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Places

Wed, 12:41

One of the most beautiful landscapes in the UK with its vibrant towns and charming villages, bags of history and intrigue, vast countryside and impressive architecture, we choose 32 reasons why the Cotswolds is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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Wed, 09:25

Nestled in the heart of England, Oxfordshire Cotswolds is steeped in history, culture and beauty. The picture-perfect villages, just a stone’s throw from the hustle and bustle of the Oxford city centre, are wonderful to explore. We pick 10 of the prettiest to visit

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Tue, 10:50

Where else would you hold a literary festival? Tracy Spiers goes to the home town of the Bard to find out abou this year’s exciting event

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Tue, 09:44

Britain is home to many an unusual tradition, and the region of the Cotswolds is no exception. Here are 11 of the strangest pastimes from this corner of England, including cheese rolling, duck racing and wool sack racing!

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Tuesday, April 18, 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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Travel

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

For a slice of affordable luxury in the heart of glorious Herefordshire countryside, book a stay at Brooks Country House

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Cotswold Travel: Goa, Goa, gone...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

There’s more to this beautiful island than just golden beaches, as Katie Jarvis discovers. It’s still India, but India with the sharp edges knocked off

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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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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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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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Wildlife

Friday, December 23, 2016

The lions at Cotswold Wildlife Park can’t wait for Christmas day and are breaking into their presents while the keepers aren’t watching

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Pick your way through a moonscape of rocks and crags and you’ll find some amazing wildlife in Gloucestershire

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HRH The Prince of Wales, Patron of The Wildlife Trusts since 1977, visited Daneway Banks Nature Reserve on Thursday, July 21, 2016 following a successful public appeal by Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust (GWT)

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Oak and Furrows rescue centre appeals for aid as a large number of sick and injured wildlife arrive for urgent care

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Events

Tue, 10:01

There’s plenty going on in the Gloucester Quays Outlet this spring. We pick our favourite events (and help you with your perfect spring look)

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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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The Royal Three Counties Gloucestershire Old Spots Trail will begin on Saturday June 3 until the end of August

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The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) in Cirencester is pleased to be hosting an episode of BBC Gardeners’ Question Time on Thursday April 20

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Kind hearted students from the University of Gloucestershire are bringing music from the movies to Cheltenham in May for one night only, in the hope of raising funds for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice

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Arts

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

We discover what’s to see at Cheltenham’s new Fresh: Art Fair

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As part of this year’s Christian Arts Festival in Cheltenham, Major-General Andy Salmon will be returning with his moving experiences of life as a negotiator and peace-maker in the world’s conflict zones

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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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The Crucible at The Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham, from March 20 to 25, 2017.

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Fresh: Art Fair

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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Walks

Tuesday, April 18, 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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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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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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