Cotswold buildings of historic significance and interest

Buildings of historical interest in the Cotswolds

Historic buildings in the Cotswolds

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The Cotswolds - Buildings Of Interest

The Cotswolds is full of historic buildings and many are open to the public. From churches to manor houses there's sure to be something of interest.

Broadway Tower

For starters you could try Broadway Tower in Broadway, Worcestershire.

Broadway Tower was built in the late 18th century by the Earl of Coventry. On a clear day Broadway Tower has views over 13 counties.

Set on high the Cotswold escarpement, at a height of over 1000 feet above sea level, be prepared to be buffeted if the winds are high! Broadway Tower sits in an area known as Broadway Tower Country Park.

Inside Broadway Tower you can find exhibitions covering the history of the tower and of William Morris who used to spend holidays in Broadway Tower.

Decending down the steep road from Broadway Tower you will find the Worcestershire village of Broadway a highly manicured Cotswold village with an extremely wide road running through the centre.

Kelmscott Manor

Kelmscott Manor, near Lechlade, was the summer home of William Morris
Link: Kelmscott Manor

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