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Friday, January 13, 2017

The word ‘wassail’ comes from the Anglo¬Saxon greeting Wæs þu hæl (‘be in good health’), to which the correct response is of course Drinc hæl. As drinking toasts go, preferable to ‘cheers’, I think.

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

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Snowdrops bring great joy in the early months of the year, signifying the warmer weather ahead. We pick 9 of the most magical places to explore these beautiful flowers

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Cotswolds Hare Trail 2017

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The first of 50 giant hares that will put Stroud on the map next year highlights a family history

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Christmas in Chipping Campden

Monday, December 19, 2016

It may only be a year since Tracy Spiers last visited Chipping Campden, but this warm and creative community isn’t one to rest on its laurels… least of all at Christmas time

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Travel

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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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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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Monday, August 8, 2016

Is it any wonder the Cotswolds are one of the most popular places for a staycation?

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Monday, August 1, 2016

From the honey-coloured stone cottages in Burford, to the medieval architecture of Winchcombe high street, the Cotswolds are home to some of the most beautiful scenes in the world. But how many of these pretty towns and villages have you visited?

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Camping doesn’t have to be cold, wet and dirty! Candia McKormack samples all-frills glamping in the Cotswolds

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Walks

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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Monday, December 12, 2016

The Cotswolds are abundant with picture perfect locations ideal for a ramble. Gather loved ones, wrap up warm and blow away the cobwebs with one of these winter walks in the region

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

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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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

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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Monday, October 24, 2016

The legendary pop star and now popular Masterchef contestant bought his show to Malvern this month. Kate Jarvis called his home in Utah for this fascinating conversation

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Events

Yesterday, 15:58

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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Yesterday, 14:49

Hawkwood, the ethical centre providing courses and facilitating training in Stroud, will host plenty of interesting events to get you thinking

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Friday, January 13, 2017

In association with Piercefield Oliver, investment and media personality, Justin Urquhart Stewart will give a talk to Cheltenham College students on the importance of financial planning alongside touching on current issues in the industry

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Friday, January 13, 2017

The word ‘wassail’ comes from the Anglo¬Saxon greeting Wæs þu hæl (‘be in good health’), to which the correct response is of course Drinc hæl. As drinking toasts go, preferable to ‘cheers’, I think.

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Classic Ibiza and The Great British Prom to visit one of Wiltshire’s best loved stately homes on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 August 2017

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Arts

45 minutes ago

Art lovers will be invited to see art in a different way with the launch of the UK’s first major contemporary art fair in the Cotswolds

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Yesterday, 13:17

Folk singer Chantelle Smith visits local business Hands on Harps to find out how they are making harp playing accessible to all

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Friday, January 13, 2017

The word ‘wassail’ comes from the Anglo¬Saxon greeting Wæs þu hæl (‘be in good health’), to which the correct response is of course Drinc hæl. As drinking toasts go, preferable to ‘cheers’, I think.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Two of the most celebrated names in jazz, Jacqui Dankworth and Charlie will perform at a charity event at The Barn at Upcote, Withington on Sunday February 5

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The first of 50 giant hares that will put Stroud on the map next year highlights a family history

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Interiors

Monday, December 5, 2016

Patsy Holdsworth believes she has found the perfect place to spend the festive season with friends and family

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Friday, December 2, 2016

As the nights close in and the air begins to bite, people turn to their homes for comfort and warmth. Yet a home’s heating, thick curtains and draught excluders might count for nothing if the carpet is thin and worn, or if any hard floors are lacking in thick super soft or wool pile rugs.

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

Wood burning stoves have soared in popularity over the last few years. It’s a sustainable, natural way to heat your home. Here are a few reasons why.

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Friday, November 11, 2016

After settling down in the Oxfordshire countryside, the Cotswold Candle Company has gone from strength to strength. We talk to Polly Oswald, creator of Cotswold Candles, about her luxurious products and business during the festive season

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Monday, October 24, 2016

How one family’s individual needs have created a bespoke kitchen design that balances the requirements of cook, host and busy home life.

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Recipes

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Daylesford Farm have provided a delicious lamb recipe for the Easter weekend - with an Italian twist.

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Monday, August 8, 2016

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Monday, June 27, 2016

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Monday, June 13, 2016

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

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