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  1. Pauline

    Cotswolds A Week in the Cotswolds, May 2021

    Friday May 14 In the UK we are now allowed to travel in the country. Vacation rentals and camp sites (without shared facilities) have been open for a month. Hotels and B&Bs open in the next phase, which starts Monday. We are both fully vaccinated so thought we would take the brave step and...
  2. Pauline

    Cotswolds Prehistoric Sites in the Cotswolds

    There are many interesting prehistoric sites in the Cotswolds - stone circles, standing stones, dolmen, long barrows, hill forts. The two best sites are the Rollright Stones (stone circle and a dolmen) near Chipping Norton in the north-east Cotswolds, and Belas Knapp (long barrow) near...
  3. Rollright Stones

    Rollright Stones

    View of Cotswold countryside from the dolmen.
  4. Rollright Stones

    Rollright Stones

    The Whispering Knights dolmen (burial tomb).
  5. Rollright Stones

    Rollright Stones

    The Whispering Knights dolmen (burial tomb).
  6. Rollright Stones

    Rollright Stones

    The King Stone.
  7. Rollright Stones

    Rollright Stones

    The King's Men stone circle.
  8. Rollright Stones

    Rollright Stones

    The King's Men stone circle.
  9. Nympsfield Long Barrow

    Nympsfield Long Barrow

    Historic mileage sign.
  10. Nympsfield Long Barrow

    Nympsfield Long Barrow

    Road signs.
  11. Nympsfield Long Barrow

    Nympsfield Long Barrow

    Views towards Dursley.
  12. Nympsfield Long Barrow

    Nympsfield Long Barrow

    Views towards River Severn.
  13. Nympsfield Long Barrow

    Nympsfield Long Barrow

    Coaley Peak Viewpoint.
  14. Nympsfield Long Barrow

    Nympsfield Long Barrow

    Two "horns" at the front.
  15. Nympsfield Long Barrow

    Nympsfield Long Barrow

    This was covered in stone when it was built.
  16. Nympsfield Long Barrow

    Nympsfield Long Barrow

    Entrance has been excavated.
  17. Nympsfield Long Barrow

    Nympsfield Long Barrow

    You can see the shape of it.
  18. Nympsfield Long Barrow

    Nympsfield Long Barrow

    Located at Coaley Peak Viewpoint.
  19. Belas Knap Long Barrow

    Belas Knap Long Barrow

    On the top of the long barrow looking south.
  20. Belas Knap Long Barrow

    Belas Knap Long Barrow

    The top of the long barrow.
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