Oh how times have changed in the Cotswolds.

These pictures provided by keen historian Heather Cook show a world with a slower pace of life.

Traffic is replaced by the endearing sight of a horse and cart and there is not a smart phone in sight!

The images show Minchinhampton, Stroud and Nailsworth.

Keep an eye on the WGS website for old pictures of Cirencester provided by Robert Heaven.