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The Greenway Hotel, Cheltenham

William Lawrence II, a previous owner of The Greenway, pontificated on the joys of soulful tranquility. His thoughts were no doubt inspired by the outlook and ambiance of this grand manor house, which was built amid “meadows, leazes and pastures” on the Little Shurdington Estate between 1584 and 1616. The …

Fish forever at Purslane, Cheltenham

I have compiled some lesser known yet compelling facts about our rarified spa towns in recent months. I think they make for fascinating reading and would commend the findings to the local tourism bods. Leamington Spa, for instance, has the highest concentration of street beggars per square foot of Regency …