Gloucester Cathedral witnessed the coronation of the young Henry III in 1216 and a visit from Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn in 1535. The current cathedral, as we know it today, was predominantly built between the eleventh and fifteenth centuries. It is known for its glorious Gothic architecture, tombs and the finest cloisters in the country.
The cathedral is also famous for its stunning medieval stained glass windows.
Brancepeth Castle is a historic medieval fortress located in the village of Brancepeth, County Durham. It stands on the site of a former Norman motte-and-bailey castle and has a rich history dating back over nine hundred years. It has a recently renovated flat for up to three guests to stay in.
Discover Court House Farm and Gardens in Somerset. This lovingly restored Tudor manor house is available as historic holiday accommodation.
In this guide, we travel to Stratford-Upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare, to visit some of the best Tudor places in the area.