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Stow-on-the-Wold may be the highest point of the Cotswolds and a few degrees colder than its counterparts, but it has a warm community heart

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Expect plenty of flower power at this year’s RHS Malvern Spring Festival, Thursday May 10 - Sunday May 13

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What’s black and white and well-bred all over? Tracy Spiers explores Tewkesbury’s abbey and ancient alleyways

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Becoming a more and more popular pastime, outdoor cinema experiences are popping up in a number of stunning, and unique, locations all over the Cotswolds. We pick 10 places to catch a movie al fresco in and around the region

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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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Travel

Thursday, April 5, 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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Monday, March 26, 2018

Whether you’re after a romantic break for two, a getaway with friends or a base to explore the beauty of the region, these cosy Cotswold cottages, available to book via Airbnb are the perfect places to enjoy your stay

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Sunday, March 11, 2018

With close connections to the M5, M40 and M4, and a convenient two hour train journey to London, the Cotswolds are the perfect location for a spa weekend away. Here are eight of our favourite places to go.

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Monday, February 26, 2018

See London’s local side – in style

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Monday, February 19, 2018

Bijou charm and stately British heritage is vividly portrayed in the stylish surroundings of The Kensington, London

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Walks

Friday, April 6, 2018

Marking the arrival of sunny days and warmer weather, spring has truly begun once we spot a beautiful display of bluebells. We pick 10 places in and around the Cotswolds to marvel at the pretty blue flower

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Friday, March 23, 2018

A bracing walk up to the summit of Bredon Hill is the perfect way to see in the Spring. A local saying warns ‘When Bredon Hill has on his hat, men of the vale beware of that’, but whatever the weather the charm of Elmley Castle and its inn will more than compensate!

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Friday, March 16, 2018

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, February 23, 2018

Awe-inspiring views, picture-perfect scenery and iconic landmarks, the Cotswolds is the perfect place to enjoy a countryside ramble. We pick 7 walks for you to try with nearby cafes to rest your weary feet and indulge in a cream tea

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Monday, February 19, 2018

Be inspired by the unspoilt delights and dells of Miserden and the fascinating Tolstoyan community of the Whiteway Colony

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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

Mon, 16:00

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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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Add colour to your garden now with the top flowers of March and this season will be all the brighter

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Houseplants are a hot interior trend at the moment and can completely transform a room - but they have their downsides! Gardener and broadcaster Toby Buckland delivers his expert advice

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Daylesford is about to start another season of flower courses. Last summer, Mandy Bradshaw sampled what was on offer and put together these words and pictures

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Celebrity Interviews

Tue, 12:51

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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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Squeeze is one of the headline acts at Cornbury’s ever-popular music festival this summer. Katie Jarvis asked Chris Difford how it is that, four decades after they started out, he and Glenn Tilbrook are still really cool for cats

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The honey-coloured villages and towns of the Cotswolds are home to many famous faces, from the inimitable Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen to the brooding Jamie Dornan. Here are ten celebrities to keep an eye out for if you want to grab that perfect selfie!

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Friday, November 24, 2017

Journalist, author and TV presenter Anne Robinson is heading back to our TV screens. Marianne Sweet visited her Costwold home to find out more - and to hear about her support for local libraries

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Events

Fri, 14:06

Whatever you music taste, and whether you’re going along with a group of friends or the whole family, there’s a festival to suit you in the Cotswolds! We pick 15 unmissable festivals to attend in the region this year...

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Thu, 15:10

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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Mon, 16:23

Expect plenty of flower power at this year’s RHS Malvern Spring Festival, Thursday May 10 - Sunday May 13

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Becoming a more and more popular pastime, outdoor cinema experiences are popping up in a number of stunning, and unique, locations all over the Cotswolds. We pick 10 places to catch a movie al fresco in and around the region

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2018 is set to take visitors on an exciting journey of discovery from May 10-13

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Arts

Fri, 14:06

Whatever you music taste, and whether you’re going along with a group of friends or the whole family, there’s a festival to suit you in the Cotswolds! We pick 15 unmissable festivals to attend in the region this year...

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Wed, 12:13

Get it right and you’ve a play that transcends decades; get it wrong and you’ve scrambled egg on your cap, says Katie Jarvis

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Mon, 17:15

Pictures...worth a thousand words. “Well, only eight hundred actually but all the more room for the pictures”. Anthony Wardle, co-founder of Cheltenham’s Fresh: Art Fair, tells us about the paintings and sculptures you will be able to see at the Fair in April, with a particular focus on those to be shown by Cotswold Galleries

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Friday, April 13, 2018

It’s easy to buy a da Vinci masterpiece...you just transfer $450 million to your current account and keep bidding. We talk to Cheltenham’s Fresh: Art Fair co-founder Anthony Wardle about the nuances of buying contemporary art

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Everybody’s favourite five-foot furry friends will be springing through the Cotswolds once again in May 2018, when the fifth annual Hare Trail gets underway to celebrate the burgeoning of new life and, for the first time, support Cotswolds conservation thanks to an exciting new partnership

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Interiors

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Want to make some changes this spring but don’t know where to start? Matthew Bird, owner of Granite Transformations in Cheltenham, gives his top tips on how to make your kitchen look fresh long after the spring clean

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Friday, March 16, 2018

Angela and Will Evans’ mid 19th-century home near Stroud reveals many fascinating clues as to its previous incarnation as a coach house and chapel

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The clever use of mirrors and choice of paint colours helped Carina Goddard make the most of a home flooded with natural light

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This stylish contemporary home, which blends both ecological features and high quality fittings, sits on a rural plot with wonderful views

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Procuring stunning artwork is an investment – and the same can be said for a handmade rug from Jennings. After being in the business for more than 30 years, Clare Jennings is an expert on finding the perfect piece to suit your home

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Recipes

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Cool down this summer with these deliciously refreshing Raspberry & Peach Smash Popsicles - yum!

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