Tag Archives: Cotswolds

Something Different in Gloucestershire

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 […]

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Cotswold Wildlife Park

Burford’s Cotswold Wildlife Park

Staying at Cooks Green Holiday Cottage will give you a wonderfully relaxing holiday to remember. We are blessed with the history in this area and you will feel like a time traveller exploring ancient places of interest and villages. One place we recommend to our visitors is a visit to Burford and the Cotswold Wildlife […]

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Gloucestershire Recipes

Most areas in any country have regional specialities when it comes to food. In no small part, this would have been down to the availability of local produce. Despite easier availability of foodstuffs, the traditional recipes of a region tend to stick around and become great favourites of residents of the area and some grow […]

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Hot Air Ballooning in Gloucestershire

Ballooning has a real sense of occasion, and a pre-take off glass of champagne helps steady the nerves. Naturally, the pilots stick to a cup of tea or coffee. For a special treat and to see the beautiful Gloucestershire countryside at its best from an incredible vantage point, consider a champagne balloon flight. Most hot […]

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Places to enjoy a walk in Gloucestershire

Taking a walk in the countryside has some great advantages. It is refreshing, healthy, uplifting, and very relaxing. While walking in Gloucestershire you get to enjoy the scenery. You take in the fresh air, experience the gentle breeze, see the beautiful flowers, hear the birds sing, and feel the touch of the countryside. (more…)

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The beautiful Cotswolds region

The region of the Cotswolds was formed by the associated six English counties of Wiltshire, Worcestershire, North East Somerset, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, and Bath. These counties cover an area of about seven hundred and ninety square miles around the upper part of the Southwest side of England. It is known as the country’s largest area of […]

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Gloucester up until the 13th Century

Gloucester is one of the remaining signs of Roman occupation in England. The Romans built a fort to secure crossing of the River Severn at Kingsholm. Unlike other towns, Gloucester was not abandoned when Roman soldiers moved out of Britain. When the Roman soldiers left the fort, the entire site became a town full of […]

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Many happy memories to take away

Thank you for such a warm welcome. The cottage is well equipped and really clean. We have had a lot of fun with the children here and will have many happy memories to take away. Cooks Green Cottage is an excellent base to explore The Cotswolds with most things within an hour’s drive. Thanks again, […]

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Very nice holiday indeed

Although the weather wasn’t that good we spent a lovely time in this very nice cottage. With our three little daughters we visited some nice places in the Cotswolds, went to Oxford and even made some walks in the neighbourhood and Wales. Very nice holiday indeed. -Anja, Nico, Anne & Kat, Antwerp, Belgium

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Great base from which to explore the Cotswolds

Thanks very much for a lovely stay. Great base from which to explore the Cotswolds. All the best for 2008. -Gordon, Nikkie and Ellie, Inverness

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