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Places

Yesterday, 16:06

Imposing manor houses, quiet medieval villages, idyllic swathes of countryside - the Cotswolds offers a lot for location scouts in the film business. We pick 19 famous filming locations in the Cotswolds, as seen on screens big and small

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Positioned on the Roman-built Fosse Way, Moreton-in-Marsh is a town steeped in history. Complete with chocolate box houses and meandering streets, it’s the perfect place to explore for a taste of quintessential Cotswold life. We’ve assembled a brief guide to help you to get the most from your visit…

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Thousands of visitors flocked to BBC Countryfile’s first live event last year, and following its monumental success it will return to Blenheim Palace this summer, promising to be bigger and better than ever. We pick ten reasons why Countryfile Live is the perfect day out for the whole family

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We never tire of pretty pictures of the Cotswolds. Here are ten of the best shared on Instagram this week…

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Cotswold Towns: Loving Leamington Spa

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Jane Leigh visits the Warwickshire town of Royal Leamington Spa to find a thriving independent sector amongst the Regency architecture

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Travel

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

If you visit the often overlooked city of Lausanne, you may be surprised by how much the French-speaking Olympic capital can offer. We discovered the perfect way to spend a long weekend in the breathtaking city of Lausanne

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Whether you’re after a romantic break for two, a getaway with friends or a base to explore the beauty of the region, these cosy Cotswold cottages, available to book via Airbnb are the perfect places to enjoy your stay

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

For a slice of affordable luxury in the heart of glorious Herefordshire countryside, book a stay at Brooks Country House

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

There’s more to this beautiful island than just golden beaches, as Katie Jarvis discovers. It’s still India, but India with the sharp edges knocked off

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

All 30 bedrooms of the famous Malvern Hotel will be refurbished and there are exciting plans to build an orangery and a new spa

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Walks

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Walk in the footsteps of Cider with Rosie author, Laurie Lee, as you explore the glorious Slad valley, ending up at his favourite local, The Woolpack

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Boasting quintessential English villages, breathtaking countryside and iconic landmarks, the Cotswolds have plenty of wonderful scenery to enjoy and explore. We round up some of our favourite rambles in the region

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

As the weather warms, blossom blooms from the trees and colourful flowers burst from the ground, we can’t wait to explore the Cotswold countryside. We pick 9 walks that will make you want to lace up your walking boots straightaway!

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Friday, March 24, 2017

The Cotswolds is a county of beauty: with mesmerising views of the scenery, beautiful landmarks to discover and rolling green countryside to explore, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a walk. We pick 8 walks for you to try and have found the nearby pubs to prepare for your ramble or reward yourself when you finish!

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Monday, February 20, 2017

In our latest literary ramble, we explore the golden backlanes of this pretty Cotswold town

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Restaurant Reviews

Monday, November 14, 2016

For Katie Jarvis good food and good value at Le Bistrot Pierre stirs memories of life-and-death zebra crossings and reclusive, curtain-twitching neighbours

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Gardens

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

RHS Hampton Court Palace results

Words and pictures by Mandy Bradshaw

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Saturday, July 1, 2017

Whether you're an avid gardener or a lover of all things outdoors, we pick some of the most beautiful gardens in the Cotswolds we think are definitely worth a visit.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

There’s a feast of florals and firsts for RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2017 taking place Thursday, May 11 - Sunday, May 14

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Celebrity Interviews

Are you one of the million-plus viewers tuning into the new BBC mockumentary This Country? Filmed in Northleach, it follows cousins Kerry and Kurtan as they battle the lows and the even-lowers of growing up in the rural Cotswolds... Boredom, unemployment, petty crime, and constantly bumping into Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen in the Coop. Katie Jarvis meets This Country’s creators, Daisy and Charlie Cooper

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Friday, April 28, 2017

The Rev Richard Coles, former pop star, gay icon, and popular TV presenter-broadcaster, has a new book out. Katie Jarvis visits his Northamptonshire vicarage to talk about Bringing in the Sheaves

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Following our interview with Barry Hancox, editor Mike Lowe discusses the importance of supporting mental health and also Britain’s big problem with “tree rats”

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Sunday, December 11, 2016

The satirical, lyrical, empirical journalist AA Gill has died. In our own tribute, we republish an interview from 2005, with a new introduction by Katie Jarvis.

He will be missed.

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Cheltenham Bach Choir gave a dazzling performance of Handel’s Dixit Dominus and Mozart’s Requiem on Sunday 20th November at Cheltenham’s grand Town Hall

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Events

Yesterday, 10:37

An amazing line-up of TV personalities, top historians, actors and leading politicians will be appearing at the 2017 Gloucester History Festival (September 2 - 17).

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Tue, 10:33

The weekend is fast approaching and for those still deciding how to spend their Friday through to Sunday, we pick 5 of the best ways to spend your weekend in the Cotswolds

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Tue, 10:31

Our Pets issue is back! Discover dog-friendly breaks, the best countryside dog walks and your perfect pet pictures, among plenty more ways to enjoy your summer in August’s Cotswold Life

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Tue, 10:30

Thousands of visitors flocked to BBC Countryfile’s first live event last year, and following its monumental success it will return to Blenheim Palace this summer, promising to be bigger and better than ever. We pick ten reasons why Countryfile Live is the perfect day out for the whole family

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Mon, 13:08

The free exhibition of Paul Davies’ work takes place at the Garden’s Gallery (near the bandstand), in Montpellier, Cheltenham from Wednesday 16 to Tuesday August 22

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Arts

Tue, 10:33

Poet and writer Benjamin Zephaniah is appearing at this month’s multicultural WOMAD festival in Charlton Park, Malmesbury – a glorious mix of artists from all over the globe... A globe still full of racism, sexism and poverty; but together, he tells Katie Jarvis, we can change it for the better

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Mon, 13:47

We never tire of pretty pictures of the Cotswolds. Here are ten of the best shared on Instagram this week…

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Mon, 13:08

The free exhibition of Paul Davies’ work takes place at the Garden’s Gallery (near the bandstand), in Montpellier, Cheltenham from Wednesday 16 to Tuesday August 22

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The girl from The Liberties is returning to Cornbury Festival for its ‘Fabulous Finale’. Candia McKormack caught up with Imelda May

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Interiors

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

So, you’ve bought your first renovation project, but now the question is, do you refurbish the original building or knock it down and start again? John Everitt, Director at coombes:everitt architects discusses the options…

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Every member of the design and workshop team is extremely proud to be a winner of this prestigious kitchen award. As a small family run business it is all the more extraordinary to be recognised in such a large national award ceremony

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Bruce Clark from built environment consultancy Nash Partnership speaks to interior designer and fine decoration specialist Lucinda Rowan-Mayberry (Mayberry Fine Interiors) about bathrooms, which are a key area of focus for altering properties. How can you transform these spaces easily to increase value?

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Bruce Clark from built environment consultancy Nash Partnership speaks to interior designer and fine decoration specialist Lucinda Rowan-Mayberry (Mayberry Fine Interiors) about improving kitchen space to increase a property’s value. How can these spaces be easily transformed and what are the pitfalls to avoid?

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wondering what to do with those dusty antiques sitting in the house? We speak to Frances Robinson at Chorley’s Auctioneers, near Cheltenham, on the benefits of selling goods at an auction house

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Recipes

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Cool down this summer with these deliciously refreshing Raspberry & Peach Smash Popsicles - yum!

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Welcome to award-winning waterside restaurant and accommodation, The Wharf House, situated in Over on the edge of the historic city of Gloucester.

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Monday, August 8, 2016

For over 10 years, Kirsti has been making Winchcombe a more beautiful place by sharing her passion and knowledge of Beauty Therapy.

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Summer is here. The kitchen is the heart of the home, as family and friends congregate for drinks, barbecues, dinner parties and just a good old-fashioned chat. But in the back of your mind you have bigger plans for the room. New designs. A new layout. Something fresher.

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Monday, June 13, 2016

From hedge funds to hedge rows… As a native New Yorker, our Founder Dan Szor fell in love with the Cotswolds during his many family weekends spent escaping the stress of London city living...

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Food is at the heart of what we do here at Eckington Manor.

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