Castle Combe

Amaising place and photos. I need to go to England 🙂

the fleet-footed fox

“The Prettiest Village in England”

Welcome to Castle Combe, a charming, picturesque town tucked away in Wiltshire, England, known for its tranquil atmosphere and old stone buildings.

With buildings still left from the Medieval Times, a walk through Castle Combe is like stepping back in time.There is a special place in my heart for old stone and countryside towns, and Castle Combe seems like the ideal place to let go of the world and just sink into the past.

The village website tells us:

The village houses are all of typical Cotswold type, constructed in stone with thick walls and roofs made from split natural stone tiles. The properties are many hundreds of years old and are listed as ancient monuments. Strict rules apply to preserve the beauty and character of Castle Combe for later generations to admire.

Like a trip to Old Quebec City….
But older!


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17 Responses to “Castle Combe”

  1. wordsfromanneli Says:

    Almost looks like time stood still here. Very quaint.


  2. ladyfi Says:

    Wow – that really is gorgeous!


  3. MarketaDee Says:

    Ah no, you need to go to Cesky Krumlov in the Czech Republic – a perfectly preserved 16th cent town, Unesco World Heritage site :-).


  4. bwbears Says:

    very nice photos!


  5. eof737 Says:

    I love old stone pathways and buildings too. Beautiful. 😉


  6. oldmarion Says:

    You really do need to visit. There are plenty of wonderful places to see. When you are planning, make sure you tell us and we will give you some ideas of the best places to go. Good luck with your travels.


  7. Fahad Khan (@PharaohKhan) Says:

    Hi Victor!Your blog is so beautiful and the pictures so spectacular that someone actually recommended it to me.:-)
    Castle Combe looks very pretty,quaint.
    Thank you for sharing!


  8. Victor Ho Says:

    Thanks for visiting my blog. Your pictures are great. I will enjoy following your travels.


  9. Kathryn Says:

    Thanks for sharing this – brings back many happy memories – must go back ther sometime soon! 🙂


  10. Mark in West Sussex Says:

    Yes – Castle Combe is very lovely and your photo does it justice too.

    There are plenty of other very beautiful villages all over the English countryside. My particular favourite is Amberley in West Sussex, which has a castle, swamp, bird sanctuary, pottery, river, hills and lots of very pretty thatched cottages (among other things).

    But I’m a bit biased as Amberley is not too far from me.


  11. kloipy Says:

    Wow! Absolutely beautiful photos


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