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Batsford Arboretum - Autumn is a good time to visit

28th October - Golden Leaf Sunday - the Arboretum at it's colourful best
Batesford in the Autumn (c) Batsford Foundation
Autumn is the perfect time to visit the Arboretum near Moreton-in-Marsh in the Cotswolds.

New Arrivals at the Cotswold Farm Park

A Donkey Foal and a litter of Kune Kune Pigs are born
Bramble the Donkey Foal

The Cotswold Farm Park was established in 1971 and was Britain's first ever Farm Park. On display is a collection of rare breeds of British Farm animals including sheep, cattle, pigs, goats, horses, poultry and waterfowl.

Life in the 1500s

A taste of life in England during the 1500s by Roger Keight, Campden and district historical and archaeological society.

Most people got married in June because they took their yearly bath in May, and still smelled pretty good by June. They were starting to smell, however, so brides carried a bouquet of flowers to hide the body odour. Hence the custom of carrying a bouquet when getting married.

Baths consisted of a big tub filled with hot water.

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