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Discover our favourite quirky local eateries this summer

Discover our favourite quirky local eateries this summer

Whet your appetite and tempt your taste buds with this collection of Team C&C's favourite local eateries with a quirky twist. From fresh lobster and chilled champagne sipped on the harbour to a Sunday roast of local produce served in a unique treehouse, we've worked to ensure your dining pleasure is catered for this summer.

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Splendid summer staycations for you and your family

Splendid summer staycations for you and your family

The summer holidays are fast approaching, bringing with them ample opportunity for adventure and magical memory-making in Northumberland, the Scottish Borders and East Lothian. Whether it’s a seaside stroll beside fairy tale castles or finding fluffy new friends high in the hills, our beautiful region offers fun for tots, teens and everyone in between. Prepare to blow away the cobwebs, experience Swallows and Amazons style adventures and fully embrace your downtime together. Allow us to share some of our favourite activities.

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We launch C&C Tots

We launch C&C Tots

We proudly present C&C Tots, a handpicked portfolio of baby-friendly properties stacked with all the essentials and local insider tips for a stress-free UK staycation.

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In the know: secret pleasures and places, selected by our cottage owners

In the know: secret pleasures and places, selected by our cottage owners

With insider knowledge of Northumberland, the Scottish Borders and East Lothian, we asked a handful of our cottage owners to divulge their secret pleasures and places in our local area. From Instagramable independent cafés to Northumberland's Dark Skies and perfect viewpoints, read on to discover their go-to ideas for your next stay with us.

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Botanical inspiration

Botanical inspiration

In homage to horticultural design we showcase the diversity of the gardens at our handpicked holiday homes and cottages. From wildflower meadows and winding woodland walks to structured planting and pretty bunting-clad summerhouses, your wildest garden dreams become reality during a stay with us. Whatever your summer style, find your botanical inspiration from our selected highlights.

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Spring has sprung

Spring has sprung

As we spend time foraging for wild garlic along the banks of the Tweed, new-born lambs frolic on unsteady legs and the daylight stretches a touch longer into the evenings, the signs are clear – the winter months are over, and spring has most definitely sprung. With the arrival of the season of new beginnings, we’re certain you’ll find yourself inspired by a selection of our holiday homes and cottages with secret (and not-so-secret!) past lives.

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