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Places

Mon, 17:54

Enjoy a day in the sunshine at these wonderful Pick Your Own fruit farms in the Cotswolds...

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Stephen Roberts casts an eye over the history of the Henley Regatta (from the safety of the river bank)

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The thatcher's craft is both challenging and rewarding, Siân Ellis discovers

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This month we welcome our new Cotswold Ways contributors Anthony Nanson and Kirsty Hartsiotis, so put your best foot forward for a satisfying spring hike into the hills from Winchcombe, on the trail of St Kenelm, Gloucestershire's patron saint, this 1200th anniversary year of his untimely death

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On a sunny day there's nothing quite like making a splash at the pool. From community-run lidos to luxury outdoor pools, we pick 8 places in the Cotswolds to enjoy an al fresco dip

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Travel

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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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

It's only fitting to stay somewhere historic while in Stratford-upon-Avon - but that doesn't mean you can't do it in style

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

If you're planning a last-minute trip to the Cheltenham Festival this week, you're in luck, there are still places available to stay. Jo Moulds picks 9 nine places you can still book for race week accommodation

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

An icon in a city of greats, The Westbury not only surrounds its guests in luxury and style, it places them at the very centre of the city's social and cultural riches.

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Walks

Friday, May 31, 2019

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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Thursday, May 23, 2019

The Cotswolds is a region 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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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Walk in the footsteps of the much-loved late poet/therapist Jay Ramsay from arty Stroud to the edge of the Cotswolds - secret valleys and stunning views await

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Marking the arrival of sunny days and warmer weather, spring has truly begun once we see a beautiful display of bluebells. We pick 10 places in and around the Cotswolds to marvel at the pretty blue flower

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Awe-inspiring views, picture-perfect scenery and iconic landmarks, the Cotswolds is the perfect place to enjoy a countryside ramble. We pick 7 walks for you to try with nearby cafes to rest your weary feet and indulge in a cream tea

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Gardens

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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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

As the Duchess of Cambridge prepares to unveil her RHS Back to Nature Garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show later this month, Rachael Austin, Director and Landscape Architect at Austin Design Works in Gloucestershire, talks outdoor play and child-friendly gardens

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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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Celebrity Interviews

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

'I know Cheltenham does not have enough festivals and so I have the germ of a plan to put it on the map'

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Interview location: Great Barrington. Interviewees: two of the greatest living comedy scriptwriters; creators of TV classics Birds of a Feather, Shine On Harvey Moon, The New Statesman, and Goodnight Sweetheart. Subject(ish): Cheltenham's new international film festival. (Give me chance! I do get there in the end, says Katie Jarvis)

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Alfie Boe? In the Kitchen in Minchinhampton? Well, who can resist moving to the Cotswolds…And who can resist Alfie Boe, car welder-turned-international opera star, who's determined to give other talented singers an equally fighting chance

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Friday, April 5, 2019

'We've decided to leave the countryside and buy a place in town'

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Jamie Cullum will be showcasing songs from his new album at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival - and it's going to be emotional

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Events

Mon, 15:41

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, May 31, 2019

Hal Chambers' interpretation of Henry V for The Barn Theatre is a cinematic masterpiece

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Friday, May 31, 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, May 14, 2019

From delicious food to marvellous music, there are plenty of fantastic festivals taking place in Oxfordshire this year

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Always a highlight in the country show calendar, the Royal Three Counties Show makes a welcome return to Malvern on June 14-16

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Arts

Monday, June 3, 2019

This summer all eyes will be on the world-class sculptures coming to Painswick's playful Rococo Garden

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Monday, June 3, 2019

We talk exclusively to actor Aaron Sidwell ahead of his leading performance in Henry V at the Barn Theatre in Cirencester

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Friday, May 31, 2019

Hal Chambers' interpretation of Henry V for The Barn Theatre is a cinematic masterpiece

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Friday, May 24, 2019

Up until recently the future of the Subscription Rooms looked decidedly shaky, but now Stroud's much-loved venue is looking forward to a bright new life as a dynamic arts and entertainment hub

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Monday, May 20, 2019

For ten days during June, people will be making a bee-line for beautiful Burford to experience a festival like no other

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Interiors

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

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Embracing the challenge of bringing a sadly dilapidated Cheltenham house back to life

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Friday, May 24, 2019

New project? Let Hayward Smart Architects inspire you!

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Combined kitchen and living spaces continue to be popular, creating bright open plan homes. Angela at Bower Willis Designs shares her advice on kitchen design trends you should know about...

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Self-confessed 'city girl' Sara King and husband Alan have found their perfect countryside retreat… complete with five-star bat house

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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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