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A Drive around the North Cotswolds

A Drive around the North Cotswolds From West End, Broadway A suggested route for a drive around the North Cotswolds from our holiday cottages in West End taking in Chipping Campden, Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water, the Slaughters and Winchcombe with some suggested places to visit on the way. Starting at The Manor House, West End, turn left …

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William Sheldon, The Manor House, Broadway, and the English Civil War

Broadway and William Sheldon, Lord of the Manor, played a small but interesting part in the English Civil War which raged from 1642 to 1651. Both King Charles I and Oliver Cromwell (who led the Roundheads, the Parliament of England’s armies), stayed in the village during the war, albeit not at the same time. At …

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Book Direct and get the Best Price #BookDirect

Book Direct and get the Best Price Book Direct with us and get the best price on your rental of your chosen Cotswold holiday cottage at The Manor House, Broadway. We guarantee you will get the best publicly available price on our website or through contacting us by email or telephone. We offer short breaks (minimum stay 2 nights) …

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Cycle Hire in and around Broadway

There are various options for cycle hire, including E-bikes, to explore the villages and towns in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Popular cycling routes include Broadway, Snowshill, Bourton-on-the-Water, Stow-on-the-Wold, or the less undulating Vale of Evesham with its many cycle routes. A popular cycle path is The Stratford Greenway, a 5.3 mile route on …

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Life in Broadway is an Amble from One Day to Another: Broadway Today and in 1962

The British Pathé film of Broadway (see below) was filmed in the summer of 1962. Life may be busier in Broadway today but not much has changed in the picturesque North Cotswold village. Broadway’s High Street is still lined with grass verges and majestic horse-chestnut trees still stand tall alongside the wide street running through …

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Award Winning Broadway Food Festival – Sunday 15th September 2019

The Broadway Food Festival returns to the village on Sunday 15th September 2019. The Festival won this year’s Cotswold Life Food & Drink Award for the Best Local Food & Drink Initiative in the Cotswolds 2019, a well deserved accolade. This September,from 10am to 4pm, the Festival’s marquee on the village green will be packed …

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RMS Titanic and the Broadway Connection

At 12 noon on 10th April 1912, RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton for New York. Amongst the 1st Class passengers on the ill-fated liner was Broadway resident, writer and artist Francis Davis Millet.  Francis Davis Millet (1846-1912) Frank Millet (Civil War soldier, painter, mural decorator, sculptor and writer) was born in Massachusetts on 3rd November …

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