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Click the map for tourism ideas Gloucestershire is one of England's prettiest counties. Timber is harvested in the Forest of Dean, which was once a hunting ground for kings. The gently rolling Cotswold Hills have spectacular views that can be enjoyed from the highest points. The town of Tewkesbury is renowned for its medieval architecture, and the cathedral city of Gloucester, the county's capital, lies just ten miles to the south.
Anchor Inn
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Church Road, Oldbury On Severn, Gloucestershire BS35 1QA. Tel: 01454 413331
Rural pub within sight of the first Severn suspension Bridge. Great food and real ales. Home of Sheep Dip whisky, distilled in Scotland.
Anchor Inn

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Central Lydbrook, Lydbrook, Gloucestershire GL17 9SB. Tel: 01594 860822
Traditional old pub with buildings on site reputed to be 15th century. Close to the River Wye and the magnificent Goodrich Castle, the Anchor serves ale straight from the wall, is a restaurant at weekends and hosts folk nights on Wednesdays.
Bathurst Arms Hotel

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North Cerney, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 7BZ. Tel: 01285 831281
Delightful old fashioned coaching inn located in the wonderful Cotswolds serving good food. Easy to find as it's the big pink building next to the babbling brook !
Bear Inn

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George Street, Bisley, Gloucestershire GL6 7BD. Tel: 01452 770265
Dating back to 1631, The Bear Inn has been used as a Manorial Court up until 1838, was a cobblers shop and at one time was owned by one of Nelson's captains. Located in a wonderful Cotswold stone village, the Bear serves home cooked food and good ales. A Stone Colonnade makes for an impressive frontage, with oak settles and an enormous stone fireplace, the Bear is a homely place to call in.
Boat Inn

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The Quay, Ashleworth, Gloucestershire GL19 4HZ. Tel: 01452 700272
15th-century cottage beside the river Severn that's remained in the same family for more than 400 years. Front and back parlour bars serve real farm cider. A range of real ales served straight from the cask. Accommodation can be found at nearby Ashleworth Court Manor House.
Buckland Manor

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, Buckland, Gloucestershire WR12 7LY. Tel: 01386 852626
Superb 13th Century house which has been converted into an award winning luxury hotel.
Butchers Arms
, Sheepscombe, Gloucestershire GL6 7RH. Tel: 01452 812113
17th Century inn located in a glorious Cotswold village. The area is awash with old English inns and most are well signposted. The Butchers serves traditional ales and excellent food.
Canning Arms
Gloucester Road, Hartpury, Gloucestershire GL19 3BT. Tel: 01452 700275
Situated on the Gloucester- Ledbury Road approx. 6 miles from Gloucester. Very friendly family run local pub Specialises in food on evenings and weekend all home cooked and excellent quality Homely and relaxing atmosphere. Also provides B&B accommodation and over night parking for caravans and tents. Great centre for touring Forest of Dean, Malvern's and surrounding areas.
Carpenters Arms
, Miserden, Gloucestershire GL6 7JA. Tel: 01452 821283
18th Century inn located in a protected village in the delightful Cotswolds. Good reputation for food and traditional ales.
Colesbourne Inn
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Colesbourne, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL53 9NP. Tel: 01242 870376
18th Century traditional coaching inn with log fires and exposed beams. Traditional cask ales are served alongside an A la carte menu is also available for lunch and dinner alongside a choice of more traditional bar snacks.
Crown Inn

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Frampton Mansell, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL6 8JG. Tel: 01285 760601
Delightful stone inn located in an idyllic location halfway between Stroud and Cirencester with lovely views over the Cotswold Hills countryside.
Ebrington Arms

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Ebrington, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire GL55 6NH. Tel: 01386 593 223
Eight Bells Inn

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Church Steet, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire GL55 6JG. Tel: 01386 840371
Excellent 14th century Cotswold inn which was built to accommodate Stonemasons who were building the town's Church. Eight Bells was used to store the Bells' for the church tower. The candle-lit Dining Room has a number of stone fire places, oak beams - and even a Priest Hole. The Eight Bells serves excellent ales and great quality food.
Falcon Inn

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New Street, Painswick, Gloucestershire GL6 6UN. Tel: 01794 814222
Dating back to 1554 and set in the one of England's traditional picturesque villages, the Falcon serves excellent food and traditional ales and is home to the World's oldest bowling green.
Five Mile House

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Gloucester Road, Duntisbourne Abbotts, Gloucestershire GL7 7JR. Tel: 01285 821432
Fleet Inn

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Twyning, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire GL20 6DR. Tel: 01684 274310
Picturesque 15th Century multi award winning inn located in an idyllic location on the banks of the River Avon. Full of old English charm with a massive inglenook fireplace and numerous paintings and photographs on the walls. The garden area has great views of the river along with lots of animals to keep children amused and is the landing point of the Twyning Fleet Ferry.
Fox Inn

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, Lower Oddington, Gloucestershire GL56 0UR. Tel: 01451 870555
Wonderful 15th Century Cotswold stone inn clad with Virginia creepers and filled with flagstone floors, beams, open fireplaces and fresh flowers. The award winning Fox Inn serves excellent high quality home cooked cuisine, serves extremely well kept ales and has an extensive & well priced wine list. Located in the heart of the Cotswolds close to Stow on the Wold, the Fox is a gem amongst many good quality inns in the area.
Frogmill Inn

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Shipton, Andoversford, Gloucestershire GL54 4HT. Tel: 01242 820547
Built entirely of local Cotswold stone, the Frogmill sits in its own five acre grounds within the Cotswold Hills and with the river Coln running through the centre. The food is exceptional and Children are well catered for with a playground.
George Inn

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Peter Street, Frocester, Gloucestershire GL10 3TQ. Tel: 01453 822302
Coaching inn dating back to 1716 with a warm welcome serving real ales and excellent home cooked food. Located just outside Stroud and only 3 miles from Slimbridge Wildfowl reserve, the George has a lovely courtyard garden, overlooked by the original coaching stables.
Golden Fleece
Nelson Street, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 2HN. Tel: 01453 764850
Green Dragon

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Elkstone Road, Cockleford, Gloucestershire GL53 9NW. Tel: 01242 870 271
Excellent l7th century Country pub with good quality ales and excellent service. Located just of the A417 but certainly worth the quick detour.
Halfway House Inn

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Kineton, Guiting Power, Gloucestershire GL54 5UG. Tel: 01451 850344
17th Century Inn, situated in the peaceful hamlet of Kineton. Up until 1975 it was owned by Corpus Christi College of Oxford. The Halfway House serves real ales and good food.
Highbury Vaults

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164 St Michaels Hill, Bristol, Gloucestershire BS2 8DE. Tel: 01179 733203
Located close to Bristol University and the hospital, the Highbury Vaults shows a roast dinner in the shadow of a noose, a reference to the pub's early role as a final pit stop for prisoners on their way to the nearby gallows.
Inn For All Seasons

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The Barringtons, Burford, Gloucestershire OX18 4TN. Tel: 01451 844324
Lovely 16th Century family run coaching inn, very close to the Oxfordshire border near Burford in the heart of the beautiful English Cotswolds. Excellent food using local meats and fresh grown produce, real ales, over 100 malt whiskies and a fine wine list are served in comfortable surroundings with stone walls, flagstone floors, roaring log fires and period furniture.
Kingsbridge Inn

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Riverside, Bourton-On-The-Water, Gloucestershire GL54 2BS. Tel: 01451 820371
Situated in the beautiful village of Bourton on the Water under the shadow of the Cotswold Hills, the Kingsbridge Inn enjoys unrivalled views of the river Windrush.
Lamb Inn
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Wotton Road, Iron Acton, Bristol, Gloucestershire BS37 9UZ. Tel: 01454 228265
Interesting 300 year old inn which used to be a 13th century monastery located in a lovely village setting. Easily accessible from the M4 or the M5. Quiet and cosy with a lovely enclosed beer garden and covered patio area. Along with the accommodation in which William of Orange was reputed to have stayed, there is a function room and skittle alley.
Mill Inn
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, Withington, Gloucestershire GL54 4BE. Tel: 01242 890204
17th Century streamside stone inn in an idyilic setting with plenty of character. A decent wine list but with no real ales.
New Inn At Coln

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Coln St. Aldwyns, Near Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 5AN. Tel: 01285 750651
16th Century inn situated in one of the most desirable villages in England. Has a superb reputation for food.
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Market Square, Lechlade On Thames, Gloucestershire GL7 3AB. Tel: 01367 252296
17th century coaching inn with traditional bar, A la Carte restaurant and views across the River Thames.
Noel Arms

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High Street, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire GL55 6AT. Tel: 01386 840317
Old Farmhouse Hotel

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Lower Swell, Stow-On-The-Wold, Gloucestershire GL54 1LF. Tel: 01451 830232
16th Century Manor Farm built out of the mellow honey-coloured stone, with a traditional stone tiled roof set in 2 acres of well-maintained grounds and gardens. Inglenook Fire Place with real log fire in season, wooden floor, beams and an exposed Cotswold stone wall.
Old New Inn
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, Bourton-On-The-Water, Gloucestershire GL54 2AF. Tel: 01451 820467
Traditional country Inn dating back to 1714 when two cottages and a barn were joined together. Located in the heart of the Wonderful Cotswolds area.
Porch House

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Digbeth Street, Stow On The Wold, Gloucestershire GL54 1BN. Tel: 01451 870 048
The Porch House is one of many pubs claiming to be Britain's oldest pub. They believe there has been an inn on the site since 947 although the current building dates back to the 16th Century. Wonky ceilings, low beams and English quaintness.
Salutation Inn

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Ham, Berkeley, Gloucestershire GL13 9QH. Tel: 01453 810284
Gorgeously rustic village pub whose interior has a weathered and lived-in feel. Plenty of wood, solid furnishings and three comfortable drinking areas where you can study the generous selection of beers (some brewed on-site) and indulge in comforting bar snacks.
Swan

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Bath Road, Swineford, Gloucestershire BS30 6LN. Tel: 0117 932 3101
The Bell

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, Sapperton, Gloucestershire GL7 6LE. Tel: 01285 760298
When you first walk into the Bell at Sapperton, you feel as though you're out of place if you're just looking for a drink as the Bell is very much a food led operation. However, there is a very homely seating area towards the rear of this very stylish and contemporary inn. Locally sourced ingredients along with fresh fish from the south coast ensure that the menu at this excellent Cotswold inn is superb and along with fine ales, an excellent wine list and a very friendly, professional service, the Bell is an excellent choice of venue whilst exploring this delightful part of England.
The Bull
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Market Place, Fairford, Gloucestershire GL7 4AA. Tel: 01285 712535
Parts of this imposing Cotswold pub date to the 15th century when it used to be a monk's chantry house, but in its heyday it was a busy coaching inn on the great London to Gloucester turnpike - and today it still provides outstanding hospitality for weary travellers.
The Crown At Tolldown
, Dyrham, Gloucestershire SN14 8HZ. Tel: 01344 891231
Excellent village inn close to junction 18 of the M4 with superb food and an excellent range of ales.
The George
High Street, St. Briavels, Gloucestershire GL15 6TA. Tel: 01594 530228
Very popular pub, full of character close to St. Briavels Castle.
The Highwayman
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Beechpike, Elkstone, Gloucestershire GL53 9PL. Tel: 01285 821221
16th Century Coaching Inn situated on the main Gloucester - Cirencester road Servers Arkells 2B 3B and Kingsdown Ales. Food all day Excellent quality from main menu and blackboard specials Bar meals and restaurant very friendly staff always pleased to help. Log fires in winter and resident ghost.
The Woodman

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Parkend, Nr. Lydney, Gloucestershire GL15 4JF. Tel: 01594 563273
Traditional country Inn located in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley. Real ales are on tap.
Three Ways House

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Mickleton, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire GL55 6SB. Tel: 01386 438429
Tunnel House Inn

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Tarlton Road, Nr Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 6PW. Tel: 01285 770280
close to the source of the River Thames and sits beside the Thames and Severn Canal.
Village Pub

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, Barnsley, Gloucestershire GL7 5EF. Tel: 01285 740421
Washbourne Court Hotel

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, Lower Slaughter, Gloucestershire GL54 2HS. Tel: 01451 822 143
Magnificent 17th Century typically English hotel standing in four acres of grounds alongside the River Eye. Originally three farm workers cottages and then a boy's cramming school for 'Eton', The Washbourne Court offers great hospitality in delightful surroundings.
Wild Duck

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Drakes Island, Ewen, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 6BY. Tel: 01285 770310
Delightfully individual Cotswold stone country inn, located in glorious countryside just outside Cirencester, which has been dispensing good old-fashioned hospitality - as well as wonderful real ales since 1563. The Wild Duck is just a short walk from the Source of the River Thames and an excellent venue to relax