Tourist Information in Cotswolds
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Stow-on-the-Wold Town Information




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Market Place cross and sundial, Stow-on-the-Wold - Photo © David Stowell
Market Place cross and sundial, Stow-on-the-Wold
Photo: David Stowell CCL

The stocks at the market place in the autumn, Stow-on-the-Wold
The stocks at the market place in the autumn


Stow-on-the-Wold stands about 800 feet up in a hilltop position and is the highest town in the Cotswolds.

The centre of Stow is its great market square which was the scene of two annual sheep fairs and now has a number of elegant Cotswold houses and coaching inns facing onto it.

The Church of St. Edward was used as a prison for Royalist captives in the Civil War and has an interesting Crucifixion scene in the Dutch style as well as two pre-Raphaelite stained glass windows in the clerestory.

Stow is now known as a centre for high quality specialist antiques.