The England of chocolate box covers, of cozy period dramas, in Cotswold you can explore the charming villages and choose which cottage you would most definitely live in. You may choose to wander around gardens like Blenheim Palace, or down a glorious avenue of trees at Westonbirt Arboretum, because whatever you choose the countryside is never too far away to enjoy the variety of outdoor leisure pursuits or cycle along at your own pace. There are an abundance of animal attractions, where your little ones can get up close with animals, as well as collection of animals from around the world, with many stories to tell.
You’ll never be short of things to do, as a visit to the Cotswolds allows you to unwind and experience the attractions on offer on a relaxing day out.
There is also a Cotswold stone model village, and of course a visit wouldn’t be the same without thrill-seekers’s surfing of the Severn Bore inland wave or experiencing the exhilaration of boarding at Stroud’s Rush Skate park of the countryside.
- Explore the traditional Cotswold villages
You can go to Bourton-on-the-Water with its trickling waterways or the nearby village of Lower Slaughter which are attractive and pretty much picture-perfect.
- Corinium Museum, Cirencester
Located at the heart of the ‘Capital of the Cotswolds’, you can admire highly significant finds from the Roman town of Corinium and much more than that, as the museum is charting the development of the Cotswolds to the modern day. Discover thousands of objects on display, each with a story to tell, from Roman mosaics, to Medieval sculpture, as well as the education centre that ensure a changing programme of activities with a Cafe attached. Individual and family museum memberships are available, as well as a gift shop, facilities for hearing impaired visitors, parking areas and toilets for disabled visitors and catering.
- Snowshill Manor and Garden, Snowshill, Gloucestershire
The view of Snowshill Manor is no ordinary view for visitors, as Mr. Charles Paget Wade, who embodied his family motto ‘Let nothing perish’, inherited wealth amassing a spectacular collection of extraordinary objects. On winter weekends in November the Manor is open and the Priest’s House and shop are open from 10.30 am to 3.30 pm. Laid out theatrically, it has 22,000 or so unusual objects such as splendid suits of Samurai armour and is surrounded by a terraced garden in the Arts & Crafts style. The nearest major road is A44, but there are also bus castle ways services from Cheltenham to Broadway. There are facilities for the disabled and visually impaired visitors (such as audio tours, parking areas, ramp access), as well as a Childrens Play Area, Plant Sales, Catering, Picnic Site and On-site coach.
http://tetburymusicfestival.org.uk/tetbury-a-perfect-place-to-move/#respondThu, 04 Oct 2018 12:35:19 +0000http://tetburymusicfestival.org.uk/?p=5Continue reading “Tetbury – a Perfect Place to Move”]]>Tetbury is full of attractions you can explore by yourself. Tetbury’s 17th century Market House, local Westonbirt Arboretum, and consecutive gold awards in the Heart of England in Bloom competitions always retain a particular attraction for people. If you’re house hunting in the Cotswolds, this small town with medieval cobbled streets could be the perfect place on the wish list, as it is at the heart of Gloucestershire, only five miles from Malmesbury both market town.
Our article will prove invaluable for anyone retiring here. The town is famed for its antiques stores and traditional coaching inns, and there are two state schools (St Mary’s Church of England VA Primary School and Sir William Romney’s School), as well as non-state education available. If you want to move to a perfect Cotswolds town then Tetbury, Gloucestershire is a terribly seductive one, just like they used to make them.
This town is seemingly composed of the kind of biscuit/fudge-coloured buildings on biscuit tins, without troublesome people, as it has been rich since the wool trade. One of the UK’s most sought after holiday locations due to its glorious rolling hills, this area of outstanding beauty is an unspoilt corner. Prince Charles is lord of the manor of a shop over here, and some say Tetbury inspired Poundbury, a lovely model town with a Tesco and expansion into the countryside.
So, as tempting as it is to snuggle up or enjoy a gentle picnic, why not explore the variety of attractions? A classic market town with civic pride, it’s perfect to explore the stunning Cotswold countryside as it has close by attractions such as Badminton. It was officially named a best place to live in the south west, one of the most desirable, in The Sunday Times’ Best Places to Live guide 2013.
If you are thinking of moving in the regal town you need to to take into account a wide range of elements, including quality of schools, low crime rate and cultural life. The Chef’s Table is the local choice for food, so prepare yourself for a gastronomy nirvana. If we are discussing transportation, the nearest train station is Kemble, if you’re driving Bristol is 40 minutes away, and there are six daily buses to Stroud and Bath.
If you want to know what to expect, you ought to know that it is dominated by grand Georgian townhouses, many cut from the iconic Cotswolds stone, but new development is also opening up the housing market. The Victorian cottages are built from amber-coloured stone, with exposed oak beams and views over the Cutwell Valley. The average house price is £393,000, lower than the average property value in nearby Malmesbury.
Start your property search on the centre of Tetbury where you’ll find stone-built townhouses, Grade II-listed properties as well as more modest stone cottages. Talbot Apartments is now home to two-bedroom flats with attractive communal gardens. The spacious Georgian properties on Silver Street usually have stone mullion windows, four bedrooms dentil moulding on the fireplaces and extensive gardens.
http://tetburymusicfestival.org.uk/the-best-united-kingdom-music-festivals-of-2019/#respondSun, 16 Sep 2018 12:39:23 +0000http://tetburymusicfestival.org.uk/?p=13Continue reading “The Best United Kingdom Music Festivals of 2019”]]>UK music festivals are renowned for their creativity in capturing the coolest acts, forming one of the most saturated markets, so we give to you the ultimate lowdown, including the Glastonbury, Reading & Leeds and Boomtown. We are proud to give you the guide for UK Music Festivals in 2019, as 2019 announces to be the best year ever for live music. There are some unmissable UK festivals for anyone of a techno, dubstep, garage or tech-house persuasion, such as the dance festival behemoths such as Creamfields or We Are FSTVL.
Club music isn’t just for the clubs, because whatever you like to do on a night out, but you get to do with a bit of sun on your back, so we present to you the UK festivals that demand your attention and have tickets on sale. Welcome to the greatest festival guide, where you’ll find all the news and information you were searching for in order to find your perfect music festival music festival ticket, if you’re wishing you were in a field listening to the soundtrack of summer.
- Glastonbury Festival, 26-30 June 2019, Pilton
The clear standout from this list, when it comes to worldwide music festivals, Glastonbury hosts the biggest names on its famous Pyramid Stage, so if you have the chance to take a stroll through Shangri-La you’ll be thrown into a themed world full of immersive shenanigans, featuring the finest names.
- Junction 2 Festival, June 2019, London
It has an A-list techno lineup each summer at a party held underneath a motorway junction.
- Belladrum tartan heart festival, 1-3 August 2019, Inverness
Belladrum Tartan Heart has a loyal following of fervent fans who simply love the fantastic music ranging across a variety of genres such as rock, celtic, blues, singer-songwriter, indie or folk, as well as a brilliant array of children’s entertainment, cabaret, alternative therapies and drink. The festival, which takes place in a beautiful Highland setting with mature trees and parkland, continues to excite with its mixture raw excitement cementing itself as a hidden gem of Belladrum Estate, Inverness-shire. An adult three day ticket at this mainstream grassroots festival costs around £148.
- Download Festival, 12-16 June 2019, Derby
This rock and metal fest features 2 outdoor stages with big names (last year’s ineup included names such as Marilyn Manson or Avenged Sevenfold) and plenty of beer, so if you want to hear those Marshall amps turned up to 11 we urge you to participate.
- 1. Lost Village, 22–25 August 2019, A secret woodland in Lincolnshire
Lost Village is a boutique festival set in the grounds of an abandoned chapel where, between lake swims you can get to enjoy live performances. Located in an abandoned forest, the Long Village is a place where the inexplicable occurs as nothing is what it seems. You’ll get to meet the most extraordinary people with kindred souls, eat the most exceptional food and have an experience that those on the outside will never understand, due to the intimate size of the festival.
http://tetburymusicfestival.org.uk/what-events-are-on-in-tetbury/#respondWed, 29 Aug 2018 12:43:12 +0000http://tetburymusicfestival.org.uk/?p=17Continue reading “What Events are on in Tetbury”]]>The Cotswolds is packed with events, with major musical ones such as Cornbury Festival, as well as a packed events calendar featuring exhibitions, literature and theatrical productions. The calendar covers events staged in Tetbury and would be of interest to the tourist holidaying in the region. There are many things to do in Tetbury, United Kingdom, so if you’re new in town we’ve got loads of great tips on what’s popular as well as free stuff, so get ready!
- Christmas Cards – 17th of November 2018
Held at Prema Arts Centre and using fun and easy printing techniques with a dash of collage thrown in for good measure, this event is perfect for kids of all ages and the price of £36 covers two adults + two kids.
- University of Bristol Postgraduate Open Day
Even though this event takes place in Bristol, it’s surely one that will attract Tetbury locals as it will provide the perfect opportunity to learn more about postgraduate research programmes at the University. You will get the chance to meet staff from your faculty of interest, from Doctoral Training Entities and from the student services, talk to current postgraduate students, attend talks on general topics including careers, on postgraduate research study, and take a campus tour. If you have any questions you will be able to get more information by visiting their website.
- Beauty And The Beast – 23th and 24th of November 2018
This is a traditional pantomime about the daughter of the town inventor and the Beast, held at Tetbury Goods Shed Arts Centre.
- Enchanted Christmas – 1st and 2nd of December 2018
Set out on the illuminated trail with breath-taking light spectacles and head to the new Christmas village to listen to Christmas choirs, get involved in crafts and catch a glimpse of some Christmas characters
- Christmas Tree Festival in St. Saviours Church – 03rd of December 2018 to 4th of January 2019
You will see a spectacular array of beautifully decorated Christmas trees, along with a special memory tree where you get to hang a special memory of a loved one.
- Tetbury’s Magical Mystery Christmas Night – 7th of December 2018
At 6 PM is when the parade starts, going up Long Street to the Market House, featuring Nailsworth Silver Band and Children’s Torch Light Procession, continued by the Lights Switch-On with Tristan Gemmill and the Lowsley-Williams family who both have strong connections with the town. The Big Switch-On is being organized by the super team at Tetbury Town Council who do such a wonderful job of collecting and decorating the two beautiful Christmas trees. If you have any queries about the event check out www.tetbury.gov.uk/contact-us/.
- Tetbury Wacky Races – 6th of May 2019
Wobbly wagons will be taking over Tetbury, complete with family fun for those with a need for speed, who can navigate their way around hairpin bends down the course, and be aware that prizes are on offer for those who triumphantly complete all three courses, and shields for the winners of each category, too.