By kind permission of Chapel Down Vineyard

Visit the Vineyards of Kent

The English wine industry is going from strength to strength and this wonderful chalky escarpments of Kent have been likened to the Champagne region of France. …


Wow, look at that garden

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…


Vitamin Sea with doors opening onto the sea

Fabulous sunshine has arrived

Finally got the summer clothes out (and the fake tan!) last weekend – the temperature this week has been amazing!  Summer has arrived with real gusto so time to get…


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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…


Whitstable Beach Huts, Coastal Kent

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,…


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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…


Celebrate the Festive Season with Mulberry Cottages

Christmas in Winchester Christmas has begun in earnest in the medieval capital of England, Winchester. Set in the grounds of the Norman Cathedral there is an ice rink, traditional German…


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,…


Spectacular buildings

Tips for a cultural break in Oxfordshire

Where better than to immerse yourself in culture than one of our most famous seats of learning – the city of Oxford.  So where should we start?   Maybe the library…


Such fun for children

Come and Pick Your Own in August

We popped into one of our cottages last week and chanced upon the most gorgeous Farm Shop in Sussex.  These lovely local shops are dotted around all over the country…


Visit Walmer Castle Gardens too if you have time

Antiques Roadshow coming to Kent!

We are very excited about the forthcoming Antiques Roadshow next weekend, 19th July – it’s going to be held at Walmer Castle near Deal and guess what, we have some…


The Dorset coastline

Dorset, a fabulous holiday location

Dorset is one of those beautiful counties that gets by-passed by those heading off to Devon and Cornwall. Why travel so far, when there is so much to see and…