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Places

Yesterday, 11:27

Cotswold villages are some of the most beautiful in Britain - think honey-coloured cottages, cosy pubs, tiny tearooms and narrow streets. We pick ten of the prettiest Cotswolds villages to explore.

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Scot Whitlock takes to the varying countryside of the Ridgway National Trail following a relaxing stay at the Greyhound Inn in Letcombe Regis

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Scot Whitlock hoped cycling through Oxford would expose the city's architectural delights and scintillating history - and he certainly found all the glories the city has to offer

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Tracy Spiers is sampling Leamington Spa's edible offerings ahead of its food and drink festival next month. It's hard work, but someone has to do it...

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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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Travel

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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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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Walks

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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To and from the Severn with two of Gloucestershire's biggest legendary beasties, the Coombe Hill sea serpent and the Deerhurst dragon

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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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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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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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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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Celebrity Interviews

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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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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Events

Mon, 14:45

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, August 9, 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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Monday, August 5, 2019

This September will see the launch of the first ever Cheltenham Wellbeing Festival, a week-long celebration of well-being, which aims to help local people, live life well

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Friday, July 26, 2019

Make the most of your time at the SsangYong Blenheim Palace Horse Trials on September 19-22

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Friday, July 26, 2019

Visitors can get more than 25% off tickets to Sudeley Castle's illuminated display of light and colour by booking before the end of September

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Arts

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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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Stephen Roberts tells the story of the Tetbury railway line, long abandoned but now coming back to life as an arts venue

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Monday, June 24, 2019

Three years on from the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, Stephen Roberts returns to Stratford-upon-Avon to mark another 'Bard-town' anniversary

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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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Interiors

Yesterday, 16:23

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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A move from London to the Forest of Dean meant the Waldrons were soon making wine from their own vines, cider from their orchard apples, egg dishes from their hens, and ice cream from local Blaisdon plums

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Friday, July 12, 2019

When Lucy and Ross Orton made their longed-for move from London, they stumbled across a 1960s detached near to Stroud and set about making it their own

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

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Recipes

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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