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Places

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Cirencester – the Capital of the Cotswolds – still functions as the working town it has been for centuries

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As part of an ambitious ten-year project, Gloucestershire Archives is about to reveal its new identity as an exciting community-led Heritage Hub, with new buildings, digital preservation work and four specially commissioned pieces of artwork

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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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Give a little time, make a big impact at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

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Learning the craft of dry-stone walling requires jigsaw skills – and occasional moments of Zen

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Travel

Friday, January 18, 2019

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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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

After a stress-free shopping experience browsing designer brands this Christmas? Look no further than the luxury offerings of Mailbox in Birmingham

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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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Walks

Monday, January 21, 2019

Blow away those post-Yuletide blues with this January jaunt from stunning Dover’s Hill to picturesque Chipping Camden in the footsteps of novelist Graham Greene

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Friday, January 11, 2019

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 in the Cotswolds

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Celebrate the other side of Yuletide in the South Gloucestershire village of Marshfield, where on Boxing Day a curious procession from another age can be seen making its way along the High Street...

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Friday, December 14, 2018

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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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Stephen Roberts walks in the footsteps of the Oxford scholar who enjoyed attending parties dressed as a polar bear, and once chased a neighbour while dressed as an axe-wielding Anglo-Saxon

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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

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Struggling to juggle a number of commitments at work or home? A personal concierge service could help alleviate these stresses and save you time. We speak to Leigh-Ann Bickerdyke at Penny & Worth Ltd about how hiring a company for home and lifestyle management services could do just that

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Celebrity Interviews

Actor Craig Parkinson mesmerised a nation as DI Matthew ‘Dot’ Cottan in hit BBC drama Line of Duty. But Britain’s favourite baddie has many strings to his bow – including a phenomenally successful, award-winning podcast. Katie Jarvis almost joins him in his local for lunch

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United Kingdom
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Ben Miller tells Katie Jarvis why he loves Kemble Station, the New Inn at Coln and the village of Bagenden...and how he still hasn’t met Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Julian Dunkerton has moved his family’s cider-making business from Herefordshire to the outskirts of Cheltenham, where it boasts a state-of-the-art production unit and a stylish new shop. But don’t think the heart of the business has changed one whit: it still honours the core values Ivor and Susie Dunkerton held dear when they planted their first apple tree, nearly 40 years ago

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Friday, October 5, 2018

How does it feel to interview Sir Michael Parkinson, the nation’s best-ever interviewer? Katie Jarvis takes a very deep breath – and finds out

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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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Events

Mon, 15:53

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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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

There’s plenty to keep little ones entertained in the Cotswolds this February half-term. We pick 12 family-friendly events you’ll want to try during the school holidays

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

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, January 29, 2019

Now in their third year, we ask Fresh: Art Fair’s daughter and father team how the Cotswold’s leading art fair is faring

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Monday, January 21, 2019

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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Arts

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

As part of an ambitious ten-year project, Gloucestershire Archives is about to reveal its new identity as an exciting community-led Heritage Hub, with new buildings, digital preservation work and four specially commissioned pieces of artwork

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Artist Karólína Lárusdóttir’s solo exhibition is coming to the Sarah Wiseman Gallery in March

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Monday, February 11, 2019

The world wars were an extraordinary period of history; but that extraordinariness didn’t stop the ordinary taking place – and on our own doorsteps, too. Katie Jarvis watches a play that explores the effects of three decades of deadly upheaval on one Stroud family

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Monday, February 11, 2019

It’s more likely that Godot will turn up than that you’ll find a better cast than in the Everyman’s current production of Samuel Beckett’s play about...(we’ll come to that)...says Katie Jarvis

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Never one to be typecast, the Cotswolds’ favourite clown is treading the boards this month in Samuel Beckett’s most iconic play

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Interiors

Although the Ellises’ Arts & Crafts-style cottage feels wonderfully secluded, they’re just a stone’s-throw from civilisation

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The task of selling or renting out your home is no mean feat and choosing which estate agent can seem just as overwhelming. We talk to 9 estate agents in the Cotswolds who can help

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Struggling to juggle a number of commitments at work or home? A personal concierge service could help alleviate these stresses and save you time. We speak to Leigh-Ann Bickerdyke at Penny & Worth Ltd about how hiring a company for home and lifestyle management services could do just that

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Monday, January 21, 2019

The Cotswolds is a beautiful part of the country, and it’s no surprise that many people choose to retire to the area and downsize into their forever home. Angela at Bower Willis Designs talks about designing a future proof kitchen that will suit your needs for years to come

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Behind the layers of woodchip wallpaper and exposed gas pipes was a Georgian beauty just waiting to be discovered, and Charlotte and Oliver Haines were determined to find her

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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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