Evesham, a Worcestershire Market Town

Always up to explore more of the country I now call home, when a friend suggested we go for a wander around the market town of Evesham, I was up for it. Evesham, about an hour south of Birmingham, is an riverside town on the northern edge of the Cotswolds, in the county of Worcestershire. Continue reading “Evesham, a Worcestershire Market Town”

Hillside Brewery: Views and Brews in the Forest of Dean

Set in a rural area of west Gloucestershire, England and also within the Forest of Dean, Hillside Brewery is in an idyllic location. From their hilltop outdoor seating area, you can see the Cotswolds in the distance and during a walk around the property itself it’s serene to hear the birds chirping and see the owner’s sheep wandering around the acreage. Continue reading “Hillside Brewery: Views and Brews in the Forest of Dean”

All Roads Lead to Cirencester, England

You know the saying ‘all roads lead to Rome’? Well, it turns out during the Roman rule of Britain that all roads led to Corinium, now know as modern day Cirencester, England. Cirencester is a market town on the edge of the Cotswolds, and as an easy bus ride from Cheltenham I decided to make my way there for the day. Continue reading “All Roads Lead to Cirencester, England”

Hiking in the Cotswolds: Leckhampton Hill

One of the things I love most about living on the doorsteps of the Cotswolds, an area of designated natural beauty in England, is the ample hiking and country walk opportunities that the region provides.  And, after recovering from a cold last week, the first thing I wanted to do was get up and out, so I headed to Leckhampton Hill, a popular hiking area in the Cotswolds near Cheltenham. Leckhampton Hill has the Cotswolds Way, a walking path that stretches across the area. Continue reading “Hiking in the Cotswolds: Leckhampton Hill”