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WIN a family ticket to BIRDLAND.

Birdland competition

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You now have a fabulous opportunity to WIN A FAMILY TICKET TO BIRDLAND in Bourton-on-the-Water. Sign up to our mailing list for your chance to WIN one of two family tickets to Birdland. The winners are drawn from all sign-ups on Friday the 30th of June, 2017 and...

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Summer Events in Stratford-upon-Avon 2017

You may think that the quaint timber-framed buildings, picturesque riverbank pathways, mix of traditional and modern pubs and restaurants, shopping boutiques and rich cultural history are enough to warrant a visit to the beautiful, medieval market town of Stratford-upon-Avon; but if you are heading that way this summer, there is so much more on...

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6 luxurious cottages for your dog-friendly holiday

Why would you holiday without your best friend? Forget smuggling your pooch into a hotel room or settling for anything less than pure luxury just because you're on holiday in the Cotswolds with your dog. These six holiday cottages in the Cotswolds prove that you and your pet can have the holiday of a lifetime together while living it up in...

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21 Super Summer Festivals in Cotswolds

Summer is just around the corner, and if you are spending your holidays in Cotswolds, you are in for a fun-filled treat as you get to take your pick from any of these 21 fabulous festivals in Cotswolds. Lechlade Festival 26-28 May. Riverside Park,...

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Lovely Places to see Snowdrops in the Cotswolds

What better sign that the brighter days of spring are on their way, than a carpet of beautiful snowdrops (Galanthus)? Surprisingly varied in height, flower size, shape and even colouring these lovely flowers are amongst the first to raise their heads in the year, bringing pleasure to us...

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School Holiday Dates in 2017

January is usually the busiest time for holiday bookings for the entire year, so when you and your family are planning your holidays for 2016, have a look first at this useful calendar of the UK School Holiday Dates. So if you’re planning a family vacation in a school holiday, don’t let your dream holiday cottage get snapped up by someone...

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Activity Holidays in the Cotswolds

Any regular visitor to the Cotswolds will know that there is plenty to do here, any time of year, not least in the great outdoors. Choose from a vast array of activities on offer, ranging...

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Our 10% OFF Black Friday Offer

*The Black Friday Offer ends at midnight on Monday 28th November 2016. The offer is intended as an incentive for customers looking to book a Cotswolds, Wye Valley or Bath...

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The Big Christmas Markets in the Cotswolds

With its historic towns, chocolate box villages and beautiful scenery, what better place is there to get into the Christmas spirit than the Cotswolds? And there is plenty of Christmas spirit at our Christmas...

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WIN A LUXURY HOLIDAY IN THE COTSWOLDS

You now have a fabulous opportunity to WIN A LUXURIOUS HOLIDAY IN THE COTSWOLDS. We're giving away a stay in a Manor Cottages holiday property in the Cotswolds worth £500, but that's not all, of course, because we went to some of our good friends to ask if they would like...

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Are You Ready For The Open At Cheltenham In November?

The nights are drawing in and the days (and nights) are definitely getting colder, but that doesn’t mean there is less to look forward to when you visit the Cotswolds on a great weekend away in the UK. In fact, there is a good event worth seeing in Cheltenham in the middle of November, as the Open gets underway. Three days in...

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27 Amazing Dining Pubs in the Cotswolds

When visiting the Cotswolds, alongside the outstanding natural beauty and picturesque town and villages, you will find a true abundance of wonderful places to eat and drink as well. These are 27 pubs in the Cotswolds that are sure to quench your thirst and satisfy your palate. <a href="http://www.thewildrabbit.co.uk/"...

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17 Places to Go with Babies and Small Children in Cotswolds

The Cotswolds has an abundance of the most wonderful places to go when you travel with babies, toddlers and small children. Whenever you travel as a family, finding appropriate activities and attractions for young kids and babies can be difficult, but luckily, not so in this region where it isn't all about the Outstanding Natural Beauty, as we...

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24 of the most Wonderful Flower Spots in the UK

Whether you’re out walking in nature or in a perfectly groomed garden, the rich colours and scents from a flowery space, one that comes alive as the butterflies and bees float through, makes you get lost in summer dreams in a matter of...

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WIN A SUPER HOLIDAY IN THE COTSWOLDS

You now have a fabulous opportunity to WIN A COTSWOLDS HOLIDAY with Manor Cottages and Cotswolds Concierge. We're giving away a stay in a Manor Cottages holiday property in the Cotswolds worth £500, but that's not all, of course,...

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The Visitor's Guide to Cheltenham in the Cotswolds

Known far and wide for it’s famous racecourse, the Regency town of Cheltenham is racing and much, much more. The town centre of Cheltenham is a truly wonderful place for shopping, dining and going out, one many Cotswold locals visit frequently and one visitors travel to from all over the country and, indeed, the World....

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77 Super Things to do in the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds is one of the UK's official 'Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty' and visitors and tourists come from all over the World to visit the picturesque villages, the stunning countryside and to see the beautiful views that we surround oursellves with all over this wonderful region. Now, the Cotswolds is beautiful, of that there can...

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The Visitor's Guide to Stratford-upon-Avon

Get a taste of Old England, wander the streets and explore the town of Stratford-upon-Avon. Being the birthplace of William Shakespeare, this Warwickshire countryside village lives and breathes culture, art, and eccentric history. If you are a tourist, Stratford-upon-Avon is a place that should not be missed, including: Open Air...

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The Visitor's Guide to Moreton-in-Marsh in the Cotswolds

With the road that runs through the centre of Moreton-in-Marsh being the Fosse Way (A429), a busy main Cotswold road, this town is sometimes dismissed by locals and visitors as it does not, on the surface, look like the picture perfect Cotswolds many are after. Well, take our word for it, there is plenty to experience in Moreton-in-Marsh and you...

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