Holiday inspiration

You’ll be wanting some holiday inspiration to go with that luxury self-catering cottage you’ve found.

If it’s the inside track on holidaying like a local, we have all the best tips here.  Pick from family friendly days out to solo travellers looking for inspiring experiences. From the best quiet little known walks, to the hidden little cafe with the best pastries in town.  We have all the best tips.

If its a dog friendly pub or the best spot for Sunday Lunch, a creative experience or a dose of history and culture to feed your curiosity, there’s so many easy peasy holiday ideas in our inspirational itineraries to choose from.

Happy exploring

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    Cottage escape

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    Cafe life in the Malverns

    Come explore the cafe life in the Malverns with stunning artisan bakes, take a Narnia walk to discover hidden tea rooms in the hills and knock back a cocktail water cure. This much over looked little town is full of history and a writers dream.

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    Romantic cottages for two

    Romance comes from the heart, is more than the obvious treats like flowers and bubbly. It’s the ambience when walking through the door of your holiday cottage which makes you both feel in harmony so you can get on with creating special memories together.

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    Cosy winter break

    Looking for a cosy Winter getaway? What perfect time to get some peace and quiet, as well as time to reflect, plan or indulge in some r & r. Upgrade your stay with luxury touches, nab yourself a great deal and enjoy the wild beauty of nature during the winter months

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    Head for the Malvern Hills

    The MALVERN HILLS are a string of peaks in Worcestershire. They are a perfect for walkers who love a view, and wooded tracks too. They inspired composers and writers famed for their Narnia gas lamps and fresh spring waters. Come explore and stay at Elsie’s Cottage for the perfect spot to explore.

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    Escape to your own Cornish bolthole

    Dreaming of a Cornish bolthole full of charm and unique cottage interiors with sea views and a hop skip and jump from the waters edge. Anchor Cottage, Porthleven is your new favourite Cornish escape

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    Heart of the country

    Malvern Hills Whilst the Malvern's might not be your go to place to find a holiday, it is perfectly placed in the heart of the country and has been our home for many years and has a few surprises for visitors. We know how much the area offers from our other bolthole in the area …
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