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What we did on our winter break 2019

January and February is a quiet time of year for us here at Go Cotswolds, so we use this time to down-tools and take a winter break. We usually spend part of this time on a family holiday (we’re too

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Pride of Stratford Awards 2019

Before Christmas we were thrilled to receive the news that Go Cotswolds had been selected as a finalist in the “Small Business of the Year” category in the Pride of Stratford Awards! This annual awards ceremony, hosted by local radio

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Go Cotswolds – as recommended by Rick Steves!

On one of our Cotswolds Day Tours recently, we happened to ask a passenger how she had found out about us. We were thrilled to see the answer!  Unfurling the well-thumbed book in her hand and turning to page 356,

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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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