Stargazing in the Cotswolds

January 8, 2018 | Katharine

Because of the low light pollution and many remote, peaceful spots to be found, the Cotswolds has been labelled as one of the best places in the UK to go stargazing. It’s not often that we take time out of our busy lives to just sit and watch the world go by, or in this […]

4 Cotswold Castles and Palaces for a winter visit

January 2, 2018 | Katharine

It’s a new year and what better and more majestic way to spend some free time than visiting one of the imposing and beautiful castles and palaces that lie in the Cotswolds. Unfortunately though some of the castles tend to close for the winter months and re-open around March, but we’ve found a handful below […]

Lacock Village

December 27, 2017 | Katharine

If you’ve not visited the Cotswold village of Lacock then you really must put in on your to do list. Lacock is owned by the National Trust and is situated just three miles south of Chippenham, but once you arrive you’ll feel a million miles away from, well anywhere really. A small sign off the […]

8 Things that will Ring True if you’re from The Cotswolds

December 18, 2017 | Katharine

The Cotswolds to many all over the world bring to mind images of beautiful stone cottages, rolling countryside, quaint boutiques and coffee shops selling afternoon teas galore. These images certainly wouldn’t be wrong, but if you’re from the Cotswolds you’ll have a lot more little secrets about the place than a visitor could ever know […]

The Top 5 Places for a Christmas Meal in the Cotswolds

December 11, 2017 | Katharine

December has arrived so we are now officially allowed to enjoy all things Christmas! Present buying commences, trees go up, cupboards fill with mince pies and chocolates and glasses of mulled wine are poured. Many of us head out for food and drinks at this festive time of year, perhaps you are going for a […]

6 Dog Friendly Pubs in the Cotswolds

December 4, 2017 | Katharine

There is nothing nicer than a good walk followed by a well earned visit to your favourite pub. we don’t want to leave our four legged friends at home when we know they would simply adore to walk with us but unfortunately not all pubs would welcome our little furry folk with open arms. So […]

The Best Christmas Markets to Visit in the Cotswolds

November 27, 2017 | Christopher

November is ticking by and you definitely can’t ignore Christmas looming for too much longer! Whether you’re a Christmas scrooge or you wholeheartedly embrace the festive season, you surely can’t help but love a christmas market? Cotswold christmas markets are some of the most traditional in the country and we’ve chosen our favourites below. Gloucester […]

The 3 Best National Trust Properties to Visit in the Cotswolds

November 20, 2017 | Christopher

The Cotswolds are a beautiful location all year around, from picturesque stone villages with pubs, tea rooms and boutique shops, to rolling hills and plentiful countryside. Abound with National Trust properties to explore you are really spoilt for choice, but which are the best National Trust properties to visit in the Cotswolds? Here are our […]

The Top Five Best Cotswold Villages to Visit

November 13, 2017 | Christopher

The Cotswolds are adorned with beauty, historical villages and towns set in golden Cotswold stone, boutique shops, beautiful old traditional English pubs and rolling fields framed by hills. It’s no wonder you’d want to take a break to the Cotswolds for some peace and relaxation, but which of the Cotswold villages do you choose to […]

Can Modern Brewers keep Traditional English Pubs Thriving?

November 6, 2017 | Christopher

Here in the Cotswold we are very lucky to have a huge array of welcoming, traditional English pubs. There is nothing quite like the familiar smell, with a cosy, friendly atmosphere, a roaring fire come winter and an alluring beer garden when the sun’s out, we simply love our traditional English pubs. Many of us […]

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