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Thursday, April 28, 2016
Log House Holidays, Poole Keynes, Gloucestershire

Candia McKormack and family go in search of tranquillity – and a good WiFi signal – on a short break in a Cotswold log house

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Monday, April 11, 2016
A Balloon flies over Fog covering Gloucester, with May Hill in the background © Paul Nicholls, www.paulnichollsphotography.com

Our readers have captured the beauty of spring with some spectacular photography

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Prize of Cotswold in a landscape, by J Miles of Northleach

Famous Cotswold 19th-century artist depicting Cotswold animals comes to Antiques for Everyone Spring Fair at the NEC, Birmingham, April 7-10

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Monday, April 4, 2016
Nicholas McCarthy / Yamaha Concert Grand Piano / Royal Festival Hall © Paul Marc Mitchell

One-handed pianist Nicholas McCarthy, is urging people to get involved in Carers Gloucestershire’s fundraising event ‘Walk a mile in my shoes’, on the 5 June. To encourage people to register, he is offering two free sets of tickets to his concert in Cheltenham at the Parabola Arts Centre on Sunday 29 May.

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Thursday, March 31, 2016
Cotswold village of Bibury, England ©  JeniFoto, Shutterstock

From the honey-coloured stone cottages in Burford, to the medieval architecture of Winchcombe high street, the Cotswolds are home to some of the most beautiful scenes in the world. But how many of these pretty towns and villages have you visited?

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Homes & Gardens

This fairytale cottage has benefited from having a much bigger and more substantial porch built on,

Have you ever wondered what the pretty thatched cottages of the Cotswolds look like inside? Well now you can find out...

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016
The Broadacre Estate - NGS

As part of the National Gardens Scheme, Broadacre will be opening its gates to the general public on 17 April.

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Thursday, April 7, 2016
Sudeley Castle © Gordon Robertson CC BY 2.0

Horrah for National Gardening Week! It is the perfect occasion for celebrating the arrival of spring with a stroll around some of the prettiest gardens in the Cotswolds.

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Thursday, April 7, 2016
10 simple ideas for a beautiful garden this spring (Trudy Wilkerson/Shutterstock)

From the best flowers to plant in spring to inspiring cottage garden style – we reveal 10 things to do this month in the garden to ensure an awesome outside space

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Matthew Dixon © Shutterstock

No ordinary possessions, no ordinary insurance broker.

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Food & Drink

Thursday, March 31, 2016
We’re rolling in eggs in the Cotswolds

Keeping chickens may be one of today’s trendiest hobbies, but when you add up what’s involved, there are more economical and easier ways to enjoy fresh eggs

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Thursday, March 17, 2016
Daylesford braised lamb recipe

Daylesford Farm have provided a delicious lamb recipe for the Easter weekend - with an Italian twist.

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016
7 essentials for the British baker

Calling all baking fanatics! Whether you’re hosting afternoon tea, there’s a cake sale on at work, or you just want to while away the afternoon in the kitchen, we’ve picked eight of our favourite essentials for the British baker.

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People

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Amy Jane Adams and William Shakespeare

PHOTOGRAPHY BY ANTONY THOMPSON

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Friday, February 26, 2016
Chris Beardshaw's Great Ormond Street Hospital garden, sponsored by Morgan Stanley

Cotswold gardeners will be well represented at this year’s Chelsea. Mandy Bradshaw has been talking to them about their plans

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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