Beach, Gloucestershire

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Beach Lane, Beach
Beach is located in Gloucestershire
Beach shown within Gloucestershire
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51°26′06″N 2°25′33″W / 51.4351°N 2.4259°W / 51.4351; -2.4259Coordinates: 51°26′06″N 2°25′33″W / 51.4351°N 2.4259°W / 51.4351; -2.4259

Beach is a hamlet in South Gloucestershire, England, on the lower northern slopes of Lansdown Hill. It is about 1 mile north-west of Upton Cheyney. Beach was designated as a conservation area on 23 October 1989.[1]

During the English Civil War the Battle of Lansdowne was fought, on 5 July 1643, in fields nearby Beach.[1]

A Forest of Avon Trust community woodland, The Retreat, is to the east of the village. The Retreat was planted in 2000 under a Millennium Commission programme, and previously managed by the Woodland Trust.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b Beach Conservation Area, South Gloucestershire Council Archived 22 March 2014 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "The Trust has its First Woodland". Forest of Avon Trust. 7 January 2013. Retrieved 11 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "The Retreat". Woodland Trust. Retrieved 11 August 2015.