Dursley (Gloucestershire) Reviews
Description:A small town in Gloucestershire, England.
Newest Review: ... way to the shops. There are the usual small shops - a local pet shop, a florist, a couple of chemists, quite a few charity shops, a smallish 'Somerfield' supermarket, a mediocre bakery, an excellent branch of the small, local greengrocery chain 'Bramley's', and a really in some ways outstanding traditional butcher's. It sells meat like you'd get in the old days - which means excellent ... more
Customer Dursley (Gloucestershire) Reviews (1)
by - written on 29/06/09, updated on 11/07/09 (Very useful, 580 readings)
Lovely Dusrley! Beautiful, well-kept secret on the Cotswold Way! Where to begin describing your brilliantness.... This small market town on the Cotswold Edge has at least two (literary) claims to fame: firsly it was a destination so despised by the childrens' author JK Rowling (who is from Yate / Chipping Sodbury by all accounts and thus a nearly local lass) that in her books she named Harry Potter's horrible relatives, an awful suburbanite family, after the town. Secondly, William Shakespeare may or may not have lived and worked (as a schoolmaster) briefly in the area; there is a reference to nearby Stinchcombe Hill in one of the King Henry (or is it King ... Read the complete review
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