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Awe-inspiring views, picture-perfect scenery and iconic landmarks, the Cotswolds is the perfect place to enjoy a countryside ramble. We pick 7 walks for you to try with nearby cafes to rest your weary feet and indulge in a cream tea

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Guy Warner: Food for thought

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Discover the local pioneers who are creating delicious destinations for food-lovers

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There’s nothing better than a cosy pub after a long muddy walk with your four-legged friend. Whether you’re after a tipple with your terrier or a pint with your pug, in no particular order, we’ve listed some of our favourite canine friendly venues in the Cotswolds

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Once the preserve of high society, an afternoon tea is now widely available in cafes, tearooms and restaurants across the UK. This is no less true in the Cotswolds. We pick 19 of the best places to enjoy this indulgent treat in the region

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The weekend has finally arrived and what better way to celebrate time off then with a bottle of fizz? We pick 10 Cheltenham spots perfect for a few glasses (or bottles) of bubbly

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From a humble cheese business to one of the best-known fine foods brands, Worcestershire-based Harvey & Brockless is going places, as Tanya Gledhill discovers

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Artisan bread is alive and well in the Cotswolds thanks to some extremely talented, forward-thinking bakers

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Proudly boasting a host of talented chefs, local producers and brewers, the Cotswolds is a firm fixture on the nation’s foodie map. Don those stretchy trousers - we pick the food and drink you need to try in the region

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Recipe: The Crownie

Monday, July 30, 2018

Here’s a recipe that will satisfy even the most hard to please chocoholics

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Knowledgable staff, a warm welcome and friendly atmosphere were all part of the judges’ criteria for the best customer service in the Cotswolds

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The 16th annual Cotswold Life Food & Drink Awards took place at Cheltenham Racecourse to celebrate the region’s fantastic food and drink industry. Here we announce the worthy winners….

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Every year we honour people within the local community who do so much to help producers, restaurateurs, cafes, pubs, chefs and those in the hospitality industry

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It’s hardly surprising that there’s such good food coming out the Cotswolds - the entire region is stuffed full of beautiful local ingredients, and there’s a real passion for creating good, honest food. Despite the multitude of delicious products on offer, there is one that has shown itself to be a cut above the rest...

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With so much competition, this was not an easy decision to make. But we’re pleased to announce we have picked a winner worthy of the ‘Best Local Tea/Coffee Shop of the Year’ title...

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Opening a new business is never easy, so when one succeeds it’s always cause for celebration. The Cotswolds is full of amazing new businesses but we feel that this one has gone above and beyond...

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From cosy pubs to rustic inns, the Cotswolds are home to some of the finest pubs in the country. Here’s our winner of the Best Pub at the Cotswold Life Food & Drink Awards 2018

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The nominees for this category were selected for their genuine passion for our Cotswold food scene and a dedication to what it means for the local community

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This was your opportunity to nominate your favourite drinks product aside from ale beer or cider that is made by a Cotswold farmer, producer, retailer or manufacturer. We announce this year’s worthy winner

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They put in years of dedication and training to create perfection on a plate. These are the chefs behind the plethora of fantastic restaurants that we enjoy in the Cotswolds. There is so much talent here, but we have picked our finalists, and one that was a cut above the rest

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Cheese is an integral part of the Cotswold food scene and we’re pleased to announce we have picked a winner worthy of the ‘Cheese of the Year’ Award...

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