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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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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Call yourself a true Cotswoldian? We’d love to put you to the test! Take our quiz to find out how well you really know the Cotswolds

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They say Cirencester is the capital of the Cotswolds but the quintessential villages that adorn the northern half of the region are equally as beautiful. In no particular order, we pick 10 of the prettiest north Cotswold villages you need to explore

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Forget the bad press, says Tracy Spiers, visitors are flooding back to the beautiful riverside town of Tewkesbury

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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

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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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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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, 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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Tuesday, March 7, 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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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

Wednesday, March 22, 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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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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Monday, March 20, 2017

New vision brings RHS Malvern Spring Festival into full bloom in May

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Jimmy Edmonds and Jane Harris’ A Love That Never Dies will be shown at Vue Cinema, Stroud on March 16

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The Cotswolds is set to host some of the best events in the country this year so to ensure you don’t miss out, we’ve picked out three events you need to mark in your diary

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Arts

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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Monday, March 20, 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, February 21, 2017

The classic tales of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass are given a modern-day twist in this fantastically fun musical adaptation

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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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Interiors

Wednesday, March 22, 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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