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Very pleasant setting

Really set in the most picturesque surroundings of the lovely church, churchyard and various other... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
DinFrance
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France
A unique piece of history

This 19th century bee shelter is a Grade II listed building, and worth a look if you are in the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Deb L
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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15 Sep 2018
“Very pleasant setting”
7 Sep 2018
“A unique piece of history”
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

Really set in the most picturesque surroundings of the lovely church, churchyard and various other buildings. You genuinely do feel you've dropped back into the medieval ages (and yet not that far off the main road). Definitely worth a visit if in the area. Did...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

This 19th century bee shelter is a Grade II listed building, and worth a look if you are in the area. A purpose-built bee shelter to house the straw skelps that the bees would have been kept in, before the advent of wooden bee hives....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Deb L
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

I first came across this bee boule when I it was located at Hartpury College where I then worked. It was later relocated to its current location. Worth a visit if interested in bees or history.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

saw the sign on the Gloucester road, took a detour, slightly disappointed when finally found the shelter.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jan R
Reviewed 10 April 2018

This ornate 'thing' is a set of covered shelves where skeps of bees would have been placed to keep them sheltered over winter. Although the story is not certain, it is believed that the original builder made this for somewhere else - but that the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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