#SummerOf16

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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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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Afternoon Tea and Rococo in Painswick

As part of our #SummerOf16 #Staycation in the Cotswolds we took a day trip to one of the most picturesque Cotswold towns, Painswick. I’ve always said this: There’s no other place in the Cotswolds that is quite as ‘Cotswolds’ as

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A Wonderful Summer Trip to Winchcombe

We visited Winchcombe on our #SummerOf16 #Staycation. Oh Wow. We walked the streets, photographed the wonderfulness of it all and just took it all in. Quintessentially Cotswolds Winchcombe is ‘Quintessentially Cotswolds’ with part Cotswold stone buildings and part black and

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Summer in Cotswold Wildlife Park

Any day and any season is exciting at the Cotswold Wildlife Park. We love it there and it was always going to be part of our #SummerOf16 just like it’s part of most of holidays. But this year it’s even

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The Best Playgrounds in the Cotswolds

Whether you’re on holiday or on staycation in the Cotswolds, when you’re here with children, you’re going to need to take them out where they can have fun and be active… no place better than one of our super playgrounds,

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Car Boot Sales in the Cotswolds

As part of our #SummerOf16, we decided we were going to visit a couple of Car Boot Sales. It’s great fun and you might just leave with a real bargain. The Cotswolds has some amazing regular car boot sales, so

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Bonds Lifestyle: Shop, Cafe and Antiques Emporium

On our way from Winchcombe and Broadway to Stratford-upon-Avon today, we drove past a sign to a shop and cafe we had not visited before, one of these places where you’ve seen the sign a couple of times and decided

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Mini Golf in the Cotswolds

We’re on an awesome Staycation in the Cotswolds and Stratford-upon-Avon and we’re having a SUPER time! Today we went Miniature Golfing and we all loved it.. it’s an inexpensive activity (we paid £16 for 5 people doing 18 holes) and

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