Chipping Campden Cotswolds Travel,Antique Limestone Buildings,Museum,Market Hall

Chipping Campden in Cotswolds is a small market town located in Gloucestershire, England. It is well known for its high terraced streets that look elegant and graceful which were built around the 14th century so date back quite a while!

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Chipping used to be very prestigiously known for its ability to trade wool within the middle ages and enjoyed the patronage of wealthy wool merchants. Nowadays, Chipping Campden Cotswolds is more popular for its tourist attractions as many have come to realize what a beautiful, tranquil and relaxing place it can be.

Chipping Campden Cotswolds Travel

Also many have made it a popular place to visit with all of its old inns, hotels, specialist shops and restaurants.

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You cannot beat its ancient and antique limestone buildings, which were made from the mellow locally quarried oolitic limestone material also known as Cotswold stone, and boasts a wealth of fine vernacular architecture. Within the center of this quaint town lies the renowned Market Hall with its intricate arches, built in 1627. Apart from its fascinating architecture, some other things that you must see when you visit Chipping Campden Cotswolds are its grand early perpendicular wool church of St James – with its medieval altar frontals.

Chipping Campden Cotswolds Travel

Right next to this amazing site is also a museum which has several arts and craft stores that will have you mesmerized and buying things in no time!

Chipping Campden Cotswolds Travel

Chipping Campden is quite a central place also as it is near to surrounding shire counties of Oxfordshire, Worcestershire, and Warwickshire.

This means you are not just restricted to one place but it gives you the freedom to explore as commuting from one place to another is quite simple and very easy.

This is mainly because you can reach almost anywhere through accessing the towns main railway system which is called Kemble railway station which goes directly to London (Paddington) and where you can also find the nearest airports which are Bristol, Kemble Airfield, London (Heathrow) and Birmingham.

You can either travel by plane, train or ferry. You can fly in from London Heathrow or Gatwick airport which means you are 2 hours away by car.

Here are just a few of the attractions and must see’s when you visit this wonderful place:

-St James Church
-Campden House Gateway
-The Banqueting House
-The Almshouses
-The high street for all for the antique shops and boutiques
-Gravel House

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