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Building work begins at anticipated new Cotswolds Designer Outlet

Construction starts on the Cotswolds Designer Outlet near Tewkesbury, right off the M5, and it's all systems go for a spring 2025...

Get creative this Christmas with festive craft workshops in the Cotswolds

New Brewery Arts in Cirencester is encouraging people to get creative this Christmas gifts, hosting a variety of festive one-day...

Cheltenham Racecourse launches 'cosy Cotswold pub' for the new racing season

Expect Scotch eggs, wooden beams and a cosy Cotswold pub feel at The Mandarin, Cheltenham Racecourse's first 'walk-in' restaurant,...

Badminton Estate announces catalogue of fabulous festive activities for Christmas 2023

From Christmas cocktail making to whiskey and chocolate tasting, Badminton Estate has plenty on offer to keep crafty hands busy...

New Beatrix Potter trail launching in Gloucester

Beatrix Potter and her links to the city are being celebrated in a brand-new trail around Gloucester this October 2023, with ten...

850-year-old Forest of Dean farm to be transformed into a vineyard and winery

Plans have been submitted which could see an 850-year-old farm in the Forest of Dean transformed into a sprawling 34-acre...

Huge Cotswolds manor becomes luxury hotel and private members club

A large new luxury hotel and private members club in the Cotswolds is upping the glamour stakes with a cave cellar featuring 5,000...

What's new at Gloucester Quays this autumn

Welcome in the new season with a bumper harvest of fun Halloween activities, tasty seasonal food and the opening of...

Nature in Art’s annual Gift and Craft Fair returns to Gloucester

Comprising of over 45 stalls, Nature in Art's Gift and Craft Fair is back for another year this October 2023, showcasing a variety...

Gloucester Services voted UK's best motorway pit stop

Gloucester Services on the M5 has been ranked as the most luxurious motorway service station in the UK, by researchers at the UK...

Spectacular autumn colour predicted for the Forest of Dean thanks to this year's weather

Spring rainfall and early summer heatwaves have set the Forest of Dean up for a unique show of autumn colour in October and...

Cheltenham ice rink returns for Christmas 2023

Get your skates on! Cheltenham's spectacular ice rink is returning to Imperial Gardens this November 2023, headlining the Regency...

The perfect dog-friendly weekend in the Cotswolds shared by staycation experts

Dreaming of a weekend away with your four-legged friends, but without the planning and stress of reservations? A bespoke stay in a...

First look: Five star Cotswolds hotel launches its first self-catering lodge

A historic lodge at Ellenborough Park, on the edge of Cheltenham, has been transformed into a cosy couples retreat as the luxury...

Cheltenham parks win seven international Green Flag awards

Seven Cheltenham parks have been awarded a prestigious Green Flag Award this 2023, with historic town-centre gem, Sandford Park,...

See the Tour of Britain in Gloucestershire

The Tour of Britain reveals the full route for its Gloucestershire stage racing through the county in September 2023, with plenty...

Cotswold Wildlife Park welcomes two baby white rhinos in one week

Cotswold Wildlife Park is celebrating its annual Rhino Month with a huge milestone as it welcomes two baby white rhino calves —...

The beach is coming to Cheltenham this August bank holiday

Cheltenham's Imperial Gardens is getting its very own beach — complete with real sand — just in time for the August bank holiday...

Former prime minister, comedy royalty and music legends on the bill at Cheltenham Literature Festival 2023

Cheltenham Literature Festival has announced the line-up for its 2023 event, featuring high-profile politicians like former prime...

Tewkesbury Park announces its new hotel manager

Almost 11 years to the day since she first started working at Tewkesbury Park, Samantha Birch is being promoted to hotel manager...

Here's how you can feed the world's most popular penguin in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire animal lovers have the chance to get up close to the world's most popular penguin, as Birdland in...

The Cotswolds is one of the UK's most Instagrammable destinations

Cameras at the ready — the Cotswolds has been named one of Britain's most Instagrammable tourist destinations, outranking...

New Channel 4 documentary takes a look at M5 Gloucester Services

Popular M5 pitstop, Gloucester Services Farmshop and Kitchen, is hitting the small screen, in a brand-new Channel 4 documentary...

Gloucestershire's leading shooting school reveals impressive new expansion

One of the UK's top 10 largest shooting schools is now even bigger, as Cheltenham's popular Ian Coley Sporting reveals its...

How to drive around Europe and not pay a single penny for fuel

Hire a Tesla from Cheltenham’s Cleevely EV for a summer road trip and (as long as you use super-fast charging) your miles are...

Gloucestershire village tops list of hidden gem holiday destinations in the UK

With its limestone buildings, traditional pubs and stunning scenery, Chipping Campden in the Cotswolds secures the top spot in a...

Simon Cowell bids on gold rhino dropping in the Cotswolds

As part of a charity month raising funds for endangered rhinos, a wildlife park in the Cotswolds is holding an auction featuring...

Here's how you can become a member at one of the UK and Ireland's Top 100 golf resorts

Gloucestershire golfers can play on the only course in the county that has a place in the Top 100 golf resorts in the UK and...

Gloucestershire hotel reveals major £3m refurbishment

Holiday Inn Gloucester-Cheltenham has undertaken a major £3m refurbishment — and has now revealed its grand completion.

Stroud energy company launches world's first electric airline

Entrepreneur Dale Vince, founder of Stroud-based green energy company Ecotricity and owner of the Forest Green Rovers football...