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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Wildlife

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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After retiring as the National Trust’s head of nature conservation last year, David Bullock, now chair of Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust, has never been busier

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Animals are always a source of joy so we have gathered some zoos and wildlife parks across the country (and beyond) that are livestreaming animal enclosures

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ThereWithYou

December can be cold but it’s also a great month for enjoying walks on crisp frosty days and watching the birds that visit the garden, says Sue Bradley

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November is an exciting time for local wildlife, says Sue Bradley

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

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

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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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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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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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