Advertisement artwork requirements

If you would like to submit your own advert artwork, please see the requirements below, then submit your artwork here. If you require Your Cotswold Link to design your ad, please click here.

Artwork dimensions (w x h)

Front / Back cover

  • Banner - 162 x 11mm
  • 1/4 Page - 81 x 112mm
  • 1/2 page - 162 x 112mm
  • Full Page - 162 x 228m

Inside magazine

  • 1/16 Page - 40 x 60mm
  • 1/8 Page - 90 x 60mm
  • 1/4 Page (landscape) - 190 x 60mm
  • 1/4 Page (portrait) - 90 x 130mm
  • 1/2 Page (landscape- 190 x 130mm
  • 1/2 Page (portrait- 90 x 270mm
  • Full Page - 204 x 293mm (+ 3mm Bleed)
  • Double Page Spread - 408 x 293mm (+3mm Bleed)

Artwork requirements

  • Please supply all artwork in a high quality graphic format such as: PSD, PDF, JPEG, TIFF
  • Artwork created in Adobe Photoshop should be created at 300dpi 
  • Bleed is only necessary on full page artwork
  • Please note we are unable to open Microsoft Publisher files, these can be saved as a JPEG
  • For JPEGS, please use minimal or no image compression
  • Minimum recommended font size is 8pt
  • Please embed all typefaces into the design

Recommended content

  • Text headline - key message
  • Bullet points explaining products or services offered (Number dependent on space booked)
  • Appropriate images (Or where we can find them)
  • Key colours you’d like us to use (Same as website or other marketing material)
  • Your business name (As you would like it to appear)
  • Your business contact details (As you would like them to appear)
  • Any other key information that you feel will help us to create an advertisement that will accurately represent your business and specifically promote the message you are trying to publicise

Submitting your print artwork

Your final artwork can be uploaded here. Alternatively, please email the correct size and format to or

Our designer will use industry standard software to create your advertisement design. Your artwork will be sent to you for approval before print.