Category : The Cotswolds

Holiday ideas for the Cotswolds

A Cottage Holiday in the Cotswolds…With Kids!

Children playing in the village stream

When you think of the Cotswolds you might picture romantic roaring fires, weathered stone churches and miles of rolling countryside. All of that is there, however the Cotswolds is more than just a top choice for a romantic weekend break, it is also a fantastic destination for a fun filled family holiday with plenty to keep […]

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Great Doggie Days Out In The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds is incredibly dog friendly which is hardly surprising considering it is one of England’s most rural regions. A vast outdoor playground with miles of tracks, trails and footpaths across its rolling countryside, this beautiful region is a walkers paradise and an ideal holiday destination for dog owners. Peppered with honey-coloured villages and ancient […]

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Great Days Out In The Cotswolds

Whilst many of us know and love the Cotswolds for its beautiful rolling countryside, honey coloured villages and fantastic gastro pubs, it also has more than its fair share of tourist attractions. As the country’s largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, its quintessentially English landscape provides great opportunities for outdoor pursuits and is peppered with […]

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The Spectacular Secret Gardens of The British Isles

As a nation of garden lovers, the UK has more public gardens than any other country according to VisitEngland. From the oldest Botanic Garden in the City of Oxford to the modern day magic of the Eden Project in Cornwall, the UK offers plenty of opportunities for inspiration in our great British gardens. Whether you […]

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The largest AONB of them all – The Cotswolds

Centrally located in the south-western region of the UK and bordering the counties of Worcestershire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Somerset, Gloucestershire and Warwickshire, the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty spans a distance of 90 miles long and 25 miles across, with its highest point reaching heights of 1,083ft. Awarded as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, […]

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We all love a good book on holiday, especially if set in your holiday location

Reading a book in a hammock

Over the years, the UK’s stunning landscape has inspired many writers who have brought the UK’s glorious landscape alive for so many literary lovers. For anyone planning a visit to one of the many UK holiday destinations on offer, why not pick up a novel set in your chosen location and enjoy reading about the […]

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Stratford-upon-Avon: Is This The Most Romantic Holiday Destination in Britain?

New Place Gardens in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. The cottage gardens and gravel path are on the site of Shakespeare's last home where he died in 1616.

Stratford-upon-Avon is arguably the most romantic destination in Britain. After all, this is a town that produced William Shakespeare, the inventor of sonnets and writer of some of the most passion fuelled plays in history. Cobbled streets twist through some of the best preserved Tudor and Jacobean buildings in the world. Stratford is a jewel […]

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Book a break away and burn off some calories!

January, notoriously, is a month when we reproach ourselves for over indulging during the festive season and start to think about the new years resolutions we made to shed a few pounds and get a little fitter. Unfortunately it is also a month when we are left feeling a little ‘flat’ and demotivated after all the celebrations, so […]

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Escaping from London for the weekend

With such a fast pace of life in London, it can do you the world of good to have a change of scenery and get away for the weekend. There are plenty of great places to visit and the pure diversity of the English landscape makes it a fantastic playground for many different pastimes and […]

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