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Places

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

On a sunny autumn afternoon we headed to the Forest of Dean to try our hand at finding edible, wildlife ingredients on one of the Tudor Farmhouse Hotel’s foraging courses. Here’s how we got on...

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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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Walk in the childhood neck of the woods of Harry Potter author JK Rowling and enjoy forbidden forests, romantic ruins and stunning cliff-top scenery along the Wye Valley

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Being a region so steeped in history, there are plenty of locations in the Cotswolds with spooky stories from over the years. From bloody executions, eerie apparitions and headless horsemen, we pick 23 of the most haunted locations throughout the Cotswolds to visit if you dare

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To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Cotswold Life back in 2007, Candia McKormack, now our deputy editor but back then a designer, came up with this brilliant interpretation of the iconic Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club album cover. We liked it so much we thought we’d use it again on our 50th anniversary

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Travel

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

‘The best holiday ever...and why Claire Carter is now an expert on my life and times’

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Monday, September 4, 2017

Severus and Lily are two working cocker spaniels from Wiltshire, travelling near and far to find the best trips away for you and your pooch. Along with their human, Steph, they’re sharing the best dog-friendly properties in the Cotswolds

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

If you want a stretch of paradise, head out to the Keyonna Beach resort in Antigua. Katie Jarvis did

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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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Walks

Friday, September 29, 2017

Walk in the childhood neck of the woods of Harry Potter author JK Rowling and enjoy forbidden forests, romantic ruins and stunning cliff-top scenery along the Wye Valley

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Walk in the footsteps of the talented and controversial socialites, the Mitford Sisters, around stunning Asthall and sublime Swinbrook. The perfect pub walk for a summer’s day

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

Walk in the footsteps of Lewis Carroll and visit the inspiration for Alice in Wonderland amid the historic water meadows of Oxford

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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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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

Monday, September 4, 2017

Emma Samms is midway through a full-scale renovation of her 300-year-old Cotswold home. Luckily, the biggest problem so far is sleeping too close to the fridge!

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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

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Artist George Underwood is a creator of fantastical people and mythological beings who inhabit a world of his creating. Candia McKormack talked to him about his life in art and music, and his enduring friendship with David Bowie

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Monday, September 25, 2017

We asked the inimitable and iridescent Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen to name his 10 favourite things about the Costwolds - and sent Katie Jarvis along to interpret

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The honey-coloured villages and towns of the Cotswolds are home to many famous faces, from the inimitable Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen to the brooding Jamie Dornan. Here are ten celebrities to keep an eye out for if you want to grab that perfect selfie!

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Restaurateur, writer, businesswoman, TV presenter – and the Cotswolds’ own – Prue Leith is the new judge on Channel 4’s The Great British Bake Off. Katie Jarvis caught up with her at Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons and almost found out more

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Thursday, May 24, 2012

One of our best-known and loved actors, Robert Hardy has died aged 91. Alongside a tremendous career in film and television, Katie Jarvis discovered his fascination with medieval warfare while talking to him in 2012

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Events

Yesterday, 14:53

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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Thursday, October 12, 2017

It’s that wonderful time of year again when we warm ourselves by roaring bonfires and enjoy dazzling firework displays that light up the skies. Gather your loved ones, wrap up warm and enjoy an evening of Guy Fawkes celebrations in the Cotswolds

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Cornbury Festival set to return Summer 2018 following an unprecedented wave of demand from fans!

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The annual Christmas Fair in the Cotswolds is a heart-warming treat for the senses, featuring the best of the UK’s designers and artisans. Here we give you a sneak peek at just some of the goodies that will be on offer at The Christmas Fair in the Cotswolds at Daylesford next month...

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Sunday, October 1, 2017

Artist George Underwood is a creator of fantastical people and mythological beings who inhabit a world of his creating. Candia McKormack talked to him about his life in art and music, and his enduring friendship with David Bowie

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Arts

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Cornbury Festival set to return Summer 2018 following an unprecedented wave of demand from fans!

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Monday, October 9, 2017

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

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Monday, October 2, 2017

Magic is in the air, says Sue Limb, as Stroud Book Festival returns to the Shire

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Sunday, October 1, 2017

Artist George Underwood is a creator of fantastical people and mythological beings who inhabit a world of his creating. Candia McKormack talked to him about his life in art and music, and his enduring friendship with David Bowie

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Monday, September 25, 2017

Along with the usual crème de la crème of big-wig politicians, writers, singers, sports stars and chefs, particular attention has been paid this year to complimentary experiences happening throughout the festival fortnight which goers can enjoy without charge. True, there’s still no such thing as a free lunch, but there is such a thing as a free event at the Cheltenham Lit Fest. Paul Mcloughin picks are six freebies to watch out for

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Interiors

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

To coincide with National Home Security Month, George R Foster offers advice on how to ‘be alert, but not alarmed’

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Even though beautiful 17th-century Bookend Cottage in Ilmington had bags of charm, it also had outdated wiring, sloping floors and a puddle in the lounge

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Monday, September 4, 2017

Emma Samms is midway through a full-scale renovation of her 300-year-old Cotswold home. Luckily, the biggest problem so far is sleeping too close to the fridge!

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Monday, September 4, 2017

Once an extravagant staple of the country’s elite, electric gates and security systems are becoming an increasingly favoured option for homeowners for a number of reasons. We talk to Steve Ball at Pioneer Automated Controls, based in Gloucester, to find out why

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Monday, July 31, 2017

We follow the story as Emma Samms stars in her own version of Extreme Makeover

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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

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Monday, August 8, 2016

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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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