Dursley is a market town on the edge of the Cotswolds, with a population of around 3500 people. Stinchcombe Hill provides the backdrop to much of the town which is surrounded by woodland and countryside, whilst the Cotswold Way long distance trail passes through the town. Notable landmarks are the 13th century St. James the Great church and the 18th century market house which still plays host to monthly farmers markets. The town has an 18- hole golf course and a new Sainsbury supermarket, whilst secondary education is provided at Rednock School. Cam is the larger neighbouring village with a population of around 8500 people and consequently has many amenities including shops, post office, pubs and a new Tesco supermarket, all clustered loosely around St. Bartholemew’s church. The village has 3 primary schools. The village also has both a cricket club and football club. The largest employer in the area is Cam Mills, which has been creating cloth for tennis balls since Tudor times. Independent education is available at nearby Wycliffe College and The King’s School. This area is 11 miles from Stroud. Stroud lies in England’s largest ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ in the South Cotswolds, surrounded by five valleys, with a population of around 100,000 people.