Gloucestershire homes & gardens news

Get the latest Gloucestershire homes & gardens news for Cheltenham, the Cotswolds, the Forest of Dean, Gloucester, Stroud and Tewkesbury – exclusively written by the SoGlos team.

Being held at one of Cheltenham’s coolest venues, #SGGLA 2022 takes place at the DEYA Brewery Taproom on Wednesday 29 June 2022.

SGGLA 2022 awards night fast approaching

It won’t be long before the craft beer is flowing and the accolades for the very best businesses are revealed at the SoGlos...

Holiday letting agency Bolthole Retreats reports record demand for larger properties in the Cotswolds, as families and friends gather to celebrate milestone events and make up for lost time.

Demand for staycations is still booming in the Cotswolds

As staff shortages cause travel chaos at airports around the country, domestic holidays are still proving popular post-pandemic,...

Known as ‘The Chalet’, the house featured in the much-loved Netflix series Sex Education offers magnificent views across the cinematic Wye Valley – and you can stay there!

You can now rent the Sex Education house in the Forest of Dean

Love the Netflix original series Sex Education? You can now experience a unique stay in Jean and Otis’s gorgeous hillside home,...

The Princess Royal plants the final tree to complete a new Platinum Jubilee garden at Three Counties Showground. Picture by Mikal Ludlow.

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at the heart of 35th RHS Malvern Spring Festival

The Princess Royal planted the final tree to complete a new Platinum Jubilee garden at Three Counties Showground, which was...

New images of Kingcombe garden, designed by Sir Gordon Russell, reveal the quirky creative genius of the renowned late Gloucestershire furniture designer. Photos by Leigh Glover.

Cotswolds garden secrets revealed in new book

A hidden palm garden and a natural swimming pool framed by a wall of hundreds of wine bottles are just some of the surprising...

Naylor Powell has been trusted by homeowners to sell and let properties across Gloucestershire since 1982.

Gloucestershire estate agent Naylor Powell celebrates 40th anniversary

Independent Gloucestershire estate agent, Naylor Powell, celebrates 40 years in business this March 2022.

Browse a unique collection of original art when Cotswold Sculpture Park reopens this Friday 1 April 2022.

Cotswold Sculpture Park is reopening this April with hundreds of new artworks

With a collection of over 200 sculptures to see and buy, Cotswold Sculpture Park, near South Cerney, is reopening to visitors...

Get your garden looking gorgeous this spring, with the aid of handy gardening gadgets from the new tool shed The Fairview Gardener near Gloucester.

The Fairview Gardener launches new tool shed in time for spring

Look no further for gardening inspiration this spring 2022, as The Fairview Gardener in Birdwood, near Gloucester, opens its...

The colourful Confetti Flower Field in the Cotswolds will be open again in July 2022, with the dates now provisionally revealed.

Confetti Flower Field to open for summer

Cameras at the ready! The famous Confetti Flower Field, in nearby Worcestershire, will be bursting with colour and open to...

A large range of furniture will be on show at the new Sofas & Stuff showroom on Portland Street in Cheltenham.

Sofas & Stuff launches new showroom in Cheltenham

British furniture brand Sofas & Stuff is expanding, with its brand-new showroom in Cheltenham town centre open from Saturday...

Don’t miss the chance to nominate your lifestyle business to win at Gloucestershire’s biggest awards when SGGLA returns for 2022.

Nominations close soon for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2022

The fifth annual SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards, sponsored by Visit Gloucestershire, are fast approaching – and there’s...

Cotswold Lavender will be open to the public this summer, from  Wednesday 15 June to Sunday 7 August 2022.

Cotswold Lavender announces summer opening dates

Cotswold Lavender, near Broadway, has announced exactly when it will open its fields this summer 2022…

Just Fabrics in Cheltenham is holding its second event in aid of homelessness charity Emmaus Gloucestershire on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 March 2022.

Just Fabrics is holding a clearance sale to benefit a Gloucestershire charity

Take advantage of huge discounts on roll ends and remnants, craft bags, homewares and curtain poles at Just Fabrics in Cheltenham...

Mitch Turnbull, a lecturer at the University of Gloucestershire, co-developed the new series using techniques specifically tailored for the BSL community.

University of Gloucestershire lecturer develops new TV show for Deaf people

A new TV series co-developed by University of Gloucestershire lecturer, Mitch Turnbull, airs on Film4 this February 2022.

The development of new homes on Kidnappers Lane in Cheltenham won’t be connected to the gas grid and will use heat pumps, solar panels and insulation to stay warm.

New carbon zero homes to set standard for housing developments in Cheltenham

Approved plans for 22 new carbon zero homes in Cheltenham are raising the bar on protecting the environment – with Cheltenham...

Cotswold-based The Scenic Supper is now offering creative planning and management of bespoke parties, events and weddings for up to 100 people.

The Scenic Supper is launching a new parties and wedding service

The Scenic Supper has launched parties and wedding management services within its bespoke glasshouses at Todenham Manor Farm...

The stress of soaring energy bills in 2022 has made saving money even more important – and The Mortgage Brain in Gloucester could help some homeowners with that now.

Gloucestershire mortgage brokers say new mortgage deals could help offset energy price hikes

Experts at Gloucester-based The Mortgage Brain suggest homeowners with mortgage deals coming to an end this year could make...

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Glenfall House is launching new packages for corporate hire

With endless scope for meetings and team-building activities, Glenfall House near Cheltenham is offering its function rooms,...

The former home of poet Charles Tomlinson is among 32 sites in the south west to be given listed status in 2021 – with two of them in Gloucestershire.

Two Gloucestershire locations are added to the National Heritage List for England

A Cotswold cottage that was home to a famous poet and an original limestone packhorse bridge are being protected with listed...

Sue Ryder’s charity initiative to collect Christmas trees across Gloucestershire will dispose of them sustainably, while raising money for Leckhampton Court Hospice in Cheltenham.

Gloucestershire charity launches Christmas tree recycling scheme

Get the new year off to a charitable and environmentally friendly start by booking a Christmas tree collection to raise money...

Create a wonderful elf or fairy this Christmas to display at Brio Retirement Living’s Beechwood Park, to bring festive cheer to the gardens.

Brio Retirement Living asks Gloucestershire children to design Christmas decorations for its garden

Imaginative kids are being called on to help Brio Retirement Living create a beautiful elf and fairy garden this Christmas...

Honouring residents past and present who have served in the armed forces, Lilian Faithfull Care is marking Remembrance Day 2021, with residents like 102-year-old Marjorie creating poppy-themed artwork.

Lilian Faithfull Care pays tribute to residents this Remembrance Day

The Gloucestershire elderly care charity is paying its respects to current and former residents who fought and lost their lives...

Naylor Powell’s new office is now open on Noel Lee Way in Cam.

Naylor Powell opens a new office in Cam

Gloucestershire estate agent, Naylor Powell, is growing – opening a new sales and lettings office in Cam.

Lilian Faithfull Care staff share their stories about why the Gloucestershire charity is such a wonderful place to work.

Care home staff share why they love working for Lilian Faithfull Care

Staff at Lilian Faithfull Care homes in Gloucestershire are sharing why they love working for the charity – and why others...

There’s not long until the winners of SGGLA 2021 are revealed at the official awards evening.

SGGLA 2021 votes are counted in run up to awards night

The public has spoken and the winners for the fourth annual SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards have been chosen – with...

Voting for the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards closes on Friday 17 September 2021.

Last chance to vote for your favourites in SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2021

There are just a few days left to show your support for the best local restaurants, pubs, hotels, venues, attractions and lifestyle...

See houses swamped with junk transformed into beautifully redesigned rooms in Channel 5’s new home-makeover show, hosted by Nick Knowles.

Cirencester TV presenter stars in new home makeover show

DIY SOS presenter Nick Knowles, who lives near Cirencester, is fronting Channel 5’s new home makeover show, Big House Clearout....

Voting for the 2021 SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards closes on Friday 17 September 2021.

Voting is open for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2021

There’s still chance to show your support for Gloucestershire’s best lifestyle businesses and attractions, with a month left...

Cotwolds-based interior designer and TV star, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, is returning to Changing Rooms this August 2021.

Changing Rooms is back on TV with famous Cotswolds designer

Channel 4’s Changing Rooms reboot starts this August 2021, with flamboyant Cotswolds-based interior designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen...

Joinery apprentices, Drew Lewis and Ethan Godwin, have created two free street libraries at housing developments in Wotton-under-Edge and Stonehouse.

Gloucestershire apprentices create free street libraries

Two apprentice joiners working in Gloucestershire have created miniature community street libraries for housing developments...

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