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GAGA-UK’s Remembering Tree 2017!

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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Tickets now online up to the end of 2016!

Our tour schedule and tickets are now online for our November and December tours! You can find tickets for our Cotswolds Tours and our Purity Brewery and Cotswolds pub tours by visiting www.gocotswolds.co.uk/tours or clicking on the schedule tab above.

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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

Image: Magic Foundry, via Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

…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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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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Go Cotswolds – Pride of Stratford Awards 2016 finalist!

We were very excited to receive a call from local radio station Touch FM this morning who were calling to inform us that we were finalists in the 2016 Pride of Stratford Awards! We’ve been nominated in the Tourism Initiative of

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Stratford’s Christmas woollen wonderland

If you walk by the canal basin near to Cox’s Yard in Stratford-upon-Avon at the moment you will see some trees that are brightly decorated with wool. But what are they and why are they decorated like that? Well, they’ve

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Go Cotswolds: Officially Best Tour Company in the Cotswolds!

As you may have read on our blog back in September, Tom and Go Cotswolds were nominated in a number of categories of the inaugural Cotswolds Awards. We’ve been so excited about the results, which were announced last week, that we

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