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If you live in or around Winchcombe then keep an eye on our HOME page for local news items and don't forget to check in regularly to see what's on.  If you are planning to visit the Town there's lots of information on WHERE TO STAY, WHERE TO EAT, WHAT TO SEE and WHERE TO SHOP.  And if you are a member of our business community make sure you take a look at the BUSINESS pages.  It's the place to be seen .... so make sure your business is listed.

This website is funded and administered by the Winchcombe Business Forum. It is hosted by Cotswold Designs and is generously sponsored the Gloucestershire Market Towns Forum.


Happy Birthday Radio Winchcombe

Fun-filled birthday celebrations will be broadcast live on Radio Winchcombe next week – when volunteers, supporters and advertisers join forces to celebrate the station’s tenth anniversary.
Station manager Nick Mundy and the station’s team of volunteer presenters and technicians, are staging a two-hour Outside Broadcast in Winchcombe town centre at 10 am on Wednesday 22nd April – marking ten years to the day since the station went live back in 2005.
Presenters past and present, advertisers, some of the station’s 65 volunteers and supporters will be joining the birthday party live on air to pass on their congratulations.

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Guided Walks of Historic Winchcombe

Free Town Walks - The 2015 series of Guided Town Walks, which are supported by the Winchcombe Business Forum, start again on Easter Sunday and run until October.  They take place at 11 am and 2.30pm every Sunday, starting at the TIC; they are for anyone, visitor or resident, who is interested in the fascinating history of Winchcombe – from ancient Saxon Borough to WW2 and beyond.

They are short and easy: designed to be accessible to all, 1–1¼ hours, less than a mile, all on pavements around the town centre.  The walks are led by local people who are keen to share some of the history of, and their enthusiasm for, this special place  Places are limited to 10, but larger parties, or parties at different times, can probably be catered for if pre-booked. For  further information, call into the Tourist Information Centre in Winchcombe in, or tel: on 01242 602925; or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Wartime in the Cotswolds

25 - 26 April.  Wartime in the Cotswolds. Take a trip back in time and enjoy the railway's nostalgic and light-hearted look at life in the Cotswolds in the 1940s.  A nostalgic 1940s weekend at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway. Step back in time, pack up your troubles in your old kit bag, and smile, smile, smile.

Travel this beautiful heritage line between Cheltenham Race Course Station and Toddington, stopping at Gotherington and Winchcombe on a steam hauled train.  Details.

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