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Places

Yesterday, 16:14

Tracy Spiers takes Emily, daughter number two, who shares her love for anything historical, to this vibrant place and get lost in a heady mix of wild bears, Middle Age punishing devices, timber-framed buildings and live bees

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Whether you’re thinking of keeping a couple of goats as pets or rearing a small herd for milking or meat production, Lizzie Dyer of Just Kidding can tell you everything you could possibly want to know about these idiosyncratic creatures

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St Mary de Crypt Church and the Old Crypt Schoolroom in Gloucester produced two world famous Christian leaders, schooled ‘Long John Silver’, and is the burial place of ‘Ebenezer Scrooge’

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Crunchy leaves under foot, bracing walks in beautiful countryside, mugs of hot chocolate in cosy tea rooms and charming pubs with roaring fireplaces – what’s not to love about autumn in the Cotswolds?

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Stephanie Walton takes her best friends Severus and Lily for a water-based adventure on the Cotswold lakes

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Travel

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Stephanie Walton takes her best friends Severus and Lily for a water-based adventure on the Cotswold lakes

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Friday, August 17, 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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Friday, July 27, 2018

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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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

The brand-new Frogmill in Shipton, near Andoversford, will welcome guests when it opens on Friday July 13 following an extensive transformation at the hands of new owners Brakspear

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Settle into a spacious seat, sit back in luxury and enjoy the ride before landing in the grounds of the stunning Goodwood estate - travel doesn’t get much better than that!

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Walks

Thursday, September 13, 2018

On a crisp, autumnal day, there is nothing better than gathering the family for a stroll amongst some of the most colourful woodland and countryside the Cotswolds has to offer. We’ve accumulated a list of our favourite places to catch the majority of this season’s golden hues

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Tuesday, September 11, 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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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Where better to spend an August afternoon than amid the literary history of handsome Garsington Manor?

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Friday, July 27, 2018

Take a leisurely stroll around the lovely leafy pathways of Sherborne Estate and Lodge Park

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Quench your thirst for culture, countryside and a cool drink with this pleasant amble through sleepy backwaters that boast some of the greatest artists, writers and crafters of the twentieth century

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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

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Cotswold designers are celebrating after picking up gold and Best in Show at the 2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Words by Mandy Bradshaw

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When the Sailes moved into their early 18th-century home they expected a few surprises, but nothing prepared them for a well in their dining room and electrical wires nibbled by mice

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Monday, April 16, 2018

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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Celebrity Interviews

Friday, August 31, 2018

You’re very welcome to leave your hat on when you go to see The Everyman’s production of The Full Monty this month, but expect Gary Lucy et al to bare all

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Poet Pam Ayres is well known for her deep love of animals. Which is why, in her latest book, she’s turning her attention to a particularly prickly subject: the plight of the British hedgehog

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Tweedy the clown is (as always) one of the stars of Giffords Circus, beginning its annual tour of the Cotswolds on May 4 in Stroud. So how easy is it to be a clown? To do a bit of juggling, comically ride a miniscule bike, and balance on a rolling plank? Can’t be much in it, thinks Katie Jarvis, as she heads for a special Tweedy clowning workshop...

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Monday, April 30, 2018

Rick Astley is one of the stars performing at Cheltenham Jazz Festival in May. Katie Jarvis did some quick research into 60s childhood, 80s fame, and millennium rickrolling

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

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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Events

Tue, 16:41

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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Friday, August 31, 2018

If you’re looking for things to do in the Cotswolds this month, we have gathered plenty of events for you to pop in your diary

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

School summer holidays are looming, and luckily there’s no shortage of boredom-busting activities on the doorstep connecting children to nature and the beautiful Cotswolds landscapes. Here are 14 fun, adventurous, creative ways to help keep everyone happy (and healthy) in the great outdoors

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Monday, July 30, 2018

Ray Mears, JB Gill & Miranda Krestovnikoff to speak at BBC Countryfile Live this week

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

If you haven’t secured your tickets for the wonder that is the Cornbury Festival yet, we’re here to help you make your best decision of summer 2018

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Arts

Friday, August 31, 2018

You’re very welcome to leave your hat on when you go to see The Everyman’s production of The Full Monty this month, but expect Gary Lucy et al to bare all

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

“We are pleased to support as many local children as possible to get access to performing arts tuition so that they can achieve their goals and develop confidence by getting involved with the artistic and education programmes at the Barn.”

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Monday, July 30, 2018

Following on from the success of The Barn Theatre’s first two productions, there’s been excitement in the air with their show, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

This new play, which features spiritualism, may well have theatres asking, “Is there anybody there?” Katie Jarvis worries

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Friday, July 13, 2018

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, at Cirencester’s Barn Theatre, is well worth shouting about, says Katie Jarvis

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Interiors

Sometimes it can seem like destiny plays a hand at where we end up living, as Fiona and John Owen discovered when they found their dream converted chapel in Chalford

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Friday, August 31, 2018

Rural energy provider, Calor, gives some top tips for homeowners wanting to make their houses cosy and warm in time for the colder months.

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Water voles and trench warfare were just two of the problems faced by the family renovating a 1720s hunting lodge

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The small, dark rooms of this 1850s cottage near Tetbury were completely reconfigured to open up the space

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

The Cirencester based kitchen manufacturer and showroom has won a prestigious national trade award for the second year running

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Recipes

Monday, July 30, 2018

Here’s a recipe that will satisfy even the most hard to please chocoholics

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