More Cotswolds Memoirs: Creating the Perfect Cottage and Discovering Downton Abbey in the Cotswolds (Paperback)Diz White
Paperback Published: 04/02/2016
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Continuing actress/author Diz White's love note to this beautiful region More Cotswolds Memoirs finds her on another fun-filled roller coaster ride as she builds on to her Grade II listed cottage and, during her journey, discovers the Cotswold film locations of Downton Abbey, explores their history and meets with the stars of the series. The story began in her last book COTSWOLDS MEMOIR: Discovering a Beautiful Region of Britain on a Quest to Buy a 17th Century Cottage and now with new adventures and updates of the characters introduced in this memoir her travel-tour of the region turns into another laugh-out-loud, good life, foodie, meet the eccentric locals, cliff-hanging read. Will the author overcome all obstacles and achieve her goal - Cotswold bliss in her newly renovated cottage? Gorgeous colour photographs of Downton Abbey stars filming in Bampton and celebrating at their end of series party are included. Added to this are photographs of stunning scenery making this book a souvenir of the Cotswolds.There is also valuable information for cottage owners preparing to build an extension with Practical Tips and ingenious ways to ensure Grade listed planning approval.A Resource Guide for listed property owners is at the end of the narrative along with an extensive Visitor's Guide which includes this authors choice of the best the Cotswolds has to offer in historic sites, activities, accommodation, gastro-pubs, restaurants, antique emporiums, open gardens, etc. with many off-the-beaten-track and eclectic choices. Postcodes for instant input into GPS or Sat Navs are included as are web sites for every entry.More Cotswolds Memoirs doubles as a Travel-Tour of the Cotswolds. Several chapters contain an Itinerary for an ideal day out with a ready-made route leading to fun activities and suggestions for places to eat, historic sites etc. grouped together within an easily accessible distance. Visitors are saved the time and trouble of planning a lovely day out in the Cotswolds. An Index helps visitors to easily find descriptions of villages, historic sites and many other highlights of the Cotswolds.
Publisher: Larrabee Libraries: A Division of Larrabee Industries