Dandelion Field near Slad - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
Virtual tour panorama taken at Easter 2011 showing a filed full of dandelions in full bloom near the village of Slad in Gloucestershire. The village itself is on the opposite side of the valley, with the Cotswold hills behind. Further up the hill in this image is Redding Wood.
Dandelion Field near Slad - FURTHER INFORMATION
Dandelion Field near Slad - Slad visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Dandelion Field near Slad' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Gloucestershire.
The small, rural village of Slad near to Stroud in Gloucestershire is built on the slopes of a steep valley in the Cotswolds above Slad Brook. On the southern side of the brook, farm fields rise up the hill to woodlands. This image shows a view over the valley from the field below Redding Wood, which is close to both Catswood and Kunkitehill Wood. The woodlands and surrounding countryside are popular with walkers, cyclists and riders year round, offering stunning views over the surrounding countryside.
Slad itself is famous for it's association with the book Cider with Rosie, written by Laurie lee, who is buried in the churchyard of Holy Trinity Church within the village. In 1988, a TV adaptation of the book was filmed here.
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Road: Slad is about 3 miles north-east of Stroud on the B4070 Slad Road.
Train: Stroud Station
Bus: Woolpack Inn, Slad