Kids jumping on the beach at sunset

We may be being a little previous but we do like a plan here in the Love Cottages’ office. And so with Christmas done, and the New Year rung in,...

lady holding a yellow umbrella looking at the sea

We’re just over a month away from Christmas Day. By now you’ll be in the throes of gift buying and food ordering, not to mention the mild...

Holiday cottage guide to the best restaurants in the UK

Hibernation. Sounds like a great idea right now doesn’t it? There’s a natural inclination in the winter months to don a thousand vests and...

Have you ever sat through a friend or neighbour’s holiday snaps? Glass of wine in hand and eyes glazing over? The perfect holiday cottage, pure...

Driving through Dartmoor

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” (St Augustine)

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Llangrannog in Ceredigion

Llangrannog is a wonderful little fishing village in Ceredigion on the Welsh coast. This unspoiled coastline is glorious – just like Cornwall,...

Britain's prettiest villages

“Autumn days and the grass is jewelled,” so went my primary school hymn. But as the nights draw in and the heating goes on, find respite in an...

Self-catering holidays can be foodie heaven

If you’ve ever read Nigel Slater’s autobiography, Toast, you’ll appreciate how bad food was for most kids growing up in the 1970s and 1980s....

13 Ryder Cup courses in Great Britain and Ireland

When the 2016 Ryder Cup tees off it will mark 90 years of golfing history. In 1926, entrepreneur Samuel Ryder was schmoozing like the best of...

British gin to cope with term time holiday rules

We’re certain that there are mums out there who don’t care for gin, but our ongoing anecdotal research seems to suggest they are in the minority...