Users' questions

Does Painswick Beacon have parking?

Does Painswick Beacon have parking?

For a shorter walk you could start from the Painswick Beacon car park, located just to the south of the beacon at a postcode of GL6 6SU. The free car park is only a short climb for the hill top. You can find it in the town on Gloucester Road at postcodfe GL6 6TH.

Who owns Painswick Beacon?

The Blow family has owned 450 acres of common land around Painswick and Slad since the hazy days of the early 20th century, when Laurie Lee, newly set down by a carrier’s cart, was beginning his exploration of the village he loved.

How height is Painswick Beacon?


Name: Painswick Beacon
Hill number: 17272
Height: 283m / 928ft
Parent (Ma): 2869 Cleeve Hill
RHB Section: 39: Central and Eastern England

Is painswick a town or a village?

Painswick is a town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. Originally the town grew from the wool trade, but it is now best known for its parish church’s yew trees and the local Rococo Garden. The village is mainly constructed of locally quarried Cotswold stone.

Is Painswick a good place to live?

Painswick is at the top of many people’s wishlists – whilst it may not be cheap it’s as charming as a Cotswold village comes. Part of our Top 200 Places to Live series.

Which Cotswold village is best?

15 Best Villages in the Cotswolds

  • Castle Combe, Wiltshire. Castle Combe | Photo Copyright: Shandley McMurray.
  • Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire.
  • Painswick, Gloucestershire.
  • Bibury, Gloucestershire.
  • Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire.
  • Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire.
  • Burford, Oxfordshire.
  • Broadway, Worcestershire.

Is Gloucester posh?

Gloucestershire is home to some very posh houses, and the city of Gloucester is no exception to this. Although some are not in the city centre and can be on the outskirts of the city, Zoopla has estimated which are the most expensive streets in Gloucester.

What is the prettiest village in England?

The 10 Most Beautiful Villages in England

  1. Stanton, Cotswolds.
  2. Clovelly, North Devon.
  3. Cartmel, Lake District.
  4. Lower Slaughter, Cotswolds.
  5. Polperro, Cornwall.
  6. Robin Hood’s Bay, North Yorkshire.
  7. Broadway, Worcestershire.
  8. Mousehole, Cornwall.

Where is the prettiest place in the Cotswolds?

Whether you’re simply passing through or enjoying a holiday here, don’t miss out on visiting some of the prettiest villages in the Cotswolds.

  • Bourton-on-the-Water.
  • Burford.
  • Cirencester.
  • Castle Combe.
  • Chipping Campden.
  • Blockley.
  • Stow-on-the-Wold.
  • Stanton.

Which is nicer Cheltenham or Gloucester?

Town and City Centre Cheltenham is generally regarded as a posh and affluent settlement because of the big High Street brands in the shopping centres. Both Cheltenham and Gloucester centre has good restaurants where you can enjoy good cuisine. Cheltenham possibly has better restaurants.

What is the prettiest part of Yorkshire?

Ten of the prettiest villages in North Yorkshire

  • Hutton-le-Hole – North York Moors.
  • Osmotherley – North York Moors.
  • Middleham – Yorkshire Dales.
  • Muker – Yorkshire Dales.
  • Thornton-le-Dale – North York Moors.
  • Sandsend – Yorkshire Coast.
  • Kettlewell.
  • Robin Hood’s Bay.