Places

Snowdrops bring great joy in the early months of the year, signifying the warmer weather ahead. We pick 9 of the most magical places to explore these beautiful flowers in the Cotswolds

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This fabulous drama, wonderfully portrayed by Claire Sweeney, is a must-see. Even with a premature call of 'Cut!' says Katie Jarvis

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Snowdrop season at Waterperry Garden

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Waterperry Gardens may be known for its magnificent herbaceous border but it's just as magical in winter

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We've teamed up with Island Cottage Holidays and Isle of Wight Distillery to offer one lucky winner the chance to win £500 of holiday vouchers and a gin set

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A winter walk around and about Bibury in celebration of a legendary prank played by a naughty student at the Swan Hotel

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We have teamed up with The Gym at Gloucester Quays to offer one lucky winner a year's gym membership

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Six, the musical, is one of the best things since 1509 says Katie Jarvis. It might not help with your GCSEs, but it will remind you not to marry an obese, murderous, ulcerated king

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Ad Feature What is great art and how to find it?

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

With the fourth edition of Fresh: Art Fair approaching, co-founder Anthony Wardle suggests how to spot great art that has yet to find greatness

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10 times the Cotswolds made history

Monday, January 13, 2020

In the second part of Stephen Roberts' fascinating delve into the Cotswolds' historic milestones, we're treated to civil war, Sudeley, Shakespeare and a dose of smallpox

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Wintertime is wonderful - and so is escaping the brouhaha for some peace and quiet now and then. Head to the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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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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Anna Bailey encourages us to get into the festive spirit at Bicester's historic town centre and ancient markets

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The Cotswolds are abundant with picture perfect locations ideal for a ramble. Gather loved ones, wrap up warm and blow away the cobwebs with one of these winter walks in the region

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What's a 24-year-old software engineer/on-call firefighter doing going to the Cheltenham Everyman panto? When Cotswold Life reviewer Miles Jarvis stops laughing at Tweedy's jokes, he might just be able to tell us

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'Deliciously, deliciously horrifying,' was the verdict Katie Jarvis reached about the opening scene of this 'shiver-inducing' production, but how did the rest fare?

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Candia McKormack met master stonemason Pascal Mychalysin to find out about the new works of art, which each represent a different area of the county - think rugby players, a cheese roller and trailblazing women

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Kings House, which forms part of No.131 on the Promenade, has been lovingly restored to add 17 new bedrooms that are nothing short of complete luxury - we could move in tomorrow…

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If only walls could talk! Featuring gorgeous Cotswold almshouses, stunning market squares and honey-coloured architecture, we pick 8 beautifully historic market towns to visit in the region

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It's that time of the year again (oh no it isn't…) where fun and frolics arrive at our theatres, so we've rounded up some of the best family friendly performances that are taking place over the Christmas period

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Locally sourced meats, crispy roast potatoes and lashings of gravy next to a roaring fire…what could be better than a traditional Sunday roast in a cosy Cotswold pub? We've put together some of our favourite places that are the perfect spots to while away a winter's afternoon

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