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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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Sudeley Castle

Sudeley Castle & Gardens

Sudeley Castle & Gardens, located in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, is set within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the rolling landscape of the Cotswolds. Sudeley Castle is a beautiful Grade I listed building that was built in the 15th Century and it has played a significant role in the history of England. Standing within […]

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Cycle path in Gloucestershire

Cycling in Gloucestershire

Cycling in Gloucestershire is a very popular past time and many of our guests at Cooks Green Cottage bring their bicycles with them when they come to stay. We have a secure, brick outhouse with a lock to store bicycles safely in the dry and of course our outdoor space is ideal for giving bicycles […]

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Gloucestershire Steam Fair

Local Vintage Steam Fairs

There is nothing quite like it in this great little part of the world of ours. A day out at a steam fair or steam rally is high on our list of fabulous things to do when visiting Cooks Green Cottage. For those not familiar with steam fairs, a steam fair or rally is an […]

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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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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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Badminton House

Badminton House

One of the most famous landmarks in Gloucestershire is Badminton House the seat of the Dukes of Beaufort since the 17th century. The Badminton Estate is situated in the most perfect Gloucestershire countryside and is the home of the current Duke and Duchess of Beaufort. The Beauforts moved to Badminton House after the previous family […]

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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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English Heritage sites in Gloucestershire

Ancient English Heritage Sites in Gloucestershire

For those who are unaware of English Heritage, they are an organisation who is known officially as the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England. They are a public body sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media, and Sport and are best known for the care of the National Heritage Collection of monuments and historic […]

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