Do you have a keen interest in Tudor history or a general interest in British history? If so, you may find yourself captivated by the intriguing connection of the Boleyns, a prominent family during the Tudor era, and the month of May in Tudor history, alongside beautiful historical sites showcasing opulence and grandeur of aristocracy that were significant backdrop to these events. Take a look.
ST EDWARD’S CHURCH DOOR STOW ON THE WOLD
At the heart of this beautiful town on the Cotswold hill is St Edward’s Church that has been a place of worship for the local community since medieval times. It is in this beautiful church grounds that you will find the famous door in the Cotswolds, also famously known as the ‘hobbit’ door or the ‘Tolkien’ door.
GUIDE TO LACOCK ABBEY HARRY POTTER & TALBOT
Lacock Abbey has a rich history that spans over 800 years. It is easy to walk the footsteps of history and imagine being transported back several centuries as you stroll through this magnificent house. While the abbey has been used for various purposes throughout its existence, it exudes an aura of old time charm combining spirituality, aristocracy and stylistic innovation. This heritage is one of the most complete survivals of a medieval nunnery and it is well worth a visit.
BEST THINGS TO DO IN CASTLE COMBE, WILTSHIRE
The scene quickly transports you back in time to an era of quiet country life, oblivious to the rest of the world. This pretty village is a great destination for anyone seeking a true experience of an unspoilt quintessential English village.
THINGS TO DO IN BOURTON-ON-THE-WATER
Bourton-on-the-Water is a delightful destination that captures the essence of rural England. Whether you are looking for a relaxing getaway or an authentic cultural experience, this charming village is a must-visit destination that is sure to leave a lasting impression. Read this guide for a complete roundup of things to do in this charming village in the Cotswolds.
SPLENDID THINGS TO DO IN STOW-ON-THE-WOLD
Sitting on the highest point in the Cotswolds, and as an ancient wool town, along with its long history and its importance in the English Civil War, Stow-on-the-Wold has plenty to offer its visitors. There is something to discover at every corner, be it wonky buildings, narrow alleys, ancient landmarks, witches’ marks, really pretty tearooms and pleasantly quaint shops along with special brews and cakes. A visit to Stow is definitely worth your time and makes for an essential visit if you want to experience an ancient wool town with all the splendidness of Cotswold heritage. Read this guide before you go for a timeless experience.
QUAINT THINGS TO DO IN BURFORD, OXFORDSHIRE
Burford is a haven for those who love to amble around antique shops. With quaint English inns and pubs, along with plenty of things to do in Burford and nearby, this town really is a lovely place for a day trip from London or a short-break getaway. Read this easy guide for some of the best quaint things to do in this beautiful town.
CHARMING THINGS TO DO IN BIBURY COTSWOLDS
Bibury truly is timeless; this is a place where you are thrown back a few centuries and the kind where visitors to England would imagine all English villages to be like. Read this complete guide before you go so not to miss any of the highlights.