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September 2017
The World Championship Woolsack Races If you thought that hurling yourself down a hill trying to catch a cheese was just a little odd, how about running uphill with a giant sack of wool on your back?? The ‘World Championship Woolsack Races’, held in Tetbury each May, draws a crowd of over five thousand people waiting...
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How one sleepy Cotswold village became a TV sensation Our 7-day cycling tour takes us through many little villages and towns and after a day or two cycling down lazy lanes, past cosy cottages it is wonderfully easy to relax into the Cotswolds’ bubble, as well as the location of the hit TV show Downton...
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Fine Dining and Fabulous Views If you’re anything like me, some of my best memories centre around a particularly tasty meal spent with friends somewhere nice – great food, great company and a great view! Spin round those wheels enough and you’ll drum up an appetite. Particularly on an active holiday we know how important...
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In Oxford, it is often said that the bikes, if not the pedestrians, rule the roads! By any measure, cars seem to come last in the pecking order: behind buses, cyclists and pedestrians, cars come a healthy fourth place. Quite right. Oxford has always been a city full of cycling culture and recent initiatives have...
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Hidden Gems of the Cotswolds | Going a Step Further There is so much to see in the Cotswolds. Officially designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), special care has been taken to preserve this landscapes special qualities. Cycling and walking through the Cotswold’s sleepy villages, ducking under wooden archways, along cobbled streets...
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Enjoy your stay in our partner Cotswold Hotels and Inns Days touring with Active England are dynamic and lively, we cycle and walk through much of the mornings and often the afternoons too. With this in mind, we have chosen country hotels throughout the Cotswolds to ensure that your stay is relaxing. Elegant, contemporary and full...
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