VISITOR INFORMATION LOCATION
The Stow on the Wold Visitor Information Centre is located in St Edward's Hall in the heart of the square.
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STOW TOWN COUNCIL
Stow on the Wold Town Council is responsible for grass verges, allotments, churchyard & cemetery maintenance, play & leisure facilities at King George’s Field, the wells, the fountain, town noticeboards & the cross. It represents Stow to other decision making bodies at district & county level.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF STOW
The highest town in the Cotswolds (244m), Stow on the Wold is anchored by a large market square surrounded by handsome buildings and steep-walled alleyways, originally used to funnel the sheep into the fair. It's still an important market town and has long held a strategic place in Cotswold history, standing as it does on the Roman Fosse Way and at the junction of six roads. Today, it's famous for its twice-yearly Stow Horse Fair (May and October), where Romany people and other travellers have gathered for more than 500 years. LONELY PLANET