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Sudeley Castle & Gardens

Sudeley Castle & Gardens, located in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, is set within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the rolling landscape of the Cotswolds. Sudeley Castle is a beautiful Grade I listed building that was built in the 15th … Continue reading

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5 Things to do in Tewkesbury

It is as though Tewkesbury is the town that stood still, with a beautifully preserved medieval layout and character even today. It is a thriving place yet is also in ways an open air museum. Tewkesbury is a delightful and … Continue reading

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10 Things to do in Gloucester

We had the hardest job coming up with ten things to do in Gloucester not because there isn’t anything to do but because there are so many things to do, places to see, people to meet as they say. We … Continue reading

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Cheltenham Festivals

The festival for which Cheltenham is most famous is the festival of horse racing at Cheltenham racecourse. Four days of sporting greatness is played out featuring a wide cast of people and horses including the annual Irish invasion. Cheltenham is … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Gloucester

Gloucester is a place we advise all our visitors to Cook’s Green Cottage to visit. Whatever your interests Gloucester has so much to offer the visitor as it is so rich in history but also has a wealth of restaurants, … Continue reading

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Local Vintage Steam Fairs

There is nothing quite like it in this great little part of the world of ours. A day out at a steam fair or steam rally is high on our list of fabulous things to do when visiting Cooks Green … Continue reading

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Top 10 Local Animal Attractions

We go animal crackers in our latest post from Cook’s Green Cottage and take a look at some of our favourite animal attractions in the area. We are blessed with a diverse selection of educational, leisure and conservation facilities and … Continue reading

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Cheltenham Town Hall

It comes as no surprise that Cheltenham is in the top twenty of places for tourists to visit in England. Right from the very beginning when a natural spring was found, Cheltenham has drawn flocks of visitors as indeed it … Continue reading

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The National Waterways Museum

The National Waterways Museum comprises of three museum sites where the national collection of inland waterways are exhibited and curated. The three sites are all located in England at Stoke Bruerne, Ellesmere Port and Gloucester. In this article we will … Continue reading

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Tewkesbury

Tewkesbury is a lovely town and well worth a visit if you are visiting Cooks Green Cottage. One of the things we love about the town is its history. The Battle of Tewkesbury was one of the pivotal battles of … Continue reading

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