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We’ve found some amazing archive footage that will transport you back to simpler times in the Cotswolds

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The ideal way to enjoy the undulating green landscape of the Cotswolds is to slip on your walking shoes and go outdoors. There are a lot of well-trodden routes offering fantastic views of this region of England. Here’s our pick of the best...

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Cheltenham Music Festival has curated a digital celebration this year, highlighting what is unique and innovative about the Festival. Cheltenham Music Festival: Replay will be available for free on the Cheltenham Festivals website from Saturday 4 July

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Stephen Roberts comes up with a compendium of the wackiest things to do in the area

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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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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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Walks

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

The ideal way to enjoy the undulating green landscape of the Cotswolds is to slip on your walking shoes and go outdoors. There are a lot of well-trodden routes offering fantastic views of this region of England. Here’s our pick of the best...

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Monday, June 29, 2020

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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Sunday, June 14, 2020

Escaping into the peace of the woodlands is the perfect way to alleviate stress with landscapes boasting ancient beeches and oaks, stretches of pretty flowers and an abundance of wildlife awaiting you. In association with the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust, we bring you eight enchanting woodland walks to try...

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Saturday, June 13, 2020

Walk in the footsteps of Cider with Rosie author, Laurie Lee, as you explore the glorious Slad valley, ending up at his favourite local, The Woolpack

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Fragrant bluebells are carpeting woodlands across the Cotswolds as we speak but we can’t leave home to seek them out like we normally would. So, we’ve put together a virtual bluebell walk to tide you over

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Gardens

Friday, July 10, 2020

Make better use of your outdoor space any time of the year with a luxury handcrafted treehouse.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Flowers have been used for culinary purposes as far back as Ancient Greek and Egyptian times. Emma Hutchinson of the Cotswold florist, The Bespoke Flower Co. takes a closer look at edible flowers, why they are enjoying a renaissance on our plates and what you can grow at home to tempt your taste buds!

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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

There’s a magic to springtime in Bowood House’s Woodland Garden

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

It’s the perfect time to get out in the garden and get some motivation. Here is a roundup of all the fun and relaxing activities you can do in your garden.

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Celebrity Interviews

Monday, June 22, 2020

From the joys of the Scarecrow Festival to the thrill of smashing wall tiles on the road, the Cotswold cousins have it covered

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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Candia McKormack talks to Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen about working on a design project close to his heart – and Siddington home – as well as trying to get home from Australia during lockdown, and seeking the elusive positives in Covid-19

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

The WWII veteran was honoured with a happy birthday to the sound of train horns and his own train entering service for key workers

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

New Wave icons Squeeze will be playing hits from their 45-year career at Cheltenham Jazz Festival in May, alongside rarities from their back catalogue and solo albums. Katie Jarvis spoke to Glenn Tilbrook: lead singer, guitarist and the man behind those classic melodies

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Actor, writer and comedian Tim Brooke-Taylor – patriotic coward in the Goodies; regular panellist on Radio 4’s I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue – has known them all: John Cleese, Peter Cook, Humphrey Lyttelton, Eric Morecambe... Sparky, the smooth-haired Border Terrier. Katie Jarvis asked her own comedy hero how it feels to be a comedy hero

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Events

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Cheltenham Music Festival has curated a digital celebration this year, highlighting what is unique and innovative about the Festival. Cheltenham Music Festival: Replay will be available for free on the Cheltenham Festivals website from Saturday 4 July

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Monday, June 29, 2020

Stephen Roberts comes up with a compendium of the wackiest things to do in the area

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Coronavirus might have scuppered plans for this year’s Moreton Show, but resilience, adaptability and creativity will see it growing ever stronger from its well-established roots in 2021

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

When Nell Gifford told her niece, Lil Rice, “I need you”, Lil dropped everything. Now Giffords Circus’s producer and one of its headlining acts, Lil talks to Katie Jarvis about losing Nell. And about the Hooley, the magical Celtic show Nell planned – the show that will help bring happiness and healing once lockdown is lifted

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Friday, June 12, 2020

The on form exhibition will be online having run every two years since 2000

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Arts

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Rachel Johnson’s book, Rake’s Progress, about her ill-fated attempt to be elected as a pro-Remain MEP for Change UK is hilarious, wise, and (at times) a knowingly hide-behind-the-sofa cringe. Katie Jarvis caught up with her in lockdown to ask life’s important questions. Such as, has she managed a haircut yet?

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Our beloved Cheltenham Festivals have been put on hold during the coronavirus crisis – but they’re as busy as ever! Their creative education work has been providing solace for young and old alike during lockdown. July is traditionally Cheltenham Music Festival month: Katie Jarvis spoke with Ali Mawle, the festivals’ director of learning and public engagement, about how we can all benefit from their work

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Friday, June 12, 2020

The on form exhibition will be online having run every two years since 2000

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

A photography project by Gem Hall aiming to capture the mood of the village of Oaksey has resulted in over 40 stunning pictures

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Monday, May 18, 2020

They say you’re never alone with a book. The same can be said with a podcast... and the real bonus is you can listen while gardening, cooking or doing your daily squat thrusts. Candia McKormack brings us her top eight Cotswold offerings

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Interiors

Friday, July 10, 2020

Make better use of your outdoor space any time of the year with a luxury handcrafted treehouse.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Discover how you can make your money stretch further and transform your kitchen with these handy tips.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Thatched roofs, wonky windows, painted doors and honey-coloured stone walls – we just adore a cosy Cotswold cottage. Here are 30 that are bound to give you major house envy. .

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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Candia McKormack talks to Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen about working on a design project close to his heart – and Siddington home – as well as trying to get home from Australia during lockdown, and seeking the elusive positives in Covid-19

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David and Judith’s neglected Regency house was just waiting for them to come along and give it the love it deserved

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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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