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Looe – A Cornish Gem

Looe Cornwall offers everything from beaches to great food and quaint holiday homes

The Cornish gem that is the thriving, quaint, and travel poster perfect little bolt-hole town of Looe is certainly one of our southernmost counties most popular destinations. With a thriving tourist market that boasts all kinds of accommodation. From pitching a tent, to first class country hotels and even a small selection of Cornwall

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Inclusion for people with special needs promoted by Holifield Camping Weekend

Holifield Farm

In its 6th year the Holifield Camping Weekend allows carers, families and people with additional needs a fun and supportive environment to connect with local community groups, service providers, artists, colleges and schools. Holifield Camping Weekend , previously known as Holi-day, is an annual 2 day non-profit event and camp over, aimed at people with additional needs and learning difficulties.

Like any family friendly festival, the weekend

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One Puddle – Par Sands Beach Holiday Cottage

Vintage valley dwelling – Cornwall from £215 pp with Classic Cottages

Ideal for two families holidaying together this summer, One Puddle (sleeps nine) is a large house in a pretty valley, close to family-friendly Par Sands Beach on Cornwall’s southern coast.

An eclectic mix of mod-cons and vintage, each individually-themed bedroom is charming and there are two sitting rooms allowing children and adults their own space.

The property has

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An interesting place to stay on the Southern Cornish Coast

St Mawes in southern Cornwall is an unusual little village with a unique character that locals believe is only to be found in this part of England.  The village is right at the end of the Roseland peninsula which itself boasts several small waterside villages like Portloe and Portholland which offer a private, pleasant stay in this stunning part of the UK.

Where to stay

One of the

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Moorland Garden Hotel offers a wild Al Fresco Dining Adventure

Dartmoor

Moorland Garden Hotel in Dartmoor, Devon is offering bespoke picnics in its tranquil Wildflower Meadow this summer, with a hamper packed full of South West treats as part of its 80th anniversary celebrations.

Available from May to September, weather permitting, diners book their secluded spot and with the help of a map, set out to find their hamper, prepared by Head Chef, Bruce Cole. Goodies will include home-baked

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Dorset Knob Throwing – Cattistock, 4 May 2014

Dorset Knob Throwing – £56 pp with Classic Cottages

Bizarrely-named Dorset Knobs are triple-baked biscuits, exclusively made by Moores in Morcombelake. This year’s annual Dorset Knob Throwing competition, held in the village of Cattistock, takes place on Sunday 4 May in conjunction with the Frome Valley Food Festival, and will include Knob Eating, Knob Painting, and a Knob & Spoon Race.

Make a weekend of it by staying

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Quintessential English Garden Design

English Gardens

Spring has arrived, and summer is around the corner. Here, we take a look at a popular and stylish garden inspiration: the English country garden. You might not be Alan Titchmarsh, but using a bit of inventiveness will help you make a few improvements for your garden. Take a look at our mood board for some English garden inspiration:

 

Clockwise from Top:

Gardener’s gloves and bag

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The Roseland Peninsula a wonderful base for a great holiday

Found down at the southern end of Cornwall, The Roseland Peninsula must rank as one of the more unusual sites in the whole county. The climate is excellent, at least by British standards, and very much resembles a mild Mediterranean climate for much of the year. This warmer weather produces a diverse selection of flora and fauna across the entire peninsula region.

The main village found on the

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As Economy Improves More Brits Enjoying UK Staycations

As Economy Improves More Brits Enjoying UK Staycations

As Economy Improves More Brits Enjoying UK Staycations

As the economy in Britain continues to improve more and more people in the UK are choosing to take luxurious staycation holidays that feature the best that Britain has to offer. During the summer of 2013 over 41 million chose to take a UK holiday traveling to the stunning coasts of Devon, Yorkshire’s rolling hills, and to all

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Europcar team up with Visit Somerset for attraction discount offers

Europcar, is now the official car hire partner for Visit Somerset (www.visitsomerset.co.uk), the county’s official tourism website. With half-term just around the corner, Europcar is helping families explore the West Country and enjoy Somerset’s hidden delights for less. Motorists renting with Europcar and visiting Somerset will soon be able to receive a large number of discounted offers, helping travellers explore for less. These include a retail

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