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Escape to the Cotswolds visitor centre welcomes the Cotswold Chef Rob Rees

A unique opportunity to listen to one of the UK's leading chefs, Rob Rees MBE, will take place at the Escape to the Cotswolds visitor centre, at The Old Prison, Northleach on 2nd October.

New intermediate dry stone walling course in the Cotswolds

A brand new course in dry stone walling is being offered in the Cotswolds aimed at professional wallers wishing to achieve intermediate level certification as well as those looking to improve their skills and knowledge.

Thomas and Friends chuffing to the Cotswolds!

Two days of family fun as famous railway stories are re-lived on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway. Thomas the Tank Engine - creation of the late Rev Awdry who wrote the first of his timeless railway stories 70 years ago this year - takes over the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway over the weekend of 21 and 22 September 2013.

Westonbirt Arboretum to participate in South Korean Seed collecting trip

The Forestry Commission's National Arboretum at Westonbirt will participate in a trip to South Korea this September, to collect seed from the wild for the arboretum. Arborist Tomas Dewey will travel to South Korea for nine days, with the aim of collecting seed which will be propagated at Westonbirt.

The Cotswolds shortlisted in BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2013

The Cotswolds have been shortlisted in the 'Britain's favourite holiday destination' category in the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2013.

Bumper autumn for forest fruits expected as nature puts on a rare show

Visitors to woods and forests are in for a spectacular show of forest fruits this autumn, with the season looking like a bumper year for the fruits and seeds of many trees and shrubs, according to the Director of the Forestry Commission's National Arboretum at Westonbirt.

Stowell Park Gardens, Yanworth, open for The Friends of the Cotswolds Old Prison Northleach Appeal

On Sunday 8 September 2013 Lord Vestey, Patron of Friends of the Cotswolds charity, will be opening his beautiful gardens to the public. The Estate has been owned by the Vestey family since 1921. It extends over 5,500 acres of grassland, arable and woodland on both banks of the river Coln and is set in the beautiful Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Bretforton launches its First Ever Village Show

Bretforton has announced the launch of its first ever village show which will be taking on Saturday 14th September, in the magnificent grounds of Bretforton Manor, Main Street, Bretforton, Evesham, Worcestershire WR11 7JH between 2.00pm and 5.00 pm. It promises to be a fun-filled event for the whole family with a produce competition as its centrepiece.

Holidays among the trees - the perfect antidote to a hectic lifestyle.

National tourist board VisitEngland and Forestry Commission England have launched the More in the Forest campaign to promote summer holidays in and around England's woods, forests and arboretums.

Casting off for a cruise (on rails) through the Cotswolds

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, ever coming up with interesting ideas, is running what it calls ‘rail cruises' on Friday evenings throughout August. Colin Fewell, commercial director of the railway, commented: "We reckon the view from our carriage windows is as good as you can get from a train anywhere.

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