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Shakespeare’s Garden of Curious A-muse-ments

This evening we were invited for the sneak peek of a 3-day event at Shakespeare’s New Place, the wonderful garden on the corner of Chapel Lane and Chapel Street in Stratford-upon-Avon, the site where Shakespeare’s very own home once stood

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Christmas in Chippy

New for 2016, Chipping Norton is hosting a truly magical Christmas event on Friday the 2nd of December. Join businesses, locals and visitors for some guaranteed festive fun that everyone will love, there will be so much to see and

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The Best Meal Ever and ‘HYGGE’ at The King’s

It’s no secret, we’re huge fans of King’s Hotel in Chipping Campden. We’ve lived just 10 minutes from there for many years and have spent many a breakfast, lunchtime and afternoon there, having always had remarkably good service from friendly

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Battle of Eden 2016

In 2016 The Battle of Eden was on it’s 6th year, and on the 8th of October, 8 chefs from the 8 hotels in the Eden Hotel Collection battled through 8 courses of culinary thrills. They battled to please the

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Butterflies and Bugs in Stratford-upon-Avon

We just had the most amazing time at the Butterfly Farm in Stratford-upon-Avon. We didn’t know quite what to expect, other than butterflies, of course, because it had been quite a few years since we visited last and we knew

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Seven Super Spas in the Cotswolds

In the Cotswolds we have what is arguably seven of the very best spas in the country, all of which offer luxurious surroundings, wonderful treatments and tranquil spaces for you to unwind, relax and just enjoy. The Magnificent Seven are:

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A Wonderful Afternoon Tea at The Lygon Arms

With only days left of our #SummerOf16, we decided to end our amazing staycation in the Cotswolds in style with Afternoon Tea at The Lygon Arms in lovely Broadway. The Lygon Arms is practically an institution in this popular Cotswold

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The Best Afternoon Teas in the Cotswolds

We’ve had our fair share of wonderful afternoon teas in the Cotswolds. No, wait, that’s not true, because there is, of course, no ‘fair share’ that one can have; when it comes to afternoon teas, there’s always room for another.

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Summertime Fun at Birdland

Yesterday we went to Birdland in Bourton-on-the-Water as part of our #SummerOf16 Staycation in the Cotswolds. It was a beautiful day, sun was shining, not a cloud in the sky and the temperature was just right for a day of

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Fun at the Soul Circus

If anyone said to me just one year ago I’d be spending a precious Friday off work tying myself up in knots at a yoga festival I’m pretty certain I’d have questioned their sanity! And yet – here I was – loving

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