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The Cotswolds - Stow on the Wold

The Market Place at Stow on the WoldStow-on-the-Wold, or Stow, is one of the most visited Cotswold places and is home to Scotts Of Stow.

Stow on the Wold stands exposed on a 700 feet high hill on the ancient Roman Fosse Way that leads to the Midlands

Like many of its Cotswolds neighbours, Stow was at the centre of the Cotswolds wool trade.

The vast Market Square (pictured) is a sign of the towns former importance. At one end stands the town stocks and the other the ancient cross. An elegant array of Cotswold town houses and shops surrounds the square.

Stow on the Wold is an important shopping centre and is home to many antique shops, art galleries and gifts and crafts shops.

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Cotswolds towns and villages

Bibury   Home to the famous and picturesque Arlington Row
Bourton on the Water   Bourton on the Water is sometimes known as "The Venice of the Cotswolds"
Broadway   One of the most beautiful villages in the Cotswolds, and probably England
Burford   Burford is a beautiful town on the river Windrush
Chipping Campden   An historic town with impressive buildings such as one of the finest wool churches
Chipping Norton   The highest town in Oxfordshire and sometimes known as "The Gateway To The Cotswolds"
Cirencester   One of the oldest and most beautiful market towns in the country
Fairford   Gloucestershire town, probably most famous for being the home of RAF Fairford
Lechlade   Lechlade is a small market town on the southern borders of the Cotswolds
Moreton in Marsh   Moreton-in-Marsh is in the heart of the Cotswolds, located at the head of the beautiful Evenlode valley<
Nailsworth   Situated about 4 miles from Stroud, Nailsworth is a charming town with winding streets and a plentiful supply of nooks and crannies to explore
Northleach   A charming, under-developed Cotswold village
South Cerney   One of the largest villages in the Cotswolds
Stow-on-the-Wold   Stands along the old Roman Fosse Way on a 700 foot high hill
Stroud   The oldest market town in Gloucestershire
Tetbury   A centre for antique shops and home to The Market House built in 1655
Westonbirt   Home to the world famous Westonbirt Arboretum
Witney   Famous for Witney blankets
Woodstock   Home to Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill
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Stow-on-the-Wold Blog
Leading art gallery opens in the Cotswolds
Opus Fine Art opens new gallery in Stow on the Wold Opus Fine Art, one of the UKs premier Contemporary art galleries, has opened a new gallery in Stow on the Wold, in the heart of the Cotsw... [more]
Posted : 02/08/2012 11:20:36

New Shop in Stow
Cotswold Volunteers have opened a new shop in Church Street, Stow-on-the-Wold. The shop will offer great barg... [more]
Posted : 01/08/2012 12:17:53

Stow proposes first Neighbourhood Plan in Cotswold District
Posted : 10/07/2012 18:33:49

Cotswold Authorities Set For Stow Fair
Posted : 13/05/2010 11:25:12

Moving Towards a Fair Deal for Stow
Posted : 25/02/2010 17:00:22

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