Perfect Walks For Children In and Around The Cotswolds

There are so many lovely things to get up to we are spoilt for choice in the Cotswolds, but we don’t always need to spend a fortune to get into places, children are often in their element just being free in the great outdoors, which is why we are looking at the perfect walks for children in and around the Cotswolds.

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Katharine Mabbett
Summer In The Cotswolds

If you’re planning a visit to our beautiful corner of the planet this summer then you’ve made a very good choice! We might be biased but we don’t believe that there is anywhere quite like the Cotswolds, especially during the summer months when the sun shines down on the beautiful Cotswold stone houses making the villages, towns and countryside look even more stunning. 

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Katharine Mabbett
6 Ways To Help The Environment Whilst Walking

In theory, getting out and about for a good walk can only be seen as a positive thing; fresh air, getting the heart pumping, using most muscles groups and clearing your mind, but like with everything we do in life, our actions have a knock on effect on the environment in which we live. So how can we make sure that we positively affect the environment rather than negatively?

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Katharine Mabbett
Our 5 Most Beautiful Cotswold Walks

There are literally hundreds of beautiful walks in the Cotswolds, we are so lucky to be surrounded by exquisite countryside at every turn; from meandering river walks to hills with a view, there are walks for all ability levels and strolls that are sure to please all of the family. 

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Katharine Mabbett
The best flower spots in the Cotswolds

Summer seems to have finally arrived in the Cotswolds (hurrah!!) and with the warmer weather and sunshine comes thoughts of long summers days out exploring the beautiful English Countryside. We are spoiled for choice with places to visit, but one firm favourite is the many gardens and beauty spots to view the wealth of blooms England has to offer.

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Katharine Mabbett
Cotswold Dry-Stone Walls

If you come to the Cotswolds and enjoy wandering the beautiful countryside then you can’t fail to notice the abundance of gorgeuos dry-stone walls in the area. Limestone dry-stone walls feature heavily in the Cotswolds landscape and date back 5000 years locally to Neolithic long barrows.

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Katharine Mabbett
The 5 Most Beautiful Gardens In The Cotswolds

Spring is one of our favourite times of the year in the Cotswolds with the countryside bursting into life and looking absolutely beautiful.

We really are spoilt for choice of places to visit locally to immerse ourselves in the beautiful nature that surrounds us, so where are the most beautiful gardens in the Cotswolds?

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Katharine Mabbett
8 Great Reasons To Embrace The April Showers

Here in the Cotswolds we were spoilt with a beautiful Easter break of glorious warm sunshine, but in true April style the blue skies are long gone and we are back to rainy, windy April showers!

Rather than feel glum and frustrated though, lets focus on the benefits of the rain and what they are doing to help us.

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Katharine Mabbett
Top Tips On Dealing With Hay Fever This Spring

As walkers and lovers of nature we find ourselves in the great outdoors frequently, but as the spring sets in and summer days are promised, those of us that suffer with hay fever can’t quite get as excited.

Hay fever is an allergic reaction to pollen, typically when it comes into contact with your mouth, nose, eyes and throat. Pollen is a fine powder from plants.

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Katharine Mabbett
The Best Prior Preparation For Hiking

Perhaps your new years resolution this year was to get more active and you are new to hiking, or maybe you’ve been away from it for a while, whatever your situation, we’ve come up with our top hints and tips to make sure that you are fully prepared for the walking months ahead and you can enjoy your hikes to the fullest.

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Katharine Mabbett