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The Hayloft, Cold Aston | Review

My wishlist for our stay in the Cotswolds wasn’t too extensive: romantic, self-catered accommodation; situated in peaceful countryside; comfortable size; a nice kitchen; a cosy bed; space to relax; a parking space; a price tag within my not-enormous budget… Okay, I wanted a pretty luxurious weekend for a non-luxurious amount, in a really desirable location – not the easiest set of requirements by anyone’s standards. I thought it was going to be difficult to find, but the moment I landed on The Hayloft by Character Cottages I knew I’d struck gold. …

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Postcards from… The Cotswolds in December

I booked our weekend in the Cotswolds on a complete whim one day in October when I was off sick from work. I had no idea then (stressed though I was) how necessary a few days away in tranquil countryside would be. Neither of us had ever been to the Cotswolds before, and while it didn’t capture my heart in the same way that other areas of the UK have, it did possess that special chocolate-box charm that’s quite unlike anywhere else. …

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Westonbirt Arboretum: An Enchanted Christmas | Review

While planning our recent long weekend in the Cotswolds, the same suggestion kept cropping up all over the internet: Westonbirt Arboretum, and its Christmas light trail, An Enchanted Christmas. …

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