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Cosy Cotswold Cottages

Cosy Cotswold Cottages

Why not hunker down in a cosy Cotswold cottage this winter? Take a long walk in the crisp winter air, then return to a honey stone cottage and enjoy a glass of wine or a cup of tea next to a roaring fire. We have curated a small selection of the cosiest cottages to whet your appetite.

Christmas Gift Guide

Cotswold Christmas Gift Guide

Why not make someone’s Christmas that extra bit special this year and give them a unique Cotswold gift? From Cotswold tipples and handmade crafts, unique Cotswold experiences and annual attraction passes, there’s something for everyone this Christmas!

10 Great Tastes of the Cotswolds

Great Tastes of the Cotswolds

The Cotswold countryside is not only spectacular to look at, but supports and inspires some of the best producers in the land: from vines and organic vegetables that grow directly from Cotswold soil to whisky made from locally grown barley. The Cotswolds also nurtures brilliant bakers, ice cream makers and curers of meat. Here are ten producers we thought you ought to know a little more about.

Discover Cirencester this Winter

Discover Cirencester this winter

Winter is a magical time of year here in the Cotswolds, so why not visit the beautiful market town of Cirencester, the 'Capital of the Cotswolds'. There is plenty to explore and discover: a rich history going right back to Roman times, a wonderful arts centre, two theatres, parks and grounds, outdoor markets, fabulous independent shops, great places to eat & drink and to stay in.

The Town Hall & Buttercross in Witney

Discover Witney - a wonderful Cotswold surprise

Discover a hidden Cotswold gem and head to historic Witney for an unforgettable getaway. Tucked away on the eastern edge of the Cotswolds, Witney is rich in history, packed with independent cafes, restaurants and shops and has a charming, bustling, market town atmosphere.

The Cotswolds will be full to bursting with amazing events this autumn and it’s a great chance to get out and about in the late summer sunshine and soak up the festival atmosphere.

Ten fabulous autumn events in the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds will be full to bursting with amazing events this autumn and it’s a great chance to get out and about in the late summer sunshine and soak up the festival atmosphere.

Whatley Manor

Escape to the Cotswolds

Nights away in beautiful Cotswold hotels are here again!  And many hotels have gone all out to give you the safety and seclusion you deserve.  So get away from the crowds, enjoy intimate spaces with the ones you love and soak up good old Cotswolds hospitality once again.  

Libby Rak Gallery of Jewellery, Woodstock’s only jewellery store, draws customers from far and wide who are attracted by stylish designs and super sparkly jewellery.

Woodstock's Precious Gem

Libby Rak Gallery of Jewellery is the jewel in the crown of Woodstock’s creative and entrepreneurial community and a showcase for the best in British design and craftsmanship. 

Sudeley Castle Cottages

Summer Stays

Take the stress out of your holiday this year and spend an unforgettable summer in the beautiful Cotswolds.  Whatever you’re looking for – from quirky glamping to lakeside living, historic homes to stunning Cotswold cottages – you’ll be amazed at the fabulous array of self-catering accommodation on offer.

Easter in the Cotswolds

Easter in the Cotswolds

There’s no better time to embrace the great outdoors and start soaking up the spring sunshine than Easter. And there’s no better place to do that than the beautiful Cotswolds – full to bursting with things to do and places to go over the Easter holidays.

Wonderful Winchcombe

Wonderful Winchcombe

Escape the crowds and head to beautiful Winchcombe for a truly Cotswold experience. Home to magnificent Sudeley Castle and Gardens, it’s a Walkers Welcome town and has been a mecca for tourists since the Middle Ages visiting the tomb of St Kenelm.  Now it boasts beautiful Cotswold streets full to bursting with independent shops, galleries and eateries as well as some lovely places to stay.

A walk back in time

A walk back in time

A walk back in time 
A walk from Winchcombe up to the evocative Belas Knap, a spectacular stone age tomb. From here the superb views explain why 5,000 years ago a Stone Age Briton chose it as the ideal spot to spend eternity.

A Spring in your step

A Spring in your step

A Spring in your step
A great little walk circular walk from Winchcombe, Walking Capital of the Cotswolds

Another year, another walking festival

Another year, another walking festival

Another year, another Winchcombe Cotswolds Walking Festival - a guest blog from Winchcombe Welcomes Walkers telling the story of organising the first festival 11 years ago...

Spring gardens of the Cotswolds

Spring Gardens

There’s no better time to take a break in the Cotswolds than early spring.  After such a mild winter, our gorgeous gardens are already showing the first signs of spring, and there are so many gorgeous hotels offering special springtime deals!  With some of the world’s best known and beautiful gardens – many full to bursting with snowdrops and thousands of other gorgeous spring bulbs – spring into the Cotswolds this February.

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