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Lying on the northern side of south-west England, the county of Gloucestershire forms a large part of the Cotswolds and includes the Severn Vale and the Royal Forest of Dean - one of England's few remaining ancient forests.
The county’s estimated population of 597,000 benefits from close proximity to some of southern England’s most picturesque towns and villages, including Cheltenham , Bourton-on-the-water, Tewkesbury and Stow-on-the-Wold. These locations offer outstanding views across the River Severn and some incredible countryside settings.
Shopping and retail offerings in the region are also incredibly varied depending on your preference. From the Cotswolds’ vast number of antique and gift shops, to Cheltenham’s range of high street stores in its two main shopping centres - not to mention a range of independent and boutique stores - the region has a lot to offer when it comes to shopping.
Gloucestershire has a number of nearby attractions, including a number of national trust locations and places of interest, particularly castles and attractions from history. The region includes the tallest Norman tower in England at Tewkesbury Abbey and other popular destinations such as Blenheim Palace, Warwick Castle and Sudeley Castle, not to mention a host of Tudor and Jacobean manor houses and stately homes.
Getting around the region is simple thanks to an exhaustive list of transport links, offering new homeowners the option of travelling to, from and around the region via bus, train or motorway.
Travelling to and from Gloucestershire by road is covered by the M4 and the M40, with each motorway providing access to London and the South East. The M5 also connects the county to Devon, Cornwall, Birmingham and the north.
Train connections in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds are well supported by the main line route which connects the region to London and south west England, all the way up to the Midlands and the North of the country. In addition, the region’s local train stations connect many of the major towns and cities in the county.
Heathrow Airport is a direct train away, and trains from Gloucester can reach London Paddington within 2 hours. Birmingham Airport is the closest airport to the county at just over an 1 hour’s drive away, Heathrow Airport is a 100 minute drive and Gatwick Airport takes 2 hours 20 mins by car.