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Most romantic street
It's official, the most romantic street in Britain is right here in Gloucestershire.
Copse Hill Road in Lower Slaughter has been given the honor in the Google Street View Awards and beat off competition from Front Street in Bamburgh and even The Royal Mile in Edinburgh to take the title.
Here's how Google described the road:
Copse Hill Road’s win goes to show that the rather spooky name of the village, Lower Slaughter, did not deter users from checking out the location on street view and voting for it. Copse Hill Road is located at the centre of the quintessentially English village of Lower Slaughter. The street ticks all the boxes for romance, containing traditionally styled natural Cotswold sandstone houses, beautiful greenery, and the picturesque 13th Century church of St Mary’s. It offers couples stunning views and an incredibly romantic ambience, with lovers able to stroll hand and hand along the banks of the river the stream that runs through the village. This popular destination for honeymooners is located in the English county of Gloucestershire, Lower Slaughter is known as one of the prettiest villages in the Cotswolds.
Lisa Scott, Travel Editor of the Metro said: "This road ticks all the boxes. I love how it winds past the stone cottages, the wild hedges and the church."
Calum Milne, General Manager of Lower Slaughter Manor & Washbourne Court said: "I am chuffed to bits, what a wonderful accolade for such a beautiful village. The most romantic street in Britain and possibly the most romantic hotel in the United Kingdom. Lower Slaughter Manor, Queen of the Cotswolds."
Chris Dee, Tourism Manager for the Cotswolds said: "It’s true; the Cotswold is for lovers! We know how many of our visitors use Street View.it’s an incredible resource for tourism. We are thrilled that this typical Cotswold street has been voted the essence of English romance by romantic Google users from around the world."
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