Bourton on the Water


Used to be an Aquarium in Victoria Street.




Charles ! and the Prince of Wales stayed overnight on their retreat from Oxford.,June 1644




Colletts Court named after John Collett Ryland, the divine, born in Bourton (1723-92) AnEnglish Baptist Minister and Preacher. Apparently he was massive in person and his singing was compared to the roaring of the sea.




Part of Harrington House was once a brewery.




Victoria Street used to be called Threadneedle Street.




Dragonfly Maze designed by Kit Williams. Kit Williams is best known for his book ‘Masquerade. Artist, Illustrator and author.




The Oasis video 'Im outta time' was partly filmed in the Model Village.




Sharon Laws (1974-2017)-Professional cyclist




The car park in Bourton was used to film 007 'Die another Day'. 2002




A film called 'Nativity- Dude wheres my donkey' filmed in Model Village.




The penguins were in Batman film 'Batman returns' 1992




Spike the King Penguin has his own facebook and twitter page.




Home of Missy the world’s oldest captive penguin. She was 40 in 2017 …I think she is still alive.




Diamond the mixed Macaw.




Home of 'Brum'. Childrens TV programme. Cotswold Motoring Museum




Golden Conure or Golden parakeet-Birdland is part of international breeding programme.




Football match in The River Windrush..A five aside match which has taken place for over 100 years on  August Bank Holiday Monday afternoon.




Known as Venice of the Cotswolds.




Iron Age habitation at Salmonsbury Camp.National scheduled monument.




Heart of England walking route ends in Bourton on the Water




Fosseway- Roman Road




In the past Bourton had more cows than sheep and was known for making shoes




St Lawrence's Church, possibly built on site of Roman Temple.




 Old Dovecote.




Coach and Horses on its way to the coach and Horses.




John Churton Collis

- Literary critic






Adrian William Bay Becher (1897-1957) -English first class Cricketer 




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