Books based in this county:
Authors associated with this county
Authors who are associated with this county (born or lived here) or who have based their books here.
Laurie Lee (Cider with Rosie)
Winifred Foley 'A Child in the Forest'
J K Rowling
Find your perfect cuppa or indulge your sweet cravings by choosing one of these great local companies.
Places to eat and drink
Aunt Martha's Tea-rooms
Well Walk Tea Room
5-6 Royal Well Rd
The Bantam Tea Rooms & Guest House
The Cotswold Tearoom
4 High St
Cotswold Garden Tearooms
Sherborne Village Shop & Tea Room
Gloucestershire is a county in the south-west of England. Here you'll find glorious scenery such as the Cotswolds, Forest of Dean and Wye Valley (bordering Wales) to name just a few of the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Visit Cheltenham for the steeplechase horse race or attend one of its many festivals: jazz, music, food and drink, literature (or course!) or science.
Places to visit
Cotswolds, Forest of Dean, Wye Valley, Cheltenham, The International Centre for Birds of Prey, Tynedale Monument, Chedworth Roman Villa.
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