"Stow-on-the-Wold" Stow on the Wold by grayfo

Stow on the Wold Travel Guide: 13 reviews and 45 photos

Stow-on-the-Wold is a small market town and was originally known as Stow Saint Edward or Edwardstow after the town's patron saint Edward. The town was known within the area for its contribution to the wool industry and was famous for its huge annual fairs where as many as 20,000 sheep were bought and sold in a day. Today the town Stow is an important shopping centre and has many fine Antique shops, Art galleries and Cotswold Gift and Craft shops.

Must see sights include: the Marketplace, the Church of Saint Edward and Saint Edwards Hall.

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Stow-on-the-Wold Youth Hostel

Stow-on-the-Wold Town Trail

Go-Stow Discover the Cotswolds

Stow Veterinary Surgeons

  • Last visit to Stow on the Wold: Oct 2012
  • Intro Updated Jun 17, 2014
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