Tag Archives: Cheltenham
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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Pittville Pump Room in Cheltenham, Cotswolds

Taking the Waters of Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds

After the excesses of feasting and over indulgence at Christmas and New Year, most of us are frantically making resolutions to lose a few pounds, take up exercise, or live more healthily. Of course looking back to the heyday of the famous spa towns of Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds, “taking the waters” was a popular […]

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Cheltenham's Christmas Market

Christmas in Gloucestershire

Imagine sitting by a real fire on Christmas Eve with a glass of mulled wine, and a Christmas tree aglow with twinkling fairy lights. While the dog is curled up blissfully on the hearth and the children are drinking bedtime hot chocolate, it is time to relax as you watch the flames and listen to […]

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The Forest of Dean

Gloucestershire Holidays

To experience the essence of England, Gloucestershire holidays are one way to capture all that is the best of the English countryside and way of life. Sleepy villages, spectacular scenery, fresh country produce, charming cottages, stately homes, fine architecture, and natural spas are just some of the attractions that Gloucestershire holidays offer. Situated in the […]

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Fishing in Gloucestershire

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 […]

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Pittville Pump Room in Cheltenham, Cotswolds

Cheltenham Spa

Cheltenham may not have existed as a spa town if it were not for some sharp-sighted observers who noticed a flock of particularly healthy looking pigeons pecking around in a field at the outer edge of the settlement in 1715. On further investigation, it was discovered the area where the birds were flocking contained a […]

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Abram Wilson & The Delta Blues Project at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival

Cheltenham Jazz Festival Accommodation

Contact us below to book in to Cooks Green Holiday Cottage for the Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2012. Coming up in May we’ve got Cheltenham Jazz Festival. One of Cheltenham’s main annual festivals, this really is a treat for music lovers and is one the highlights of the European jazz calendar. With the likes of Paloma […]

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Cheltenham Festival

At Prestbury Park in March, the famous festival of horseracing takes place. Cheltenham Festival is four days of top class jump racing against the backdrop of the Cotswold Hills in Gloucestershire. For those four days it also becomes the second home to thousands of Irish race goers who travel across the “little pond” to England […]

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Great Theatres Near Us

One of the most renowned Gloucestershire arts and entertainment venues is the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham. It offers attendees a full line-up of performances, shows and special events covering the various genres of arts from opera, dance, drama and ballet to music and comedy. There is also the ever popular family panto. The theatre was […]

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