Yearly Archives: 2016

Camping in Wellesbourne

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Tom and I recently took a couple of well-deserved days off to be tourists in our own area – something we like to do now and again to appreciate all the amazing things to see and do right on our doorstep! So while

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The Cotswolds Living Landscape Festival

We’re very pleased to announce that we’ll be providing short tours at the very first Cotswold themed festival which is taking place at the 17th-century Lodge Park in the Cotswold country estate of Sherborne in Gloucestershire. The Cotswolds Living Landscape festival

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Go Cotswolds – coming to a TV near you (well, in Australia!)

June was a very busy month for us as and not only, as it turns out, with our regular day tours of the Cotswolds from Stratford-upon-Avon! These were busy – as was our Purity Brewery and Cotswolds Pub tour which

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Go Cotswolds at the Houses of Parliament

Last month we were very humbled to receive an invitation from the Cotswolds Conservation Board to attend a reception at the Palace of Westminster (more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament!). It was a reception hosted by Cotswolds MP

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Go Cotswolds is officially excellent!

We’re thrilled to announce that Go Cotswolds is now the proud owner of the coveted TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2016! As the world’s biggest travel reviews site, the opinions of TripAdvisor users can make or break a hotel, restaurant

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To be or not to be… tourists in our own town!

Our quest to act more like tourists in our hometown* of Stratford-upon-Avon continued last week as Lisa and I went to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre to watch Hamlet after a pre-theatre meal at The Opposition restaurant. We had a great

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Cotswolds day trip from London

Bookings have been coming in for our tours of the Cotswolds for the forthcoming year with many seats (and some tours) already booked up for the spring/summer period. Thank you for your bookings – we can’t wait to show you

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Stress-free local shopping

On our day tours of the Cotswolds we encourage our customers to use local independent businesses (where possible) during their time in both Stratford-upon-Avon and the Cotswolds. We have a fantastic array of tourist attractions, pubs, restaurants, shops, cafes, tea rooms

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Cheltenham Festival 2016

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…and they’re off! The 2016 Cheltenham Festival of horse racing started yesterday, which means it’s a busy, busy time in the Cotswolds right now! The Cotswolds capital of Cheltenham Spa (or “Cheltn’m” to its friends) plays host to a number

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What we did on our winter break…

One of the reasons we started Go Cotswolds was because we love travelling and meeting other travellers. Ironically though, since we started Go Cotswolds in 2014, we have had very little time to do any travelling ourselves! In fact, after

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