Ancient, mysterious and breathtakingly beautiful, this northernmost part of the UK truly has something for everyone, it’s just a question of which region to explore first. Whether you're in search of a romantic beachfront retreat, an activity week with the family, or perhaps a group celebration in a spectacular historic building, there will be something to suit you in our Scotland portfolio. ..
Forget the modern trains and stations of today and think back to a golden era of steam and old-fashioned waiting rooms. Staying in converted trains and train stations promotes a lovely feeling of nostalgia for both young and old.
What are you up to on New Year's Eve? Scroll down for some of our suggestions - a collection of gorgeous UK One Off Places still with NYE availability....(and if you're short of Christmas present ideas, then why not treat someone?)
Boutique barn retreat in Cheshire
Sleeps 2. Outdoor bath
Available 30th Dec - 2nd Jan (3 nights) / £799 including bottle of fizz
In August 2021, our founder and director, Tabitha, went with her family to Casa da Terra in Portugal. This gorgeous three bedroom property in the Algarve is set in 14 acres of rolling countryside with two small lakes. Read on to find out more about Tabitha’s stay.
Over the summer, our PR Manager Fliss Hoad stayed at the lovely Boot & Shoe cottage in Yorkshire. This historic cottage sits at an ancient crossing on the River Tees near Barnard Castle. Fliss loved Boot & Shoe cottage so much, she decided to write about it. Read on to find out more about the cottage & what Fliss got up to!
The phrase ‘good for the soul’ probably means vastly varying things to different people, especially in relation to a holiday. Some may envisage rural escapism, others may picture a deserted beach, and perhaps your idea of a restorative retreat involves sunrise yoga, luxurious spa treatments or a reconnection with nature. Whether you’re looking for adventure and activity or silence and sereni..
It’s been a tough few months. And although the people of the United Kingdom have done an incredible job of turning negatives into positives (bread-baking, knitting, yoga, creative writing, touch-typing - you name it, we’ve done it), lockdown has been hard and we’re all looking forward to regaining some freedom.
Once we do, we’re probably going to want to travel further afield than our l..
Here in the UK, we're inching closer, little by little, to the gradual lifting of lockdown. As at today, the self-catering holiday industry is hoping to be able to restart, in some form or another, in early July. Of course, things may change, but in our opinion, there's no harm in a bit of dreaming, in the hope of the dream becoming reality. Today's blog post highlights four of our favourite..
Your honeymoon is the most exciting holiday of your life. It may be the only holiday you ever go on where it is allowed, and more so encouraged, that you raise the bar on your budget and treat yourself to the best luxury and extravagance that money can buy. It is the holiday that seals the deal on your wedding and is when your life together begins. But deciding where to go can be a minefield! Ther..
Think of Scotland and many things come to mind - whisky and bagpipes, deep lochs and rugged mountains, historic cities…..It’s true to say that Scotland has all of these things and more. There is no doubt that it’s mysterious, ancient and breathtakingly beautiful - this part of the UK has something for everyone. Lovers of mother nature will be in heaven - from the unspoilt splendour of th..
Today's blog features our top 10 Spanish One Off Places with peak season availability. With flights still both available and inexpensive, it's an excellent choice if you're in search of some summer sunshine.
14 One Off Places in England which still have good availability for the school summer holidays - if you're keen, get booking - this rainy spell won't last forever, we'll hopefully have a sizzling summer ahead!