WIN a special edition map of the Cotswolds

PUBLISHED: 10:00 15 April 2020 | UPDATED: 10:33 15 April 2020

Cotswold map, produced by thecartographicarts.com (photo: Shaun Walker Photography)

Cotswold map, produced by thecartographicarts.com (photo: Shaun Walker Photography)

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We have teamed up with The Cartographic Arts to give you the chance to win a beautiful map of the Cotswolds

One of the celebration events planned to mark the 50th anniversary of the Cotswold Way was set to be held in Chipping Campden in May, but due to coronavirus, it has been postponed. An exciting element of the event which can still take place though, is the opportunity for people to win a limited edition, vintage style map of the Cotswolds – produced by The Cartographic Arts.

Daniel Robinson, Director of The Cartographic Arts, has been a member of the Cotswolds Conservation Board’s Caring for the Cotswolds scheme since launching his other business, Cotswold Discovery Trail. It was developing the discovery trails that prompted Daniel to design a map of the Cotswolds and launch The Cartographic Arts. He explains, “while criss-crossing the Cotswolds determining the routes and questions for the discovery trails, I wanted to buy a decorative map of the Cotswolds to hang on my wall at home. I couldn’t find one anywhere, so I decided to design one myself.”

The design of the maps is inspired by antique cartographic styles, mixed with contemporary elements – creating a vintage look but with up-to-date cartographic information. Daniel’s maps also include a researched section highlighting ‘Sites of Significant Historical and Cultural Interest’. The beautiful maps provide inspiration to explore the area.

Andy Parsons, Chief Executive of the Cotswolds Conservation Board said “We’re really delighted Daniel is able to contribute two of his maps to help us fundraise for the next 50 years of looking after the Cotswold Way. We’re aiming to raise £50,000, so every contribution will help us take care of the trail into the future.”

With the auction of a map in May now postponed, one map will be held back for when life returns to normal; and The Cartographic Arts is still offering readers of Cotswold Life the opportunity to win a second copy in this month’s issue.

WIN a special edition map of the Cotswolds

Prize: A special edition framed and glazed map of the Cotswolds worth £245. The Cotswolds AONB is composed of portions of 6 counties which are all represented to complete the Cotswold area. The map is printed on 230 gsm archival paper. The size is A1 (59.4 cm x 84.1 cm) with a natural oak frame 3 cm thick.

To enter the competition, fill in the form below:

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Terms & Conditions Competition closes at midday on Friday, May 8, 2020. Entrants must be 18 years or older. The prize is as stated and to be taken in accordance with The Cartographic Arts. Unless you have chosen to receive other information from us, Archant Community Media Limited will solely use the data you provide for the purpose of running the competition, including contacting winners and the distribution of any prize. Full Archant terms and conditions can be found here.

More information The Cartographic Arts www.thecartographicarts.com · Cotswold Discovery Trails www.cotswolddiscoverytrail.com · Support the Cotswold Way www.virginmoneygiving.com/fund/cotswayassoc50

Reader offer

The Cartographic Arts are offering a 20% discount to Cotswold Life readers on a limited number of their maps.

The offer:

• 10 maps of ‘The Cotswolds’ with discount code ‘Life20Cotswolds’.

• 5 maps of ‘Gloucestershire’ with discount code ‘Life20Glos’.

• 5 maps of ‘Oxfordshire’ with discount code ‘Life20Ox’.

These exclusive discounts are available online at thecartographicarts.com using the discount code’s above at checkout online.

The discount is available on a first-come first-serve basis, with the offer ending on May 15, 2020. Purchases are limited to 1 map per customer. Any version of the maps are available under the offer which includes print only, framed glazed print, canvas print or framed canvas print, all versions available in 2 sizes. Please see website for details. Delivery is free of charge.

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