Great West Way: History & Heritage Road Trip
- Historical Bristol and Bath
- Pre-historic England
- Industrial England
- Regency and the Cotswolds
- England's finest World Heritage Sites
- 13 locations and many attractions
The Great West Way® is a 500-mile route that runs between Bristol in the South to London and is based on one of the first Great Roads commissioned by the Kings of England.
This 'History & Heritage' route begins with the cultural cities of Bristol and Bath (or ends here if you choose to reverse). These cities each bursting with their own rich heritage. Before choosing to detour toward the Cotswolds or follow on south towards the North Wessex Downs: that's two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
If you choose to detour to the Cotswolds, visit typical Cotswolds honey-coloured stone villages as well as stunning Regency architecture.
Explore bustling cities, market towns and pretty villages on and off-the-beaten track. Opt to visit three World Heritage Sites along the Great West Way®, including Stonehenge and Avebury.
Travel through periods of England's vast history to discover what has shaped the landscaped. Thus includes Neolithic settlements, Bronze and Iron Age Forts and Roman settlements. Discover Roman centres including villas, as well as the vast Roman Bath complex at the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bath.
Naturally, you can expect to encounter much heritage along the way. This road trip includes the industrial and engineering prowess of the Victorians, including the Golden Age of Steam, the creation of the railways and nautical history.
Immerse yourself in art and culture on this road trip, including lots of galleries and museums, plus Britain's biggest art collection with 8000 pieces.
Follow in the footsteps of Royalty, through the medieval age from Henry I's 12th-century ruin to present day Royalty at Windsor Castle and on to Eton. Windsor Castle is the world's largest and oldest inhabited castle.
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This road trip guide has everything you need to choose a route with lots of options. As it is flexible, you have the freedom to stay a while longer, move on, and choose only the things you want to do.
Hidden Gems and top tips are included which can be hard to find without local knowledge.
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This road trip guidebook will help you discover the history and heritage of Great Britain, on your own self driven themed journey. The themes connect the stories behind the people, the places and the landscape. The road trip guide will help you make a deeper connection and uncover your own Britain.
Over 30 pages of useful information
Options for 3-10 days touring
Up-to-date embedded links and contacts
Hidden gems and off the beaten track places
115+ attractions, experiences and days out
35+ optional tours and activities
Non-height restricted places to park
Linked maps and countryside walks
60+ Selected campsites & 80+ Secret Stays™
35+ Food and drink destinations
Easy to download format - print or save
Useful suggestions for your chosen time frame
English language guidebook