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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…


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Chance to win a weekend away!

We are giving you the chance to have a break at a luxury barn in the Sussex countryside. To be in with the chance to WIN a rural 2 night…


Get in the mood with some pumpkin carving!

Spooky fun in Sussex this October

Are you afraid of the dark? Do you believe in ghosts? Halloween is fast approaching, why don’t you take the family to some fun spooky events in Sussex. Visit Shriek…


Step back in time

Step into a Jane Austen novel at The Old Rectory

It’s not often that your home is featured on the front cover of a magazine, and particularly when it is a gorgeous glossy magazine such as Period Homes & Interiors!…


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,…


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A little bit of an addiction – Antique Fairs!

Spring is a time for taking stock, for recycling all the unwanted items in the house and maybe re-inventing the interior of your home.  One of the most economical ways…


Love is in the air in Lewes!

Sometimes you come across places you really could live in, if we had a Mulberry stamp approval, Lewes would definitely get it!   It’s a very…


Love Vintage/Retro, come to Lewes for great finds!

If you love the idea of rummaging through antiques and curios, then Lewes is the ideal weekend away!  Not only does it have flea markets and antiques stalls in numerous…


Anyone ready for tennis or a plunge in the pool?

One of the great thing about living in Britain is the changing seasons and summer has really arrived!!  There is word on the street that this summer is going to…


Where have all the Flowers gone?

Pete Seegar, singer songwriter, who spent a long career championing folk music as both a vital heritage and a catalyst for social change, died this week aged 94. [caption id=”attachment_5940″…


It’s a Teddy Bear holiday

We are a nation of bear lovers, from Winnie the Pooh to Paddington Bear, Rupert Bear to Sooty! Well loved teddies and others! We have some lovely cottages for winter…


A big week for Hastings

The huge annual event is coming – with loads of events taking place, culminating with the Hastings Bonfire Celebrations. It is all happening on the south coast. The spectacular torchlit procession…


Swallows and Amazons, and the Railway Children

Swallows and Amazons, and the Railway Children by Mark Weaver Our base for the long bank holiday weekend was Prawles Oast Barn in Ewhurst Green, East Sussex, a lovely scandinavian style lodge…