Nailsworth Circular Ride
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Apart from brief stints along A and B roads, the route follows quiet unclassified lanes through rolling Cotswold Countryside. Strenuous in one or two short bursts.
Attractions you can see en route include; Mantara Garden, Chavenage House, Tetbury Police Bygones Museum, Highgrove Gardens (bookable), Westonbirt Arboretum (nearby), Rodmarton Manor, Dunkirk Mill.
Nailsworth is renowned for its award-winning restaurants, pubs, cafes and other food outlets including a celebrated local bakery (home to The Fabulous Baker Brothers) and food emporium, aswell as some lovely, small independent shops. There is a mill trail and Nailsworth has the largest number of working water wheels per square mile in the country.
On this route you will go through Tetbury, built in 1655 and supported on three rows of bulging stone pillars it was designed as the ‘Great Tolsey’ for the sale of wool and yarn, and still has a market use today. Long Street and other streets have a fine display of historic buildings, and the town is a busy commercial centre. It is also famous for its royal connections with Highgrove nearby.