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A little miniature Bourton

Advantages: Worth a quick visit
Disadvantages: Access issues; not a lot to see

Back in the summer I found myself on a not very summery day in the charming Cotswold’s town of Bourton-on-the-Water. One of its main visitor attractions is The Model Village, a one-ninth scale replica of the heart of the town as it was in the 1930s. As ...

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Boring Bourton saved by some exhibition model making

Advantages: Cheap, some excellent bonsai trees, fantastic exhibition sideshow
Disadvantages: Model village a little rundown and uninspiring, quick to get around

...There’s something oddly enjoyable about a good model village, whether it be the attention to detail, the obvious skill and painstaking craftsmanship that goes in to making accurate representations of real life villages or the fact that for a little while ...

Mildew82 19.08.2012 · Read full review
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An Alice in Wonderland Adventure!

Advantages: Enjoyable trip, great for children.
Disadvantages: Can only get one pushchair at a time down the pathways

Having grown up in the Cotswolds my parents would take my brother and I out to see many of the surrounding attractions. The model village in Bourton-on-the-Water is just one of many in the surrounding picturesque area of the Cotswolds. Recently I had the ...

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This villa leaves a lot to the imagination

Advantages: Nice setting, easy to look at mosaics, excellent auido guides
Disadvantages: Hard to get to, short and overpriced tour, mostly ruins

“All right, but apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, a fresh water system, and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us? (Monty Python's Life of Brian ©)” Well, to help answer this questio ...

Mildew82 13.08.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Chedworth Roman Villa, Cheltenham

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A wild day out for all

Advantages: Huge range of animals, nice atmosphere, seems very well run, fairly priced
Disadvantages: Not easy to get to without a car

Introduction Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens (which I'll mostly abbreviate here as "CWP") is a cross between a zoo and a foot-based safari park. Set in well over 100 acres of landscaped gardens, the park provides a home for a variety of animals ...

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Review of Cotswold Wildlife Park And Gardens, Burford

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