Cotswold News

News and Events from Across the Region

Chic Hen Weekends in the Cotswolds

When it comes to the perfect hen weekend, every bride-to-be’s tastes are different. Whilst some would love the idea of hitting the clubs with their closest friends, others may prefer a more relaxed, sophisticated hen party. For a chic getaway, hen weekends in the...

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Food Festivals in the Cotswolds: Our Ultimate Guide

The summer music festival season may have come to an end, but the good news for festival lovers is that food festivals in the Cotswolds are still in full swing. Whilst the Cotswolds is generally known for its great dining experiences, there are also some great food...

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Autumn in Tetbury

As the autumn foliage begins to appear and the summer holiday crowds die down, it’s a great time to visit the Cotswolds, and an even better time to visit Tetbury. Sitauted just south of Stroud, Tetbury offers plenty for new and returning visitors alike. Autumn in...

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Cotswold Heritage Open Days 2016

Every year, Britain comes together to celebrate its history and heritage through its Heritage Open Days scheme. For four days in September, over 40,000 volunteers help put on events, exhibits and arrange open days for visitors to gain access to some of Britain’s most...

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Sights & Sounds of Autumn

September is upon us, signalling that summer is drawing to a close, but that’s no reason to be sad. Autumn in the Cotswolds is a magical time of year to experience the area, with beautiful colours and textures to behold as the new season unfolds. Besides the changing...

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Family Feasting in the Cotswolds

Arguably one of the best things about going away is the food. Being able to try new food in new places helps to create wonderful memories, whilst getting together with family and friends for some family feasting is an ideal way to spend time together. One of the...

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Cotswold Horseriding Experiences for Beginners

It’s never too late to give horse riding a try. This classic countryside pastime is a much-loved Cotswolds activity and attracts people from all over the UK and beyond who want to experience Cotswolds horse riding within beautiful surroundings. With top instructors...

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The Cotswolds: A Unique Holiday Experience

When it comes to the perfect holiday, most of us want to do something which offers a break from everyday life. Whether it’s to escape for a relaxing weekend, an adventure holiday, to enjoy the scenery or explore local culture and history, you’ll find it all in the...

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Cotswold Culture: What NOT to miss!

Experience Cotswold Culture at its very best One of the best ways to really enjoy a holiday or getaway is to live like the locals and really throw yourself into the local culture. The Cotswolds is no different, and with plenty of ways to enjoy country living, even the...

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Countryfile Live

Countryfile comes to Blenheim Palace… Famed for its imposing façade as well as its place in the nation’s history, Blenheim palace also sits in a jaw dropping country park: small wonder then that it’s been chosen as the ideal backdrop for the first ever Countryfile...

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Looking for a Staycation?

Have you decided that a staycation is for you this year?  Then look no further as we have Top Cottage, a beautiful, well presented Cotswold country home set in a fabulous village which is currently available for some stays in August. Top Cottage is a charming property...

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Pedal Power: Family Cycling Adventures

The Cotswolds is a great destination to enjoy the British countryside. Whilst the weather may not always be great, if you pack the right clothes you can enjoy a really active family holiday which you’ll all enjoy. One of the most popular activities to enjoy is...

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Our Pick of the Best Cotswolds Pubs

Where Are the Best Cotswolds Pubs? The quintessential UK break will typically feature a pub of some sort, and a break in the Cotswolds is certainly no different! Whether it’s a traditional roast dinner on a Sunday, an afternoon refresher in the beer garden or a pint...

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5 of the Best Cotswold Country Walks

Away from the hustle and bustle of city life, an escape to the Cotswolds is always a welcome break. Whether you’re travelling as a family, a couple or as a group there’s one activity you have to participate in, and best of all – it’s free. Home to some of the UK’s...

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Our Cotswold Summer Festival Guide

The Cotswolds is a great place to visit at any time of year, but once the summer season starts there is even more to enjoy as the festival season begins too. Whether you’re into music, food or even the circus – there’s something on for everyone in the Cotswolds this...

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Burford: Shop Local

If you’ve never been to Burford before, then perhaps it’s time you did. An excellent example of a picturesque Cotswolds village, you’ll be delighted by the countryside architecture, historic sites and friendly welcome. With plenty to see and do, Burford is an...

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