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Summer Cycling: The Best of Cotswold Gardens

by vicky
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The largest of England’s official ‘Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty’, the Cotswolds are a wonder to behold no matter the time of year. The arrival of summer brings with it the promise of sun, of stunning wildlife and of spending your days among some of the most beautiful scenery that Britain has to offer. The […]

Top 6 breakfasts to fuel your cycling adventure

by vicky

Planning your next cycling adventure? We’ve put together a list of the best breakfasts to kick start your day by providing all the essential nutrients your body needs for a day of exertion: Think fibre, protein, unrefined carbs and good quality fats and oils. Poached egg and smoked salmon on whole wheat bread: Whole grain […]

A Cotswolds Cycling Adventure: Castles, Palaces and Spires

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Discover the historical landscapes of the Cotswolds on our week long cycle tour. This scenic route will take you through some of the most beautiful castles and palaces that Britain has to offer, including Sudeley Castle, the home of Henry VIII’s last surviving wife, Katherine Parr. Chipping Campden to Sudeley Castle: The tour will start […]

Easter Cycling in the Cotswolds: Santini Spring Classic 2016

by vicky
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Wondering where to escape to this Easter Monday? Why not visit the heart of the Cotswolds for the Santini Cotswold Spring Classic! This cycling event is in its eighth year and is offering three different routes to participate in; a short (50k), medium (100k) and long route (160k). Where: The Santini Spring Classic Easter cycling […]

Luxury Celeb Homes in the Cotswolds

by vicky

The Cotswolds has long been described as ‘the Lake District for Londoners’, offering a similar laid back way of life but with the added advantage that it’s just a couple of hours drive away from the city. Many British celebs have turned to the Cotswolds in recent years, snapping up luxury homes among the scenery, […]

A Guide to Christmas in the Cotswolds

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People like to spend their Christmas in different ways. Some like to gather with their families at home, while others prefer to take a short break. Whether you’re with your family, friends or partner, Christmas can be a great time to book a break in the Cotswolds, especially if you work in the city and […]

How to Survive Winter Cycling in the Cotswolds

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A guide to keeping warm and staying safe on your Cotswolds cycling trip. Cycling holidays require a lot of preparation and thought, particularly during the winter due to slightly more challenging weather conditions. As long as the weather forecast doesn’t involve heavy rainstorms on your break, cycling in the Cotswolds can be a very rewarding […]

A Guide to Southern Sportive Cycling

by vicky

‘Cyclosportive’: It’s a term not many of us have heard of, and yet this form of cycling is anticipated to be the next big thing for those looking for a challenge. Sportive cycling, as it’s often referred to, is said to be the cycling world’s answer to a runner’s marathon. It’s not about racing, and […]

Cycling Retreat: 5 Charming Cottages & Homes in the Cotswolds

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Cottages have become synonymous with the Cotswolds as they represent a huge part of Britain’s treasured heritage. As Britain moves faster towards urbanisation, both cottages and traditional houses have become precious, which is why so many people visit the Cotswolds to escape the city and indulge in a traditional English experience. Here we have gathered […]

Our Guide to the RAF Air Tattoo

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This year’s Royal International Air Tattoo has seen tickets being snapped up quicker than ever as the show prepares for a huge array of thrilling spectacles involving ferocious jets, giant transporters and historic aircrafts. The RIAT is one of the UK’s biggest outdoor events, as well as one of the world’s most extravagant air shows, […]