Day 23 - Dormy House Hotel

Give someone you love an extra special treat this Christmas with a treat from the Dormy House Hotel - indulge them in afternoon tea or a fine dining experience in one of their restaurants.

Take a peek at www.dormyhouse.co.uk, plus check out our review here

Day 22 - Riverford Organic Farms

For the person who is just too busy to even do a food shop, get them something useful this Christmas like a food box from Riverford Organic Farms.


Order yours at www.riverford.co.uk 

Day 21 - Hook Norton Brewery

For the man who has everything, treat him this Christmas to a manly festive hamper from Hook Norton Brewery complete with beer, mustard, cheese and chocolate. What more could a man want!

Take a peek at www.hooky.co.uk

Day 20 - The M'hencha Company

Well what can we say about this little slice of exotic heaven!! The M'hencha Company is giving the Cotswolds a taste of Morocco with the M'hencha cake which will make the perfect gift for someone this Christmas - whether it's for the big day itself or as a thank you for the Christmas party it'll be a hit.

Take a look at www.themhenchacompany.co.uk

Day 19 - The Cotswold Brewing Co

Super smo0th and local are jut two reasons why you should be wrapping a bottle of Cotswold Vodka and giving it to someone special at Christmas. 

Check out Cotswold Brewing Co's range of beers and spirits

Day 18 - FWP Matthews

For the Paul Hollywood wanna-be in your life treat them this Christmas to a bakers kit from Cotswold flour millers FWP Matthews.

Check them out at www.fwpmatthews.co.uk

Day 17 - Cotswold Pudding Club

Ok, so are we all in agreement that puddings are awesome. Yes? Good. For the person in your life who loves a sticky toffee pudding or a spotted dick treat them to a Cotswold Pudding Club experience.

Find our more at www.puddingclub.com

Day 16 - Compass Brewery

Who doesn't love a good locally brewed ale to savour during a satisfyingly tasty meal. This festive season give a loved one, and what the heck, yourself too, a treat with a bottle or two of Compass Brewery's Christmas ale 'Tannenbaum'

Visit their website at www.compassbrewery.com

Day 15 - Relish the Taste

Relish the Taste's delicious range of homemade chutney's and relishes are a must Christmas present for anyone who likes a traditional accompaniment to their dish.

Check them out at www,relishthetaste.co.uk

Day 14 - Holly Rance Homeware

Holly Rance's charming tea cup designs are a must for any tea or coffee lover, and her festive wreath design makes the perfect Christmas gift.

www.hollyrance.com



Day 13 - Gluts & Gluttony

If you know some who can't cook but wants to cook treat them this Christmas to a cookery course with Cotswold food guru 'Gluts & Gluttony'

www.glutsandgluttony.com


Day 12 - Upton Smokery

A festive hamper containing wine and a selection of smoked goods from the guys at Upton Smokery is our suggestion for Day 12 of our Very Cotswold Christmas.

Upton Smokery uses quality produce to prepare a number of mighty fine smoked products from the more typical smoked salmon to their award winning smoked chicken breast.

Have a quick read of our interview with Upton Smokery's Chris Mills

Day 11 - Nourish Kitchen

After the excesses of the Christmas holidays I'm sure you know that special someone that will really appreciate some advice on creating nourishing and healthy recipes.

Contact Nourish kitchen @nourish_kitchen


Day 10 - Kingham Plough

A meal at the Kingham Plough would be on anyone one's Christmas wishlist - even if they don't know it yet. 

Tasty non-pretentisous and often local food adorns the plates at the Kingham Plough. To note in particular their luxurious ice creams made from a herd of Guernsey cows that graze in a field nearby.

Read our review of the Kingham Plough for a bit of a taste and check out our interview with owner Emily Watkins

Day 9 - Stainswick Rape Seed Oil

There's nothing more luxurious than a truffle oil and Stainswick Farm's 'White Truffle Oil' is a real gem - the perfect stocking filler for anyone who loves good quality produce.

Take a peek at www.stainswickfarm.co.uk

Day 8 - Sibling Gin

G&T is a classic British tipple and a bottle of Sibling Gin will make any G&T extra special this Christmas. Their mix of herbs and spices give it a distinctive flavour that sets it apart from others

Check them out at www.siblingdistillery.com

Day 7 - Barnsley House

With a bounty of produce coming from their own garden - plus a menu that showcases local produce, the Pottager Restaurant is a real treat.

So our Very Cotswold Christmas suggestion for Day 7, is treat a loved one (and yourself) to afternoon in the charming Pottager Restaurant.

Read our review or to find out more about their packages go to Barnsley House website.

Day 6 - Corinium Hampers

Like us, Corinium Hampers are celebrating all that's great with Cotswolds produce. One of their Christmas hampers full of locally made food and drink including jams from Artisan Kitchen, Stroud Brewery and fudge from the Cotswold Fudge Company will be sure to put a smile on anyone's face.

Visit their website www.coriniumhampers.co.uk

Day 5 - The Organic Farm Shop - Cirencester

Organic and fairtrade produce is the order of day 5 of our Very Cotwold Christmas. The Organic Farm Shop is a bit of a hidden gem in between Bibury and Cirencester. You'll find a whole host of treats that will be good to be wrapped up or put into a hamper for a loved one.

They also have a fab range of cheeses, made using the organic milk produced by their own herds.

Check out our review or visit the Organic Farm Shop website.

Day 4 - UE Coffee

Okay so it's not your conventional Christmas gift, but for the person who needs a cup of coffee to get out of bed in the morning there is none better than UE Coffee. A bag of their finest beans will bring a smile to any coffee addicts face. And if that's not enough why not treat someone to a 'Home Barista Course' where they can learn the real tricks of the trade for making great coffee in the comfort of their own home. 

Take a peek at www.uecoffeeroasters.com

Day 3 - Ross and Ross home cured bacon set

Waking up in the morning and frying off a couple of slices of  your own cured bacon and placing them between a couple of slices of fresh bread. What could be better? Almost a shame to not buy a set for yourself.

This set comes with three different cures and everything else you'll need to make bacon.

For more details have a look at Ross and Ross's website

Day 2 - Gibson's Organic Liqueur

All of Gibson's liquers are  organic and made from fruits grown on their farm. The liqueurs are versatile, great for drinking on their own, blended to create cocktails and they add an awesome depth of flavour to a number of recipes, such as venison and cassis casserole.

See for yourself on Gibson's Organic Liqueurs website

Day 1 - Artisan Kitchen Preserve hamper

The perfect gift for anyone who likes a quality jam and preserve. From Artisan Kitchen's 'Lemon and Vanilla Vodka Marmalade' and 'Blackcurrant Sloe Gin' to 'Damson & Fennel Blossom Jam' there's a flavour for everyone.

Check them out at The Artisan Kitchen