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December 2017: A West Country Christmas – Dorset in December

Thomas Hardy’s celebration of Christmas in Dorset in his early novel Under the Greenwood Tree is perhaps second only to A Christmas Carol (a version ...More
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Population: 1,165,00
Area: 1259 Sq miles 3260 Sq k
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Berkeley
Berkeley Castle
Cheltenham
Cowley Manor
Lodge Park
Pittville Pump Room (The)
Cirencester
Cripps Barn
Clearwell
Clearwell Castle
Gloucester
Gloucester Waterways Museum
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Nature in Art Museum & Art Gallery
Kingscote
Matara Centre
Lechlade
Kelmscott Manor
Nailsworth
Woodchester Mansion
Newent
Three Choirs Vineyards Hotel
Old Sodbury
Sodbury House Hotel
Painswick
The Painswick
Tetbury
The Great Tythe Barn
Westonbirt, The National Arboretum

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Europe's the mayonnaise, but America supplies the good old lobster. - D H Lawrence
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On this day:
Henry VIII ex-communicated - 1538, 1st Bowler Hats go on sale - 1849, The Wright Brothers take Flight - 1903, Mary Bell found Guilty - 1968, IRA bomb Harrods - 1983, Work begins on the Channel Tunnel - 1988, Ian Huntly found Guilty of Soham Murders - 2003
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