Christmas

Home to some of the country's most breathtaking architecture and picturesque gardens, the Cotswolds boasts plenty of beautiful stately homes you need to visit. We pick eight special locations that are made even more magical during Christmas time

Places

Tue, 17:28

Buddy - the show about Buddy Holly celebrating its 30th year - is a foot-stomping, character-enlightening, feel-good/feel-sad extravaganza that has audiences dancing in the aisles. How infinitely sad (and yet how wonderful, too) to think this musical has lived longer than the mould-breaking star it celebrates, says Katie Jarvis

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'Puss in Boots is packed full of uplifting original songs, wonderfully creative costumes and sets, plus plenty of belly laughs.' The Christmas season has begun for Liz Hartland with the arrival of the annual The Theatre Chipping Norton's pantomime

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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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The annual fair, in support of WellChild, is taking place this week - and it offers plenty of inspiration about how to go 'greener' this festive season

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With the season of goodwill fast approaching, Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice is asking Gloucestershire businesses to consider celebrating the best of the festive season with them, whilst supporting local families needing their expert and compassionate care

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Travel

Monday, October 21, 2019

A unique opportunity to experience life as one of the UK's most celebrated conservationists is now on offer at WWT Slimbridge, thanks to the anticipated launch of Scott House, Bewick's Lodge

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Whether you're looking for a relaxing break for two, a getaway with family or a base to explore the beauty of the Cotswolds, the region boasts plenty of wonderful places to stay. We pick 14 stunning properties you can rent via Cotswolds Hideaways to enjoy your perfect breakaway

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

It may only be a half-hour drive or so, but the magical, mystical Forest of Dean is a world away from the Cotswolds

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

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, April 9, 2019

Adding to its stunning collection of hotels, pubs and restaurants, the Lucky Onion Group opens its latest property: The House at No.131

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Walks

Monday, November 4, 2019

A new route at Winchcombe suitable for all-terrain mobility scooters is the latest step in efforts to open up the Cotswolds countryside to everyone, explains Siân Ellis

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Monday, October 21, 2019

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, August 27, 2019

Explore the beautiful Cotswold countryside with the Cotswold Walks app

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Enjoy fresh sights and surprises walking some of the Cotswolds' less well-known routes. And don't forget your canine companion

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Explore the beautiful Cotswold countryside with the Cotswold Walks app

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Gardens

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

There are many garden centres with cafes that can turn a visit to buy plants and garden supplies into something special. Here are 6 garden centres in Oxfordshire every green-fingered enthusiast will want to visit

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Our property, homes and gardens newsletter will provide inspiration and advice for your home and garden, plus all the latest property news in your area

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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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What was once the old stables doubled in size during the renovation of this Georgian coach house in Bath

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

It's gold all the way for Jamie Butterworth's The Wedgwood Garden at the RHS Chatsworth Flower Show

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Celebrity Interviews

Mon, 10:46

Julian Fellowes talks about the hotly-anticipated new Downton Abbey - yes, it's out! - film. Katie Jarvis (who had a sneak movie preview) chatted to him about royalty, loyalty, courtesy and costumes

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Writer and journalist Richard Mabey has brought out a new collection of his work, spanning 50 years of documenting the natural world. Katie Jarvis spoke to him about Turning the Boat for Home: a life writing about nature

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Why Adam Henson has finally got round to committing the story of our nation's livestock heritage to print

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

The Magic Millions Festival of British Eventing is in the DNA of Zara Tindall. Now, as brother Peter has taken over the reins at Gatcombe, its all about future-proofing the festival

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Lucky you if you have tickets for Cornbury's Friday extravaganza. Beverley Knight, international soul superstar and consummate live performer, is back on the festival stage with a bang

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Events

Mon, 14:20

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, November 15, 2019

'Puss in Boots is packed full of uplifting original songs, wonderfully creative costumes and sets, plus plenty of belly laughs.' The Christmas season has begun for Liz Hartland with the arrival of the annual The Theatre Chipping Norton's pantomime

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Friday, November 15, 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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Thursday, October 31, 2019

It's that wonderful time of year again when we warm ourselves by roaring bonfires and enjoy dazzling firework displays that light up the skies. Gather your loved ones, wrap up warm and enjoy an evening of Guy Fawkes celebrations in the Cotswolds

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

After something to entertain the kids during half-term? Or are you counting down the days to enjoy the thrills and spills of Halloween? We pick a selection of events to celebrate the spookiest time of year in the Cotswolds

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Arts

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Vying for the title of 'most cultural town in the Cotswolds', Tetbury's arts scene, architecture and foodie-ness make it the perfect place for the intellectually curious

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'A powerful insight into complicated relationships', David Hare's award-winning Skylight comes to The Theatre at Chipping Norton

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

Enjoy an out of this world experience at the Museum of the Moon without leaving Gloucestershire

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Founder member of the Rolling Stones, Brian Jones was born and raised in Cheltenham. Now, to commemorate his stellar but short-lived career and tragically-early death in July 1969, a new walking tour has been established

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Friday, July 19, 2019

"It's very refreshing to look backwards and learn a little of John Barleycorn and hidden charms in witches bottles before resuming my busy modern life!" Sarah Edmonds talks us through the John Barleycorn Must Die exhibition at Cirencester's New Brewery Arts

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Interiors

Monday, October 28, 2019

An outstanding family home in a first-class Cotswold village, the appeal of Field House is further elevated by its luxurious and contemporary interior design

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Since opening its doors in March, CALA Homes' 59 Lansdown development has proven to be popular with house hunters looking for luxury living in a perfect location

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Monday, October 21, 2019

From Cornwall to the Cotswolds via Hong Kong, designer Sarah Fortescue has left her stylishly magical mark wherever she has lived

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

With resident dead mice, nests on top of the kitchen cupboards and newspaper insulating the cracks in the ceilings around the beams, Sue and Andy's house near Cirencester was in desperate need of some TLC

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Starting a new interiors project? Or perhaps you're at the beginning of furnishing your new home? We've teamed up with Carpetwise, Curtainwise, Furniturewise to host an unmissable open evening showcasing their new products in-store

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Recipes

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Get inspired for World Vegan Month (November 1-30) with this deliciously warming, moreish spiced soup, beautifully garnished with crisp sweet potato chips and freshly grated coconut

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Breakfast and brunch is the most important meal of the day and luckily for us, Cheltenham is home to plenty of great places to get your latest smashed avocado fix. We pick 10 of the best places to enjoy brunch in Cheltenham

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