The UK's top coastal destinations to visit this summer

SUMMER IS ON THE WAY SO IT’S TIME TO HEAD TO THE COAST. Our island nation is known for its spectacular coastline, but how do you pick which spot is right for your 2019 summer holiday? We’ve tried to narrow it down for you in this list which showcases some of our favourite beach holiday destinations in the UK. Discover a range of award-winning beaches and popular seaside resorts just waiting for you to visit. Wit

Luxury Party Houses in Europe | The Luxury Editor

Big groups of travellers need big houses with opulence, elegance and entertainment. The party houses over at Big Domain cater for both style and fun, so take a look at a few favourites from their collection of luxurious European escapes. From the slopes of Mont Blanc and the wide-open waters of the Solent to the sun-drenched beaches of Mykonos, these elegant retreats have a little something for everyone. Read on to discover which one will be your favourite. The Ski Chalet | Luxury ski chalet i

10 things you will love about Hay-on-Wye | Sugar & Loaf

Everyone knows Hay-on-Wye as a book lovers' paradise with endless bookshops, the annual literary festival and plenty of places to hide away with your nose in a book. But is there more to it than meets the eye? Once upon a time, there was a quaint little village called Hay-on-Wye. It was little known throughout the rest of the UK - that is until Richard Booth, self-proclaimed King of Hay, came along and declared it the first book town in the world. Richard Booth began as a bookseller in Hay-on-

Super stylish party houses UK | Big Domain

We’ve scoured our luxury collection for the most awe-inspiring venues. From sailing yachts and ancient forts to manor houses and country homes, this list covers the top locations for hosting a fabulous and truly unforgettable occasion. Take a look at the finest celebration houses for gatherings, soirees and milestone events. In the spectacular city of London, you’ll find this much sought-after venue on the water. Surrounded by the glittering sky-scrapers that make up much of Canary Wharf float

Finest hot tub holidays across the UK | hide&sleep

No matter where you go or what you get up to on your weekend break, a private hot tub will provide that extra-special touch of luxury. When planning that next escape, ask yourself: What would Queen Bey do? She wouldn’t go anywhere without all the true holiday luxuries, including the all-important hot tub, so you shouldn’t either - pouring a $20k bottle of Champagne into the tub is, of course, optional. Simply lie back and unwind in the bubbles. Although if you’re that committed to living your

The Canine Guide to Devon | Canine Cottages

Discover dog-friendly Devon with our guide - we consider it to be one of the best places in the UK for a holiday with pups in tow. Set all four paws down on Devonian soil and start exploring the sandy dog-friendly beaches and dramatic moorland the area’s known for. From endless walking trails on dramatic Dartmoor to the breathtaking views you can enjoy while dining by the coast, you and the pack are sure to have a wonderful getaway. There are even family-friendly attractions that welcome dogs w

Sustainable swaps for travellers | holidaycottages.co.uk

Discover easy ways to go green this year. Going green when travelling is surprisingly simple. Make a few of these simple eco-friendly swaps to ensure sustainable travel when on an exciting UK break. Take a look at our infographic and pick out the best ideas to implement on your next holiday. Try making these simple travel swaps! Begin by exchanging . . . We love to hear feedback so get in touch and let us know if you've implemented any of these tips and tricks for going green. Environmental

Amazing Views from around Devon | Stay In Devon

Being outside, exploring the natural world and taking in breathtaking views provides us with a whole host of benefits and – more importantly – it gives us the chance to relax and unwind, two factors that are top of the list when picking a place to go on holiday. Our caveman ancestors loved a panorama which allowed them to look out for danger and search the landscape for food - we now get to enjoy the peace and serenity of these panoramic vistas. Everything from the extra vitamin D and oxygen th

Luxury hen party houses with hot tubs | Big Domain

Wedding bells are ringing, the invites are winging their way to guests and the white dress lies in wait. However, before the bride’s special day, there’s another event on the horizon: the hen do. It’s a wonderful excuse to get all your closest friends together for a celebration so ensure you plan an amazing group getaway. And that's where we are here to help. Why not absolutely spoil yourself by booking a luxury hen party cottage with a hot tub – after all a private hot tub is essential for a t

Our top 12 dog-friendly cottages in Devon | Canine Cottages

Love your dog? Love holidays in Devon? You’re in luck, as that’s what we do. We don’t like to bark about it, but we have a wonderful selection of dog-friendly accommodation throughout the UK, all handpicked by our expert team where dogs aren't aren't just accepted, they are warmly welcomed. And to help you find your perfect dog-friendly holiday home in Devon, we’ve rounded up a few of our best retreats for dogs and their owners in this guide. Leave no mutt behind on a trip to this beautiful cou

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