Stanton Drew Circles and Cove
Stanton Drew, Somerset BS39 4EW, UK
About Stanton Drew Circles and Cove
This is the third-largest complex of prehistoric standing stones in England, the three circles and three-stone ‘cove’ of Stanton Drew in Somerset are surprisingly little known. The complex consists of a Great Circle, at 113m diameter the second largest stone circle in Britain, and two smaller stone circles linked by stone avenues, a group of three stones known as ‘The Cove’ located in the garden of the Druid’s Arms Inn and to the north of the complex on the other side of the River Chew lies a so
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Chew Valley Lake often attracts rare birds, including osprey, the scarcer grebes, and an American wader or duck appears most years. Itt is renowned for its scenic beauty and top-quality fly fishing. It often attracts rare birds, including osprey, the scarcer grebes, and an American wader or duck appears most years.
Victoria Park is a large Victorian park with large grassy areas and a children's play area. This park is perfect for a walk with your dog, but also a day out with the family, as the park has football pitches, a basketball courts, playgrounds, and wooded areas. There are many entrances to the park, so you can come to the park in any direction.
The Tobacco Factory is the last remaining part of the old W. D. & H. O. Wills tobacco factory site on Raleigh Road, Southville, Bristol. The building was used to process tobacco until 1985-6 when Imperial Tobacco, which W.D & H.O. Wills had latterly been a part of, relocated production. . It is now a multi-use building which houses animation and performing arts school, loft-style apartments, a café bar, offices and a theatre.
The National Park Avon Valley is a park with an area of 20 hectares (50 acres) in Keynsham in Somerset in England. The park, which is located next to the Avon River, offers country walks, a boating lake, children's play areas, a small zoo, and a miniature railway. The site was a pasture in the xv th century and later became a farm. In 1976 it was bought to become a farm where you pick your own fruit 2 and subsequently became a national park.
St Mary Redcliffe is a masterpiece of Gothic architecture, which has stood on this site for some 800 years. Within its hallowed walls, you will find a superb collection of carved bosses, elegant 18th century ironwork, beautiful stained glass and a world famous organ. It was famously described by Queen Elizabeth I as "the fairest, goodliest, and most famous parish church in England.
Redcliffe Caves are actually mines, as the entire system was carved by hand with the purpose of accessing the fine sand within the cliffs that was perfect for making glass. Today, the full extent of the caves is unknown. They stretch for at least an acre beneath Redcliffe, a district of Bristol named for its red sandstone cliffs.
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The city of Bristol, set inland on the Avon River and with access to the Bristol Channel, has an illustrious history as one of England's oldest ports. Among Bristol's many tourist attractions are 30 art galleries and a number of parks. For families, there's Bristol Zoo Gardens and We The Curious, a science and arts center that is especially designed to engage young minds.