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10 tasty experiences to tuck into this Cheltenham Food and Drink Week

The first Cheltenham Food and Drink Week has been launched, with a feast of lively foodie experiences to tuck into - from tasting...

10 spots to see stunning autumn colour in Gloucestershire

Embrace the new season with SoGlos's round up of 10 places to see dazzling displays of autumn colour in Gloucestershire.

13 of Gloucestershire's most delicious pizza places

From gourmet takeaways and crispy Italian classics, to meat feasts and veggie delights, SoGlos finds 13 of Gloucestershire's most...

7 ways to enjoy the water in Gloucestershire

Being beside water is proven to boost our wellbeing - and Gloucestershire residents can enjoy wonderful waves, riveting ripples...

21 eco-friendly independent retailers in the Stroud district

The Stroud district is well-known for its eco-friendly ethos - and in this hot list, SoGlos rounds up 21 independent retailers...

10 unmissable shows at The Roses Theatre in 2022

From dinosaurs to drag queens, The Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury has a packed programme of live theatre in 2022 – with SoGlos...

12 groundbreaking science and technology projects in Gloucestershire

From a car that could break the land speed record and hydrogen powered flights to saving the elvers of the county’s rivers,...

15 places to brush up your baking skills in Gloucestershire

With The Great British Bake Off back on the television, find out how to avoid those soggy bottoms and become your very own ‘star...

23 of the tastiest vegetarian roast dinners to try in Gloucestershire

Whether you’re a lifelong vegetarian or looking to experiment with more plant-based cuisine, enjoy a meat-free roast with SoGlos...

13 of the best independent bakeries in Gloucestershire

From sensational sourdough bread to cult-like croissants, check out 13 independent Gloucestershire bakeries offering doughy...

18 student hot spots in Cheltenham

With plenty of venues that offer student discounts on everything from meals and drinks to activities to enjoy with your mates,...

7 of the best pubs to go for a drink before a Gloucester Rugby match

As Gloucester Rugby prepares for another exciting season of premiership action in the city, SoGlos has rounded up seven places to...

16 gorgeous hotels for your Cotswolds staycation

With stunning scenery and luxurious hotels right on your doorstep, SoGlos has rounded up 16 of the best Cotswold hotels for an...

15 Cotswolds businesses putting the planet first

The Cotswolds is known for its outstanding natural beauty and it's home to some beautiful ideals too. Businesses big and small are...

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this September

From Pride Day in Gloucester to inflatable sperm whales washing up in Tewkesbury, SoGlos shares 10 unmissable highlights from...

14 of the prettiest Cotswold wedding barns

Beautiful countryside, chocolate box villages and rustic venues provide a magnetic draw for couples looking to tie the knot in the...

7 inspiring low carbon-conscious Gloucestershire science and technology businesses

Gloucestershire’s economy is a rich rainbow of sectors, but the knowledge driving many of the best firms comes from two key areas...

Key Gloucestershire business events for your diary in September 2022

We might be leaving the summer holiday period behind, but the business events continue to come thick and fast across...

9 of the most exciting Gloucestershire properties on the market in September 2022

From townhouses to weavers’ cottages, via barn conversions and stately homes with wings, SoGlos's Gloucestershire property series...

7 simple ways you can get involved with #SecondhandSeptember in Gloucestershire

Packed with ideas for re-purposing clothes, refreshing your wardrobe in a sustainable way and helping to reduce the carbon...

21 independent eateries in the Stroud district

With freshly-rolled sushi, indulgent Italian, traditional pub grub and vegan options galore, discover 21 independent places to eat...

12 romantic stately homes in Gloucestershire where you can get married

Perfect for dreamy dates, picturesque photo opportunities and unforgettable wedding celebrations, SoGlos selects 12 romantic...

11 gorgeous Gloucestershire wedding suppliers to make your big day extra special

Bookmark these inspirational ideas for your wedding day from some of Gloucestershire's greatest wedding suppliers and vendors.

12 intimate Cotswold wedding venues

From cosy country manors to chic hotels, SoGlos handpicks 12 exquisite venues which are perfect for an intimate Cotswold wedding...

20 days out for grown-ups in Gloucestershire

Why let kids have all the fun? SoGlos has rounded up 20 of the best days out for adults in Gloucestershire. So, gather your mates...

19 quirky dining spots in Gloucestershire

From retro diners to a restaurant at the circus, SoGlos rounds up some of the quirkiest dining spots in Gloucestershire to enjoy...

19 brilliant brunch spots in Gloucestershire

Packed with places for perfect pancakes, supreme sausages and extravagant eggs, SoGlos rounds up 19 brilliant spots for brunch in...

15 of the sweetest wedding readings from children's books

Inject a little playfulness into your wedding ceremony and check out 15 of the sweetest readings from beloved children's books.

11 Heritage Open Days to visit by train from Gloucestershire

Discover a swathe of fascinating days out this September 2022, with SoGlos's pick of Heritage Open Days you can get to on a GWR...

14 Gloucestershire venues with a fascinating history

From royal visits and literary links to fiery deaths and underground tunnels, discover 14 restaurants, pubs and hotels in...

11 places to pick up house plants in Gloucestershire

From money trees to fluffy ferns, cacti to bonsai, SoGlos rounds up some of the best places to pick up house plants in the region.

16 crafty weekend workshops to try this autumn at New Brewery Arts

From travel journaling and still life drawing to creating needlefelt birds, if you’ve always wanted to give arts and crafts a go,...

18 fabulous family days out in and around the Forest of Dean

With magical woodlands and fascinating attractions, the Forest of Dean is brimming with amazing places that are a must-visit for...

9 affordable spa experiences in Gloucestershire

Treat yourself, or someone special, to a luxurious spa day without breaking the bank, with SoGlos handpicking some of the most...

16 inspirational people in manufacturing and engineering in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire is blessed with engineering and manufacturing talent, from incredible businesses big and small, to those who run...

11 Cotswold venues for private hire

Whether you're looking for a perfect place to host a party, corporate event or family get-together, discover 11 of the best...

10 sporty activities for children in Gloucestershire

If you're looking for sports clubs, activities or places to take energetic kids in Gloucestershire, you're in the right place -...

13 Gloucestershire soft play centres

Soft play is the perfect way to burn off your children’s excess energy, with SoGlos rounding-up 13 of the best soft play centres...

21 places to go for afternoon tea in Gloucestershire

Dainty finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and steaming pots of the finest blends await in SoGlos's round up of where to go...

13 accessible and inclusive activities for everyone in Gloucestershire

If you have a disability getting physically active can seem like climbing a mountain, but there are plenty of groups across...

8 ways to reduce your carbon footprint and save your Gloucestershire business money

With energy costs soaring and office occupancy still down post-pandemic, find out how your Gloucestershire business can save money...

4 benefits of outsourcing HR for your Gloucestershire business

If you've got a growing business and you’re thinking about outsourcing your HR, there's lots to consider. SoGlos spoke to...

10 exciting new things to discover at The Wilson Art Gallery and Museum

After a £500,000 transformation, Cheltenham's The Wilson Art Gallery and Museum is open again, with so much to discover including...

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this August

Make the most of the summer holidays and cross your fingers for more good weather, as SoGlos shares 10 top things to do and...

9 ways to increase the value of your Gloucestershire home

Whether you're looking to sell your home or simply want to tidy it up, SoGlos shares 9 ways to increase the value of your...

Key Gloucestershire business events for your diary in August 2022

August might be a time of holidays, but Gloucestershire business never stops and neither do the county events, seminars, coaching...

8 of the most exciting properties for sale in Gloucestershire in August

From cosy cottages to charming vine-covered conversions and everything in between, SoGlos's Gloucestershire property series...

16 amazing attractions within an hour's drive of Gloucestershire

Treat your family to a day out to remember without the long car journey, with 16 of the best days out within an hour of...

12 completely FREE things you can learn with South Gloucestershire and Stroud College

Whether you're looking to discover more about health and nutrition, try out a new language, or even gain a qualification in...

13 fantastic family days out in and around Stroud

Plan a day full of family fun in the Stroud district, with SoGlos sharing 13 fabulous attractions that offer something for kids of...

9 pieces of summer inspired art for your Gloucestershire home

A sunshine filled collection is on show at Montpellier’s Paragon Gallery in Cheltenham, with a fresh summer range to suit budgets...

10 fun reasons to visit Over Farm’s Countryside Adventure

From quad train rides to mini golf and the maize maze, Over Farm’s Countryside Adventure gives families the chance to experience...

11 romantic wedding readings from films and television

Brides and grooms looking for the perfect words for their wedding ceremony need look no further, as SoGlos rounds up 11 romantic...

20 romantic places to propose in Gloucestershire

Whether you want to whisper it into their ear or shout it from the rooftops, be inspired by 20 of Gloucestershire's most romantic...

9 of the most affordable wedding venues in Gloucestershire

Create a fairy-tale wedding without breaking the bank, at a selection of affordable wedding venues in Gloucestershire.

11 of the coolest sports to try in Gloucestershire this summer

Whether you want to pick up a new hobby, or make memories with friends and family, our pick of the coolest sports to have a go at...

15 of Gloucestershire's tastiest burgers

Sink your teeth into SoGlos's round up of 15 of Gloucestershire's tastiest burgers, with everything from classic cheeseburgers and...

8 great reasons to work for Ultra Precision Control Systems

Ultra Precision Control Systems has just announced a £2 million investment in its long-standing Gloucestershire base and a...

21 artisan eateries to try at Five Valleys Shopping Centre in Stroud

Offering everything from hand-stretched sourdough pizza, freshly prepared sushi and slow cooked barbecue meats to French...

10 of the best places to meet friends for food in the Cotswolds

From sharing platters and special deals to private dining pods and restaurants that cater for the gluten-free, veggies and vegans,...

50 free things to do in the summer holidays in Gloucestershire

Don't miss SoGlos's 50 FREE ideas for keeping the kids entertained in and around Gloucestershire this summer holidays. From...

26 fun places to take the kids when it is sunny in Gloucestershire

Make the most of the sun when it shines in Gloucestershire, with SoGlos handpicking 26 fun-filled places to take the kids on warm...

10 top reasons to move to Stroud

This environmentally conscious, artsy and pet-friendly town is a great choice for house hunters in Gloucestershire – with SoGlos...

11 alternative ways to get fit in Gloucestershire

From core tightening climbing to muscle sculpting pole dancing, discover SoGlos’s selection of the best alternative ways to get...

100 things to do as a family in Gloucestershire

SoGlos rounds up a whopping 100 ideas for family days out in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds, to keep those calendars busy for...

14 of Shakespeare's most romantic wedding readings

Celebrate your wedding with some of the most romantic quotes in literature with a little help from the Bard, in SoGlos's top picks...

10 must-visit markets in the Stroud district

Whether you’re shopping for fresh produce or browsing for unique, handmade gifts, the Stroud district is bursting with marvellous...

11 artists from Cotswold galleries you'll want in your home

With everything from animal sculptures to captivating landscapes, introducing some artwork is the perfect way to spruce up your...

15 fabulous foodie experiences in Gloucestershire

Whether you’re planning a day out for a group of foodie friends, or looking for an alternative experience for date night, this hot...

10 top things to do in Gloucester

Visit Gloucester’s historic cathedral or cheer on the famous Cherry and Whites – with SoGlos rounding up 10 top things to do in...

Key Gloucestershire business events for your diary in July 2022

From exclusive leadership gatherings to many people’s favourite networking event of the year, Cheltenham Cricket Festival, SoGlos...

8 of the most exciting properties for sale in Gloucestershire in July

From renovation projects to multi-million-pound piles and everything in between, SoGlos's Gloucestershire property series uncovers...

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this July

From flower fields and music festivals to fantasy worlds and sky-high spectacles, there’s lots to keep local pleasure seekers...

11 Gloucestershire wedding venues with beautiful views

If you're looking for breathtaking backdrops for your wedding photographs, then look no further - we've found 11 of the most...

12 toddler-friendly days out in Gloucestershire

Finding new things to do with the kiddies can sometimes be tricky, so we’ve pulled together our top 12 toddler-friendly days out...

9 of the best school holiday camps in Gloucestershire

Choosing the right school holiday camp in Gloucestershire to give your kids plenty of energetic, entertaining and engaging...

9 artistic workshops to try at Kingshill House

From nature inspired ceramics to beautifully curated floral arrangements, discover some of the very best artistic workshops to try...

9 hidden gems to visit on Cheltenham’s Winchcombe Street

From cafés and restaurants to barbers and even escape rooms, SoGlos has rounded up 9 independent businesses on Winchcombe Street...

10 of the most innovative companies to work for in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire is a hotbed of innovative businesses of all shapes, sizes and sectors, with SoGlos showcasing 10 up and coming...

9 of Gloucestershire's tastiest ice creams

From sweet gelatos to decadent sundaes, discover 9 of Gloucestershire’s tastiest ice creams to enjoy this summer.

9 reasons for families to visit Cattle Country Farm Park

From meeting friendly farm animals to climbing castles and riding on tractors, plan your next family day out at Cattle Country...

6 reasons to consider a cyber security technical professional degree apprenticeship

As Gloucestershire continues to reinvent itself as the UK’s cyber capital, there’s an opportunity to train for one of the roles...

12 ways to treat your dad this Father's Day in Gloucestershire

Discover 12 ways to spoil your dad this Father's Day in Gloucestershire, with everything from cider and cheese pairings to...

10 reasons to swap life in London for Cheltenham

For house hunters looking to move out of London, Cheltenham has so much going for it – with world-famous festivals, Regency...

8 reasons why you should consider a career in insurance in Gloucestershire

From job security to variety, career development to job satisfaction, the world-wide insurance sector offers this and more – and...

10 of Gloucestershire's best public parks

Summer is the perfect time to get active and enjoy plenty of fresh air and sunshine. Why not head to one of Gloucestershire's best...

9 ways to go green in Gloucestershire

From thinking twice about transport to championing local produce, SoGlos finds 9 simple solutions for going green in...

10 breath-taking UK road trips to set off on from Gloucestershire

Whether you’ve left your holiday plans to the last minute or love an excuse to get out on the open road, SoGlos rounds up 10 great...

15 hidden gems to shop at in the Stroud District

Support local independent businesses and pick up unique items, with SoGlos handpicking 15 hidden gems on the High Streets of...

16 of the best picnic spots in Gloucestershire

Picnic blankets at the ready! SoGlos has selected some of the most scenic spots for alfresco eating in Gloucestershire, from...

13 great cocktail bars in Gloucestershire

With everything from Espresso Martinis to Saketinis and Blue Peacocks, we’ve rounded up some of the best cocktail bars in...

8 of the most exciting properties for sale in Gloucestershire in June

From waterfront to rainbow coloured, ‘chocolate-box’ to royal-inspired, SoGlos's Gloucestershire property series uncovers some of...

6 of the best spots to enjoy an urban picnic in Gloucester

Sun’s out, fun’s out! SoGlos has rounded up 6 surprising picnic spots to enjoy an alfresco gathering in Gloucester city centre,...

8 sports clubs that offer coaching in Gloucestershire

Learn how to swing a racket, rig a sail and play water polo in Gloucestershire, with SoGlos sharing 8 local sports clubs that all...

8 days out to enjoy by Stagecoach bus from Gloucestershire

With fantastic value family tickets and plenty of destinations to choose from, hop on a Stagecoach West bus and get out to explore...

12 reasons to become a chartered manager degree apprentice

Once, only those starting out became apprentices. But increasingly, senior business leaders are developing themselves and their...

5 places to go fruit picking in Gloucestershire this summer

Go fruit picking at one of Gloucestershire's PYO farms this summer 2022, with SoGlos selecting some of the best places to take the...

12 of the best children’s playgrounds in Gloucestershire

Discover where to let your little ones try out tyre swings, climb castle turrets and zoom down slides in SoGlos's round up of the...

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this June

There’s no shortage of things to do in Gloucestershire this month, with SoGlos rounding up June 2022’s highlights – including...

11 of the best children’s playgrounds in the Cotswolds

Boing on bouncy pillows, clamber up castles and whizz down zip lines, with SoGlos’s selection of 11 fun-filled playgrounds in the...

19 royally good ways to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in Gloucestershire

Dust off the bunting and get ready for a long weekend of street parties, afternoon tea and Pimm’s, as Gloucestershire celebrates...

Key Gloucestershire business events for your diary in June 2022

With everything from Jubilee celebrations to Cheltenham Science Festival taking place in Gloucestershire in June, SoGlos rounds up...

8 places to go on a brewery tour in Gloucestershire

Cheers! Go behind-the-scenes at eight of the best breweries and microbreweries in Gloucestershire – with SoGlos raising a glass to...

17 splash pads and outdoor pools in and around Gloucestershire

Dive in and discover 17 of the best lidos, outdoor pools, splash pads and water parks – all in or within a nearby drive of...

18 things to do in Stroud

SoGlos handpicks 18 things to do in Stroud – from discovering foodie gems and picking up unique crafts to enjoying the glorious...

10 glorious Gloucestershire locations to enjoy open-air theatre

Spanning beautiful gardens, unique amphitheatres and historic castles, pack a picnic and enjoy an alfresco performance at one of...

19 of the south west’s ultimate family experiences

The south west of England is home to so many incredible experiences, with something for every family member – from wildlife-loving...

7 magical spots for outdoor cinema in Gloucestershire

Pass the popcorn! From cinema under the stars to screenings at stunning stately homes, SoGlos has selected 7 magical places to...

10 beautiful beaches within a 90-minute drive from Gloucestershire

Nothing beats a day at the seaside, with SoGlos digging around to discover some of the best places to sunbathe and build...

11 of the craziest events in Gloucestershire

From world-famous antics such as the Cheese Rolling to more quietly quirky county traditions, SoGlos takes a look at the craziest...

11 organisations to go to for advice on starting a business

Gloucestershire is blessed with groups that can help when it comes to setting up a business. SoGlos has teamed up with one of...

8 places to enjoy a weekday lunch in Cheltenham

From small plates to tiffin boxes, via speedy seafood and bursting bagels, workers in Cheltenham are spoiled for choice with...

10 reasons to enter the SoGlos Gloucestershire Business Awards 2022

The chance to impress a leading line-up of judges, gain recognition for your achievements, stand out from the competition and...

12 child-friendly restaurants in Cheltenham you’ll love too

Taking family dining seriously with decent food and a welcoming atmosphere for all ages, SoGlos handpicks 12 child-friendly...

50 successful Gloucestershire family businesses

SoGlos celebrates 50 family businesses in Gloucestershire enjoying success in industries as diverse as farm parks and...

28 of the best beer gardens in Gloucestershire

From sunny riverside spots and rolling countryside views to the newest urban outdoor bars, SoGlos raises a glass to 28 of the best...

8 charming towns and villages to explore in the Stroud district

The Stroud district is brimming with charming places to explore, from buzzing towns to picturesque villages – and even a medieval...

10 sector leaders on the benefits of a senior leadership degree apprenticeship

An increasing number of managers are turning to senior leadership degree apprenticeships at the University of Gloucestershire to...

17 fun food and drink vans to have at your Gloucestershire wedding

From an Airstream food truck serving loaded hot dogs to a milk float mixing cocktails, these 17 mobile food and drink options...

5 Cotswolds interiors trends for 2022

From the use of natural and comforting linens to introducing stylish and sustainable furniture to your home, SoGlos rounds up some...

14 new Gloucestershire foodie hotspots for 2022

From cute new cafes to perfect pizza places and revamped restaurants, SoGlos delights in 2022’s fresh foodie openings and...

14 must-visit Gloucestershire farmers' markets

Supporting local farmers and keeping food miles low, shop for fresh, seasonal, organic and free-range produce, as well as arts,...

8 crafty weekend workshops to try this summer at New Brewery Arts

Flex your crafting muscles and get creative with a weekend workshop at New Brewery Arts in Cirencester this summer.

11 of the most unique activities for toddlers in Gloucestershire

Inspiring the most discerning tots, SoGlos has discovered 11 of the most unique activities for toddlers and pre-school children in...

10 unique growth businesses in Gloucestershire to watch

Businesses continue to thrive in Gloucestershire – and here SoGlos showcases 10 interesting examples of county firms across the...

11 places to get active outdoors in the Cotswolds

From exhilarating quad biking experiences to more tranquil, self-guided sensory walks, SoGlos has found 11 places to get active...

19 of the best places for a boozy brunch in Gloucestershire

From classic bottomless brunches with free-flowing prosecco to breakfast pastries with a cocktail or two, SoGlos has handpicked 19...

11 luxurious Cotswold venues for private hire

From party planes to captivating country manors, discover 11 of the most luxurious Cotswold venues to host your next big...

10 top reasons to move to the Forest of Dean

With its breathtaking natural beauty, affordable property prices and abundance of things to do for the family, the Forest of Dean...

12 of the best places to walk your dog in the Cotswolds

From playing fetch in open fields to strolling side-by-side through honey-hued villages, discover the best places to go for...

8 of the most exciting properties for sale in Gloucestershire in May

From olive groves and heated pools to secret walk-in bars, SoGlos's Gloucestershire property series uncovers 8 of the most...

13 Sunday lunch hot spots in Gloucestershire

If you're after the fluffiest roasties and the most delicious gravy, then look no further than this handy hot list of 13 Sunday...

20 inspirational Gloucestershire retailers

Continuing to champion Gloucestershire’s thriving business community, SoGlos showcases some of the county’s incredible retailers –...

Key Gloucestershire business events for your diary in May 2022

In our latest monthly roundup of the most unmissable and interesting Gloucestershire business events, SoGlos lists the ones not to...

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this May

From foodie festivals to underground exhibitions, make the most of May 2022 in Gloucestershire with SoGlos’s handpicked selection...

11 of the best places to see bluebells in Gloucestershire

Get your spring flower fix at 11 of the best places to see bluebells in Gloucestershire.

40 under 40: Showcasing Gloucestershire’s business talent

From up and coming talent to well established faces in the county business community, SoGlos has teamed up with the University of...

24 hours in Gloucestershire

Just have 24 hours to spend in Gloucestershire? Take a whistle-stop tour of some of the top places in the county.

48 hours in Gloucestershire

Spend a glorious weekend in Gloucestershire, taking in everything from chocolate-box Cotswold towns to delicious food and drink –...

3 days in Gloucestershire

Whether you’re hoping for a leisurely long weekend or action-packed mid-week break in gorgeous Gloucestershire, SoGlos has...

7 days in Gloucestershire

Make the most of a week-long holiday in Gloucestershire with SoGlos’s seven-day itinerary showcasing the very best of the county.

12 pieces of art to add spring colour to your Gloucestershire home

A blossoming new collection is on show at Montpellier’s Paragon Gallery in Cheltenham, with a fresh spring range for all budgets...

7 reasons you need to experience Longborough Festival Opera this summer

One of the most unique cultural events in the Cotswolds, Longborough Festival Opera is gearing up for its summer season of...

9 of the most unique staycations in the south west

Treat yourself to a unique break in the south west of England, from glamping in the Cotswolds to Danish cabins in Cornwall – all...

18 fabulous fashion brands at Gloucester Quays

From designer labels to high-street favourites, discover all the big-name fashion brands to browse at Gloucester Quays – with many...

12 of the most Instagrammable places in Gloucestershire

For a picture-perfect Instagram feed, look no further than gorgeous Gloucestershire – with SoGlos handpicking 12 of the county’s...

14 interesting things you can learn in your spare time with South Gloucestershire and Stroud College

Writing a TV show, mastering a new language, and make-up artistry are just some of the things you could learn at South...

5 surprisingly sustainable services from Gloucester Carpet Outlet

Sustainability is at the heart of family-run Gloucester Carpet Outlet – and in 2022, it’s offering even more environmentally...

10 brilliant family days out in the Cotswolds

From fairytale inspired farms to historical adventures, SoGlos rounds up 10 of the most brilliant, family-friendly days out in the...

16 of Gloucestershire’s best artisan food producers

Whether you’re a firm foodie or want to support local, SoGlos handpicks some of our absolute favourite Gloucestershire artisan...

14 Gloucestershire businesses marking key anniversaries in 2022

SoGlos takes a look at the Gloucestershire organisations who are celebrating major milestones in 2022, to celebrate 60 years in...

14 dog-friendly bars and restaurants in Cheltenham

Take your dog on a date next time you’re out in Cheltenham, with SoGlos’s pick of 14 paw-some dog-friendly restaurants and bars.

11 things to do in Cirencester

Cirencester is brimming with cultural attractions and rich heritage, as well as places to enjoy culinary delights. Rounding up the...

10 ways to update your outside space with outdoor fabric

With an extensive range of fabrics designed specifically for outdoor use, Just Fabrics in Cheltenham is an excellent source of...

8 of the most exciting properties for sale in Gloucestershire in April

From sun-drenched Georgian apartments to cottages draped in wisteria, and one property that has popped up on Channel 4, SoGlos's...

Key Gloucestershire business events for your diary in April 2022

Keeping the county’s business community busy, each month SoGlos will be rounding up some of the most unmissable Gloucestershire...

11 of the cutest spring baby animals to 'aww' at in Gloucestershire

Loveable lambs, perfect piglets and charming chicks are just some of the cutest new arrivals being born as the weather warms up –...

14 cracking egg hunts in Gloucestershire this Easter

Hopping into Gloucestershire, SoGlos has handpicked some of the best egg hunts the Easter bunny has left for little ones this...

12 dog-friendly places to dine in the Cotswolds

From well-loved Michelin star restaurants and bistros to one of England’s oldest inns, discover some of the best locations to dine...

13 stunning beauty spots to visit around the Forest of Dean

Boasting spectacular viewpoints, diverse wildlife and landscapes shaped by ancient history, venture into the Forest of Dean to...

5 Netflix shows with a Gloucestershire connection to binge on

From the raunchy second season of Bridgerton to Sex Education, discover SoGlos’s pick of five hit Netflix series to get stuck...

8 hidden gems in the Forest of Dean

From the best places to sip real ale or sample Stinking Bishop, to historic structures that proudly champion its heritage,...

20 unmissable Gloucestershire festivals

A clear contender for festival county of the UK, Gloucestershire boasts an enviable collection of annual events – from world-class...

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this April

From grooving at the 25th annual Cheltenham Jazz Festival to celebrating Easter in the county, discover 10 unmissable things to do...

7 family Easter days out you can get to by bus in Gloucestershire

Enjoy a cracking family day out in Gloucestershire this Easter, with plenty of fun places that are easy to get to via Stagecoach...

12 ways to help Ukrainian refugees in Gloucestershire

From giving money to charities to donating goods to be sent to the Polish border, SoGlos shares 12 ways people in Gloucestershire...

25 of the best camping spots in Gloucestershire

Whether you're pitching a tent, rigging up your motorhome - or glamping in an eco pod, SoGlos has rounded up 25 of the best...

11 places to get on your bike in Gloucestershire

For some wheelie good fun in the great outdoors, SoGlos has found 11 of the best places to get on your bike that are perfect for...

6 ways The Festival will be different in 2022

The Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse just keeps getting better and better - and no two years are ever the same. In 2022,...

22 exciting things to look forward to in the Forest of Dean in 2022

Spanning arts festivals, onion fayres and the chance to see daffodils spring up across the Golden Triangle, there’s so much to...

13 major Gloucestershire employers that love employing apprentices

Gloucestershire is not only blessed with a broad spread of businesses and organisations, many of them are also committed to giving...

12 glorious gardens in Gloucestershire

Embrace the great outdoors and discover horticultural heaven with a trip to one of Gloucestershire's gorgeous gardens.

11 places to see gorgeous spring colours in Gloucestershire

Make the most of Gloucestershire’s great outdoors this season by visiting 11 of the best places to see spring colours in the...

13 ways to treat your Mum this Mother's Day

From indulgent spa days to sumptuous afternoon teas, SoGlos has handpicked 13 ways you can delight your mum to make Mother’s Day...

13 famous celebrities to look out for at The Festival

Thanks to Cheltenham’s world class reputation for jump racing, The Festival culminating in the Boodles Gold Cup attracts no...

12 fun family days out within an hour and a half’s train journey from Gloucestershire

Explore fascinating museums, get hands on with science and meet furry friends on a fantastic family day out on a Great Western...

15 inspirational individuals driving Gloucestershire’s cyber sector forward

You don’t have to work at GCHQ to know that one of Gloucestershire’s worst kept secrets is the incredible depth of talent in its...

12 reasons to visit Painswick Rococo Garden all year round

From carpets of daffodils in the spring to sampling produce from the garden during harvest season, discover 12 unmissable...

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this March

From getting started on your #GlosBucketList to going ringside at the wrestling, discover SoGlos’s pick of 10 unmissable things to...

24 of the best breakfasts for Cheltenham Race Week

Place your bets on a brilliant Cheltenham Race Week breakfast, with 24 to tuck into before The Festival and Boodles Gold Cup 2022....

7 reasons why spring is Westonbirt Arboretum’s best-kept secret

Spring is bringing new life to one of Gloucestershire’s most popular attractions, with flowering magnolias and blossoming cherry...

16 of the most accessible attractions in Gloucestershire

Find a family day out that’s fun for everyone as SoGlos rounds up 16 of Gloucestershire’s most accessible attractions.

10 top reasons to move to Gloucester

From its stunning buildings and fascinating history to its vibrant arts scene, Gloucester is a great place to live – with SoGlos...

The Gloucestershire Bucket List

Handpicked by the team of journalists at SoGlos, The Gloucestershire Bucket List is the definitive collection of 100 ultimate...

14 delicious places to eat and drink at Gloucester Quays

Tuck into a wide variety of tasty dishes, from pizza and pasta to ramen, burgers and brunch at one of the 14 restaurants at...

12 wonderful ways to boost your mental wellbeing in Gloucestershire

Maintaining and improving your mental wellbeing has never been more important – and there’s plenty of ways to give your brain a...

22 exciting things to look forward to in Stroud in 2022

From brand-new developments to uncovering the area’s Ice Age history, there’s plenty to look forward to in Stroud in 2022 – with...

10 dog-friendly cottages in the Cotswolds

SoGlos rounds up 10 stunning Cotswold cottages that welcome furry friends, so you and your dogs can enjoy all that this designated...

7 things you can get fixed at a repair café in Gloucestershire

From phone screens to teddy bears, repair cafés across Gloucestershire are helping people to mend their broken items for free –...

9 of the most exciting Gloucestershire properties on the market in March 2022

From spacious and sought-after family homes to an apartment in a former boarding school attended by Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood...

21 apprenticeship courses available in Gloucestershire

When it comes to apprenticeships, Gloucestershire has some exceptional training providers that offer a wide range of courses at...

15 sustainable staycations and eco-retreats in Gloucestershire

From forest bathing in your own private treehouse to stargazing from a wood-fired hot tub, enjoy an eco-retreat in Gloucestershire...

11 parent and baby activities in Gloucestershire

With many parent and baby activities now restarting, SoGlos has rounded up 11 of the most fun and safe activities for mums and...

14 of the best Yorkshire puddings you can find in Gloucestershire

If you take your Yorkshire puddings seriously, you won’t be disappointed with SoGlos’s round up of the very best yorkie puds the...

8 ways to treat your Valentine in Gloucestershire

From gorgeous getaways to delectable dinners, SoGlos rounds-up eight ways to treat your Valentine in Gloucestershire in 2022.

10 unique Gloucestershire staycation destinations

SoGlos shares 10 unique destinations for an unforgettable Gloucestershire staycation, from a historic lightship to one of the...

15 inspirational engineering apprentices in Gloucestershire

To mark National Apprenticeship Week 2022, SoGlos shines a spotlight on 15 of Gloucestershire Engineering Training’s most...

10 relaxing spa days within an hour and a half’s train journey from Gloucestershire

Take some time to unwind and treat yourself to a relaxing spa day, with SoGlos rounding up 10 spa destinations you can get to by...

8 parkruns in Gloucestershire to complete

Whether you’re a seasoned runner or you’ve made running your New Year’s resolution, SoGlos have rounded up six of parkrun’s weekly...

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this February

From spotting snowdrops and newborn lambs to bopping to folk tunes, there’s so much to do in Gloucestershire this February 2022 –...

8 flipping good places for pancakes in Gloucestershire

Head to one of SoGlos’s favourite places for flipping good pancakes in Gloucestershire on Shrove Tuesday 2022, for a sweet treat...

10 top reasons to move to Cheltenham

Bursting with culture, heritage and natural beauty, there are many reasons Cheltenham is a wonderful place to live – with SoGlos...

16 inspiring property developments in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire is an amazing place to build, buy and develop property – even throughout the Covid-19 pandemic – and to celebrate...

9 rapidly expanding Gloucestershire businesses

Despite the impact of the pandemic, some Gloucestershire businesses have expanded at an astonishing rate – with acquisitions, huge...

7 ways GWR makes family train travel from Gloucestershire easier

An exciting and surprisingly stress-free way to travel with children from Gloucestershire, take advantage of Great Western...

8 of the most exciting Gloucestershire properties on the market in February 2022

From starter homes to an 18-bedroom project and an impressive pile with barrel-vaulted wine cellars, SoGlos's Gloucestershire...

22 things to look forward to in Cheltenham in 2022

Bringing famous faces, as well as new shops, cafés and restaurants to the town, Cheltenham promises surprises in store throughout...

22 exciting things to look forward to in the Cotswolds in 2022

SoGlos has sought out 22 of the most exciting things to look forward to in the Cotswolds in 2022, from unmissable events to...

10 reasons the Cotswolds is a great place to raise a family

For families considering a move to the countryside, SoGlos shares 10 reasons why the Cotswolds is an ideal place to have and raise...

40 incredible independent Gloucestershire businesses

Gloucestershire has so many incredible independent businesses, from trusted estate agents like Naylor Powell to artisan food and...

7 Gloucestershire websites developed by 16i

With digital solutions more important than ever, SoGlos has teamed up with 16i to showcase some of the most impressive websites it...

15 inspiring digital businesses in Gloucestershire

When the pandemic forced firms to embrace digital like never before, some Gloucestershire businesses have showed how to truly...

9 reasons Cheltenham is a great place to raise a family

With its family-friendly festivals, gorgeous parks and incredible schools, discover why Cheltenham is an ideal place for families...

8 of the best places to see snowdrops in Gloucestershire

Lace up your walking boots and discover 8 of the best places to see snowdrops in Gloucestershire – home to some of the country’s...

16 pioneering female-led Gloucestershire businesses

From one of J.P. Morgan’s top 200 female-powered UK businesses to the best brownie-maker in the county, SoGlos is shining a...

10 reasons Gloucester is a great place to raise a family

For families looking for their forever home, SoGlos shares 10 reasons why Gloucester is the perfect place to start, grow and raise...

22 exciting things to look forward to in Gloucester in 2022

There’s so much going on in Gloucester in 2022, from incredible new developments like The Forum to the welcome return of some of...

8 independent eco-friendly businesses in Gloucestershire

Make a big difference with some small changes, helped by some of Gloucestershire’s best independent eco-friendly businesses.

10 affordable family friendly attractions in Gloucestershire

Entertain the kids without spending a fortune, with SoGlos’s selection of 10 affordable family-friendly attractions in...

18 of the best vegan menus in Gloucestershire

Just in time for anyone trying Veganuary this year, discover 18 places to tuck into delicious vegan dishes in Gloucestershire.

17 of the best annual passes in Gloucestershire

From animal attractions and castles to glorious gardens and museums, SoGlos has found 17 of the best annual passes that...

4 reasons why good cyber security will help you win business

Cyber security is no longer just about protecting your own company from attacks – it is a marketable asset that can also be very...

8 of the most luxurious properties for sale in Gloucestershire

From period properties with private island retreats to luxurious new builds decked out with cinema rooms, house hunters with big...

10 places to find non-alcoholic drinks this Dry January

From carefully concocted alcohol-free cocktails to health-conscious kombucha via drinkable desserts, Gloucestershire’s cafés and...

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this January

From horse racing action on New Year’s Day to throwing on the tartan for Burns Night celebrations, get your year off to an...

8 things to look forward to at the Everyman Theatre in 2022

From big West End musicals to spine-tingling stage debuts, the Everyman Theatre’s early 2022 line up is not to be missed – with...

14 of the best places to walk your dog in Gloucestershire

Walkies! SoGlos has picked out 14 of the best places to walk your dog in Gloucestershire, if you're looking for the ‘pawfect’...

6 reasons why you should take on an apprentice

From seeing an increase in productivity to benefiting from higher staff retention rates, SoGlos shares 6 reasons why you should...

11 of the most beautiful walks in Gloucestershire

With stunning views, spectacular scenery and fresh air guaranteed, discover 11 of the most beautiful walks in Gloucestershire and...

10 luxurious family staycations in the Cotswolds

Treehouses, luxury log cabins and sleeping under the stars, enjoy a luxurious family staycation in the Cotswolds.

9 reasons for families to relocate from London to Gloucestershire

From excellent schools to lower property prices, Gloucestershire has a lot to offer families looking to relocate out of London –...

4 Strictly Come Dancing stars you can see in Gloucestershire

From beautiful ballroom to passion-fuelled Latin, SoGlos showcases four Strictly Come Dancing stars who will be coming to...

8 of the most exciting Gloucestershire properties on the market in January 2022

From rooftop living to extraordinary barn conversions and former chapels, SoGlos's Gloucestershire property series uncovers 8 of...

8 of the best hot chocolates in the Cotswolds

Satisfy your chocolate cravings and cosy up this winter with one of the best hot chocolates that the Cotswolds has to offer.

10 Christmas charity initiatives to support in Gloucestershire

The season of goodwill is upon us and SoGlos has rounded up 10 Christmas charity initiatives in Gloucestershire to support during...

18 inspirational Gloucestershire food and drink heroes

SoGlos serves up some of the incredible champions of Gloucestershire’s food and drink sector.

11 exquisite exclusive-use Cotswold wedding venues

From fairy tale castles to majestic manor houses, have the place to yourself on your big day with 11 exclusive-use wedding venues...

10 Gloucestershire carol concerts to get you in the festive spirit

From classic carols and choral music to some festive favourites, SoGlos has picked out 10 seasonal concerts in Gloucestershire to...

7 of the simplest ways to achieve your fitness goals

From taking part in group fitness classes to making time to de-stress, SoGlos rounds up 7 of the simplest ways to get fit and stay...

7 reasons to move to the Cotswolds

Whether it’s a first home or a forever home you’re looking for, SoGlos has handpicked seven reasons why the Cotswolds is the...

9 sensational Christmas shopping destinations to visit by train from Gloucestershire

From the biggest designer and high street stores to quirky shopping arcades, SoGlos handpicks nine sensational Christmas shopping...

9 benefits to starting an apprenticeship

Apprenticeships have transformed from the reserve of the young starting out to include every level up to and a masters degree,...

8 festive films to sprinkle Christmas cheer in Gloucestershire

From family favourites to golden oldies, SoGlos's elves have been hard at work to find eight Christmas film screenings taking...

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this December

From exhilarating Christmas Day swims to the county’s first Taco Bell opening, fill your December with 10 unmissable things to do...

8 of the most exciting Gloucestershire properties on the market in December 2021

From a plant filled swimming pool to a former toilet block in Cheltenham, SoGlos's Gloucestershire property series uncovers eight...

8 benefits to outsourcing your bookkeeping

Online and cloud-based services have brought back office tasks within a click of every Gloucestershire business owner, but many...

18 places to buy your Christmas tree in Gloucestershire

With just a few more weekends until Christmas Day, SoGlos has picked 18 tree-mendous places to buy (or rent) a real Christmas tree...

10 free things to do in Gloucestershire this Christmas

Your Gloucestershire Christmas celebrations don’t have to cost a fortune, thanks to SoGlos’s round up of 10 free things to do in...

11 diverse women helping shape Gloucestershire’s cyber sector

With Gloucestershire’s cyber sector growing at an astonishing rate, SoGlos takes a look at some of the talented women helping...

5 luxurious Cotswold breaks for families this winter

Take the kids on a staycation they’ll never forget, with 5 luxurious hotels offering family-friendly breaks in the Cotswolds this...

12 Gloucestershire business leaders who attended The King's School Gloucester

From the creative director of a global beauty brand to SoGlos’s very own managing director, SoGlos highlights 12 business leaders...

4 festive places to celebrate Christmas in the Forest of Dean

From marvelling at sparkling lights to meeting Santa Claus himself, pay a visit to the enchanting Forest of Dean to soak up the...

7 reasons Gloucestershire parents are being encouraged to vaccinate their kids against Covid-19

With Covid-19 vaccinations now being offered to 12 to 15-year-olds in Gloucestershire, SoGlos shares 7 reasons to consider getting...

13 magical Christmas light displays in Gloucestershire

With Christmas lights being switched on and illuminated trails shining brightly across the county, it’s time to get festive with...

9 fabulously festive Christmas markets in Gloucestershire

Nothing will get you in the festive spirit like heading to one of Gloucestershire’s Christmas markets. And after a quiet Christmas...

10 of the most festive towns to visit in the Cotswolds this Christmas

With festive markets, Christmas lights switch-on celebrations and independent shops to find extra-special gifts, there’s nothing...

29 magical places to meet Santa Claus in Gloucestershire

Christmas is going to be extra special this December 2021 and there are some enchanting places for children to meet Santa Claus...

12 unmissable music events in Gloucestershire

From purpose-built opera houses hosting summer performances to big name pop artists and rock stars, Gloucestershire’s calendar is...

9 steps to take if your IT systems are under attack

If your business or organisation’s IT system is infected with malware or ransomware, SoGlos shares some steps which could help...

12 inspirational people in Gloucestershire farming and agriculture

Nothing has shaped the face of Gloucestershire like its agriculture – and the county continues to produce crop-upon-crop of...

50 inspirational women in Gloucestershire

SoGlos celebrates 50 of Gloucestershire’s most inspirational women, from business leaders to Olympic medallists, authors and...

9 of the best Christmas markets to visit by train from Gloucestershire

From Victorian Christmas markets to London’s biggest festive event, SoGlos handpicks our favourite festive markets to travel to by...

16 inspirational business leaders from Gloucestershire

As part of SoGlos’s on-going efforts to champion Gloucestershire’s business community, we have compiled a shortlist of 16 names to...

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this November

From mesmerising light installations to seasonal ice-skating opportunities, winter is coming to Gloucestershire, with plenty of...

8 of the most exciting Gloucestershire properties on the market in November 2021

From railway stations in the Cotswolds to cocktail bars in the centre of Cheltenham, SoGlos's popular Gloucestershire property...

9 tasty places to try tapas in Gloucestershire

Whether you’re a lover of authentic Spanish cuisine or fancy trying tapas with a twist, discover 9 places to tuck in to tapas in...

12 places to shop for Christmas gifts in Gloucester

Shop local this Christmas 2021 and find the perfect present in one of Gloucester’s incredible venues.

10 simple ways to make your Gloucestershire property more saleable

From de-cluttering and heating, to mood lighting and freshly brewed coffee, SoGlos shares 10 simple tips and tricks to help make...

10 places to dine on Christmas Day in Gloucestershire

If you’re celebrating with a festive family feast or a romantic yuletide date, SoGlos has you covered with 10 places to dine on...

10 reasons you might consider paying for medical treatment in Gloucestershire

With everything from orthopaedic services to men’s and women’s health, Nuffield Health Cheltenham reveals some important reasons...

9 cyber security myths debunked

Gloucestershire businesses will find it almost impossible to escape from the emphasis on cyber security for their organisations,...

8 of the most exciting Gloucestershire properties on the market in October 2021

From turrets and castles with spectacular views to saunas and swimming pools, SoGlos's popular Gloucestershire property series...

13 wicked ways for grown-ups to celebrate Halloween in Gloucestershire

From stage performances of Dracula to ghost tours, prepare for a scare this Halloween as SoGlos rounds up 13 wicked ways for...

20 of the most haunted places in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire is home to some of the most haunted places in the UK – with 20 making SoGlos's spooky hot list. Cue evil laugh...

10 ways Gloucestershire businesses can use returning to work to change for the better

As Gloucestershire businesses help their staff settle back into their places of work, now could be the time for employers to make...

14 cosy Cotswold pubs

During colder months, retreat to a cosy Cotswold pub – with SoGlos handpicking 14 destinations that promise charm, character and...

26 fun places to take the kids when it rains in Gloucestershire

When it starts to drizzle, check out SoGlos's comprehensive hot list of fun (and dry!) places to take the kids when it rains in...

18 filming locations to spot in Gloucestershire

From Star Wars and Sex Education to Sherlock and Harry Potter, discover 18 iconic movie and television filming locations in...

7 development projects in Gloucester to watch

Gloucester is undergoing a huge transformation with a whole host of projects taking place in the city, including new university...

7 ways to host an incredible party at home in Gloucestershire

From garden parties to Christmas drinks, hosting an incredible house party in your Gloucestershire home has never been easier.

12 steps to supply chain security that will help grow your Gloucestershire business

Talk of cyber security often puts the onus on you and your business, but an attack on your suppliers can be just as damaging. As...

5 top tips on how to make buying a house less stressful

The founder of Gloucestershire-based The Mortgage Brain reveals everything you need to know for a stress-free house purchase.

11 ways to host an unforgettable wedding party at home in Gloucestershire

Celebrate your wedding in style from the comfort of your Gloucestershire home, as SoGlos shares 11 tips on how to make your day...

30 ways to celebrate #GlosDay in Gloucestershire

Keeping the momentum of #GlosDay going, Visit Gloucestershire is highlighting 30 things to do and see in the county over the next...

10 more unique growth businesses in Gloucestershire to watch

Discover 10 more Gloucestershire businesses showing impressive growth, exciting innovation and creating new employment...

7 simple ways to make your Gloucestershire business more sustainable

From encouraging staff to cycle to work to reducing your carbon footprint, Stroud-based Ecotricity shares seven simple tips to...

6 legal considerations for employers as staff return to the office

From mandatory vaccinations to flexible working requests, SoGlos shares 6 legal considerations for employers as they welcome staff...

9 interesting cyber jobs in Gloucestershire

For those who have a keen interest in the cyber industry, SoGlos has compiled a list of Gloucestershire’s most interesting and...

12 iconic sights in Cheltenham

From magnificent architecture to picture-perfect parks, SoGlos is celebrating 12 of the town's most iconic sights in this hot...

7 pamper days for mums-to-be in the Cotswolds

With everything from spa trips to creative workshops, SoGlos rounds up seven of the best pamper days for mums-to-be in the...

20 dog-friendly Cotswold pubs

Paw-rents, look no further! SoGlos has rounded up 20 dog-friendly Cotswold pubs to take your four-legged friend along to – perfect...

18 places to dine with a view in Gloucestershire

Discover where to enjoy fantastic food and a beautiful backdrop, with SoGlos's pick of 18 places to dine with a view in...

10 cyber training opportunities in Gloucestershire in 2021

If you’re looking to delve into the world of cyber but aren’t sure where to begin, look no further as SoGlos has compiled a list...

14 fantastic outdoor family activities in Gloucestershire

Whether you're a sporty, adventure-loving or culture-seeking bunch, SoGlos has rounded up 14 fantastic outdoor activities that...

7 spots to reconnect with nature and boost your wellbeing in Gloucestershire

From forest bathing to soaking up fresh air, take some time to breathe and reconnect with nature – making the most of...

8 simple ways Gloucestershire businesses can protect themselves against spam emails

With nearly half of all businesses suffering a cyber attack in 2020, and criminals finding a route in through spam emails, IT...

10 of the most exciting Gloucestershire properties on the market in August 2021

With everything from spas and hotels to homes with rooftop terraces, SoGlos's popular Gloucestershire property series uncovers 10...

18 dog-friendly Cotswold attractions

From animal attractions and pretty parklands to amazing mazes and steam train adventures, discover 18 dog-friendly Cotswold...

5 devastating things that can happen to your business if you don’t prepare for a cyber attack

The days of cyber attacks being something that happens to other people’s businesses are gone, but Gloucestershire has cyber...

10 unique activities to try in the Cotswolds

Whether you live locally or are visiting for a staycation, SoGlos shares 10 unique activities to try in the Cotswolds – with some...

8 ways Gloucestershire businesses are getting back to work safely

As part of our #BackToBusinessGlos campaign, SoGlos handpicks eight pathways being taken by businesses in rebuilding...

12 ways to keep your garden looking gorgeous all year round

Want to make the most of your garden this year? SoGlos has 12 tips on how to keep your turf looking terrific whatever the season.

14 Gloucestershire cyber companies to watch in 2021

With Gloucestershire’s status as UK cyber capital drawing more tech firms to the county, SoGlos showcases a shortlist of companies...

7 of the most exciting Gloucestershire properties on the market in July 2021

From houses with their own cider orchards to former railway stations, SoGlos reveals seven of the most exciting properties for...

7 ways to support your team's mental health as they return to work

The legacy of the ongoing pandemic on employees’ mental health is double edged – while the strain is real, Gloucestershire...

10 unique family experiences in the Cotswolds

There’s so much more to the Cotswolds than quaint villages and rolling countryside, with SoGlos sharing 10 unique experiences...

19 ways to support charities and communities in Gloucestershire

There are so many ways to help Gloucestershire charities and communities. From sporting challenges to charitable donations and...

7 fascinating towns and villages to explore in the Forest of Dean

From vintage cinemas and Norman castles to microbreweries and craft centres, tap into a world of local history, culture and good...

8 stunning beauty spots near Stroud

Spot rare plants and wildlife, enjoy scenic Cotswold views and take time to reconnect with nature at one of these stunning beauty...

9 unique places to eat when you visit the Cotswolds

From cult dessert clubs to repurposed prisons, discover 9 unique places to eat in the Cotswolds that are sure to impress visitors...

9 of the most exciting Gloucestershire properties on the market in June 2021

From houses with a history of espionage to homes with their own island, SoGlos reveals nine of the most exciting properties for...

9 back-to-business funds your Gloucestershire business can benefit from

Positive signs for the economy are widespread, but concerns remain over cash flow. SoGlos has tracked down nine potential pots of...

12 independent film venues in Gloucestershire

There has never been a more important time to support independent cinema in Gloucestershire. From plush boutique film venues and...

18 of the best Cotswold weekend getaways

From five-star hotels to luxurious self-catering cottages, SoGlos has rounded up 18 of the best places to stay during a weekend...

12 international restaurants you have to visit in Cheltenham

Get a taste of world cuisine without travelling at Cheltenham’s best international and independent restaurants – whether you’re...

8 reasons you’ll love apartment living in Cheltenham

With its vibrant town centre, abundance of green spaces and Regency architecture to die for, it’s no surprise that Cheltenham is a...

8 organisations to turn to for business support in Gloucestershire

If you are starting or running a business of any size, Gloucestershire has some incredible organisations ready and willing to...

5 important reasons why children need the performing arts

From encouraging creativity to teaching skills for life, performing arts offers a whole host of benefits for children’s health and...

8 of the most exciting Gloucestershire properties on the market in May 2021

From home cinemas and games rooms to a farm with its own egg business, SoGlos's reveals eight of the most interesting properties...

6 top tips for first time buyers in Gloucestershire

From easy ways to boost your credit score to budgeting and paperwork, SoGlos rounds up 6 helpful tips for those looking to buy...

18 perfect places to meet your friends and family in Gloucestershire

From scenic alfresco dining spots and Cotswold pub gardens to beauty spots and outdoor attractions, discover 18 places in...

11 tips to help you choose the best IT support company for your business

You might be the foremost expert in your field, but when that’s not IT and you need your business to run like clockwork, how do...

10 ways to transform your outdoor space in Gloucestershire

With everything from hot tubs and BBQ areas to home offices and playrooms, SoGlos rounds up 10 exciting ways you can transform...

9 charming Cotswold towns and villages to explore this spring

With good weather on the way and some lockdown restrictions easing in April 2021, the Cotswolds is beginning to welcome visitors...

7 of the most exciting Gloucestershire properties for sale in April 2021

From wine cellars and swimming pools to renowned former owners and private moorings, SoGlos's new Gloucestershire property series,...

11 independent businesses to support in Gloucestershire

From local garden centres to family-run toyshops, there are lots of great independent businesses here in Gloucestershire, with...

15 places to enjoy top pub grub in Gloucestershire

From charming country inns to the best watering holes around, Gloucestershire is brimming with brilliant pubs serving up some...

7 of the greatest gin joints in Gloucester

It’s time to get shaken and stirred, as SoGlos mixes up a selection of the best pubs and bars in Gloucester to go for gin.

9 of the best real ale pubs in Gloucester

Lovers of real ale can discover their new favourite pint in this hot list, rounding up the best places in Gloucester to drink real...

14 of the best tasting menus in the Cotswolds

Offering multiple courses of delightful delectation, SoGlos has rounded up our favourite tasting menus from fine dining...

15 of the best places for a dinner date in Gloucestershire

If you're looking for somewhere to take your other half, or perhaps you need to drop the hint for someone special to take you out,...

12 of the best luxury spa breaks in Gloucestershire

If you're looking for a lavish getaway or want to soak away the day in one of the county's most exclusive pools, find 12 of the...

9 places to hold a grown-up birthday party in Gloucestershire

Age is just a number, so throw a celebration! SoGlos has rounded up 9 of the best places in Gloucestershire to host a grown-up...

37 dog-friendly hotels in Gloucestershire

From luxury retreats to Cotswold country inns, dedicated dog owners can discover 37 pet-friendly hotels in Gloucestershire.

11 of the best experience days

With everything from off-road adventures and brewery tours to clay pigeon shooting and water sports, SoGlos rounds up 11 of the...

12 places to host your entire wedding in Gloucestershire

If you're looking for a dreamy wedding venue that can do it all, then don't miss 12 places to host your entire wedding in...

12 things you didn’t know about Gloucestershire’s schools

From secret discos, links to the Titanic and famous alumni, Gloucestershire’s schools are home to some fascinating little-known...

15 fantastic fine dining restaurants in the Cotswolds

Combining inventive menus and locally sourced produce with the highest quality presentation and service, SoGlos has rounded up the...

9 Cotswold venues to host your weekend wedding

Stretch out your wedding across the weekend with 9 Cotswold wedding venues that offer the perfect place to celebrate.

8 adventurous places to eat in Gloucestershire

From curried camel to scary-sounding spider rolls, SoGlos has scoured the county’s restaurants to unveil eight adventurous eats in...

14 quintessential Cotswold inns

With cosy nooks, great food and spectacular views, these 14 idyllic Cotswold inns are positively brimming with countryside...

16 of the best date nights in Gloucestershire

If you're looking to impress someone special, feast your eyes on SoGlos's pick of the best date nights in Gloucestershire,...

16 of the most beautiful Cotswold wedding venues

From majestic manor houses to rustic barns, SoGlos selects 16 picture-perfect Cotswold wedding venues.

9 of the best tearooms in Gloucestershire

Tea and cake, anyone? With so many cute, cosy and homely tearooms across Gloucestershire, SoGlos has rounded up nine of the the...

9 of the most amazing spas in Gloucestershire

If you’re looking for a relaxing retreat, Gloucestershire is home to some gorgeous spas with hundreds of indulgent treatments to...

7 Cheltenham organisations paving the way for science and technology

With some of the world's leading organisations paving the way for science and technology right here in Gloucestershire, SoGlos has...

9 iconic moments in Cheltenham's history

With everything from the first ever student at Cheltenham Ladies' College actually being a boy, to the first ever Cheltenham...

7 valuable reasons your business should hire an apprentice now

From cutting costs on recruitment to increasing productivity, South Gloucestershire and Stroud College has shared 7 valuable...

10 useful tips for Gloucestershire’s home-schooling parents

With Gloucestershire schools closed due to Covid-19, Malvern St James Girls’ School has shared some useful tips for home-schooling...

16 of the most extreme Gloucestershire runs

From hill climbs and obstacle courses to marathons and triathlons, discover 16 of the most fierce and fun extreme races, mud runs...

14 places to volunteer in Gloucestershire

From nurturing wildlife to supporting the fight against Covid-19, volunteering is a great way to give something back to the local...

11 places to go sledging in Gloucestershire

It's snowing! Head to some of Gloucestershire’s best sledging hills, parks and peaks.

7 top UK hotels for your wonderful winter staycation

Banish the winter blues with a luxurious escape to one of the UK’s best hotels, with SoGlos’s 7 top picks for a seasonal...

7 modern services your estate agents should be offering

In a rapidly changing property market, get the best possible service from your estate agent with this checklist of 7 modern...

12 educational and fun days out in Gloucestershire

Make learning fun with SoGlos’s 12 picks for family days out in Gloucestershire that are both educational AND fun.

17 innovative Gloucestershire projects set to change the county

From the south west’s answer to the Silicon Valley in Cheltenham and one of the UK’s first integrated digital societies in...

12 UK independent schools with amazing outdoor education programmes

Offering a wealth of educational benefits in the fresh air, SoGlos has scoured the UK to find 12 independent schools with amazing...

9 ways to do good in Gloucestershire

There are loads of things you can do to make a positive difference in Gloucestershire, with SoGlos’s rounding up just a few of the...

25 spots to hunt for vintage homeware in Gloucestershire

Whether you're an antiques collector, a retro enthusiast or love a bargain, SoGlos has scoured high and low for 25 of the best...

8 magical links between Harry Potter and Gloucestershire

Magic-loving muggles and wannabe wizards can discover eight spellbinding links between JK Rowling’s wonderful world of Harry...

9 beautiful Gloucestershire hotels to visit for dinner

Some of Gloucestershire’s most stunning hotels aren’t just designed for staying the night. That’s why SoGlos has rounded up nine...

15 fascinating historical facts about Gloucester

From royalty and Roman remains, to world-breaking windows and cheese production, SoGlos unearths 15 fascinating historical facts...

7 places to grab a sandwich in Cheltenham

Discover where to refuel at midday with our round up of seven places to grab a sandwich in Cheltenham.

12 riverside pubs in Gloucestershire

The sun’s out and it’s time for a pint! SoGlos has handpicked the best waterfront pubs and riverside restaurants that...

19 of the best independent coffee shops in Gloucestershire

SoGlos has handpicked 19 of the best independent coffee shops in Gloucestershire for you to try – spanning cosy cafés, arty bars...

26 free things to do in Gloucestershire

Put your wallet away and discover 26 free things to do in Gloucestershire throughout the year.

15 Cheltenham pubs and restaurants that champion local produce

Whether you love homemade pub classics, delicate fine dining, or a good old English breakfast, discover 15 Cheltenham pubs and...

11 unique wedding venues in and around Gloucestershire

World-famous venues, animal attractions and wonderful woodlands; SoGlos has found 11 unique venues that promise a memorable...

17 places to buy great art at sensible prices

Track down the perfect piece of art for your home or office in Gloucestershire, with options to suit all budgets.

7 places to tuck into pies in Gloucestershire

Get your teeth into some of Gloucestershire top spots to indulge in a pastry fix, spanning decadent 2 in 1 pies, flavoursome...

12 of the coolest places to go for a drink in Gloucestershire

If you're after a trendy watering hole to sip on some cocktails, then look no further as SoGlos rounds up 12 of the coolest places...

7 of Gloucestershire’s toughest man vs food challenges

From taking on chilli chicken wings and beastly burgers to chomping through raw seven-ounce onions, discover seven of the toughest...

20 of the best cakes in Gloucestershire

Gooey brownies, sumptuous scones and fabulous flapjacks, SoGlos has handpicked 20 of the best places to tuck into cakes in...

10 reasons to visit the Cotswolds

Famed for its picture-perfect villages, quaint tea rooms, and beautiful rolling countryside, the Cotswolds certainly has plenty to...

8 swanky cocktail bars in Cheltenham

Take your pick from the finest selection of tipples with SoGlos’s round up of eight swanky cocktail bars in Cheltenham in this hot...

15 of the best children's menus in Gloucestershire

Bored of sausage, chips and beans? SoGlos has rounded up 15 of the best children's menus in Gloucestershire in this hot list.

7 incredible places to discover in the Cotswolds

From gorgeous gardens to historic homes, SoGlos selects seven must-visit destinations that need to be on your Cotswold bucket...

8 places to order your office lunch from in Cheltenham

Get stuck into eight of the tastiest places to order your office lunch from in Cheltenham.

9 of the juiciest steaks in Gloucestershire

Whether you're partial to a fillet, a lover of rib-eye or a fan of sirloin, there's nothing quite like a steak to whet the...

15 of the best locations for hen and stag dos in Gloucestershire

If you’re planning a fun-filled stag or hen do in Gloucestershire, this hot list is all you need to get started planning an epic...

8 of the best value pub lunches in Gloucester

Whether it's just before payday or you want to enjoy a meal out without breaking the bank, SoGlos has rounded up eight of the best...

6 gorgeous Cotswold garden wedding venues

SoGlos handpicks six Cotswold garden venues for your wedding day, encompassing manicured lawns and gorgeous woodlands, to acres of...

9 Gloucestershire activities for adrenaline junkies

These adrenaline-fuelled activities in Gloucestershire are great for those who think of themselves as a bit of a thrill seeker,...

11 places to watch the Six Nations in Gloucestershire

Rugby fans can enjoy the biggest matches of the season on home turf with SoGlos’s round up of eleven places to watch the Six...

14 of the best Cotswold tearooms

Find 14 of the best Cotswold tea rooms in SoGlos's hot list. From superb sandwiches, fluffy scones and delicious cakes, to tasty...

29 of the best Cotswold pub walks

SoGlos selects 29 of the best Cotswold pub with walks, combining picture-perfect routes with cosy rest stops for a quintessential...

15 stunning outdoor wedding locations in Gloucestershire

SoGlos handpicks 15 of the most picturesque outdoor locations to get married in Gloucestershire.

10 of Gloucestershire's finest fish and chip shops

SoGlos serves up 10 of the finest fish and chip shops in Gloucestershire, from firm family favourites to gourmet chippies.

12 things to do in the Cotswolds

If you're itching to get out and about in the Cotswolds, SoGlos has rounded up 12 must-do things to tick off your bucket list this...

12 of the best brunches in the Cotswolds

There's nothing better than a leisurely brunch to kick off the day in delicious style, with SoGlos rounding up 12 of the best...

19 lavish Cotswold hotel bathrooms

Televisions in the tiles and baths at the end of the bed, these luxury hotel bathrooms are the most luxurious that the Cotswolds...

10 Christmas activities for families in Gloucestershire

Have your elf a merry little Christmas with SoGlos's round up of 10 Christmas activities for families in Gloucestershire this...

24 things to do this winter in Gloucestershire

From sipping on mulled cider and drinking hot chocolate to winter walks, ice skating and Christmas wreath making, check out 24...

9 beauty spots in Gloucestershire

Whether it's just a quick nail treatment or a full body massage, there are plenty of salons in Gloucestershire where you can get...

8 of the most extravagant parties you could throw in the Cotswolds

Whether you have a birthday, anniversary or wedding coming up, make it one to remember at these extravagant venues in the...

20 tasty breakfast spots in Gloucestershire

From weekday on-the-go breakfasts to leisurely Sunday brunches with friends, SoGlos has rounded up 20 of the county's best places...

12 of the best organic food and drink producers in the Cotswolds

Created without the use of pesticides or harsh chemicals, organically farmed food and drink is becoming a popular choice for many....

10 of the best independent fashion shops in Cheltenham

Home to big name retailers such as John Lewis, TopShop, Anthropologie and House of Frasier, Cheltenham's shopping scene is...

11 amazing Gloucestershire chefs

Preparing some of the hottest menus in the Cotswolds, discover which restaurants are home to the best chefs that the county has to...

14 picture-perfect Cotswold destinations

Ranging from tourist hot spots and bustling market towns to hidden havens, SoGlos selects 14 picture-perfect destinations in the...

15 Gloucestershire wreath-making workshops to get you in the festive spirit

With fresh foliage, berries, bells and ribbons, we’ve rounded up the best wreath-making workshops in Gloucestershire and the...

15 places in Gloucestershire to get the ultimate sugar fix

Milkshakes, freakshakes, cruffins, muffins and more! We’ve handpicked the most delicious sweet treats in Gloucestershire to get...

8 of the most inspired Italian menus in Gloucestershire

Fancy a slice of the Mediterranean right here in Gloucestershire? Feast your eyes on these eight inspired menus which sing of...

10 amazing wedding cake ideas

From elegant icing to fabulous flowery creations, SoGlos finds 10 amazing cake ideas to suit every wedding.

8 iconic wedding venues in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds

With so many incredible wedding venues across the county, SoGlos has found eight of the most iconic places for those special...

9 places to eat sensational seafood in Gloucestershire

With some of the most exquisite eateries around, Gloucestershire is brimming with restaurants specialising in sensational seafood....

26 alphabet date ideas for Gloucestershire couples

If your date nights are in need of an overhaul, give your relationship a fun twist by taking on the challenge of alphabet dating,...

30 things for grown-ups to do in Gloucestershire when it rains

Don’t let the rain get you down when it falls on Gloucestershire. Grown-ups can keep themselves entertained with SoGlos’s pick of...

12 unbelievably extravagant Airbnb homes in Gloucestershire

Book a stunning staycation at one of Gloucestershire's most indulgent Airbnbs. SoGlos has handpicked twelve that have a real wow...

11 top toddler groups in and around Gloucestershire

Whether your toddler is a wannabe dancer, enjoys getting crafty, or needs to burn off some steam, SoGlos has found 11 top toddler...

24 amazing items inside the SGGLA 2019 goody bags

Want to know what was inside those incredible SoGlos goody bags? Now’s your chance to find out…

22 SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Award winners 2019

From visitor attractions to restaurants, hundreds of businesses from across the county have been battling it out to be crowned the...

11 great sporting days out in Gloucestershire

Whether you're a Cherry and Whites fan, a dedicated Robin, or prefer your sports a little on the wacky side, SoGlos has rounded up...

8 reasons to visit the Royal International Air Tattoo

One of the largest military airshows in the world, the Royal International Air Tattoo is back for 2019 and SoGlos has picked a...

8 of the best carveries in Gloucestershire

Tuck into a British classic complete with crispy roast potatoes, succulent slow-roasted meat and delicious gravy, with one of...

11 hidden Cotswold gems

Romantic gardens, historical havens, and quintessential tearooms are a handful of hidden Cotswold gems, just waiting to be...

8 places to play tennis in Gloucestershire

Whip-out your whites and practice your grunts, as SoGlos serves up eight top places to play tennis in Gloucestershire. You cannot...

14 free live music nights in Gloucestershire

Spanning stylish bars, award-winning breweries, lively pubs and local cafés, SoGlos has found 14 free live music nights to dance...

20 SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Award winners 2018

From visitor attractions to restaurants, hundreds of businesses from across the county have been battling it out to be crowned the...

11 Gloucestershire hotels to pick up interiors inspiration from

If you're stuck for design ideas for your home, feast your eyes on 11 hotels in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds that are...

18 Gloucestershire eateries in The Good Food Guide

An impressive 18 Gloucestershire restaurants have made it into The Good Food Guide 2019, demonstrating that the county's food...

12 Gloucestershire independent bookshops for your literature fix

Whether you're hunting for a first edition, second-hand paperback or children’s classic, SoGlos has rounded up the best...