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The Lake District and a B & B

1 January 2017

Travel Tips

Sometimes just a quick night away makes a world of difference - two nights all the better, particularly if there's not far to travel, with delicious food and lush bedrooms…

Road Trip Tips with the Family in Brittany

20 December 2016

Travel Tips

Brittany, France, is a popular family holiday destination. With over 2800 km of scenic coastline, there’s a spectacular view for everyone. Weekly food markets satisfy even the most fussiest of eaters. The most curious of minds can learn about Brittany’s fascinating history and it has plenty of it, since it has the 2nd largest historical heritage after Paris.

Top Tips for a Family Ski Holiday

20 December 2016

Travel Tips

Are you looking for family holidays in France and have always wanted to try a family ski holiday? In this article, we'll be giving you the rundown of some top tips for a family ski holiday.

How do you balance a busy family life with running a business?

9 December 2016

We all know how it feels to be spread too thinly in our hectic modern day lives. Too many jobs to do and too little time without feeling we're neglecting our gorgeous but demanding offsprings. We asked our super busy and successful holiday owner, Fiona Cambouropoulos from Coombe Mill Farm, how she manages to keep all those balls up in the air. Not only does she have six lovely children to contend with but she is also oversees the smooth running of Coombe Mill Farm in Cornwall, with eleven holiday lets and daily animal feeds, she happily shares an insight into how she manages to balance time between her business and her family life.

Not One, Not Two but Three Awards go to Wallops Wood Cottages

1 December 2016

Wallops Wood Cottages wins 3 awards at Beautiful South Awards 2016. Andrew Graham, co-owner of Wallops Wood Cottages said: “We were delighted to win two awards last year after only 18 months and are thrilled to win for a second year running! We’ve continued to develop the business in the past 12 months, adding an extra cottage to the portfolio as well as building the offering for dog owners and accessibility.

Stunning Thatchers Rest receives joyous acolade

7 November 2016

Thatcher’s Rest Cottage recently won the Best Holiday Home Beach House Award in the 2016 European Holiday Home Awards. After making it onto the shortlist of just eight houses, Thatchers Rest part of a complex of cottages run by husband and wife team Roger and Liz Pickett, triumphed on top.

How to get a real holiday this year

27 May 2016

Family holidays and child care: if you feel you need an extra pair of hands to ensure you all get the most from your family break then it's possible to employ a professional nanny for your family holiday, without the headaches that we might imagine. Our friends over at Parental Choice are experts at providing quality child care and they can help. Read on…

Good Old London Town

12 May 2016

There is so much for children of all ages to do in our fantastic capital - from strolling along the River Thames, visiting the monument at Puddle Lane, catching the Changing of the Guard or drooling over the Crown Jewels!

Top Tips for Airport Survival

29 February 2016

Our friends over at UK Airports not only make life easier by offering affordable car-parking whilst you go off and chase the sun (or snow!) but they also provide useful information regarding surviving the vigours of airport travel - have a read below for some top tips:

Holidays in the UK

8 January 2016

I once read a magazine that suggested travelling to the most gorgeous luxury, spa hotel with your new baby – which happened to be a two hour road trip away from a twelve hour flight across to Bangkok!?! Yes, I really did. I wondered who had made such a trip and felt complete and utter admiration for them. I did though ask my-self "Why would you?".

#OwnerSats2017 best tent award goes to the one we have - brilliant and very well-deserved Hi Gear - we love our tent!


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