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Walking in East Devon – Branscombe to Beer Coastal Walk

This circular trail from the seaside village of Branscombe to the small fishing village of Beer, and back, enjoys all that is best about an East Devon cottage break! A veritable ‘walk through time’, this is one of the most stunning walks you can make in Britain.

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It’s National Picnic Week! 12 perfect picnic spots near our holiday cottages

Grab a hamper, shake out your chequered blanket and pack some sarnies for National Picnic Week. And what better time to indulge than when on a ‘staycation’ in new surroundings? We asked some of our cottage owners to pick their favourite picnic spots near their holiday homes – and this is what they said…

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Lovely Lizard – 12 great reasons to book a Lizard Peninsula holiday

If you like rural beauty, you’re going to love the Lizard. And having acquired some amazing new properties both here and at its gateway Heston we’re bursting to spread the word about this unique region.

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The Famous Five are 75! Some perfectly ripping Famous Five-style Staycations

This May, we’re celebrating 75 years since Five on a Treasure Island, the first of Enid Blyton’s 21 Famous Five books, was published. We’ve taken inspiration from some of her books to create some perfectly ripping Famous Five-style Staycation holidays – the closest you can get, this side of 1958 anyway!

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Devon Cream Teas – Our Baker’s Dozen

There’s something about enjoying cream teas in Devon that simply can’t be beaten – especially when given the licence to indulge yourself since you’re on holiday! Take a look at our ‘baker’s dozen’ to whet your appetite, all within an easy drive of our Devon holiday cottages. Let cream tea season commence!

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Stay in Poldark Country – Poldark filming locations around Cornwall

If you’ve ever wondered where the wild headlands, secret coves and brooding moorland are filmed and would like to follow in the footsteps of the cast, you’ve come to the right blog. We’ve taken a look at some of the real-life Poldark filming locations that help bring the series to life.

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Book a holiday cottage near one of this year’s hottest food festivals

Masterchef’s on the telly and summer’s on its way, meaning longer evenings and more time for outdoor feasting! It’s the perfect time for foodies to get in touch with their inner cravings and book a holiday cottage near one of this year’s hottest food festivals.

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Top 10 things to do in Norfolk – our favourite attractions

Norfolk is absolutely brimming with exciting things for families to see and do together. We’ve picked our top 10 attractions and activities to help you make the most of your break when you visit this picturesque and fascinating region.

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Our Top 12 Ullswater activities

Despite being Cumbria’s second-biggest lake, Ullswater is also one of its quietest. Yet Ullswater is much more than scenic views and tasty teas around the lake – it’s all-action! Let’s take a look at our Top 12 Ullswater activities, guaranteed to keep you returning time and again.

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Easter cottages – 5 great reasons to enjoy a spring escape

For a fun-packed group holiday, a family escape or a relaxing romantic break, there’s no better time to get away in the UK than Easter. If you need an excuse to go in search of the Easter Bunny this year, here are 5 great reasons to tempt you to one of our Easter holiday cottages…

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