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Brand-new doggy play park opens in the Forest of Dean

Got a playful pooch that needs to burn off some energy? Whitemead Forest Park in the Forest of Dean has just opened its brand-new...

Gloucestershire travel company crowned agency of the year

Your Co-op Travel, with branches in Cheltenham, Cinderford, Lydney and Gloucester, scoops top travel industry award for tenth year...

Gloucestershire's only five star hotel launches new spa garden

Ellenborough Park, on the edge of Cheltenham, has transformed part of its garden into an alfresco spa — complete with sauna cabin,...

Here's how you can get UNLIMITED sessions at Ninja Warrior UK Gloucester this summer

Great for kids of all ages, keep your ninjas active and entertained with UNLIMITED visits to Ninja Warrior UK Gloucester for the...

Cotswold Water Park hotel reveals £900,000 refurbishment

A new look for the Gloucestershire hot spot includes more than £250,000 of new furniture and artwork for its restaurant as well as...

Two Cotswolds holiday destinations named among the best stays in the UK for tennis

With Wimbledon well underway, tennis fans inspired to practise their serve this summer are spoilt for choice in the Cotswolds,...

Gloucestershire fashion designer shares how to pack the perfect summer holiday wardrobe

Packing for that much longed-for holiday can bring a few headaches, from luggage allowances to changeable weather....

SGGLA 2023 awards night photos

What a night! See the photos from the sixth annual SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards, where we celebrated the very best of...

First look: the refurbished Cowley Manor

Expect retro chic interiors, upscale casual dining and brand-new spa treatments when iconic Cotswold hotel, Cowley Manor, reopens...

SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2023 winners revealed

The wait is over! Find out who has won a coveted SGGLA at this year’s SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards, proudly sponsored...

Cotswolds named one of the best destinations in the world for a honeymoon

Beating competition from all over the globe, the Cotswolds has been named as one of the top 10 destinations in the world for a...

Join a secret navigational car rally through the Cotswolds

Discover the best of the Cotswolds on four wheels, joining a unique navigational car rally through the Gloucestershire countryside...

Gloucestershire has one of the best outdoor spa pools in the UK

Gloucestershire's only AA five-star hotel has made the list of the best outdoor spa pools in the UK, providing a serene spot for...

Cowley Manor reveals its opening date following major renovation

It's the start of a new chapter for iconic Cotswold hotel, Cowley Manor, as it prepares to reopen with a brand-new look, cocktail...

Popular country fair returns to the Cotswolds for its biggest ever event this summer

This summer sees the return of the Cotswold Show and Food Festival, bringing a fun-packed weekend of thrilling displays, country...

Finalists revealed for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2023

With a whopping 25,000 votes cast, the finalists for the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2023 have now been decided – and...

Cotswold village named one of the most relaxing staycation destinations in the UK

Already known for being England's prettiest village, Castle Combe in the Cotswolds has now been named as one of the UK's most...

New community bus route launches for top Gloucestershire attraction

Great news for residents in the Stroud district — a new community bus route connecting Slimbridge Wetland Centre with the train...

Three new stores are opening at Regent Arcade in Cheltenham

Regent Arcade Shopping Centre in Cheltenham is set to become home to three exciting new brands this spring 2023, with Black Sheep...

First look: Historic wedding venue Elmore Court's stunning new treehouses

Elmore Court country estate is being transformed, with 250 acres of nature restoration and six new eco-friendly, designer...

Gloucester's 'Rainbow Street' artist reveals the location of her latest project

The artist behind Gloucester's 'Rainbow Street' and 'Rainbow Square' has revealed the location of her next project in the city, as...

Get free re-entry for a year at National Waterways Museum Gloucester

Family entertainment doesn't have to be costly, with the popular city museum offering free entry for 12 months after a full priced...

Shortlist revealed and voting opens for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2023

The competition is as fierce as ever, as voting officially opens for the sixth annual SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards –...

Leap along to Gloucester’s Bunny Hop Trail to win a £50 prize this Easter

Gloucester BID has created a free trail to take families on a search around the city to find 10 floppy-eared runaways this April...

A new website is highlighting hidden gems in Gloucestershire to visit by train

Visit Gloucestershire has teamed up with train operators GWR and CrossCountry to launch a new, interactive online platform...

A new wildlife habitat is being created at Gloucester Docks

The Canal and River Trust is installing wildlife-boosting floating reed beds at Victoria Docks in the heart of Gloucester, with...

Cirencester named best place to live in the south west 2023

The 'capital of the Cotswolds' has made The Sunday Times's influential Best Places to Live list, taking the top spot for the best...

Forest of Dean market town named the best place to visit for a spring staycation

Applauded for its affordability and scenic surrounds, Coleford in the Forest of Dean has taken the top spot in a new list ranking...

Everything guests can expect when the refurbished Cowley Manor reopens this summer

Chic new rooms, a cocktail club and what's got to be the poshest bar menu in Gloucestershire... Cowley Manor reveals a taste of...

The UK's newest steam engine is coming to Gloucestershire

Popular Gloucestershire attraction, Perrygrove Railway, is on track to welcome the UK’s newest steam engine to its impressive...