IMG_2764bWe are very excited to announce a brand new property which will be shortly available – and it’s a real treasure!! New to the holiday market and the latest addition to Jigsaw Holidays, Chapel Cottage is a charming Grade II listed, early 17th Century Cotswold stone cottage situated in the picturesque and popular village of Bourton-on-the-Water.

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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’ markets and craft fairs every Wednesday and Saturday. So why not meander down the cobbled chipping steps and enjoy all that the ‘mop fairs’ have to offer.

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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 the oldest buildings in
the town.

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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 opportunity I get.

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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 ebbing away….

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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 there.

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Festivals with a difference

For those of us who are a little beyond our Reading or Glastonbury days, we suggest combining your week-end escape or family holiday this year with one of the many cultural events taking place across the Cotswolds arts scene.

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Drama in the Cotswolds…..

If like us you enjoyed the excellent BBC production Wolf Hall and more recently Sunday evenings spent glued to a compelling reprise of 70’s Poldark, you may be surprised to learn that much of the grand house filming takes place in our very own Cotswolds…

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A good read….

reading book by fireplaceNot just a pretty face, the Cotswolds is equally as capable of feeding the mind as it is the soul… Literary types in search of cerebral stimulation can look forward to the Bath Literary Festival later this month and the Oxford literary festival in March. Even charming Chipping Norton has joined the big boys with its very own Chippy Lit Fest in April.

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Springtime….

With snowdrops galore and just a little over a month before clocks go forward, our minds are turning to spring…

iStock_000005656428_LargeLambing week is in full swing at Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park but this is just one of the many events around the Cotswolds at this time of year.

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