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Friday, April 21, 2017

Britain is home to many an unusual tradition, and the region of the Cotswolds is no exception. Here are 11 of the strangest pastimes from this corner of England, including cheese rolling, duck racing and wool sack racing!

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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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Plants, painting and plans.....The Walled Garden at the Museum in the Park, Stroud is now open for painting workshops with Pegasus Art

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There are many beautiful spots in and around the Cotswolds to lay your blanket down and enjoy a good old fashioned picnic! Here are 13 of the best…

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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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Travel

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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Monday, March 6, 2017

Looking at last-minute accommodation for The Cheltenham Festival? You are in luck with a variety of types of accommodation that still have space!

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Friday, August 26, 2016

Nestled in the heart of England, Oxfordshire Cotswolds is steeped in history, culture and beauty. The picture-perfect towns and villages, just a short while away from the hustle and bustle of the Oxford city centre, are wonderful to explore. Immerse yourself in the stunning scenery of these six pretty towns and villages

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Walks

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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Monday, February 6, 2017

Walk in the footsteps of arguably the greatest English travel writer of the 20th century, Patrick Leigh Fermor, visiting his last home, his grave, and the magnificent Dumbleton Hall, where roaring fires, Sunday lunches and afternoon teas await to be indulged in

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Friday, December 23, 2016

A winter walk is so refreshing – and it can be life-changing too, boosting mental and physical wellbeing, says Siân Ellis

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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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Celebrity Interviews

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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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

We love nothing better at this time of year than spending some time clowning around with Tweedy…

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Jilly Cooper’s latest bestseller, Mount!, is set in a world where the only thing that’s flat is the racing. Everything else – from busty women to vintage champagne – is fizzing. Best of all, dastardly hero Rupert Campbell-Black is back, as Katie Jarvis discovers

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Events

Friday, April 21, 2017

There’s plenty going on in the Gloucester Quays Outlet this spring. We pick our favourite events (and help you with your perfect spring look)

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Britain is home to many an unusual tradition, and the region of the Cotswolds is no exception. Here are 11 of the strangest pastimes from this corner of England, including cheese rolling, duck racing and wool sack racing!

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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, April 18, 2017

The Royal Three Counties Gloucestershire Old Spots Trail will begin on Saturday June 3 until the end of August

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) in Cirencester is pleased to be hosting an episode of BBC Gardeners’ Question Time on Thursday April 20

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Arts

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

We discover what’s to see at Cheltenham’s new Fresh: Art Fair

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

As part of this year’s Christian Arts Festival in Cheltenham, Major-General Andy Salmon will be returning with his moving experiences of life as a negotiator and peace-maker in the world’s conflict zones

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Wednesday, March 29, 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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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The Crucible at The Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham, from March 20 to 25, 2017.

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Monday, March 20, 2017

A new, exciting art fair is coming to the Cotswolds, so naturally we wanted to find out more...

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Interiors

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Bruce Clark from built environment consultancy Nash Partnership speaks to interior designer and fine decoration specialist Lucinda Rowan-Mayberry (Mayberry Fine Interiors) for her tips on what to consider before altering or extending your property

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Local door and window specialists Clearway have expanded their business operations with the acquisition of Designex Cabinets Ltd.

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

If you’re a sucker for honey coloured cottages, colourful front doors and delightful gardens – there’s plenty to be found in the Cotswolds. Here are 16 picture-worthy doors from across the region, you’ll wish were yours.

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Monday, February 27, 2017

After a bed, mattress, headboard or bedroom furniture? For the best deals look no further than BedSOS...

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Monday, February 27, 2017

In a world of speed and convenience, bespoke, made-to-measure furniture from Daniel Keenan Interiors can bring a home to life.

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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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