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10 Things to do in Gloucester

We had the hardest job coming up with ten things to do in Gloucester not because there isn’t anything to do but because there are so many things to do, places to see, people to meet as they say. We decided to sit down with a cup of tea and discuss the places we have […]

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

A History of Gloucestershire Weather

As we’ve slipped into another spell of unseasonal freezing weather with snow and ice, we thought it would be interesting to look at some of the weather events that have shaped the county through the years and how the prevailing weather systems from the southwest affect aspects of Gloucestershire life. Of course, it would not […]

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Harry Potter filmed in Gloucestershire

6 Interesting Facts About Gloucestershire

There are so many interesting facts and figures about Gloucestershire and we come across new ones from time to time. It is always so interesting to find out global impact from long ago events or little snippets of information that add interest to the different places of interest that can be visited around the county. […]

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Rainy Days: Dr Foster (who went to Gloucester!)

Rainy Days in Gloucestershire

Naturally enough, whenever anyone decides to take a trip away somewhere they consider the weather. If you are visiting England especially during the winter months you can expect to experience some rainy weather. Our cosy holiday cottage will surround you with charm and warmth and Gloucestershire will provide you with an abundance of local attractions […]

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Visit us in June, July and August for Special Celebrations!

During June, July and August Great Britain will be celebrating in style with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the Olympic Games. Gloucestershire has put on some special events to make your visit extra special in Gloucester Cathedral, Sudeley Castle and in many other attractions. At Birdland in Bourton-on-the-Water, a special quiz to mark the Queen’s […]

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Learn history firsthand in Gloucester!

Gloucester has many wonderful attractions and activities to choose from today, and many of these are built around its fascinating history. When you are in the area, it would be a shame to miss out on a visit to this interesting city. You can choose to see heritage sites which are centuries old or take […]

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Gloucester post 13th Century

As discussed in the previous article, the history of Gloucester can be traced to the period when it was a Roman town. It lies around the first point where it became possible to cross the River Severn. This made the place a natural location for building a town. This article is going to look at […]

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Gloucestershire on Country Tracks

Yesterday’s Country Tracks with Liz Bonnin on BBC One was the second episode in the series and it took her through our beautiful county of Gloucestershire. Did you see it?! (more…)

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Cheltenham Literature festival and the history of Cooks Green Cottage

So, it’s that time of year again and crowds are flocking from all corners of the globe to our little Cheltenham for the literary festival. I have been to a couple of events so far and one in particular raised interesting points about buildings and got me thinking about our own cottage and its personality… […]

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A wonderful week at your lovely green cottage

Dear Su & Len We’ve spent a wonderful week at your lovely green cottage! Thank you very much for inviting us to your great barbecue on Sunday. We love your black cat that visited us. It is a nice place from which to explore. We’ve visited Gloucester Cathedral, Oxford Christ Church College and Stratford-on-Avon. We […]

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