Nothing could be more relaxing than a spot of fishing when staying at Cooks Green Holiday Cottage. Whether you are an enthusiast or beginner, a lazy day at one of Gloucestershire’s fine lakes or rivers could be just the way to idle away a few hours in picturesque locations. Take a fine picnic of local [...]
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 [...]
Sometimes when visiting a new area it is fun and interesting to know some of the lesser-known facts that are not usually mentioned in the tourist guides. You may even be compelled to visit some of these lesser-known places for something a little different. Gloucestershire has its fair share of hidden gems and history, so [...]
We’re delighted to announce that, apart from a week in November, and a couple of weeks each in both December and January, Cooks Green Holiday Cottage is now booked up until the end of the April of 2012. Having filled up for the whole first quarter of the year, April the 28th 2012 is currently [...]
The River Severn is the longest river in Britain, from source to tidal waters and it is about one hundred and eighty miles (that is 290km) long. The River Severn estuary adds about another forty miles (64km) to the river’s total length. The River Severn rises near the River Wye around the northeastern slopes of [...]
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 [...]
The Benedictine monastery ‘Odda’s chapel‘ is a Grade 1 listed building located within the heritage protected ‘Deerhurst Monastic Site’ in Deerhurst. This site holds the chapel, Priory and St Mary’s Church. It was Earl Odda who built the chapel, a Saxon church, to rest the soul of his brother Aelfric, who died on 22 December [...]
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?!