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A Cotswolds Cycling Adventure: Castles, Palaces and Spires

by vicky
Sudeley Castle- Cotswolds

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
Rose Hill Estate

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

by vicky

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

by vicky

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

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‘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

by vicky
Sandown Cottage

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, [...]

8 Reasons Why You Should Make Your Next Break a Cycling Holiday

by vicky
Triathlet auf dem Fahrrad

A cycling holiday usually isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you plan on going away, but here’s 8 reasons why it should be: 1. Discover more in less time: Walking is great for a hiking holiday which may be characterised by winding routes and steep mountains, but when it comes to the [...]

Where to Find the Best Flowers in the Cotswolds

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The Cotswolds is naturally known for its biodiversity, especially when it comes to traditional and rare flowers that you can find embellished across the many meadows, gardens and woodlands of the region. There are plenty of places to visit if you want to experience an outstanding floral display of vibrant and rich flowers, especially during [...]