Charity Walks in the Cotswolds

March 19, 2018 | Katharine


Walking is something we obviously all like to do in our spare time, getting some fresh air, moving our bodies and seeing different parts of our planet on foot gives us walkers great pleasure. But have you ever thought about doing a walk to raise money and awareness for one of the many amazing charities […]


Ancient Sites in the Cotswolds

March 12, 2018 | Katharine


There is more to the Cotswolds than just beautiful scenery and quaint, gorgeous little towns and villages, we are talking about the several very significant ancient sites in this area. The Cotswolds are rich in remains from early settlements including Iron Age, Roman villages and over one hundred burial grounds from the Neolithic era scattered […]


The Great Western Steam Railway

March 5, 2018 | Katharine


Here in the Cotswolds we are blessed with beautiful countryside, rolling hills, dark atmospheric forests, an abundance of plant life and wildlife and fabulous pubs and cafes to visit whilst out and about exploring. If that doesn’t make us lucky enough, we also have the Great Western Steam Railway on our doorstep meaning the smell […]


Beautiful Spring Blossom and the Best Places to See it in the Cotswolds

February 26, 2018 | Katharine


There is nothing that quite signals spring like seeing the trees filled with breathtakingly beautiful spring blossom. Starting to unfold in late February blackthorn flowers break the long baron winter with March bringing the delicate white flowers of pear, plum and damson trees. April and May see blooms of pink flowers from the cherry trees […]


How to Survive Race Week in the Cotswolds

February 19, 2018 | Katharine


If you’re a Cotswold local then you will either love or hate race week. Race week is when up to 200,000 people descend on the Cotswolds, primarily Cheltenham, for a week of horse racing that comes to a close on Gold Cup Day. The streets of Cheltenham are filled with tweed clothing, Barbour jackets, suited […]


6 of the Most Beautiful Cotswold Gardens to Visit this Spring

February 12, 2018 | Katharine


The country is starting to breath a sigh of relief as winter fades away and we can start to look forward to Spring. Glimpses of sun and warmer days, birds singing and flowers starting to think about peeking out, tease us with thoughts of warmer days. There are some simply beautiful places to visit in […]


10 Reasons to Visit the Cotswolds

February 5, 2018 | Katharine


If you’re planning a UK break this year then you should definitely think about a visit to the Cotswolds. Centrally located in the Midlands, it is easy to get to from most parts of the UK, its big enough to have lots of choice of where to stay and what to visit, and its simply […]


The 6 Best Places to go for Afternoon Tea in the Cotswolds

January 29, 2018 | Katharine


Whether you are heading to the Cotswolds for a weekend away or you’re a frequent visitor to this beautiful part of the world, you probably won’t have missed the fact that afternoon tea in the Cotswolds is big business. With so many beautiful villages and towns boasting lots of fabulous eateries, pubs and tea rooms […]


The 5 Best Hill Walks in the Cotswolds

January 22, 2018 | Katharine


The Cotswolds has a never ending list of beautiful walks amid the rolling hills, cute villages and forests, but there is really something quite special about talking a hill walk. Do you love the challenge of the climb or perhaps it’s the views you get from the top that motivate you to hill walk, whatever […]


5 Walks Around Broadway

January 15, 2018 | Katharine


If you imagine the Cotswolds with quaint stone buildings, beautifully kept gardens, cobbled alleyways with tiny boutiques and tea rooms, then you are basically imagining Broadway. This fine example of a Cotswold village has renowned hotels, fantastic shops to browse, some great places to eat and drink and many places to visit and things to […]


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