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Rousham - just one of the glorious gardens of the Cotswolds (photo by Harpur Garden Images)

Gardens, glorious gardens!

The Cotswolds are home to a whole host of world class gardens renowned for their design, history or – in some cases their royal heritage!  They’re fabulous from the earliest spring days to late autumn and as well as the variety in style – there’s a whole range of ways getting there to soak up the sights and sounds.  And it’s in the height of summer that they really come into their own…..

The Scuttlebrook Wake - just one of the Cotswolds' quirky events (photo by Terry Morgan)

Mad about the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds has some wonderfully quirky events: lugging wool sacks uphill; chasing cheeses downhill; wearing nightshirts and pushing each other around in prams; kicking shins; dropping sticks in rivers; throwing sticks at dolls; and dancing in bowler hats with someone with a fruitcake on a sword?!?!

Still searching for a way to make Father’s Day the best ever?  Then look no further than the beautiful Cotswolds where we’re full to bursting with manly ideas to make your dad’s special day one he’ll never forget.

Men only

Still searching for a way to make Father’s Day the best ever?  Then look no further than the beautiful Cotswolds where we’re full to bursting with manly ideas to make your dad’s special day one he’ll never forget.

Slumping in the Cotswolds

Slumping in the Cotswolds

If you thought the Cotswolds was all stunning hotels with sumptuously comfy bedrooms and fantastic local food in amazing locations then it might be time to think again.  Yes – we have all of that – but if you’re looking for somewhere a little quirky to call home for a night or two, you’ll be spoilt for choice.  So sit back, relax and enjoy a holiday with a difference in the Cotswolds…..

The Royal Gardens at Highgrove

Right Royal Cotswolds

Royals have been falling in love with the Cotswolds for centuries and with stunning countryside and beautiful towns and villages to explore it’s not hard to see why.  So with rumours rife that Prince Harry and his soon-to-be wife Meghan Markle are looking to set up home here, why not follow in their footsteps and treat yourself to a right royal break in the Cotswolds?  If it’s good enough for royalty – it’s good enough for you!

Easter fun in the Cotswolds

Easter fun in the Cotswolds

With the first hint of warmer weather on the way, what better way to celebrate the long Easter weekend than by visiting one of our many wonderful Cotswold attractions?  From new born lambs to egg hunts – there’s something for everyone this Easter…..

Fed up February!

Fed up February!

Shake off those deep winter blues and embrace the incredible array of ‘feel-good’ experiences you can find in the beautiful Cotswolds.  Whether it’s a hit of adrenaline or something more relaxing, you’ll be spoilt for choice for ideas to get through February with a smile on your face!

Mother's Day in the Cotswolds

Mother's Day in the Cotswolds

With the days starting to lengthen and a definite hint of spring in the air, it’s time to show the fabulous mum in your life just why she means the world to you.  Yes, Mother’s Day is just around the corner and the Cotswolds are full to bursting with a whole host of wonderful ways to say ‘I love you’ to your mum…..

The Old School House has just been named the No1 B&B in both the UK and Europe in Tripadvisor's 2018 Travellers' Choice Awards - find out why!

The best B&B in the UK

The Old School House has just been named the No1 B&B in both the UK and Europe in Tripadvisor's 2018 Travellers' Choice Awards - find out why!

Stay a night or two in Cirencester and spend 48 hours exploring the Cotswold towns of Cirencester and Tetbury.

Roman to Royal

Stay a night or two in Cirencester and spend 48 hours exploring the Cotswold towns of Cirencester and Tetbury. But don’t feel limited to just 48 hours - we’d love you to stay longer.

Laurie Lee Wildlife Walk trail in the Slad Valley

Literary Cotswolds

Planning a literary getaway? The Cotswolds has inspired many of our great writers and poets over the centuries. Here’s just a few of the literary connections you can explore on your next visit.

Two legs, four wheels or two wheels? Discover the Cotswolds on foot, by car or by bike.

Two four two

Two legs, four wheels, two wheels? There are lots of very different ways to explore the Cotswolds, just choose your means of transport and then really explore the Cotswolds. 

Discover the glorious gardens of the Cotswolds

Gorgeous gardens of the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds boasts a whole host of world-class gardens of all shapes, designs and sizes giving you the option to enjoy one or two in a day – or stay for a week and see them all!  And it doesn’t matter what time of year you visit – there’s colour, interest and wonderful floral sights from early spring to late autumn.

Some thoughts for Christmas - things to do and gorgeous gifts to buy in the Cotswolds this year.

Christmas gifts and more

Some thoughts for Christmas - things to do and gorgeous gifts to buy in the Cotswolds this year.

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