Steam Trails: Cotswolds and South Midlands

Steam Trails: Cotswolds and South Midlands

Oxford and South Midlands Buses

Oxford and South Midlands Buses

A-Z of the Cotswolds

Places-People-History

Series: A-Z

Publication Date15th July 2022

Book FormatPaperback

pages96

Illustrations100

Height234

Width165

Explore the Cotswolds in this fully illustrated A-Z guide to the area’s history, people and its places.
RRP: £15.99 Online Price £14.39
Availability: Out of stock
ISBN
9781445693743

The Cotswold Hills run in a large swathe through south central England, chiefly in Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire, but also parts of Somerset, Wiltshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. The local limestone characterises the area, providing the main building material for its towns and villages. The rolling hills were ideal for sheep farming in the Middle Ages and the area became a prosperous centre of the wool trade, with many fine buildings including churches dating from this period as well as later centuries.


A-Z of The Cotswolds delves into the history of this beautiful region. It highlights well-known landmarks, famous residents and digs beneath the surface to uncover some of the lesser known facts about the Cotswolds and its hidden gems. Significant moments in its history are covered as well as its notable buildings and natural landmarks.


This fascinating A-Z tour of the Cotswold’s history is fully illustrated with photography and will appeal to all those with an interest in this part of England.

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