Stow-on-the-Wold Market Square

Stow-on-the-Wold Market Square

Stow-on-the-Wold Market Square
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Stow Art House
3 contributions
Aug 2021 • Couples
What a beautiful medieval market square. The modern British art at Stow Art House is superb. The gallery is on the corner of Church Street and the main Square. If you like abstract art from the 1950’s you are in for a treat.
Written August 27, 2021
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ronestout
Pueblo, CO234 contributions
Dec 2019
While somewhat of a tourist trap you cannot visit this area and not be charmed. It is hard to fake something that is actually, really old. I am glad we came in the winter, as I would suspect this place gets overrun in good weather.
Written January 16, 2020
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johnToncent
Great Malvern, UK269 contributions
Jun 2022
A lovely Town which is dog friendly but the tourist information office is quite the opposite. I walked in with my dog and was told very rudely, that dogs were not allowed.Apparently, there is a notice on the door which I didn’t spot. I was then escorted to the door like a criminal. My dog is a very well behaved cocker spaniel and I cannot see why people are not allowed in with a dog. I was looking for walks in the area. As I am staying in the area for a while, I wanted to find out what other. Things we could do apart from walking. The following day, we were in Bourton on the Water, where the tourist office welcome dogs.
Avoid Stow and go to other towns in the Cotswolds instead.
Written June 21, 2022
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Corinne J
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Sep 2022
Concern re. allergy advice. My husband : menu which says simply: Halibut with cockles and capers. It does not say what it comes with. When we ordered chips, we were told it came with mash but no mention was made of added cheese (not good for those allergic to dairy).. We were further advised that a green vegetable would be an addition to the meal but the menu does not differentiate between Romanesco cabbage and Romesco sauce. We received a vegetable of broccoli smothered in almonds. No attempt was made to inform customers about allergy ingredients. We left with a real worry about allergen safety of customers.
The restaurant argued that allergy information was exclusively the responsibility of customers and whilst we accept that customers have a part to play, their menu should be more explicit in relation to use of nuts, diary etc and verbal advice should be given. A very worrying experience.
My husband only has a mild allergy but I shudder to think how this dining experience might have ended. The table next to us also returned food because of failure to disclose allergy ingredients. I complained and was told that the restaurant does not ask about allergies as that is the responsibility of the customer. However, my understanding is that there is a duty of care for restaurants to highlight or draw attention to allergies either in writing or verbally. There wasn't even information about ingredients of set sides accompanying main dishes. Shameful.

Written September 11, 2022
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michael t
Ebbw Vale, UK2,658 contributions
Aug 2021 • Couples
Stow is a lovely town in the Cotswolds, with beautiful buildings, shops, pubs, and restaurants. It’s a great place for a base to travel around the Cotswolds. With Bourton on the Water, Cirencester, Tewkesbury and many more towns within travelling distance. Our 3 visit to this area in 8 years and we be back. We had a Lovely break. Solid 10 from me. Mike
Written August 17, 2021
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Annmarie
Arlington, VA320 contributions
Sep 2021
The square and Stow on the Wold is a fun place to walk around. Lots of unique shops and a variety of places to eat and drink. We stayed at an AirBnB nearby so didn't have to worry about parking, and it was a great base for our stay in the Cotswolds.
Written September 29, 2021
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RossT1984
Braintree, UK377 contributions
Aug 2020 • Couples
Let me start by saying that this is a pretty market square with lovely honey coloured buildings - just like much of the Cotswolds.
However it’s not that big and I saw prettier squares during our travels. Plus even though it was quite a quiet afternoon the square was rammed with cars which spoiled it somewhat.
Written August 25, 2020
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Nick L
Chiswick, UK5 contributions
Dec 2019
We first visited Stow five years ago after receiving a random catalogue in the mail from one of Stow's shops. Our quarterly pilgrimage always includes a visit to the Cotswold Chocolate Company and the amazing Cotswold Cheese Shop in Fountain Court. Lunch at the Old Butcher's never disappoints either. What pulls us back time after time though is the great variety of shops, not least the one which triggered our fist visit all those years ago. Scotts of Stow in the centre of the Square is a treasure trove of things you never knew you needed, but of course do! Goodness where they find all their amazing gadgets. We gather from locals that it's something of an institution in Stow and has been around for about 30 years. Well done Scotts, keep it up. We'll keep coming back as long as you keep finding amazing new stuff for our kitchen and home.
Written April 10, 2020
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GAlsager
Alsager, UK685 contributions
Feb 2020
Stow has a really good range of shops and cafes to visit. We love visiting here, always just manage to park and then have a wander around the shops and especially the antique shops, and then pop in for a nice lunch at one of the cafes or pubs. Well worth a visit.
Written February 22, 2020
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dragonphoe18
London, UK223 contributions
Aug 2020
We loved our visit to Stow and with Bourton-on-the-Water, these were our highlights of the trip to the Cotswolds. Enough to do and some lovely independent shops (the charity shops are worth a look in!) and have a wander around. Picture opportunities abound with wonderfully old buildings everywhere.
Written August 9, 2020
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