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Bibury – No Orientals just “Staycationers” and one angry woman scolding kids…..

Friday, 30th July 2021

Its bizarre walking around Bibury surrounded by Brits on their “staycation”! Usually the place is rammed with overseas tourists – mostly from China and Japan but not an oriental face in sight and thats how its been for the past two seasons. Very weird.

Bibury, though, is not the best place to see the unique beauty of the Cotswolds…..if you want to see that, you have to talk to ME ! But if you prefer to be crammed in a little village with over-priced ice creams and hoards of people…..then Bibury is the place for you !

Rob Little
Driver / Tour Guide
CotswoldTourGuide.com !

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Crops in The Cotswolds in late July…

Monday, 26th July 2021

While I was out walking in the Cotswolds, this morning, I just thought I would take a look and see how the crops were coming along – Rape Seed (or Canola as some call it), Linseed (or flax as some people call it!!), Wheat and Barley. With very little rain and intense heat in the past two weeks it was interesting to see how the harvest was going.

Rob Little
Driver / Tour Guide
CotswoldTourGuide.com !

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A walk in what seemed like sweltering heat around Tetbury, in the Cotswolds…..

Wednesday, 21st July 2021

Back in the old days these church towers and spires were used to aid navigation – before the days of GPS !

I thought it might be an idea to do a circular walk keeping Tetbury Church in view,

The trouble about the UK is one minute you can get 13C in July, the next the numbers switch and its 31C !! Trouble is we are not used to the heat and it was felt really hot on that walk this morning.

Rob Little
Driver / Tour Guide
CotswoldTourGuide.com !

31C in my back yard at 6pm !

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Riding with Beverley to buy cake in the Cotswolds!!

Tuesday, 20th July 2021

Feeling peckish we dispatched ourselves by ebike to The Wild Carrot – a coffee stop near Chavenage House just outside Tetbury.

The Carrot Cake and Bakewell Tart cancelled out any good our bodies may have derived from the 10 mile bike ride so, being the fitness fanatic that I am, i went out alone and did another 23 miles this afternoon!!

Rob Little
Driver / Tour Guide
CotswoldTourGuide.com !

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Todays Cotswold walk turned into a hike then a trudge…..

Thursday, 15th July 2021

Todays walk in The Cotswolds turned into a hike then a trudge…..

Up the old railway line and across the fields behind the Trouble House towards Rodmarton. Then I was supposed to be met by “my driver” but she seemed to forget about me.

Seven and a half miles later…..I am approaching the Thames Head Inn and shortly afterwards taking ibuprofen !

Rob Little
Driver / Tour Guide
CotswoldTourGuide.com !

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