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If you’re looking for things to do in the Cotswolds this month, we have gathered plenty of events for you to pop in your diary

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Enjoy a day in the sunshine at these wonderful Pick Your Own fruit farms in the Cotswolds...

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On a sunny day there’s nothing quite like making a splash at the pool. From community-run lidos to luxury outdoor pools, we pick 8 places in the Cotswolds to enjoy an al fresco dip

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Tracy Spiers visited this attractive place a year ago and returned to find it bustling and vibrant, with new independent shops to visit and familiar friendly faces ready to welcome both herself and her family

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This month Worcester Racecourse celebrates its 300th Anniversary. Stephen Roberts returns to his roots to find out more about the place known as ‘Pitchcroft’

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Travel

Friday, July 27, 2018

From A to Z, we scroll through the alphabet and reveal 26 reasons why the Cotswolds is such a wonderful place for visitors to explore, and residents to call home

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

The brand-new Frogmill in Shipton, near Andoversford, will welcome guests when it opens on Friday July 13 following an extensive transformation at the hands of new owners Brakspear

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Settle into a spacious seat, sit back in luxury and enjoy the ride before landing in the grounds of the stunning Goodwood estate - travel doesn’t get much better than that!

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

See London’s local side – in style

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Within London’s ever-changing zeitgeist, different neighbourhoods take turns to define the city’s cultural landscape. And there is no doubt that, right now, there is no more richly rewarding area in which to immerse oneself than the reinvigorated area of Bloomsbury

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Walks

Friday, July 27, 2018

Take a leisurely stroll around the lovely leafy pathways of Sherborne Estate and Lodge Park

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Quench your thirst for culture, countryside and a cool drink with this pleasant amble through sleepy backwaters that boast some of the greatest artists, writers and crafters of the twentieth century

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Walk in the footsteps of Victorian Arts and Crafts visionary William Morris to the picturesque village of Snowshill and Broadway Tower with its splendid views

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Kevan Manwaring takes the Thames Path through the Cotswolds from Kemble to Wallingford - 77 miles of glorious countryside

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Stunning views, fascinating heritage, great pubs – what’s not to like?

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Restaurant Reviews

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

With a focus on creating healthier Indian cuisine, and using only natural ingredients, its clear to see the Indian Brasserie want to ensure diners enjoy flavoursome and authentic dishes

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Gardens

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Cotswold designers are celebrating after picking up gold and Best in Show at the 2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Words by Mandy Bradshaw

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When the Sailes moved into their early 18th-century home they expected a few surprises, but nothing prepared them for a well in their dining room and electrical wires nibbled by mice

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Monday, April 16, 2018

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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Celebrity Interviews

Friday, May 25, 2018

Poet Pam Ayres is well known for her deep love of animals. Which is why, in her latest book, she’s turning her attention to a particularly prickly subject: the plight of the British hedgehog

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Tweedy the clown is (as always) one of the stars of Giffords Circus, beginning its annual tour of the Cotswolds on May 4 in Stroud. So how easy is it to be a clown? To do a bit of juggling, comically ride a miniscule bike, and balance on a rolling plank? Can’t be much in it, thinks Katie Jarvis, as she heads for a special Tweedy clowning workshop...

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Monday, April 30, 2018

Rick Astley is one of the stars performing at Cheltenham Jazz Festival in May. Katie Jarvis did some quick research into 60s childhood, 80s fame, and millennium rickrolling

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Smash hit comedy This Country has returned to our screens. Katie Jarvis caught up with Charlie Cooper to find out about his Cotswold Life

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Friday, April 6, 2018

Poldark actress Heida Reed talks corsets, Cotswolds and Cirencester (where she’s supporting the brand new Barn Theatre)… and why she really (honestly, truly) doesn’t mind the English weather

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Events

Yesterday, 15:25

If you’re looking for things to do in the Cotswolds this month, we have gathered plenty of events for you to pop in your diary

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Tue, 11:06

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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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

School summer holidays are looming, and luckily there’s no shortage of boredom-busting activities on the doorstep connecting children to nature and the beautiful Cotswolds landscapes. Here are 14 fun, adventurous, creative ways to help keep everyone happy (and healthy) in the great outdoors

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Monday, July 30, 2018

Ray Mears, JB Gill & Miranda Krestovnikoff to speak at BBC Countryfile Live this week

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

If you haven’t secured your tickets for the wonder that is the Cornbury Festival yet, we’re here to help you make your best decision of summer 2018

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Arts

Monday, July 30, 2018

Following on from the success of The Barn Theatre’s first two productions, there’s been excitement in the air with their show, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

This new play, which features spiritualism, may well have theatres asking, “Is there anybody there?” Katie Jarvis worries

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Friday, July 13, 2018

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, at Cirencester’s Barn Theatre, is well worth shouting about, says Katie Jarvis

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

If you haven’t secured your tickets for the wonder that is the Cornbury Festival yet, we’re here to help you make your best decision of summer 2018

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Monday, July 9, 2018

Jane Bailey is an author whose novels combine romance with intrigue; the mystery of what it is to be human, entwined with deep and dark secrets. Fiction, she says, is entertainment. But it’s also a means of empathy – of putting yourself in someone else’s shoes – and of looking at your own problems through other eyes. Katie Jarvis speaks to local novelist Jane Bailey

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Interiors

The small, dark rooms of this 1850s cottage near Tetbury were completely reconfigured to open up the space

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

The Cirencester based kitchen manufacturer and showroom has won a prestigious national trade award for the second year running

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When internationally-renowned sculptor Sophie Ryder bought her derelict 20-acre cattle farm near Cirencester nearly 30 years ago, she set about the huge task of designing and building a unique Cotswold stone home

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Many might have been daunted at the thought of taking on not one, but two Grade 2 listed barns, but not Cotswold designer Pippa Paton who launched into the project with great gusto

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When the Sailes moved into their early 18th-century home they expected a few surprises, but nothing prepared them for a well in their dining room and electrical wires nibbled by mice

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Recipes

Monday, July 30, 2018

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

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