Nailsworth is a town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England lying, in one of the Stroud Valleys in the Cotswolds, on the A46 road. It had a population of 5,800 at the 2011 census
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Three of the stained glass windows in the south aisle, depicting St. Luke, St. Paul and St. Barnabas, are by Charles Eamer Kempe. Three others depict St. Richard of Chichester, St George and St Martin. The other window is by Herbert Bryans and shows the prophetess Anna. The East window was designed by Peter Strong and was installed in 1977. On the West wall is a mural, painted by Sir Oliver Heywood in 1985, showing depicting community life in the town.
The Mill's quirky, comfortable restaurant offers menus that are expertly created using the best quality and freshest local ingredients available. There's always a delicious daily choice of special dishes with plenty of naughty puddings to choose from too. Our bar offers a range of local ales and an interesting and varied wine list. If weather permits the restaurant leads out onto a delightful waterside terrace where our resident ducks provide a constant source of entertainment.
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5th September - 21st October24th - 28th October half term31st October - 16th December
Forest Green Rovers are the biggest football club playing in Nailsworth and currently play in the Conference National, one level below the Football League, at The New Lawn stadium. The town also has another Non-League football club Shortwood United F.C. who play at The Meadowbank Ground.
Every spring, the town hosts the Nailsworth Festival during which local artists exhibit in the windows of all the high street shops, there are numerous cultural and street events, and a free music festival, Nailstock, takes place on one of the playing fields in the town, showcasing local bands.
The Boundary commission has recommended that Nailsworth is moved from Stroud Constituency to Cotswold
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Accommodation in Nailsworth includes bed & breakfasts and self-catering cottages. There is also a green eco-friendly campsite in nearby Nympsfield.
Nailsworth Community Workshop provides affordable craft courses for the whole community. We run weekly courses in wood, silver, upholstery, stained glass and mosaic. We also have weekend bow making courses. We have recently begun a Production Workshop making products to sell.
The Bulwarks - The Minchinhampton Bulwarks is a large defensive earthworks stretching across the common for nearly a mile and was probably a settlement for the Belgic Dobunni tribe. There are various round and long barrows and the odd standing stones.
10 affordable homes are planned, a mixture of flats and terraced houses. If agreed, they will be available to rent for those on the Stroud Housing List that have local connections with Nailsworth. The Referendum will also include the removal of the Right To Acquire and the Right to Buy, meaning that these homes will stay in the town's ownership for ever.
Nailsworth Ladder - An exceptionally steep rough road out of the town to Minchinhampton Common.
These homes are being built at no cost to the town (other than the previously agreed administration set-up costs for the CLT). Details and the full CRTBO application are on the front page of the CLT website
These days Nailsworth is visited in the summer by walkers. It holds a farmers' market every fourth Saturday in the month. Local events such as the market and the Nailsworth Festival are announced by the town crier.
Frocester Tithe Barn - 16th century tithe barn and also gate and court houses from same period. Located 2 miles South West of Stonehouse. Post Code - GL10 3TN .
Our local one is at the Council Chambers Bristol, 17-18 November.
The Cotswolds & Severn Vale 7-day cycle tour routes through Nailsworth. Cyclists can also explore the eight-mile cycle-way following the old railway line to Stonehouse. This is a family friendly route because it is traffic-free and fairly flat.
Over the past decade the small town centre has been reinvigorated. Besides numerous restaurants and cafes, it now contains a number of shops, including bakers, a delicatessen with a fishmonger, one hardware store, butchers, craft shops, bookshops, art galleries and a gardening shop. Nailsworth is a Fairtrade Town and is twinned with the French village of Lèves, with which it enjoys an exchange visit in alternating years.
Address: Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, Nr Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8QS.
Pete will officially open the refurbished Tennis Courts and new sports equipment and then be available for selfies, photos, and autographs.
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Come along to the King George V Playing Fields on Sunday September 25th to celebrate Pete's Gold Medal in the Men's eight at the Rio Olympics. 3:00pm until 5:00pm.
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In ancient times Nailsworth was a settlement at the confluence of the Avening Valley and the Woodchester Valley, on the Nailsworth Stream. Among many notable historic medieval buildings in the area are Beverston Castle and Owlpen Manor.
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The Nailsworth Festival is family friendly festival and draws in all ages. It is held every May and includes art and music events.
It is proposed that Nailsworth stays in Stroud District. You can see the guidelines for the changes here and the proposals for the South West here.
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Situated on the banks of the River Frome, this thoughtfully restored corn mill with its scenic riverside location is the epitome of all that Gloucestershire has to offer yet only a short drive away from the cities of Bath, Bristol and Cheltenham and within easy access from the M5 (J13) and M4 (J18) .
All residents are invited to come along and meet Pete; bring a picnic!
The centre of Nailsworth, 4 miles to the south of Stroud, stands at the union of two valleys. Like its nearby neighbour Stroud, many mills were built and used during the successful wool and cloth trade, but they have now been converted to new uses such as restaurants and hotels, like Egypt Mill, and arts and crafts.
Over the last 5 years the town of Nailsworth has been noticeably going up in the world with ever fancier restaurants and shops attracting more visitors to the town. William's Fish Market and Foodhall with Oyster bar to name but one. Nailsworth is notable for its free car parking.
The Cotswold stone house is surrounded by National Trust common land, with far reaching views across valleys to Stroud. The House is a scheduled bus stop. Convenience store, fish & chip shop & public house all within walking distance.
We booked a night away at the Egypt Mill, a beautifully eclectic mix of apartments and hotel, spread over several buildings. The working water wheel is fascinating and the noise of the water from the weir enchanting. We were delighted to be upgraded to one of the self catering apartments.
The CLT has been working very hard with Aster Homes and gcp Architects to draw up plans to develop the garage site at Lawnside/Bunting Hill for affordable homes.
The plans are part of reforms which would see the House of Commons reduce from 650 MPs to 600. A public consultation is now under way and final proposals will not be made until 2018. Members of the public can have their say by giving the Commission their views on these proposals during the 12-week consultation period, either on the Boundary Commission website or in person at public hearings being held in every region.
The tune "Forest Green" used for the carol O Little Town of Bethlehem was collected by Ralph Vaughan Williams in the area in 1903.