Tag Archives: Cheltenham
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Short-Term Accommodation in Gloucestershire

Are you coming to Gloucestershire for a short term contract? Maybe need something for a few months while house hunting near Cheltenham/Gloucester/Tewkesbury? Or perhaps you’re coming here to study and need medium to short-term accommodation? Our cottage could be perfect for you. It has been a holiday let for the last 10 years, but right […]

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Holst conducts the tents at Cheltenham Literature Festival 2013

Cheltenham Festivals

The festival for which Cheltenham is most famous is the festival of horse racing at Cheltenham racecourse. Four days of sporting greatness is played out featuring a wide cast of people and horses including the annual Irish invasion. Cheltenham is also home to many other festivals across a broad spectrum of interests including music, science, […]

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Cheltenham Town Hall

Cheltenham Town Hall

It comes as no surprise that Cheltenham is in the top twenty of places for tourists to visit in England. Right from the very beginning when a natural spring was found, Cheltenham has drawn flocks of visitors as indeed it did pigeons that drank regularly from the spring leading to the discovery that would make […]

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Gustav Holst statue in Cheltenham. His Birthpalce Museum is located in Cheltenham.

50 things to do in Cheltenham

Here is a complete guide of 50 things to do in Cheltenham! This list of completely random places and events in Cheltenham (and within a mile or two) is split in to 5 parts and designed to whet your appetite to some of the splendid ways to pass the time while staying at Cooks Green […]

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Cheltenham Cricket Festival

Cheltenham Cricket Festival

Is there anything more quintessentially English in the summer than cricket? From village green to professional stadium, the summer months are the perfect time to experience this game that has stood the test of time and been exported to so many corners of the globe. Whenever you need a taste of British summer time in […]

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The Cheltenham Weather

Whether you are visiting from abroad or resident in the UK, it is always useful to know what the weather will be like during the time of year you are visiting. While Cheltenham follows the trends for the overall British climate, local conditions can be different from the rest of the country and on the […]

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Our Dogs, Bob and Pula in the fields behind our dog friendly cottage!

Dog Friendly Cottages in Gloucestershire

For many pet owners, this time of year brings the question of what to do with their pets while they go on holiday. Nobody likes the idea of leaving the furry family pet in kennels or a cattery however well looked after they are so many people are looking at dog friendly cottages where they […]

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Sandford Parks Lido Plaque

Sandford Park Lido

We have been pulling out the old bathing suits and swimming goggles in anticipation of a trip to Sandford Parks Lido. We were all set for the opening day at the beginning of May but its been a bit chilly for us so far, although of course if we had not wimped out, we could […]

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Day Trips from Cheltenham

Because of our wonderful location in Gloucestershire, we are ideally based for our visitors to take a variety of day trips either under their own steam or with some of the tour companies in the area. Coach Day trips are inexpensive and you will be able to see the countryside while experienced tour guides look […]

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Abram Wilson & The Delta Blues Project at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival

Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2013

Book early at Cooks Green Cottage as the Cheltenham Jazz Festival is always a popular event that draws a huge crowd of music loving families from across the UK and the world. The festival which runs from May 1st bank holiday to 6th May this year 2013 represents the start of the summer for Cheltenham […]

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