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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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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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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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