Castles monuments in Gloucestershire & The Forest of Dean
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Castles & Ancient Monuments in Gloucestershire

Heritage sites also including Battlefield sites, Historic Landmarks & Roman Forts in Gloucestershire...

Gloucestershire Ancient Monuments, Castles, Roman Forts, Battlefield Sites, etc

blank tab CHEDWORTH ROMAN VILLACastles & Historic Monuments
Yanworth, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 3LJ
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The remains of one of the largest Romano-British villas in the country, set in a wooded Cotswold combe.

Over one mile of walls survive and there are several fine mosaics, two bathhouses, hypocausts, a water-shrine and latrine. Excavated in 1864, the site still has a Victorian atmosphere and the site museum houses objects from the villa. A 15-minute audiovisual presentation gives visitors an insight into the history of this fascinating place.

Reinactments held throughout the year, please contact for further information.
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Tel: 01242 890256    Fax: 01242 890909
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blank tabSUDELEY CASTLECastles & Historic Monuments
Winchcombe, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 5JD
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Award-winning gardens and medieval ruins surround Sudeley Castle, which is in the Cotswolds. Sudeley has played host to many royal figures throughout history and is the only English Castle where a Queen lies buried: Katherine Parr was Henry VIII's sixth wife.

Don't miss the Katherine Parr exhibition and the newly-arrived collection of owls in the Pheasantry.

The extensive gardens incorporate wild planting and topiary; herbal plants and abundant roses. They have been lovingly restored by renowned garden designers, to reflect the Castle's fascinating past. The Queens Garden is amongst the finest rose gardens in England and sits on the original Tudor Parterre.

A visit to the Cotswolds is not complete without seeing one of the finest Castles and gardens in the country.
Tel: 01242 602308
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Enigmatic Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle - Photo © Linda Bailey
Berkeley Castle - Photo: Linda Bailey CCL


Berkeley Castle, in Gloucestershire, is something of an enigma.

The castle's overall youthful appearance is largely the result of extensive re-building during the years from 1340-50, when Thomas, 3rd Lord Berkeley, pulled down much of the earlier castle.

Even now, 650 years later, when standing before the battlements, it is easier to believe the work is an 18th or 19th century sham castle rather than what it truly is: an authentic ancient fortress that has been maintained in nearly perfect condition.


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Ashleworth Tithe Barn

Ashleworth, Gloucestershire GL19 4JA
Tel: 01452 814213    Fax: 01452 810055    E-mail:

15th-century tithe barn. The barn, with its immense stone-tiled roof, is picturesquely located on the banks of the River Severn. Open all year.

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Eastgate Viewing Chamber

Eastgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1HP
Tel: 01452 396131    Fax: 01452 410898    E-mail:

Roman and medieval gate-towers and moat in an underground exhibition chamber. See various elements of this ancient gateway from its Roman Military origins in about 68 AD through to the 16th Century 'horse pool' where animals were washed before market.

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