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Front of Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, England, birth place of Sir Winston Churchill
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Blenheim Palace, birth place of Sir Winston Churchill

“Never before in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to….” one man. Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill   In May 1940, after the shadow of war had descended across Europe, having been ignored for years about the …

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Roof tops of Burford, the Cotswolds, England
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Burford, Cirencester and Tetbury, more towns of the English Cotswolds

As many of you know, when I’m England I love to visit the Cotswolds. It is only about an hour from where I grew up but quite different and distinctive. Charming little towns spreading across Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire, built mostly …

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Cotswolds Stone house Chipping Campden, the Cotswolds, England
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Special places in the Cotswolds, England

England is rich in centuries of fascinating history, it still has many picturesque towns throughout the country, built from the local materials available at the time, giving each area its unique ambience. The honey coloured stone of the Cotswolds defines this …

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The Deli at Daylesford Barns in the Cotswolds
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Daylesford Barns in the Cotswolds

Every so often you stumble across somewhere special, Daylesford Barns, just south of Stow-on-the-Wold, in England’s glorious Cotswold countryside is one such place. What was once a rambling array of farm buildlngs is now the home of the most incredible collection …

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English countryside in the Cotswolds near Broadway, England
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The English Countryside in summer

The rolling, English, Gloucestershire countryside; resplendent in her summer dress of emerald greens and buttercup yellows, delicately patterned with lacy, creamy, cow parsley. Small hamlets cluster together in the folds of the gentle hills as the sheep tend their lambs, dotted …

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The Fuzzy Duck in the heart of The Cotswolds, England

The Fuzzy Duck, just a few miles from Stratford-upon Avon and Chipping Campden is the most charming pub, now boasting utterly delightful accommodation (book early as there are only a few rooms and it is deservedly very popular!) and it …

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Shakespeare's Stratford, England
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Shakespeare’s, England and the Cotswolds

Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, birth place of William Shakespeare (1654-1616). Located on the River Avon, 103 miles west of London, during Shakespeare’s time, Stratford-upon-Avon was a busy market town. Today, its market still thrives and despite its streets being full of the …

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Blenheim Palace at Christmas, Woodstock, England
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Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, England at Christmas

A winter’s day at Blenheim Palace, under a clear and crisp December sky. The palace, dressed for the season showing off all its magnificence and its Christmas splendor. Grand Christmas trees at both the entry and in the main hallway. Follow …

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