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Vote for Go Cotswolds in The Cotswolds Awards 2016!

It’s that time of year again…time to cast your votes in the 2016 edition of The Cotswolds Awards! The nominations are in, and we are thrilled to announce that Go Cotswolds has been nominated in three categories this year! Do

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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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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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Being tourists in our own town!

It’s frequently said that you rarely appreciate what’s on your own doorstep and as locals to Stratford-upon-Avon, Lisa and I are as guilty as anyone else when it comes to this! This despite working in the tourism industry myself by

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Summer tours in the Cotswolds

Wow! I can’t actually believe it’s the middle of August already. We’ve had such a great response to our tours of the Cotswolds so far this summer we’ve barely had the chance to take a step back and take it

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Walking too far at lunchtime..

We’ve had an excellent June showing visitors around the Cotswolds – the weather has been beautiful, our guest’s enthusiasm for our part of the world has been great and we’ve received some very generous reviews on TripAdvisor (over 50 excellent reviews

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Upcoming Tour Schedule

It’s been a great start to Spring in Stratford-upon-Avon and the Cotswolds – both have looked absolutely glorious in the sunshine. Long may it continue for the rest of the summer! We’ve had a fantastic response to our tours so

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Stratford-upon-Avon: a perfect base for visiting The Cotswolds

On Sunday’s tour we took a lovely family from Norway out to the Cotswolds. The 31st different nationality that has visited the Cotswolds with us. You may be able to tell by the frequency with which I mention the nationalities that this

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Future tours now online!

On Monday we wrote a blog post about the fact that it was our 1st anniversary of being on Twitter* (Happy Twitter birthday to us). This was a rather tongue in cheek way of highlighting how different things were 12

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