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Places

Thu, 10:55

Get hare-ing! From March 25, the Cotswolds will be teeming with 80 five foot-hare sculptures for visitors to spot throughout the region

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Mon, 11:40

In our latest literary ramble, we explore the golden backlanes of this pretty Cotswold town

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Monday, February 13, 2017

We pick seven special and unique ways to pop the question in one of the most romantic and beautiful places in England… The Cotswolds.

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Snowdrops bring great joy in the early months of the year, signifying the warmer weather ahead. We pick 9 of the most magical places to explore these beautiful flowers

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Stephen Roberts explores the surprising industrial heritage of Blockley, one of our prettiest villages

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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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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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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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Camping doesn’t have to be cold, wet and dirty! Candia McKormack samples all-frills glamping in the Cotswolds

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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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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

Thu, 10:38

A new, exciting art fair is coming to the Cotswolds, so naturally we wanted to find out more...

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

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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 Agricultural University (RAU) will be holding a lambing weekend at its Harnhill Manor Farm near Cirencester on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 March 2017, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

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Keep the kids entertained this February half-term! From February 11–26, Taurus Crafts will host hands-on activities with nature’s creepy crawlies and an insect theme to many of the sessions

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Arts

Thu, 10:38

A new, exciting art fair is coming to the Cotswolds, so naturally we wanted to find out more...

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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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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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Folk singer Chantelle Smith visits local business Hands on Harps to find out how they are making harp playing accessible to all

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The word ‘wassail’ comes from the Anglo¬Saxon greeting Wæs þu hæl (‘be in good health’), to which the correct response is of course Drinc hæl. As drinking toasts go, preferable to ‘cheers’, I think.

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Walks

Mon, 11:40

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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Monday, December 12, 2016

The Cotswolds are abundant with picture perfect locations ideal for a ramble. Gather loved ones, wrap up warm and blow away the cobwebs with one of these winter walks in the region

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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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