Tag Archives: Winchcombe

Autumn View of Sudeley Castle

Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom (Nov. 2012). I’ve visited Sudeley Castle three times since moving to England just over a year ago, but I’d never seen the castle from afar until this past weekend. These photos were taken from the … Continue reading

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Bare Tree in the Gloucestershire Countryside

A bare tree bathed in afternoon light stands at the edge of a green, sheep-filled field along the footpath to Belas Knap Long Barrow. Behind the lone tree is a wooded area with trees in various stages of undress as they … Continue reading

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Forest Shadows and Light

On a walk to Belas Knap, located just outside Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, my husband and I passed though a wooded area just south of the road to Charlton Abbots. During our ascent, I stopped to pull my drooping sock out of my … Continue reading

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Don’t Keep Me Out

Gate at Sudeley Castle with “Private Staff Only” Sign. Why do “Keep Out” signs always make me want to go in?

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Winchcombe’s Impressive Parish Church

Winchcombe Parish Church of St Peter, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. St Peter’s Church in Winchcombe has been in existence from at least 1175, when it was closely associated with the abbey that once stood to the east of the church. The present building … Continue reading

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Dent’s Terrace

Dent’s Terrace, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. I actually said, “Wow!” when I saw this private “street.” It looks far more like a children’s book illustration than a real place where people live. Oh, to live inside of a fairy tale (with … Continue reading

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The Queen of the Cotswolds: Sudeley Castle

St. Mary’s Church at Sudeley Castle (Oct. 2011). Sudeley Castle, in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, is the private home of Lord and Lady Ashcombe, Henry and Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst, and their respective families. (Some people in England really do still live in castles!). Sudeley Castle is also the … Continue reading

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