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Places

Mon, 10:46

Getting outdoors is great for physical and mental wellbeing, staving off the winter blues, and balancing the naughty-but-nice indulgences of Christmas. Sian Ellis picks 12 days of festive fun to enjoy in the beautiful Cotswold countryside

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Home to some of the country’s most breathtaking architecture and picturesque gardens, the Cotswolds boasts plenty of beautiful stately homes you need to visit. We pick 8 special locations that are made even more magical as Christmas approaches

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Christmas in Chipping Campden

Monday, November 28, 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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There’s a tangible sense of belonging and being part of something special with the Bath Road and Suffolk communities as Tracy Spiers discovers

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Woodstock: Romance and Royalty

Monday, November 14, 2016

There aren’t many places in the Cotswolds that can boast having a dinosaur and a palace on their doorstep...Tracy Spiers takes a magical tour around the Oxfordshire town of Woodstock as it gears up for Christmas

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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

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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Gardens

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Laurence & Jackie Llewelyn-Bowen will be hosting this annual fundraising event in the garden of their Siddington home on Friday 8 July

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Celebrity Interviews

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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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Candia McKormack experiences the extreme highs and lows of an astonishing comedy with a dark – but warm – heart at Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre

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Events

Mon, 14:24

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, November 29, 2016

Illustrator and designer Tony Meeuwissen’s extraordinary career spans 50-odd years of the weird, the wonderful and the wildly humorous. Words by Candia McKormack

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Get ready to laugh, boo and hiss, and cheer on your favourite childhood heroes in the array of pantomimes coming to Cotswold theatres this Christmas.

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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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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

People across Gloucestershire are invited to join Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice to celebrate the lives of loved ones at a festive remembrance service

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Arts

Wed, 16:31

The deadline is fast approaching for creative artists around the country and beyond to take part in Marketing Gloucester’s exciting new sculpture trail- Design a Pig for Gloucestershire Old Spots trail

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Illustrator and designer Tony Meeuwissen’s extraordinary career spans 50-odd years of the weird, the wonderful and the wildly humorous. Words by Candia McKormack

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Get ready to laugh, boo and hiss, and cheer on your favourite childhood heroes in the array of pantomimes coming to Cotswold theatres this Christmas.

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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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Friday, November 18, 2016

Artwork created by celebrities auctioned on eBay and an exclusive art exhibition held at Cheltenham College’s Thirlestaine Gallery raised over £11,000 for Gloucestershire hospice Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court

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Interiors

Mon, 11:58

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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Friday, November 11, 2016

We have two £100 vouchers for the Cornish Bed Company up for grabs for two lucky winners. All you need to do is answer this simple question…

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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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Thursday, December 17, 2015

This is a fantastic way to use up your leftover roasted vegetables, sprouts and potatoes on Boxing Day. These little cakes could easily be brunch, late lunch or even a quick supper after a busy Christmas Day.

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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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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Driving and maintaining a car are just part of the fun. But there are a number of steps you must take to ensure you car remains in peak condition.

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