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Discover the wonderful light displays across the Cotswolds this Christmas

Christmas Lights

Discover the wonderful light displays across the Cotswolds this Christmas

Celebrate the best in the Cotswolds - nominations now open for the Cotswolds Awards 2019

The Cotswolds Awards 2019

We're celebrating the best of the Cotswolds, so if you want to praise a hotel where you enjoyed a wonderful stay, an attraction that really wowed you or a restaurant whose food just blew you away - or anything else that made your visit to the Cotswolds unforgettable - then now’s your chance.

There’s no getting away from it - the nights are drawing in and there’s a definite crisp feel to the mornings!  So wrap up in your new winter coat and start planning for the most wonderful time of the year…

A Cotswold Christmas

There’s no getting away from it - the nights are drawing in and there’s a definite crisp feel to the mornings!  So here in the beautiful Cotswolds we say embrace the new season – wrap up in your new winter coat and start planning for the most wonderful time of the year…

It’s the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness – and there’s nowhere better to soak up the sights, sounds and tastes of autumn than the beautiful Cotswolds countryside.

Autumn in the Cotswolds

It’s the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness – and there’s nowhere better to soak up the sights, sounds and tastes of autumn than the beautiful Cotswolds countryside.  From chilly walks through our glorious woodland and arboreta to cosying up with a hot drink (or something cheeky!) enjoying fabulous Cotswolds food and drink, you’ll be spoilt for choice of ways to spend this magical time of year.  

To quote the musical sensation Jessie J, it’s ‘not about the money’ in the Cotswolds – or it doesn’t have to be!  There are plenty of things you can do for free, which means you can make the most of your precious holiday time without breaking the bank.

Free in the Cotswolds

To quote the musical sensation Jessie J, it’s ‘not about the money’ in the Cotswolds – or it doesn’t have to be!  There are plenty of things you can do for free, which means you can make the most of your precious holiday without breaking the bank.

Get active in the Cotswolds this summer

Active Cotswolds

There’s nowhere quite like the Cotswolds for exploring breath-taking countryside and discovering our great outdoors.  And there’re few places with so many incredible ways to get around and keep active during your summer holiday…. 

Make the most of the long summer holidays by finding a little bit of time for some rest and relaxation.  You’ll be spoilt for choice for luxurious places to go, as well as a wonderful selection of gorgeous spas and treatments to make yourself feel truly pampered!

Cotswold Luxury

Make the most of the long summer holidays by finding a little bit of time for some rest and relaxation.  You’ll be spoilt for choice for luxurious places to go, as well as a wonderful selection of gorgeous spas and treatments to make yourself feel truly pampered!  

Fabulous ideas guaranteed to keep the kids entertained in the Cotswolds (photo Olivia Williams).

Kid friendly Cotswolds

As the long summer holiday looms and thoughts turn to how to keep the kids occupied during the warm weather, we’ve a whole host of fabulous ideas guaranteed to keep them entertained in the Cotswolds.  From cookery schools and festivals to the chance to dress up as a medieval Knight – the only problem will be choosing which activity to do!

Here in the Cotswolds we’re blessed to be home to a fantastic number of world-class gardens, bringing colour, interest and floral inspiration throughout much of the year.

Cotswold Gardens

Here in the Cotswolds we’re home to a fantastic number of world-class gardens, bringing colour, interest and floral inspiration throughout much of the year.  But it’s at the height of summer they really come into their own, providing stunning places to explore.  So grab your camera and the sun cream and make a beeline for our beautiful gardens this summer.

If tucking into artisan food and drink is your idea of the perfect weekend break, then make a beeline for the Cotswolds.

Eat, drink and be

If tucking into artisan food and drink is your idea of the perfect weekend break, then make a beeline for the Cotswolds.  With distilleries, breweries and a whole host of fabulous food producers, you’ll be spoilt for choice for places to indulge your passion!

From fabulous food to exciting days out, the Cotswolds have something for every dad – whatever his interest or passion.

All About Dad

With Father’s Day fast approaching, you’ll find a whole host of wonderful experiences guaranteed to make him feel like the most important man in the world! From fabulous food to exciting days out, the Cotswolds have something for every dad – whatever his interest or passion.

Cotswold Walks

Walk the Cotswolds

Did you know the Cotswolds have more than five thousand kilometres of footpaths and rights of way – as well as fabulous National Trails like the Cotswold Way and Thames Path?  With Walkers Welcome towns and villages too, is it any wonder the Cotswolds are the number one place for a walking break – whatever your age or ability?

The Merry Month of May

The Merry Month of May

May is the full moon of  Cotswold quirkiness as grown men and women lug wool sacks uphill, roll cheeses downhill, push each other round in prams while wearing pyjamas, dance in bowler hats with bells on their legs (accompanied by someone with a fruitcake on a sword?!?) and kick each other’s shins!

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