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28 reasons why you should move to the Cotswolds

PUBLISHED: 14:56 01 December 2015 | UPDATED: 14:38 03 June 2016

Cotswold house in the pretty village of Ebrington, Gloucestershire © Andy Roland, Thinkstock

Cotswold house in the pretty village of Ebrington, Gloucestershire © Andy Roland, Thinkstock

AndyRoland

The beautiful Cotswolds are more than just a view. Here are 28 reasons why it is such a wonderful place to live.

1. Whether you’re looking for a practical family home,

2. … a cosy cottage for two,

3. … something a little more spacious,

4. … a historic dwelling,

5. … a home made from traditional Cotswold stone,

6. … or a rather grand abode… The Cotswolds has something to suit all styles and budgets.

7. There are some amazing restaurants with plenty of delicious food on offer.

8. If you’re looking for pub classics,

9.spicy cuisine,

10. … or casual, heart-warming dining…

11. … the Cotswolds has it covered.

12. There are so many places to get your shopping done. Whether you’re hunting for beautiful antiques,

13. … you adore fashion…

14. … or you prefer to spend your time browsing markets. You won’t be disappointed.

15. If you like art we’ve got some great exhibitions.

16. And the family will never get bored as there are so many things to do. Why not venture down to Cotswold Farm Park to feed the animals…

17. … go paddle boarding at Cotswold Water Park

18. … embrace the dizzy heights of Go Ape in the Forest of Dean…

19. … or take a ride through the countryside.

20. If you’re really lucky, you might even see a celebrity along the way!

21. If you’re an avid fan of music you won’t need to travel far to find a festival. We’ve got one right here

22. … and some fantastic music venues too.

23. If muddy boots…

… and long walks are your thing, you can hike to your heart’s content.

24. And you’ll always be able to find a spot if you’re just after some peace and quiet.

25. The region is steeped in history. From noble castles…

26. … to medieval towns…

27. … you’ll never run out of things to explore.

28. It truly is one of the most beautiful and lively places to live.

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