Chipping CampdenThe hidden gem of the Cotswolds
“The most beautiful village street now left on the island.”
– GM Trevelyan
“The best piece of townscape in Gloucestershire, arguably one of the best in England.”
– Nikolaus Pevsner
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Chipping Campden in the Cotswolds
Chipping Campden is a small market town within the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Chipping Campden is most noted for its long and wide High Street, dating from the 14th century to the 17th century.
“Chipping” is from Old English cēping, “a market, a market-place”; the same element is found in other towns such as Chipping Norton and Chipping Sodbury. If you get up early on the morning of Scuttlebrook Wake you can generally see it in all its glory. Once a rich wool trading centre in the Middle Ages, Chipping Campden enjoyed the patronage of wealthy wool merchants at the time.
Chipping Campden Amphitheatre project is a new venture being undertaken by Chipping Campden school. It's aim is to create a a unique outdoor performance space, turning an underused, sloping school field into a theatre/entertainment space, without walls. This will be...
We recently ran a poll at Campden Online ask our visiors whether or not you throught the Stow Gyspy Horse Fair should go ahead. The results were as follows: 70% Said No 30% Said Yes Last Thursday hundreds of people from the Gypsy travellor communities attended the...
Councillors from May 17th will have to attend meetings in the building and will not be allowed to do so remotely. However, more members of the public attended the meetings than usual, and it helped protect vulnerable members on the council. Public interest has been...