Nympsfield Long Barrow

General view of Nympsfield Long Barrow

Free Entry

Open any reasonable time during daylight hours


Coaley Peak, Coaley, Dursley, Gloucestershire, GL11 5AU

Before You Go

Nympsfield Long Barrow stands high on the Cotswold scarp near Frocester, with spectacular views over the Severn Valley. Constructed in the Neolithic period, it has long been the subject of local legends.

Read more about the history of the long barrow.

Before You Go

Parking: Parking is available adjacent to the site.

Dogs: Dogs on leads are welcome.

Please be aware: English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.

Plan a Great Day Out

Coaley Peak is an excellent spot to enjoy a picnic, with plenty of tables and seating. Take a leisurely stroll around the Woodland Trust's beech wood, or walk a mile down the Cotswold Way to visit Uley Long Barrow, another fine example of a Neolithic chambered mound.


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