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We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2019!

Wow, what a year! 2018 has absolutely flown by, and it has been the best year yet for Go Cotswolds. There have been so many highlights I barely know where to begin. Award-winning tours As well as winning the Cotswolds Awards

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The GAGA-UK Remembering Tree 2018

Have you been down to Bancroft Gardens in Stratford-upon-Avon recently? Some of the trees in this lovely waterside park, adjacent to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, have been “yarn-bombed”! What is yarn-bombing? Yarn-bombing is like harmless, temporary graffiti – trees, benches,

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Small Business Saturday

Today, 1st December, is Small Business Saturday – a day for celebrating and promoting all the small, independent and family-run businesses in the UK, and encouraging everyone to “shop small”.  The Snoopy meme on the left made me laugh –

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We’re STILL The Best Tour Company in the Cotswolds!

Thank you so much to those of you who voted for us in the 2018 Cotswolds Awards! I’m very excited to share the news that WE WON! Despite being up against some stiff competition, Go Cotswolds has been voted The

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Go Cotswolds is Warwickshire Tour Company of the Year!

This week, we were delighted to receive the news that Go Cotswolds has been chosen as the WINNER of a Travel & Hospitality Award! The Travel and Hospitality Awards “are a recognition of the hard work and accomplishments across the

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Vote for Go Cotswolds in the Cotswolds AND Stratford-upon-Avon Awards!

Best Tour Company in the Cotswolds 2018? How about Best Tour Company in Stratford-upon-Avon?! It’s that time of year again! We are thrilled to announce that Go Cotswolds has been nominated to win the Cotswolds Award for “Best Tour Company

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How do I buy UK train tickets from overseas?

This was a question recently asked by one of our super-organised customers who will be joining us on a tour in October, so I thought I would write a quick blog post in case it is helpful for others! Many

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Go Cotswolds is Three!

Happy birthday to us, happy birthday to us!  Today marks the 3rd anniversary of the very first Go Cotswolds Day Tour. We’ve come a long way since that very first tour in 2014, which had only one passenger! A BIG thank you

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Caring for the Cotswolds

On Tuesday night Tom and I attended an event at the Cotswold Farm Park. Hosted by the Cotswolds Conservation Board, the evening was to celebrate the relaunch of the recently rebranded Cotswolds Visitor Giving Scheme, now known as “Caring for

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What We Did on our 2017 Winter Break

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Tom and I don’t get much opportunity to take time off during the British summer, as that’s the busiest time of year for Go Cotswolds. Instead, in what has now become something of an annual tradition, we try to take

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