The Cotswolds have been shortlisted in the ‘Britain’s favourite holiday destination’ category in the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2013.

Now in their third year, the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards are a celebration of our countryside and its people. The 2013 awards were launched in the August issue of BBC Countryfile Magazine, and feature 10 categories, from conservation projects and best heritage site to countryside writers and our finest nature reserves.

Now we’re asking the public to vote for their rural favourites. Full details can be found on BBC Countryfile Magazine’s website or you can email your votes to [email protected]. Voting closes on 30 September 2013.