Ross on Wye Holidays
If people aren't travelling to England for the cosy seaside towns, they're usually there for the array of historical wonders and the quintessentially English countryside, luckily for tourists travelling to Ross on Wye holiday cottages, this town isn't short on either of them. Ross on Wye sparked the popularity of sightseeing as people would come to visit to see the wonderfully picturesque streets and the town's surrounding countryside. To this day, not much has really changed. People from all over Europe are walking the town's streets, snapping photos of the historical buildings and memorials or roaming the countryside, wandering through forests and relaxing on the river's banks. The Ross on Wye Holiday holiday cottages are 15 miles west of Gloucester, very close to the Welsh border.
History to be Discovered during your Stay in Ross on Wye Accommodation
You can learn the entire history of Ross on Wye by visiting the Ross-on-Wye Heritage Centre, a museum located inside a 17th century market house with many wonderful exhibits and a bounty of information. If you're looking to see some historical architecture which dates a little further back, there's a huge selection of different castles and abbeys in and around Ross on Wye such as Goodrich castle, a stone castle which predates the 12th century, it is open to the public and has many stories behind it. If you're willing to travel to the nearby town of Tintern, you can find the ruinous Tintern Abbey, built during the 12th century. With a veriety of historical ventures to take part in, from cider breweries to railway museums, Ross on Wye holiday accommodation is the perfect spot for avid admirers of history.