Friday 15 December 2017

Gloucestershire reviews

Read independent Gloucestershire reviews written by SoGlos’s experienced journalists.

There is little to hint at the Alice in Wonderland-style interior at Cotswolds88Hotel from the outside.

Cotswolds88Hotel review

Delightfully over the top and eyebrow-raisingly eccentric,’s stay at the utterly unique Cotswolds88Hotel in the...

Even the impressive Wallsworth Hall is overshadowed by the eclectic array or pieces on display at Nature in Art.

Nature in Art review took a walk on the wild side with a visit to the aptly-named Nature in Art – the globe’s very first museum dedicated...

An illuminated choice in terms of both location and cuisine, Spice Lodge in Cheltenham is popular for a very good reason.

Spice Lodge review

Satisfying fans of both Indian and Thai cuisine under one roof was never going to be easy. dined at Spice Lodge...

With an enviable range of real ales and fantastic food, the Yew Tree Inn is well worth seeking out.

The Yew Tree Inn review

The Yew Tree Inn at Cliffords Mesne in the Forest of Dean proved it’s not the journey, but the destination that really counts...

British Military Fitness sessions in Cheltenham’s Pittville Park provides an antidote to solo stints in the gym.

British Military Fitness Cheltenham review

Bedecked in a bib and pair of battered trainers, bravely trialled a British Military Fitness session in Cheltenham,...’s court appearance proves to be a feast in the heart of the Forest of Dean.

Verderer’s Court review

SoGlos takes a walk on the wild side, at The Speech House Hotel’s historic Verderer’s Court restaurant in the heart of the...

The Union Jack flying outside Hotel on the Park is just one indication of the Cheltenham hotel’s terribly British heritage.

Hotel on the Park review

Lavish, luxurious and just a little bit eccentric, the ever-so British Hotel on the Park in Cheltenham left a lasting impression...

The rustic-meets-regency Beehive Pub in Montpellier offers a warm welcome, seven days a week.

The Beehive Pub review

The Beehive Pub in Cheltenham’s Montpellier is a traditional watering hole in every sense of the word. From its warming woody...

The ever-popular Toni & Guy in Cheltenham continues to pull in the style conscious customers.

Toni & Guy Cheltenham review

Stylish, modern and surprisingly lively – an early morning trip to Toni & Guy Cheltenham was more than worth getting up for.

From murdered monarchs to ghoulish ghost stories, Berkeley Castle provides a fascinating day out.

Berkeley Castle review

On a delightful day trip to Berkeley Castle, near Stroud, a star struck team took a tour of one of the most fascinating...

A full house turned out  to enjoyed the opening night of The Wedding Singer Musical at The Everyman this July.

The Wedding Singer Musical review

The Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham went back to the 80s this week, when The Wedding Singer Musical took to the stage.

With the world’s largest collection of swans, ducks, geese and pretty-in-pink flamingos, there’s plenty to see at Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

Slimbridge Wetland Centre review

A day out at Slimbridge Wetland Centre near Stroud wasn’t quite the trip down memory lane we had expected – providing more...

Parkers the Brasserie was nothing short of a true occasion for

Parkers the Brasserie review

For this foodie at least, restaurant dining rooms can all too often be middle of the row; unimaginative, unsurprising...

Cowley Manor’s C-Side Spa is a perfect retreat for pure relaxation.

C-Side Spa review

If your bank balance can stretch to it, asks who wouldn’t like to be besides the C-Side, after we spent a leisurely...

Tubing at Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre proved terrifyingly good fun for all ages.

Tubing at Gloucester Ski Centre

If hurtling down a hill on an oversized rubber ring doesn’t sound like fun, what does? We discovered the new sport for ourselves...

Steeped in history and set within beautiful countryside, Sudeley Castle and Gardens is a must visit attraction.

Sudeley Castle and Gardens review

SoGlos gets the royal treatment on a day trip to the glorious Sudeley Castle and Gardens in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire. puts its finger on the trigger at Prescott Shooting, near Cheltenham.

Prescott Shooting Have A Go Day 2008 reivew

The team shoots and surprisingly scores at Prescott Shooting School’s clay pigeon shooting have a go day, near Cheltenham.

Hotel du Vin Cheltenham’s La Grande Dame suite successfully seduces the team.

Hotel du Vin Cheltenham review raises a glass to the elegant and unpretentious Hotel du Vin in Cheltenham – a peaceful retreat in Montpellier that...

A studio playing host to a wealth of classes is just one of the features on offer for members at Fitness First Cheltenham.

Fitness First Cheltenham review

Just when it seems things can’t get any better for Fitness First Cheltenham,’s discovers the icing on the cake at...

Forget two stars, Le Champignon Sauvage Restaurant in Cheltenham gets a full house of 10 from

Le Champignon Sauvage Restaurant review

It wasn’t just David Everitt-Matthias’ cooking that created a constant stream of surprises during our trip to Cheltenham’s...

Escape the hustles and bustles of life at Cowley Manor, a chic country house hotel just a stone’s throw from Cheltenham.

Cowley Manor review

Cowley Manor, the contemporary country house hotel nestled between Cheltenham and the Cotswolds, proves it’s a million miles...

Sebz Restaurant proves a very welcome addition to Gloucester.

Sebz Restaurant review

While the bottom end of Northgate Street in Gloucester might not be the first place you would head to eat out, discovers...

Esporta in Gloucestershire welcomes members of all ages, shapes and sizes to the new club.

Esporta Gloucestershire Health & Racquets Club review

Far from the stereotypical image of beefy bodybuilders pumping iron and toned gym bunnies firming up their six-packs,

Cheltenham’s best kept Bangladeshi secret, Curry Corner, is well worth seeking out.

Curry Corner Restaurant review

Hidden away in a quiet corner of town, Curry Corner proved that you might have to hunt for exceptional Indian cuisine in Cheltenham,...

Tewkesbury audiences were provided with a real treat during this one-night-only Johnny Cash tribute.

The Johnny Cash Story review

SoGlos joined the crowds at The Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury for an outstanding tribute to Johnny Cash courtesy of seasoned... finds out why Paco Delgado Emporium has stood the test of time.

Paco Delgado Emporium review puts one of Cheltenham’s longest established hair salons to the test with a snip at the Paco Delgado Emporium in...

Swan Lake proved a graceful delight at The Everyman Theatre. © Moscow City Ballet

Swan Lake at The Everyman review

Swan Lake at The Everyman provided Cheltenham’s theatre-goers with an evening of magical entertainment that proved an overwhelmingly...

A warm, international welcome awaits at Merlot Brasserie.

Merlot Brasserie review

Merlot Brasserie may be situated in the heart of Cheltenham, but the intimate restaurant serves a globe-trotting blend of bold...

Marrying tradition with modern sophistication, The Restaurant at Cowley Manor is on to a winning formula.

The Restaurant at Cowley Manor review

As The Restaurant at Cowley Manor proved, it is the destination and not the journey that counts when it comes to fine dining.

The onstage chemistry between the play’s two best performers was infectious.

Terms of Endearment theatre review

With big stars, including Linda Gray, stepping onto The Everyman Theatre’s stage for the tender play-version of Terms...

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