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RIAT 2024 Accommodation – Where to Stay Near the Air Tattoo

10/01/2024 -

The Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) will return for another exciting year in 2024. It’s consistently a popular event, prompting us to share useful information and a list of accommodation options for those planning to visit. This year visitors will experience The Techno Zone, be able to step back in time at the Village Green, […]

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A Visitor’s Guide to Cirencester in the Cotswolds

27/07/2023 -

We’re lucky enough that Orion Holidays HQ is very close to what we consider to be one of the best towns in the Cotswolds.  It’s one that proves popular with visitors to the area, so much so we’ve created this in-depth visitors guide to Cirencester – or as some local folk might say “The Capital […]

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Is Paddleboarding Hard? A Quick Guide to using SUPs

4/07/2023 -

SUPs or Stand Up Paddleboards are an increasingly popular form of water sports. They’re a cost-effective and easy option for those wanting to dip their toes into water-based sports, so here’s a myth-busting guide to using them and other inflatable water vessels. Read on to discover how easy SUPs can be… Watersports are becoming ever […]

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Where to Eat & Drink around the Cotswold Water Park

4/06/2023 -

We know that you are going to make the most of the self-catering facilities in your cottage or lodge, but a holiday wouldn’t be a holiday without an occasional treat. With lakes all around, what more beautiful surroundings could you have, to enjoy a meal out? Whether you want to order in and enjoy a […]

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Orion Holiday’s 12 Best Pubs in the Cotswolds for 2024

16/05/2023 -

After a delightful countryside amble through the rolling landscapes of the Cotswolds, there’s nothing better than chancing upon an idyllic Cotswolds pub residing peacefully in a delightful village, full of rustic charm and authentic atmosphere. You’ll find many such country pubs dotted across the Cotswolds all offering traditional ales, beautiful wines and amazing food menus, […]

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13 of the Best Farm Shops in the Cotswolds

21/03/2023 -

The Cotswolds Area of Outstanding National Beauty is well known for its gorgeous villages, splendid wool towns, stunning views & the best Cotswold country pubs, but did you know the area also offers some of the finest farm shops in the country? From the joys of organic fruit, exquisite meats and cheeses to die for, […]

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10 Reasons to visit the Cotswold Water Park

12/01/2023 -

The Cotswold Water Park is an area of 40 square miles and 150 lakes that evolved from old gravel pits creating a beautiful Lakeland area. It provides the home for a wide array of wildlife and offers extensive leisure activities for all. The whole area encompasses 14 traditional Cotswold villages and old market towns and […]