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Blog (History) - Cotswolds

The Royal Gardens at Highgrove

Right Royal Cotswolds

Royals have been falling in love with the Cotswolds for centuries and with stunning countryside and beautiful towns and villages to explore it’s not hard to see why.  So with rumours rife that Prince Harry and his soon-to-be wife Meghan Markle are looking to set up home here, why not follow in their footsteps and treat yourself to a right royal break in the Cotswolds?  If it’s good enough for royalty – it’s good enough for you!

Enjoy some quirky historic facts about the beautiful Cotswolds – from ancient discoveries to historic ports, famous figures from history to heroes of the civil war.

A touch of history

Enjoy some quirky historic facts about the beautiful Cotswolds – from ancient discoveries to historic ports, famous figures from history to heroes of the civil war.

Some of the best prehistoric remains to see in the Cotswolds - pictured are the Three Shires Stones

Lumps, bumps and standing stones

Archaeologists and TimeTeam addicts apart, terms like stone, bronze and iron age just conjure up images of mysterious lumps and bumps across the Cotswold countryside with a scattering of intriguing standing stones. Discover some of the best in the Cotswolds…

Trace the Romans in the Cotswolds

Latin lovers in the Cotswolds

The Roman legions arrived in England in 43AD and stayed for the next 350 years - unsurprisingly many traces remain, some definitely more immediately obvious than others...