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Places

It's gold all the way for Cotswold designers at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

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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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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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Imposing manor houses, quiet medieval villages, idyllic swathes of countryside - the Cotswolds offers a lot for location scouts in the film business. We pick 19 famous filming locations in the Cotswolds, as seen on screens big and small

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There are many beautiful spots in and around the Cotswolds to lay your blanket down and enjoy a good old fashioned picnic! Here are 13 of the best…

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Travel

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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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Celebrating the best of London, guests of The Bloomsbury hotel can curate their own weekend through the eyes of a local personality. As one of the hotel's Weekend Curators - writer and journalist (and Bloomsbury Set aficionado), Harriet shares her passion for the neighbourhood. Take a leaf out of Harriet's book of hidden gems and curate your perfect London weekend over 24 hours….

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Walks

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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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Monday, April 1, 2019

Walk in the footsteps of cricketer-poet, Frank Mansell, from his favourite crease at Sheepscombe to the heights of Painswick Beacon

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Gardens

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

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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Monday, March 4, 2019

Katie Jarvis finds that Nigel Havers is a dream interview - in more ways than one

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Events

Mon, 14:48

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, 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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Monday, May 13, 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, May 9, 2019

One of the best loved and most historic events in the social and sporting calendar, Cheltenham Cricket Festival, is returning to the stunning grounds of Cheltenham College in July

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Arts

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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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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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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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Ticket sales of Sir Ian Mckellen's sold-out performances at Cheltenham's Everyman Theatre will support young people in the arts in Cheltenham and across the county

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Giffords Circus is bringing the Summer of Love to a village near you with their 2019 production of 'Xanadu'

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Interiors

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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A six-year labour of love has doubled the size of this charming cottage near Nailsworth

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Thinking of refreshing a room or perhaps even renovating your entire home in the Cotswolds? We speak to six great interior designers in Oxfordshire who'll be able to help

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From complete rewiring to a brand new kitchen extension, a turn-of-the-century home in Cheltenham has taken on a new lease of life

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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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