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County - Gloucestershire | Map
Tel code: 01367 | code search
Postcode: GL7 | code search
Population: 2600
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Folk Customs:
Cooperís Hill Cheese Rolling
Cotswold Olimpick Shin-Kicking
Cranham Feast
Gloucesters Royal Lamprey Pie Gift
Marshfield Mummers
Pig Face Day
Randwick Wap
St Briavels Bread and Cheese Throwing
Tetbury Sack Race

Lechlade Events

May
Lechlade Music Festival

August
Collaboration Fest
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Bridge House Campsite
"What better place for artists, walkers,cyclists,campers,boaters and history buffs? I had a motorhome stay for three days and enjoyed it even in the rain, painting the panoramic view from my ..." More

Plough Inn at Kelmscott
"Out walking we planned our route to arrive at Plough Kelmscott for lunch. Beautiful setting looked promising. The 3 of us ordered the burger, chips and salad. ..." More

Plough Inn at Kelmscott
"The Plough was a woderful suprise, not just because of the willow tree that has been bolted in place in the dining room, appearing to grow out of the stone ..." More

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Latest reviews | Events in Lechlade | 10 Places to Stay

11 miles east of Cirencester, in the extreme southeast of the county, and where the Rivers Coln and Leach flow into the River Thames sits the ancient market town of Lechlade. Lying close to where the three counties of Oxfordshire, Wiltshire and Berkshire meet with Gloucestershire, Lechlade marks the turning point for large river craft (the river becomes too shallow a little way beyond the town). A borough and market town from the thirteenth century the town prospered from the wool trade of the Cotswolds, it served as a staging point for the transportation of wool and other goods. The town is built primarily of local stone and the centre of town has many fine buildings, many by a local architect-builder called Pace such as the Old Vicarage. There are two fine Bridges; St.John`s, said to be the first stone bridge across the Thames outside London dating from 1228 ans the 18th century Halfpenny Bridge (pronounced "Ha`penny") still with it`s toll house forming part of the eastern parapet. The Trout Inn, standing near St.Johns Bridge, was known as the St.John the Baptists Head until 1704 and was probably once a guest house for the Priory that once stood nearby. The Swan Inn dates back to 1520 and it was from here that stage-coaches ran to London. The church of St.Lawrence towers over the Market Square, built in 1473 in the Perpendicular style it replaced an earlier Norman church. Lechlade has a quiet and peaceful atmosphere, many pleasant walks are to be found, perhaps along the Thames to see "Old Father Thames" at St.Johns lock, or just to browse around the town`s many antique shops .

Attraction

Kelmscott Manor
Swinford Museum

Camping

Bridge House Campsite

Church

Kelmscott St George

Cottage

The Manor Farm Estate
The Old Post Office Cottage

Dentist

Mrs RE Willett

Doctor

The Medical Centre

Inn

New Inn Hotel
Plough Inn at Kelmscott

Market

Lechlade Country Market

Pub and Bar

Crown Inn
Red Lion Inn
Swan
Trout Inn

Solicitor

Crowdy & Rose

Taxi

CTs Lechlade

Sports Clubs

Bowmoor Sailing Club (Sailing)

Shops

Bloom Room
Fame Karaoke

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Hatherop Castle Gardens
Mill Art Gallery
The Black Cat Tea Rooms
Cutler & Bayliss Ltd
Lechlade Pharmacy
Lechlade Garden Centre
Whistlers Gallery

Antiques

Jubilee Hall Antiques Centre
Boat House Antiques

Activities

Cotswold River Cruises(Boat Trips and Cruises)

Places to Stay near Lechlade

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New Inn Hotel (0.13 miles)

New Inn Hotel
Ideally situated on the banks of the River Thames in the market town of Lechlade-on-Thames, this characteristic 17th century coaching inn blends 250 years of hospitality with state-of-the-art comforts. New Inn provides an ideal base from ... More | visit website
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Plough Inn at Kelmscott (2.17 miles)

Plough Inn at Kelmscott
The Plough at Kelmscott is the type of Cotswold pub that people dream of finding, and offers just about everything that you are likely to need. It was built in 1631 and is tucked away ... More | visit website
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Plough Inn (2.17 miles)

Plough Inn
The Plough Inn in Kelmscott at the end of the 17th century. It was originally a watering hole for famous artist William Morris and through the years encumbranced a village shop and bakery, with bread ovens ... More | visit website
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National Trust Cottages (3.38 miles)

National Trust Cottages

An unusual example of estate workers' housing within a traditional estate. This delightful cottage, at the end of the row, retains many original features and stands in peaceful surroundings with views over the Oxfordshire countryside. It ... More

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Chilli Pepper (3.44 miles)

Chilli Pepper
Chilli Pepper is located in the beautiful Cotswold village close to many attractions. horse ridding, polo, Cotswold wild life park, Darcy Dolton way, many more walks near by, cycling.
25 minutes from Oxford or Cheltenham.
Great Restaurants ... More | visit website
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Bull Hotel (4.00 miles)

Bull Hotel

An historic 15th century family run hotel in the south Cotswolds. Run with charm and warmth expected from an hotel of this calibre.

This historic 15th century family run hotel is situated in Fairford's famous ... More | visit website

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Waiten Hill Farm (4.27 miles)

Waiten Hill Farm
The farmhouse stands within large gardens, where you will find vegetables and soft fruit beds, cherry, plum, pear and apple trees. There are also spacious south facing lawns with tables and chairs, ideal for picnics, ... More | visit website
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Jesmonds of Highworth (4.35 miles)

Jesmonds of Highworth

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The Jesmonds of Highworth experience is not just about dining in the restaurant or spending a relaxing night in one of the sumptuous rooms. There are many more ways to ... More

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The Saracens Head Hotel (4.60 miles)

The Saracens Head Hotel
The Saracens Head offers accommodation with 12 comfortable bedrooms, each with en-suite bathrooms, TV's, telephones and tea-making facilities. Though the archway at the front of the building which led to the yard at the ... More | visit website
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Lady Lamb Farm (4.89 miles)

Lady Lamb Farm
Lady Lamb Farm - a Cotswold farmhouse, surrounded by countryside and situated less than a mile from Fairford, with it's 15th century churchand outstanding stain glass windows. Seven miles east of Cirencester and close ... More | visit website

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