Tech 's UK classes are held in the historic wool town of Painswick,
in the heart of the scenic Cotswold Hills. The town, much of which
has been carefully preserved, boasts some of the oldest buildings
The surrounding countryside contains large areas of National Trust
woodland, and is ideal for bird-watchers and wildlife enthusiasts.
are also well-catered for, with the Cotswold Way running through the
middle of the town. Several picturesque villages, including Edge,
Sheepscombe and Slad (home of the late Laurie Lee), are within strolling
distance. Painswick is well served by hotels, guest houses and bed
& breakfasts. The standard of accommodation and food is high and the
rates are very reasonable .
is 40 miles from Bristol, 40 miles from Oxford and 8 miles from
Gloucester. It is easily reached by rail from all parts of Britain,
the stations at Stroud and Gloucester being a short taxi ride away.
Typical journey times: Birmingham (New Street) to Gloucester, 60
minutes; London (Paddington) to Stroud, 80 minutes; Newcastle to
Gloucester, 4½ hours.
Also within taxi distance is Bristol Airport, which is served by
direct flights from several British cities, as well as Paris, Brussels
and Amsterdam. For
those arriving at Heathrow Airport, an express bus connects with
Reading, which is 50 minutes by rail to Stroud. Gatwick Airport
also has a rail link to Reading.
For More Information...
Please Visit 'Welcome to Painswick'!
A complete guide to the charming Cotswold village where Web Tech's
UK courses are taught.