15 Last Minute Deals – Summer Holiday Cottages

15 Last Minute Deals – Summer Holiday Cottages

If you’re counting down the days until the schools break up and a family holiday is yet to be booked, don’t panic! We’ve some great last minute deals on coastal and country cottages across England.   To whet your appetite, here are 15 fantastic…

Walking in East Devon – Branscombe to Beer Coastal Walk

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…

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

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

Grab a hamper, shake out your chequered blanket and pack some sarnies for National Picnic Week.   Running from June 16-25 2017, this event celebrates one of the UK’s most enjoyable summer traditions, sharing picnic ideas and refreshing recipes as well as where to…

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

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.   The Lizard Peninsula falls within the Cornwall Area…

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

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.   This much-loved British children’s series, which featured in many of our childhoods, centres around a gang of four children –…

Devon Cream Teas – Our Baker’s Dozen

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. This ‘cream of the crop’ are…

Stay in Poldark Country – Poldark filming locations around Cornwall

Stay in Poldark Country – Poldark filming locations around Cornwall

The BBC’s award-winning adaptation of Winston Graham’s Poldark novels is a feast of stirring drama, love, loss and redemption. However it’s the stunning Cornish backdrop with its rugged moorlands and jaw-dropping coastline that often steals the show.   If you’ve ever wondered where the…

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

Book a holiday cottage near one of this year’s hottest<br>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…

Our Top 12 Ullswater activities

Our Top 12 Ullswater activities

Despite being Cumbria’s second-biggest lake, Ullswater is also one of its quietest.   With its spectacular scenery of towering peaks protecting the tranquil waters, Ullswater is often referred to as the ‘most beautiful’ of Lakeland ‘lakes’ and inspired the famous work of English poet,…

Easter cottages – 5 great reasons to enjoy a spring escape

Easter cottages – 5 great reasons to enjoy a spring escape

The sun is starting to shine, daffodils are in full bloom, chocolate is lining the shelves… Easter is on its way!   For a fun-packed group holiday, a family escape or a relaxing romantic break, there’s no better time to get away in the…

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