
m (Get out: isIn --> isPartOf)
 
(36 intermediate revisions by 20 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
Gloucestershire is a region in [[England]].  
+
'''Gloucestershire''' is a county in South West England. The county comprises part of the Cotswold Hills, part of the valley of the River Severn, and the entire Forest of Dean.
  
=Regions=
+
The county seat is Gloucester and other principal towns include Cheltenham, Stroud, Cirencester, and Tewkesbury.
*[[Forest of Dean]]
+
*[[Cotswolds]]
+
  
=Cities=
+
==Cities, towns and villages==
 +
[[Image:Gloucestershire map.png|thumb|200px|Map of Gloucestershire]]
 +
 
 +
===Cities===
 +
*[[Gloucester (England)|Gloucester]] - cathedral city and county town of Gloucestershire
 +
 
 +
===Towns===
 +
*[[Amberley (Gloucestershire)|Amberley]]
 
*[[Cheltenham]]
 
*[[Cheltenham]]
*[[Gloucester]]
+
*[[Cirencester]]-- main town of the [[Cotswolds]]
*[[Evesham]]
+
*[[Nailsworth]]
 +
*[[Stonehouse]]
 
*[[Stroud]]
 
*[[Stroud]]
 +
*[[Tetbury]]
 +
*[[Tewkesbury]]
 +
*[[Wotton-under-Edge]]
 +
 +
===Villages===
 +
*[[Berkeley (England)|Berkeley]] - village, home to '''Berkeley Castle''', a magnificent medieval fortress and scene of the gruesome murder of King Edward II in 1327
 +
*Lower Slaughter - A quintessential English village nestled in the Cotswolds. The dour name refers to the wetlands and the River Eye which flows through the village. From here, you can walk to Upper Slaughter - a similarly beautiful village - in a matter of minutes.
 +
*Bourton-on-the-Water - A large Cotswold village known for its picturesque beauty. Still features some interesting, independent shops.
 +
 +
==Other destinations==
 +
*[[Cotswolds]]
 +
*[[Forest of Dean]]
 +
*Thornbury - has medieval castle and a popular high street
 +
 +
==Understand==
 +
 +
==Talk==
 +
 +
==Get in==
 +
 +
==Get around==
 +
 +
==See==
 +
 +
==Do==
 +
 +
==Eat==
 +
 +
==Drink==
 +
 +
==Stay safe==
 +
 +
==Get out==
  
=External links=
+
[[WikiPedia:Gloucestershire]]
*[http://glos-cotswolds.com Gloucestershire County Council Tourism site]
+
[[Dmoz:Europe/United_Kingdom/England/Gloucestershire]]
  
''This article is still a [[Wikitravel:Stub articles|stub]] and needs your [[Wikitravel:Stubs needing attention|attention]]. [[Wikitravel:Plunge forward|Plunge forward]] and [[Wikitravel:How to edit a page|help it grow]]!''
+
{{outline}}
 +
{{isPartOf|West Country}}
 +
[[nl:Gloucestershire]]

Latest revision as of 22:45, 17 September 2011

Gloucestershire is a county in South West England. The county comprises part of the Cotswold Hills, part of the valley of the River Severn, and the entire Forest of Dean.

The county seat is Gloucester and other principal towns include Cheltenham, Stroud, Cirencester, and Tewkesbury.

Cities, towns and villages[edit]

Map of Gloucestershire

Cities[edit]

  • Gloucester - cathedral city and county town of Gloucestershire

Towns[edit]

Villages[edit]

  • Berkeley - village, home to Berkeley Castle, a magnificent medieval fortress and scene of the gruesome murder of King Edward II in 1327
  • Lower Slaughter - A quintessential English village nestled in the Cotswolds. The dour name refers to the wetlands and the River Eye which flows through the village. From here, you can walk to Upper Slaughter - a similarly beautiful village - in a matter of minutes.
  • Bourton-on-the-Water - A large Cotswold village known for its picturesque beauty. Still features some interesting, independent shops.

Other destinations[edit]

Understand[edit]

Talk[edit]

Get in[edit]

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

Do[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

Drink[edit][add listing]

Stay safe[edit]

Get out[edit]

This article is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!



Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

In other languages

other sites