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Visitor attractions in Herefordshire

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 49. Chapters: Archaeological sites in Herefordshire, Canals in Herefordshire, Castles in Herefordshire, Churches in Herefordshire, English Heritage sites in Herefordshire, Gardens in Herefordshire, Houses in Herefordshire, Museums... Viac o knihe

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 49. Chapters: Archaeological sites in Herefordshire, Canals in Herefordshire, Castles in Herefordshire, Churches in Herefordshire, English Heritage sites in Herefordshire, Gardens in Herefordshire, Houses in Herefordshire, Museums in Herefordshire, National Trust properties in Herefordshire, Parks and open spaces in Herefordshire, Protected areas of Herefordshire, Ruins in Herefordshire, Theatres in Herefordshire, Dore Abbey, Offa's Dyke Path, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire Canal, Malvern Hills, Goodrich Castle, Hereford Cathedral, Wye Valley, Ariconium, Leominster Canal, Wigmore Castle, Church of St Mary and St David, Kilpeck, Treago Castle, Harewood Park, Marches Way, List of museums in Herefordshire, Clifford Castle, Croft Castle, Richard's Castle, Hellens, Eye Manor, Brampton Bryan Castle, Hereford Castle, Market Theatre, Courtyard, Hereford, Eastnor Castle, Huntington Castle, Whitbourne Hall, Goodrich Court, Hampton Court, Herefordshire, Wilton Castle, Mortimer Trail, Hereford Museum and Art Gallery, Llancillo Church, Bredwardine Castle, Dinmore Manor, Ewyas Harold Castle, Longtown Castle, Herefordshire Trail, Pembridge Castle, Berrington Hall, The Weir Garden, Urishay Castle, Downton Castle, Eardisley Castle, Kington Castle, Brockhampton Estate, Arthur's Stone, Herefordshire, Abbey Dore Court, Kinnersley Castle, Bronsil Castle, Dorstone Castle, Hill Court Manor, The Stagg Inn, Mortimer's Cross Water Mill, Rotherwas Chapel, Bromyard Downs. Excerpt: The Malvern Hills are a range of hills in the English counties of Worcestershire, Herefordshire and a small area of northern Gloucestershire, dominating the surrounding countryside and the towns and villages of the district of Malvern. The highest summit of the hills affords a panorama of the Severn valley with the hills of Herefordshire and the Welsh mountains, parts of thirteen counties, the Bristol Channel, and the cathedrals of Worcester, Gloucester and Hereford. They are known for their spring water - initially made famous by the region's many holy wells, and later through the development of the 19th century spa town of Great Malvern, a process which culminated in the production of the modern bottled drinking water. The Malvern Hills have been designated by the Countryside Agency as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Management of the hills is the responsibility of the Malvern Hills Conservators. The name Malvern probably comes from the ancient British language meaning 'Bare-Hill', the nearest modern equivalent being the Welsh moelfryn (bald hill). It has been known as Malferna (11th century), Malverne (12th century), and Much Malvern (16-17th century). Jabez Allies, a 19th Century antiquarian from Worcestershire speculated that 'vern' was derived from the British words 'Sarn' or 'Varn' meaning pavement or seat of judgement. The Malvern Hills are part of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with scenic views over both Herefordshire and Worcestershire. The Hills run north/south for about 8 miles (13 km), in between Great Malvern and the village of Colwall, and overlook the River Severn valley to the east, with the Cotswolds beyond. The highest point of the hills is the Worcestershire Beacon at 425 metres (1,394 ft) above sea level (OS Grid reference SO768452). The hills are famous for their natural mineral springs and wells, which were responsible for the development of Great Malvern as a spa in the early 19th century. Until recently, Malvern water ...

  • Vydavateľstvo: Books LLC, Reference Series
  • Rok vydania: 2011
  • Formát: Paperback
  • Rozmer: 246 x 189 mm
  • Jazyk: Anglický jazyk
  • ISBN: 9781156800270

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