Cotswold News

News and Events from Across the Region

The Hare wins the race……

We’re always on the look out for anything new in the Cotswolds and when it involves food, it’s always cause for excitement & celebration. Hare at Milton-under-Wychwood. Located as it is in the Burford, Stow, Chipping Norton triangle it has some illustrious company... read more

Four legged friends welcome

We are pleased to announce that the popular property of Posting House Barn is now pet friendly so there’s no need to leave your four legged friend at home If you like all the amenities on your doorstep then you couldn’t chose a better cottage.  Just a... read more

Linger in Tetbury

Truly in the heart of the Cotswolds, like many of its neighbours, the thriving market town of Tetbury came to life with the growth of the Cotswold wool trade. It boasts a wealth of architectural heritage, including its iconic market house which plays host to farmers’... read more

A different kind of Broadway…

No neon lights here, located as it is at the gateway to the Cotswolds and just 2 hours from London, Broadway is an easy escape from the hussle and bustle and strolling along its attractive High Street you’ll soon find distractions aplenty and feel the cares and stress... read more

Spotlight on Chipping Campden

Chipping Campden is the most beautiful and unspoilt Cotswold market town. The thatched cottages and rich history attract visitors from far flung countries. For me, it‘s all the fabulous places to indulge my taste buds and watch the world go by that bring me back every... read more

The Tyne Hill Experience

It’s never been easier to live like a local – having been the owners much loved home for more than twenty years, we’re able to share the inside secrets and local knowledge that make this area such a find. For a start, the local village has an open all hours shop and a... read more

And all that jazz….

Tickets for the Cheltenham Jazz Festival are now on sale. It’s been on the go for 20 years now so it’s no surprise to see names like Jamie Cullum, Elkie Brookes, Corinne Bailey Rae and Courtney Pine in the line up. With a reputation for bringing icons of the jazz... read more

Cotswold Farmer’s Markets

It’s really nothing new, our mothers were doing it and our grandmothers certainly were but thank heavens for the foodie revolution which means that most of us are keen to know where the food we enjoy on our plate actually comes from and just as importantly, how it got... read more

Hooky gold….

As Cotswold locals we like to think we know a fair bit about the area but recently we took the opportunity to explore a lesser known corner of the region. The launch of the main house at Tyne Hill gave us the excuse to sample the amber nectar at the nearby (it’s just... read more

Come join the Stowaways…

Stow on the Wold is a wonderful small market town steeped in history, having been very much part of The English Civil war. There are many narrow stone alleyways, which were traditionally used for herding and counting sheep on their way to market, lined with some of... read more

Santa’s steamings…

A great family tradition for us, the guys at Great Western Railway have come up with two tremendous options for getting the kids to see Santa, guaranteed to raise Christmas excitement levels. You can either travel by steam train from Cheltenham Racecourse to... read more

Enchanted Christmas

If you’re searching for a Christmas experience that’s both unique as well as enjoyable, think Westonbirt Arboretum near Tetbury. From now until the 20th December, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening you can follow a mile long illuminated trail through the... read more

Beautiful Broadway

The Cotswolds is blessed with beautiful towns & villages, many with a range of outstanding independent shops and galleries. Broadway is no exception, making it the perfect destination to source unusual and thoughtful gifts. Those in the know head to Broadway on... read more

Get festive in Bourton-on-the-Water

A sure sign that the festive season has begun with a vengeance is the erection of Bourton’s famous Christmas tree – we wonder how many towns and villages across the country can boast a tree rooted in a river? The result is simply spectacular, not to mention magical as... read more

Cleeveley Christmas

Tucked away in the hamlet of Holwell just a shade over 3 miles from the centre of Burford and just 2.5 miles via the delightfully named Hen n Chick Lane to the centre of the picturesque village of Shilton where you’ll find the obligatory inn – The Rose &... read more

It’s panto time!

For many of us lucky enough to live in the Cotswolds, Christmas just isn’t Christmas unless you’ve been to the ‘Chippy’ panto. This year it’s Robin Hood and it runs from now until 10th January. It may be provincial but the offerings at Chipping Norton Theatre never... read more

Roman Christmas

If you’ve never been to the Corinium Museum in Cirencester, it really is worth a visit and this December they have lots planned to create some festive fun. There’s a whole series of exhibitions, films, talks and events planned. A particular favourite is the variety... read more