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Celebrate Burns Night in Style

14th January 2019 by Charlotte

Year after year, tributes are paid to the cultural icon Robert Burns, Scotland’s most famous poet and lyricist. Renowned as the pioneer of the Romantic poetry movement, our Scottish love nests are the perfect space to gather together for cosy celebrations amongst the most awe-inspiring settings hidden deep within this majestic land.

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Wedding Photographer Claudia Rose Carter | The Parsonage
Lifestyle

Wedding Photographer Claudia Rose Carter | The Parsonage

Set amidst a milieu of 12 acres of magical gardens, this grand Grade II listed country home makes for a truly stunning wedding venue. Photographer Claudia Rose Carter shares her images of a recent celebration hosted within the clipped topiary grounds.

21st November 2018

The Best Places to Celebrate Bonfire Night
Lifestyle

The Best Places to Celebrate Bonfire Night

Before our minds get lost in a whirlwind of Christmas markets and present shopping, we remember that the 5th of November is just a few weeks away. With impressive fireworks set to blaze across our landscapes, we share our favourite bonfire night displays and the properties to enjoy them from.

8th October 2018

Easter Holiday Destinations
Lifestyle

Easter Holiday Destinations

With spring now a beacon of light on the horizon, we round up the best destinations to enjoy what´s arguably Britain´s most beautiful season. Read on to discover a unique, hand-picked collection of luxury homes available for your extraordinary Easter escapes.

7th February 2018

New Wedding Venues for 2018
Lifestyle

New Wedding Venues for 2018

Since Kensington Palace announced that the most high profile wedding of the year is due to take place this May, we’ve been royally buzzing with excitement! Here we exclusively unveil our new collection of magical wedding venues for couples looking to tie the knot in 2018 in style.

1st February 2018

The Best Events in 2018
Lifestyle

The Best Events in 2018

From art exhibitions and quirky age-old village traditions to festivals of music, literature and food, the British social calendar boasts a vast and colourful programme of events this year. We round up our favourites and showcase the very best luxury accommodation within easy reach.

15th January 2018

Bucket List Destinations For 2018
Lifestyle

Bucket List Destinations For 2018

In need of a stimulating staycation? From the shimmering shores of the Lake District to the chalky cliffs of Dorset´s Jurassic Coast, you´ll find our private homes in the most extraordinary locations. We reveal our favourite destinations for an unforgettable holiday on home turf.

3rd January 2018

Banish the Beige and Make Space for Metallics
Interiors

Banish the Beige and Make Space for Metallics

There´s nothing wrong with playing it safe and focusing your décor scheme around neutrals. Don’t opt for any old neutrals however - be bold and banish the beige, instead choosing metallics branded the ‘new neutrals’ by the likes of Elle Décor. Read on to discover homes that have fully embraced the trend.

19th September 2017

Our Top Five Dog-Friendly Destinations
Lifestyle

Our Top Five Dog-Friendly Destinations

Whilst we’re sure to miss the joys of summer (dry fur and no muddy footprints!), there’s no better time to embark on an autumnal break. We’ve rounded up our top five dog-friendly destinations to inspire your next getaway with your four-legged friends in tow.

7th September 2017

Our Top Five Romantic Boltholes For Two
Lifestyle

Our Top Five Romantic Boltholes For Two

Today marks the start of Re-kindle Romance Week and with Valentine´s Day a forgotten six months ago, what better reason to plot a romantic escape for two? Rediscover each other and relish the excitement that an indulgent couples´ escape can bring.

14th August 2017

Top 10 Things to do near The Lizard
Lifestyle

Top 10 Things to do near The Lizard

From hidden coves to tranquil gardens and rumbustious affairs, we´ve put together our top 10 things to do when holidaying near the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall.

9th June 2017

Hello Spring
Lifestyle

Hello Spring

With Christmas a distant memory, hedgerows peppered with snow drops and the sight of lambs frolicking in the fields beyond, this can only mean one thing – winter is finally over! After what feels like an age of icy windscreens, numb toes and lots of puddle-dodging, spring is upon us and we couldn’t be happier.

21st March 2017

Waterstone Barn
Travellers' Tales

Waterstone Barn

I was visiting Waterstone Barn with my mum and hoped it would be the perfect place to spend some time together and really unwind.

18th March 2015

Wedding Planning at Aphrodite
Travellers' Tales

Wedding Planning at Aphrodite

Not knowing what to get my sister for an engagement present, I booked Aphrodite on a whim. I knew just how frenzied she would be in the lead up to the big day and thought a peaceful break at this rural retreat would allow us to indulge in some rest and relaxation before the wedding mania began!

11th November 2014

The Beach Hut Weekend With My Sister
Travellers' Tales

The Beach Hut Weekend With My Sister

Weaving down the country lanes on a dusky spring evening with my sister and puppy Ted on board, we knew instantly when we’d found the secret spot.

21st March 2014

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