Lovely Lambing! Experience something new…

Farmers everywhere have been very busy, lambing season is here.. We’re so lucky in the UK countryside to see those little bouncy ball of wool hopping about or snuggling up…


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Hip Margate, 4th in The Times list

The Times has named Margate as the 4th hippest place in the UK.  The article reported “Margate, with its Turner Contemporary gallery and revamped amusement park, Dreamland, has started something…


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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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Tips for a wonderful weekend in Whitstable

Few British seaside locations can boast about being all-year round destinations but Whitstable certainly can. This lovely fishing town is known for its food, its vibrant art and craft scene,…



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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Lovely things to do in East Anglia this Christmas

If you’re thinking of spending Christmas in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex or Cambridgeshire this year, East Anglia is putting on a fabulous show.  The area will be covered in twinkly baubles…


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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…


Beaches are empty this time of year!

Ever been to Camber Sands?

One of our guests told us about their summer holidays…. This summer, we spent a week at Hakuna Matata cottage (great name, right!?!), a very charming self-catering holiday cottage in Camber,…


Lovely to get away

Ideas for child friendly holidays in September

September is historically the most glorious month for a UK break and this year we have had a mixed August weather wise, so thinking (and hoping) we could be in…


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The excitement of staying in rural holiday cottages

Heart fluttering, bags are packed and it’s time for adventure into the beautiful British countryside.  Whether it is walking along the South Downs National Trail or swinging through the trees…