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Horse racing and the Cheltenham Gold Cup

Accommodation during Gold Cup week is often hard to come by with thousands of people flocking to Cheltenham. Cooks Green Cottage is a lovely countryside base for festival goers with 5 country pubs within a mile walk, and a 9 mile drive to Cheltenham racecourse. We have put up many happy racegoers so don’t hesitate […]

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White Christmas at Cooks Green Cottage

Merry Christmas and a happy new year from Cooks Green Cottage! Below are a selection of pictures of the cottage in the snow and our dogs enjoying the white garden and surrounding countryside. (more…)

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Newly insulated roof

According to the Energy Saving Trust, more than 40% of all the heat lost in an average home is through the loft space and walls, and up to 25% heat loss is through the loft/roof space. Also, more than half the homes in the UK have insufficient levels of insulation. (more…)

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Football and a special day today

Twenty years ago today my live football fascination began. It was my first outing to a paid match (having previously watched my dad play at Apperley village hall for Apperley FC). The game was at White Hart Lane where a Spurs team containing Paul Gascoigne and Gary Lineker beat Sheffield United 4-0. Paul Walsh scored […]

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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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New Cooks Green Cottage blog

Today we have launched this new blog page where we can keep you updated on all things happening in our lovely little holiday cottage as well as any items of interest such as upcoming events in the local area.

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