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The Remembering Tree 2016

Located in Bancroft Gardens by the theatre and alongside the path to Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon you’ll currently find some trees brilliantly decorated in colourful wool. But why are they decorated like that?! Well, they’ve been yarn-bombed.. They’ve been

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Go Cotswolds win THREE awards!

The winners of the Cotswolds Awards 2016 were announced last night and we’re delighted to announce that Go Cotswolds won THREE! 🙂 The Cotswolds Awards are voted on by the general public and voting, which had been ongoing for a number

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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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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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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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Special Cotswolds AONB 50th anniversary tour!

We’ve teamed up with the  Cotswolds Conservation Board to offer a special Arts and Crafts Guided Tour of the Cotswolds to help the region celebrate its 50th anniversary of becoming a designated Area of Outstanding National Beauty (AONB). The Cotswolds, the largest of

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Summer schedule and tickets now online!

The Go Cotswolds summer tour schedule is now online! You can find the schedule by clicking the Book Now! button above or by clicking the following link: www.gocotswolds.co.uk/tours. You can buy tickets in advance for all of our Cotswolds Day Tours and

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Happy New Year from Go Cotswolds!

Happy 2016 everybody. It’s not quite spring yet but try telling that to these snowdrops pictured in Chipping Campden this week – the unseasonably mild weather has persuaded them to flower! We’ve already headed out on two tours of the

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Seasons greetings and our Christmas schedule

Merry Christmas everybody. It barely seems like yesterday that we were touring the Cotswolds in the glorious summer sunshine and now it’s Christmas. It’s come around quickly but we’re certainly not complaining as we love Christmas! Lisa & I had

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