February half term fun in the Cotswolds. Top 10 attractions

February half term fun in the Cotswolds – Our Top 10 attractions All children need to be entertained so knowing what and where the kid friendly attractions are when you’re on holiday is always useful! Fortunately, the Cotswolds has lots to offer people of all ages, in February half term. From car collections, through to […]

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Best Roast dinners in Chipping Campden

Our favourite Sunday lunch spots in and around Moreton-in-Marsh We love a Sunday Roast here at team StayCotswold, and we’ve spent many a Sunday lunchtime in some of the finest local establishments all in the name of research. And now we’re going to share our recommendations with you here.  The Coach and Horses Inn, Longborough is […]

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10 Things to do in Faringdon

What To Do In Faringdon The historic market town of Faringdon is situated in the Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire which borders the Cotswolds along the South Easterly edge. Here are our top 10 fun things to do near Faringdon. 1. Lord Berners Signs Take a walk around town and look out for the curious […]

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A Tough Winter but a Better Summer for Holiday Lettings Owners?

This winter is likely to be challenging for owners of holiday lets. The combination of rising utility bills and interest rates, combined with pressure on the budgets of potential guests, would be difficult at any time. Add in the huge increase in the number of holiday lets as a result of lockdown purchases (some estimates […]

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A Day Out at Blenheim Palace

A Day Out at Blenheim Palace Come rain or shine, Blenheim Palace is breath-takingly beautiful and a must-see destination in the Cotswolds. Built in 1705, Blenheim Palace has over 300 years of history to explore and as the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, no history lovers will be left disappointed! Although don’t misunderstand, Blenheim has […]

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Fast-growing StayCotswold expands into new HQ

Great results and a new HQ StayCotswold has recently moved to bigger premises as it embarks on its next phase of expansion. We have relocated from an office in Burford, Oxfordshire, to a double-fronted shop in the centre of Stow-on-the-Wold. The former greetings card shop on Digbeth Street has been fitted out to accommodate our […]

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Firework Displays in the Cotswolds 2022

Bonfire Night in the Cotswolds We can all picture it now; the excited little ones holding their sparklers, the teenagers wanting louder, more explosive fireworks and the adults enjoying a hot chocolate or maybe something a bit stronger! Bonfire night is always a great time for a get together and here in the Cotswolds, we […]

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Our favourite Sunday lunch spots in Oxford and Oxfordshire

Sunday Lunch in Oxford and Oxfordshire There is nothing we like more than a traditional Sunday lunch in a quintessential Cotswold pub – after all we think we’ve got the best selection in the country! In this article we’re focussing on the Oxfordshire area of the Cotswolds, stopping off in Burford. First up is The […]

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Top 10 Markets in the Cotswolds 

Cotswold Market Days The Cotswolds is an amazing place for foodies with its award-winning local produce serving Michelin star restaurants, pubs and cafes. You don’t even have to venture on a Cotswold night out to try this delicious food, you can enjoy it in the comfort of your cottage by shopping at a local Cotswold […]

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Dog Friendly Holidays in the Cotswolds

Reasons to Book Pet Friendly Cottages in the Cotswolds Who needs the hassle of arranging doggy daycare or a pet passport? A Cotswolds holiday is certainly cheaper than going abroad and the gorgeous scenery paired with some of the great weather we’ve been having makes it the perfect spot for dog friendly holidays in the […]

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Indoor Activities in the Cotswolds for a Rainy Day

Things to do on a rainy day in the Cotswolds Rain, rain go away! You can plan a staycation to your hearts content but there’s annoyingly one thing beyond everyone’s control… the weather! However, you don’t need to worry as there are still plenty of indoor activities in the Cotswolds to do when it’s raining, […]

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Hawkstone Lager, Jeremy Clarkson and FREE Beer!

The Hawkstone Brewery, formerly known as the Cotswold Brew Co is a 10 minute walk from Bourton on the Water and a must visit destination when you’re on holiday in the Cotswolds. Jeremy Clarkson Beer The Hawkstone brand is synonymous with great quality lager and you may have seen a lot of it on Jeremy […]

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How do you get to the Cotswolds

Getting to the Cotswolds The Cotswolds may be in the heart of the English countryside, but it is extremely easy to get to by car or public transport. The Cotswolds area is close to motorways making it easily accessible from London, the Midlands and the North. There are also mainline railway stations at Cam and […]

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Weddings in the Cotswolds 

The Cotswold countryside is a perfect place for a wedding, no matter what time of the year it is, as the quintessential English villages provide a fairy tale backdrop for your wedding day. There are many local wedding venues to choose from, so if you’re wondering where to begin, we’ve rounded up a few of […]

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