Tag Archives: Cotswolds
Booking a Holiday Cottage - Gloucestershire, near Cotswolds

What You Should Know About Booking a Holiday Cottage

Many people have not experienced booking a holiday cottage before and may not know how to go about things or even whether it would be a suitable option for them. In this article, we put our experience to good use to provide a guide for first time visitors to booking a holiday cottage. Once this […]

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Pittville Pump Room in Cheltenham, Cotswolds

Taking the Waters of Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds

After the excesses of feasting and over indulgence at Christmas and New Year, most of us are frantically making resolutions to lose a few pounds, take up exercise, or live more healthily. Of course looking back to the heyday of the famous spa towns of Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds, “taking the waters” was a popular […]

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Cirencester Market Square

Cirencester Market Square

One thing we have all looked forward to for a long time is the revamp of Cirencester’s market place. This famous landmark is set to be transformed back to its agricultural roots in a long awaited £1 million overhaul. Cirencester, often known as the capital of the Cotswolds, has been waiting more than forty years […]

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Cheltenham's Christmas Market

Christmas in Gloucestershire

Imagine sitting by a real fire on Christmas Eve with a glass of mulled wine, and a Christmas tree aglow with twinkling fairy lights. While the dog is curled up blissfully on the hearth and the children are drinking bedtime hot chocolate, it is time to relax as you watch the flames and listen to […]

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Morris Dancing

Morris Dancing in Gloucestershire

Morris dancing takes place all over England and has done since antiquity. It is particularly associated with the Cotswold area, where the most evolved form of Morris dancing is still found. The Morris dance is a type of peculiarly English folk dance accompanied by music. It consists of rhythmic steps and the execution of choreographed […]

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The Forest of Dean

Gloucestershire Holidays

To experience the essence of England, Gloucestershire holidays are one way to capture all that is the best of the English countryside and way of life. Sleepy villages, spectacular scenery, fresh country produce, charming cottages, stately homes, fine architecture, and natural spas are just some of the attractions that Gloucestershire holidays offer. Situated in the […]

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The Pudding Club at The Three Ways House Hotel, Mickleton

The Pudding Club

England is famous for its clubs and esoteric societies some of which are downright eccentric. Chipping Camden in the Cotswolds is home to The Pudding Club where enthusiasts for all things sweet but mostly for proper puddings meet twice a month to indulge a passion for nursery afters. At least forty or fifty people attend […]

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The Cotswold Arms in Burford

Eating at Cotswold Pubs and Inns

The entire Cotswolds area, which is spread over six counties in England, and is known as the “Heart of England”. At Cooks Green Holiday Cottage, we are privileged to be amongst the best that England has to offer and Gloucestershire particularly. The rolling wolds and countryside are second to none and the sleepy quaint villages […]

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Dog Friendly Pubs Around Gloucestershire

If you are one of our visitors to Cooks Green Holiday Cottage who has small children or likes to bring their family dog with them, we have some good news for you. You may have discovered it is sometimes difficult to find somewhere that welcomes children and dogs in the evenings if you want to […]

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Stow-on the-Wold

Stow-on the-Wold stands on top of a 700 foot hill at the junction of seven major roads including the famous Roman Fosse Way. Always famed for the livestock markets where once 20,000 sheep were traded at one time, the area is still famous for its twice-yearly horse fairs. It is mostly Travellers and Gypsies that […]

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