In September, beaches are less busy

School Holiday ideas on the Isle of Wight

It’s that time of year again – we love it, summer holidays are here!   We have put together a few ideas of things to do on the Isle of…


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A wonderful weekend stay at Goodnestone Park

When an email popped into Lindsay Hudson’s inbox with information about Goodnestone Park, she and her very good friend Signe Biddle jumped at the chance of being two of the first guests…


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Have a peek at our gorgeous summer weekend deals

Our lovely large properties are now open for weekends throughout the summer, we have some amazing places to stay in, from grand country piles to sleek contemporary beach houses, live…



Winchester – the best place to live in the UK

Winchester has been named today as the best place to live in the UK! Congratulations to this wonderful historic city surrounded by amazing countryside. We’ve noticed how it is fast…


Such a fun holiday time

There is still time to book for Easter!

There’s still a few weeks to go before the lovely long  Easter weekend at the end of March, so plenty of time to book and luckily we have some great…


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Happy Pancake Day!!

We love the simple things in life and here is a simple pancake recipe for today’s celebrations… wherever you are, at home or on holiday, enjoy making (and eating) these…


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January – the month to cosy up

January is the perfect time to detox and recharge your batteries.   This is the ideal opportunity to pack the bags and head off to a cottage in the countryside…



Cheltenham Festival, Gold Cup and much more…

If you like the buzz of a day at the races, Cheltenham Festival is the creme de la creme.  In the middle of March horse racing fanatics, owners and jockeys…


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Christmas Markets and Events in Sussex, Kent and Hampshire

Christmas is most definitely a time for celebrations, lots of laughter, and most importantly, gathering your nearest and dearest under one roof! For the best Christmas cottages, book now – they go…